Webinar

Equitable Grantmaking in Action: A Conversation with Candid and Siegel Family Endowment

Webinar 1114 Candid & Siegel Graphic
Blog

GivingData Announces CEO Transition: Liz Fischer to Succeed Alf Gracombe as Chief Executive Officer

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- GivingData, a leading provider of grants management software to private foundations, today announced ...

Read More
Blog

Equitable Grantmaking: How Siegel Family Endowment Leverages Demographic Data

For many grantmakers, 2023 was a year to build more diverse and equitable portfolios. It’s a heavy lift even for foundations that already have a ...

Read More
Blog

3 Grantmaking Trends to Watch in 2024

The author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston once wrote: “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” For grantmakers processing ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Launches Philanthropy Tech Partner Program

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- GivingData, a leading provider of grants management software to family and independent foundations, ...

Read More
Blog

5 Considerations for a foundationConnect Transition

Salesforce plans to sunset its foundationConnect platform by January 2026, leaving many grantmakers to search for a new grants management system.

Read More
Blog

#GivingTuesday: What Does Giving Back Mean to You?

To mark this year’s GivingTuesday, we surveyed our growing team of 45 people to learn what giving back means to them, how they've engaged in causes ...

Read More
Blog

GDConnect 2023 Takeaways

In September, GivingData’s community came together for our annual user group, GDConnect, in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona. Attendees gathered to ...

Read More
Blog

Meet Our Team: Jeremiah Tan

Jeremiah Tan [pictured above], joined GivingData to combine his two passions: technology and helping others. Through his role as a Client Success ...

Read More
Blog

Trust-Based Philanthropy: Electronic Grant Management System

Trust-based philanthropy is a transformative approach to grantmaking that emphasizes trust, transparency, and partnership between funders and ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Collaborates with Candid to Advance Equitable Funding Practices

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- GivingData, a leading provider of grants management software to family and independent foundations, ...

Read More
Blog

A Grant Cycle Management Software: Streamlining the Grant Lifecycle

Managing grants can be a complex and time-consuming process, involving various stages from conception and application to awarding and assessment. In ...

Read More
Blog

Roles in Grants Management within a Foundation's Strategy Lifecycle

On August 16, 2023, Roberto Cremonini sat down with Abigail Osei, Assistant Vice President at The Starr Foundation, to discuss the many roles grants ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Promotes Roberto Cremonini to Chief Innovation Officer

CAMBRIDGE, MA, September 27, 2023 - GivingData, a leading provider of grants management software for family and independent foundations, has named ...

Read More
Blog

Improve Foundation Grants with Management Software

Managing and distributing large amounts of grants is a complex task that requires extensive organization, communication, and oversight. This means ...

Read More
Blog

Best Practices for Switching Grants Management Systems

Download our latest eBook with best practices for foundations transitioning to a new GMS. For this blog, we interviewed GivingData clients to ...

Read More
Blog

Grant Management System Software: A Platform for Success

When you’re working with multiple grants simultaneously, your time and effort can spread pretty thin. It might seem like your head is always in more ...

Read More
Blog

GDConnect: Empowering Connections and Innovation

Each year, GDConnect is a time for the GivingData community to come together, share new ideas, and learn from each other. Over the years, we’ve built ...

Read More
Blog

Program Officers Look to Their GMS to Bolster Trust-based Philanthropy

As more foundations make trust-based philanthropy a cornerstone of their grantmaking, the role of program officers is changing. In addition to ...

Read More
Blog

Meet Our Team: Anne Hossner

Anne Hossner joined the GivingData team in 2023 as the Senior Manager of Learning and Enablement. In this role, Anne brings deep knowledge and ...

Read More
Blog

What to Watch Out for in Grant Management Software Reviews

Finding the right grant management software for your foundation can often be a time consuming task. When you choose to go with a grant management ...

Read More
Blog

Grant Management Software System: Platforms for Creating Relationships

At the end of the day, grant management is all about collaboration and relationships. From the individuals and organizations who provide the funds, ...

Read More
Blog

Impactful Takeaways from PEAK2023

Earlier this month, the PEAK Grantmaking community reconnected in person for the first time in three years at PEAK2023, which promised to be a ...

Read More
Blog

Streamline Grant Processes With Grant Management System Software

Grant management often requires in-depth and complex processes. The grant lifecycle begins with an idea or objective and walks through the steps from ...

Read More
Blog

Using a Grant Management System to Grow as a Grants Manager

Grants management is often a complex task that requires grant managers to track and manage many moving parts while maintaining communication with ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData is a Proud Supporter of PEAK2023

GivingData is proud to sponsor the online stream of the PEAK2023 sessions for virtual attendees. Members of the GivingData team across product, ...

Read More
Blog

5 Benefits of Using an Online Grant Management System

Proper grant management is essential to the grantmaking process. Managing grants efficiently not only ensures that grants are being used properly but ...

Read More
Blog

What to Look for When Doing a Grant Management Software Comparison

In order for a foundation’s grant management strategy to be effective and successful, there needs to be a reliable and versatile grant management ...

Read More
Blog

A Model for Grantee Portal Success

Grantee portals and the support they require differ from one foundation to another. This can be due to a number of factors including how the ...

Read More
Blog

What is Grant Workflow Management Software?

Grant workflow management software is a tool designed to help organizations manage the entire grant lifecycle. It provides a single platform to ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Launches New Cloud Solution for In-App Document Storage

GivingData Cloud provides grantmakers with enhanced flexibility.

Read More
Blog

The Past, Present, and Future of Trust-Based Philanthropy

For over three years, the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project has addressed the power imbalances between funders, nonprofits, and communities.

Read More
Blog

Hybrid Work in Philanthropy: Lessons Learned from Two Foundations

In March 2020, organizations in almost every industry were forced to quickly shift to remote work. Though they relied on many of the same ...

Read More
Blog

Selecting the Best Grant Management Software For Your Foundation

Grants management software is a powerful tool for grantmakers. It can streamline grantmaking processes, strengthen communication between grantees and ...

Read More
Blog

Setting 2023 Intentions with Satonya Fair and Roberto Cremonini

On January 24, 2023, President and CEO of PEAK Grantmaking, Satonya Fair, joined GivingData’s Roberto Cremonini for another discussion to kick off ...

Read More
Blog

Top GMS Features Grantmakers Are Looking for in 2023

More than a decade ago, GivingData was built hand-in-hand with grantmakers who needed better technology to help them do their work. We continue to ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData's New Homepage Personalizes Your Grants Management Experience

Becoming a more efficient grantmaking operation relies on having quick and easy access to your most pressing tasks and data points.

Read More
Blog

How Grantmakers are Putting Trust-Based Philanthropy into Action

At the core of the trust-based philanthropy (TBP) movement is an invitation to grantmakers to center their work around advancing equity, ending power ...

Read More
Blog

Four Time-Tested Strategies for Monitoring and Evaluation Success

Contributed by Jacob Allen, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Social Impact Practice and Callie Kennel, Engagement Manager at Cicero Group. ...

Read More
Blog

Why GivingData Is the Best Grant Management Software

Are you looking for the best grant management software to help strengthen your grantmaking? Look no further than GivingData. GivingData is an ...

Read More
Blog

What Does TAG’s 2022 Survey Tell Us About Family Foundations?

The recently released TAG (Technology Association of Grantmakers) 2022 State of Philanthropy survey report includes insights that may help family ...

Read More
Blog

Meet Our Team: Angela Shen

Angela Shen [pictured above with her Toy Australian Shepard, Mocha] joined GivingData after working as a user experience designer at the nonprofit ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Launches New Integrations with Google Drive and Dropbox

Latest platform updates offer grantmakers four options for cloud-based document collaboration.

Read More
Blog

Doing More with Less: How Smart Technology Supports Lean Funders

Last year, foundations in the U.S. contributed more than 90 billion dollars to nonprofit programs feeding the hungry, educating the next generation, ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Announces New Senior Director, Head of Security

Atif Manzoor brings deep industry expertise overseeing cyber security for Fortune 500 companies. Cambridge, MA, September 28, 2022 – GivingData, a ...

Read More
Blog

Say Hello to New GivingData Dashboards

Philanthropy is a dynamic field where forward-thinking funders constantly evolve to more effectively support the work of their nonprofit partners. ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Supports the #FixtheForm Movement

Birds of a feather flock together. It’s an old proverb but one that may explain why so many of us at GivingData attended Kari Aanestad’s and Laura ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Introduces Chart View For Enhanced Data Visualization

Every day, grantmakers generate and process large amounts of grant, contact, and communication data inside GivingData. Productivity can be inhibited ...

Read More
Blog

Roberto Cremonini on His New Role and Goals to Spark Innovation and Impact

After leading GivingData’s business development efforts for three years, Roberto Cremonini recently transitioned into the new role of SVP, Client ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Appoints Eric Jones Product Manager

CAMBRIDGE, MA, February 23, 2022 - GivingData, a leading provider of grants management software for family and independent foundations, has promoted ...

Read More
Blog

Roberto Cremonini Appointed SVP of Client Innovation

CAMBRIDGE, MA, February 8, 2022 - GivingData, a leading provider of grants management software for family and independent foundations, today ...

Read More
Blog

Align Grant Application Process with Trust-Based Practices

With the philanthropic sector steadily adopting more trust-based practices, there has never been a more appropriate time to focus on easing the ...

Read More
Blog

Introducing Personalized Dashboards, In-App Email, and Multi-Currency

Enhancements include personalized dashboards offering customizable views of grantmaking data for grant managers, program officers, and senior ...

Read More
Blog

Meet Our Team: Mila Whiteley

Mila Whiteley joined GivingData after working as a grants management assistant at a DC-area foundation. She brought with her not only hands-on ...

Read More
Blog

Highlights from GDConnect 2021

by Alf Gracombe, CEO‍

Read More
Blog

What's Next for #FixTheForm?

by Roberto Cremonini, SVP, Business Development‍

Read More
Blog

From Search to Launch: 5 Tips for a Successful GMS Implementation

For many foundations, the journey to selecting a new Grants Management System (GMS) takes months, sometimes even years. It involves hours of staff ...

Read More
Blog

Meet Our Team: Joe Bindert

Joe Bindert is a Senior Application Developer at GivingData with a passion for using technology to solve business problems and create easy-to-use ...

Read More
Blog

Four Takeaways from PEAK2021

by David Goldsmith, SVP, Strategy

Read More
Blog

Supporting Transparency: Democratizing Data with GivingData

‍by Astrik Tenney, Principal, Business Development

Read More
Blog

Five Ways to Unlock the Hidden ROI of Your GMS

‍by Astrik Tenney, Principal, Business Development

Read More
Blog

Astrik Tenney Joins GivingData as Principal, Business Development

BOSTON, MARCH 3, 2021 -- GivingData announced today that Astrik Tenney has joined the company as Principal, Business Development. Tenney previously ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Rolls Out New Subscription Tiers for Grantmaking Foundations

Product line-up offers scalable, purpose-built solutions for small, mid-sized, and large funders CAMBRIDGE, MA, February 23 2021 - GivingData today ...

Read More
Blog

Meet Our Team: Eric Jones

Before joining GivingData, Eric Jones spent his early professional life as a program officer in the foundation community. After earning his Masters ...

Read More
Blog

eGrant Reporting

A demonstration of how to prepare a file for eGrant Reporting to the Foundation Center.

Read More
Blog

Meet Our Team: Mitra Ahi

Mitra Ahi joined GivingData just over a year ago as a software quality assurance specialist. Having spent her early career in software testing and ...

Read More
Blog

Will COVID-19 and inequality transform grantmaking sooner?

‍by David Goldsmith, SVP, Strategy‍ This is an extraordinary moment in philanthropy. The twin crises of COVID-19 and civil unrest in the wake of ...

Read More
Blog

Scenario Planning: A Tool for Grantmakers When Uncertainty is High

One of my favorite quotes comes from a song John Lennon wrote for his four-year-old son, Sean. As Lennon comforts his son and muses on the days to ...

Read More
Blog

Meet Our Team: Stan Zakharin, Principal Software Engineering

Stan Zakharin is a full stack software engineer who joined GivingData after a three-year stint building software applications for financial services ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData Announces E-Signature Integrations with Adobe Sign and DocuSign

Boston, MA, July 20, 2020 - GivingData is pleased to announce two new integrations to support automated and paperless agreements between foundations ...

Read More
Blog

Adaptive workflows support agile grantmaking in changing times

Workflows form the backbone of the grantmaking process. They ensure grant requests are reviewed efficiently and fairly, payments are paid accurately ...

Read More
Blog

Meet Our Team: Breanna Wong, Principal, Product Design

Breanna Wong is a user-experience designer who started her journey with GivingData four years ago. She joined the company as our first front-end ...

Read More
Blog

Enhance grantee collaboration with GivingData's GRM

A few years ago I was given a cool opportunity to consult for a new community foundation on a project to help the region's grantmakers leverage data ...

Read More
Blog

A Message from Our Team: We Must Fight for Social Justice

As a purpose-driven company with a mission to strengthen the work of social impact organizations, we stand with those fighting to end systemic racism ...

Read More
Blog

David Goldsmith Joins GivingData as SVP of Strategy

BOSTON, April 28, 2020 -- GivingData today announced that David Goldsmith has joined the company as senior vice president of strategy. Goldsmith most ...

Read More
Blog

COVID-19 Update

This message was sent to our clients about how GivingData is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Read More
Blog

GivingData Brings Two New Portal Products to Market

Cambridge, MA: GivingData, a cloud-based data platform for small, mid-sized and large grantmaking foundations, today announced the launch of two new ...

Read More
Blog

GivingData at PEAK 2020

We look forward to seeing you at the annual PEAK Conference in Seattle (March 9-11). Please stop by and visit us in the Exhibit Hall to learn more ...

Read More
Load More