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Investing in A data-driven approach to disrupt the cycle of homelessness

On any given night there are over 580,000 people in need of a home in the United States. Meanwhile, an estimated 3 million housing rental units sit unoccupied. This mismatch between supply and demand is driven by the fact that thousands of families and individuals are unable to access these homes due to barriers like…

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Case Study: Resident Services Management with the Salesforce Program Management Module (PMM)

Project Access (PA) is contracted to provide onsite health, education, economic stability, and community-building services at over 80 affordable housing sites across 19 states. At first, they had a legacy Microsoft Access system that tracked their program attendance. However, it took thousands of staff hours each month to gather the information. Reporting outcomes were bottlenecked…

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How a Supportive Housing Organization Uses Nonprofit Cloud Case Management (NCCM)

Jamboree Housing is one of the 20 largest affordable housing developers in the US. Bigger Boat worked with the Jamboree supportive housing team to implement NCCM, enabling them to better track and manage their work.

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Case Study: Using Salesforce to Support Rapid Re-Housing Initiatives

With their new Salesforce system up and running, All Chicago surpassed their original goal of housing 1,000 households within nine months and is well on their way to meeting the total goal of 1,750 households.

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Highlights from Salesforce.org’s Program Management Webinar with BRIDGE Housing

BRIDGE Housing provides housing, programs, and services to residents in 90 apartment communities across California, Oregon, and Washington. Bigger Boat helped BRIDGE Housing move their program tracking from Excel spreadsheets and paper files to Salesforce. Salesforce.org recently hosted a webinar with BRIDGE Housing. If you are in housing or human services, the webinar lets you…

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Tracking impact investors with the Nonprofit Success Pack

Bellwether Housing manages and develops affordable housing in the Seattle area. They serve over 3000 clients a year and manage 30 properties. We recently worked with them to implement a Salesforce system to help them be more effective in raising money from donors and investors that are key to the organization delivering on its mission.…

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Case Study: On-site Attendance Made Easy at BRIDGE Housing (Part 2 of 2)

In Part 1 of this case study, we shared with you how we built a system for affordable housing developer BRIDGE Housing that tracks complex funding compliance requirements and boils them down to helpful visual indicators. Today we expand on that story and share how we replaced a paper-based class attendance system with a tablet-based…

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Case Study: Complex Compliance Made Easy at BRIDGE Housing (Part 1 of 2)

Salesforce has been a game changer for our work. Usually when we get notice of an audit, we have just 2-3 weeks to prepare. I needed that amount of time to pause all other work and focus on wrangling years of data to produce a report- a report that determines future funding streams worth millions of…

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Bigger Boat’s affordable housing work featured in Geekwire for #SeaHomeless

On Wednesday, June 29th, a number of Seattle media outlets came together to educate the community on homelessness. The goal was to highlight solutions and challenges in tackling this issue. GeekWire, a national technology website based in Seattle, featured an article highlighting various ways technology is being used to combat homelessness. We were honored to…

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The History of HomeKeeper: From local impact to national shared measurement

HomeKeeper is a Salesforce-based system for affordable homeownership organizations. It combines a day-to-day program management system with a shared measurement system. It is currently in use by over seventy organizations across the country. This post shares the history of how the HomeKeeper system came together over many years. The story is of local impact and taking social change…