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Tracking Training and Technical Assistance

We have worked with a number of organizations that provide training and technical assistance to member organizations. One example is Children’s Advocacy Centers who support dozens of local agencies. These local agencies provide direct support to children who are victims of abuse. The goal of the regional training and technical assistance programs is to support…

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas

Training, Center, and Donor Management Children’s Advocacy of Texas (CACTX) supports 70 local children’s advocacy centers across Texas. These local agencies provide direct support to children who are victims of abuse. The goal of the CACTX’s programs are to support and educate local agencies on best practices. The agencies they work with serve more than…

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Investing in Nonprofit Measurement and Learning

Investing in a Salesforce administrator is a key factor for an organization to be successful with Salesforce. But what about someone who is also thinking strategically about how the organization is measuring their work and learning from the data? Lauren Shaughnessy serves in exactly that role for Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco. As Director…

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Calculating Donor “Streak” in The NPSP (No code required!)

Do you know how loyal your donors are? One key metric of donor loyalty is to look at how many consecutive years they have donated. Some folks call this concept a donor’s “streak”. I first heard about this metric and the desire to include it as a field on a donor’s Contact record in Salesforce…

EarthGen (formerly Washington Green Schools)

School Program Tracking EarthGen works with student and teacher coalitions inside over 400 Washington State schools to help schools become energy efficient and develop a culture of energy conservation and environmentalism. EarthGen approached Bigger Boat about replacing their rigid custom database software with a database that would support their capacity building efforts. They needed help keeping…

Supporting Families Together

Childcare Referral Program Management Supporting Families Together Association (SFTA) is a statewide association of child care resource agencies and family resources agencies throughout Wisconsin. SFTA and eight participating child care resource agencies needed to replace an inefficient legacy system with a system that better supported their work. We worked with the agencies to create a system…

Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Center

The Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) supports and facilitates centers that assist children who are victims of abuse. Midwest Regional CAC serves a 12-state region in the Midwestern United States. We worked with the Midwest Regional CAC team to create a system that enables their team to more effectively track work with member centers and…

Rainbow Center

Volunteer, Donor, and Client Management The Rainbow Center provides resources and a safe space for the LGBTQA community through education, advocacy and celebration. The Rainbow Center approached Bigger Boat looking to for a way to better manager their program and fundraising work. Bigger Boat Consulting worked with the Rainbow Center to implement Salesforce to manage…

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Case Study: Statewide Childcare Referral Network Streamlines Operations Across Eight Agencies

Supporting Families Together Association (SFTA) is a statewide association of child care resource agencies and family resources agencies throughout Wisconsin. SFTA helps these agencies by providing program management, organizational development, systems building, and professional development services. This project focused on a tool for the eight participating child care resource agencies. This tool also provides aggregated…

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Easy Volunteer and Client Sign-in

“Just like many other nonprofits Rainbow Center needs to be able to track not only each unduplicated individual who comes to the Center every year but also how many times they visit. With the program designed by Bigger Boat not only are we able to track those numbers for grant and internal metrics but it…