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Grief-support agency upgrades to NPSP v3 to gain a more complete view of their constituents

By upgrading to Nonprofits Starter Pack v3, we now have a more powerful platform to track our work. Finding answers is also easier with the NPSP v3 documentation and the Power of Us Hub community. – Stephanie Murray, Development Director, The Healing Center   Situation The Healing Center is a grief-support community for adults, children and…

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Supportive Housing Case Study: Tenderloin Housing Clinic

There is a trust component that is built into the work we’re doing with implementing Salesforce and that has huge implications in terms of ownership and buy-in. Salesforce is changing the way we think about the programs and services we provide to clients. The system will connect all of our staff (who operate in 20+…

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Tracking Complicated Human Services Client-Relationships in Salesforce

We recently collaborated with an organization who does highly-effective therapeutic work with at-risk children in the Seattle area. Children served by this organization often have a complex web of caregivers, relatives, foster parents, siblings, half-siblings, case workers, and other significant people in their lives. These children frequently change living situations. It is critical for this organization…

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Three Use Cases for Salesforce-based Mapping in Human and Social Services

Human and social services organizations often care about the geography of clients or services needed by clients. This can include picking up donated goods or finding the closest referral partner to a client’s home. I recently got to know Geopointe for a Dreamforce presentation. It’s a powerful tool for anyone who cares about the “where”…

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Implementing performance measurement systems

The following post is an excerpt from David Hunter’s excellent book Working Hard–and Working Well, a “roll–up–your–sleeves” companion to Leap of Reason by Mario Morino. We have consistently found we can build more effective Salesforce systems for organizations that have a clear vision for the outcomes they want to achieve. This excerpt includes important tactics to employ when driving user adoption…

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Top questions to ask when choosing a Salesforce app for your nonprofit

Note: A version of this post first appeared as a guest post on the Salesforce.org blog and is also a resource in the Power of Us Hub. You are ready to adopt Salesforce for your organization’s core program management work. The vendor’s demo was impressive and the checklist of features looks good. Now is the time…