Train Your Fundraising Weaknesses with Persona Development

By Kenneth Allen As a former endurance athlete, I’ve seen or employed dozens of effort management and improvement techniques (i.e. training programs). There are lots of ways to get better and all of them have some kind of marginal gain to … Read More

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Thank you for an incredible #DF17

We would like to thank Salesforce, Salesforce.org, our customers, partners, and the rC team for an unforgettable week at #DF17! We feel so grateful to be part of a community that is changing the world.

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roundCorner Releases New User Interface, Continues to Invest in Product Development

Villanova, Pa – November 7, 2017 – roundCorner, a company providing solutions for nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions, today announced the release of an entirely new user interface for all of its products is generally available.  The company’s product … Read More

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TAG 2017 Conference: Sessions You Can’t Miss

Next week, the Technology Affinity Group (TAG) will host its 2017 Annual Conference on technology and philanthropy in New Orleans. The foundationConnect team carefully selected a few sessions you can’t miss. How to Design Technology Training to Maximize User Adoption … Read More

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roundCorner at Dreamforce 2017

Dreamforce 2017 is almost upon us! Between the vast number of events, here’s where you can find roundCorner this year. Salesforce.org Lodge Stop by our booth in the Salesforce.org Lodge (Westin St. Francis Hotel). Meet our team, learn about our … Read More

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Announcing the foundationConnect Fall ‘17 Release

By Julia Cannon Today roundCorner announces the foundationConnect Fall ‘17 release! We’re excited to introduce you to the latest enhancements, but most of all, we’re thrilled to announce that foundationConnect is “Lightning Ready.” Highlights of the Fall ‘17 Release With over … Read More

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Empowering Women in the Salesforce Community

Gender equality is crucial to the success of any organization. In the tech industry, where women have been historically underrepresented, it is encouraging to see companies like Salesforce prioritize inclusive work culture. Salesforce has many Ohana groups that push for … Read More

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Celebrating the Salesforce Economy: The Road to Customer Success

Celebrating the Salesforce Economy: The Road to Customer Success

By Dan Lammot Earlier today, Salesforce published updated research from IDC on the Salesforce economy showing exponential growth. According to IDC’s recent findings, the ecosystem will create 3.3 million jobs and $859 billion in new business revenues worldwide by 2022.   … Read More

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17 Dreamforce 2017 Sessions You Can’t Miss

The Agenda Builder for Dreamforce 2017 is live, and nonprofits have plenty of sessions to look forward to! With so many sessions, there are lots of decisions to make as you fill up your schedule. To help you with the process, we’re … Read More

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Year-End for Nonprofits: Tips from the Experts

As we approach the year-end, how can your nonprofit execute a successful campaign to finish the year on a good note? Furthermore, how can you ensure your organization is ready to succeed next year? Here are some year-end strategies and tips from roundCorner’s experts. Start Prepping for the Year-End Early “Plan early. … Read More

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Nonprofits Guide to Dreamforce 2017

The Ultimate Nonprofit Beginners Guide to Dreamforce

Over 171,000 people from 83 countries attended Dreamforce 2016 last year. Over 8,000 of these attendees were from nonprofits, making it the largest nonprofit tech event to date. Certainly, Dreamforce 2017 presents exciting opportunity for nonprofits. However, for first-time attendees, … Read More

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Countdown to #GivingTuesday: 8 Effective Campaigns

Disclaimer: roundCorner reviewed the #GivingTuesday campaigns in this blog post independently. roundCorner does not claim to have a relationship with these organizations. Just 5 years ago, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving was dubbed Giving Tuesday, the international day of giving. Since then, … Read More

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Lockbox Integration and the Donor Management Lifecycle in NGO Connect

By Gabriel Csanalosi A critical part of any NGO Connect (NGOC) implementation is the integration with external systems. These systems are typically owned by different vendors your organization works with. Some examples of useful integrations include wealth screening, address verification, payroll … Read More

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Is Salesforce Einstein Right For Your Nonprofit?

By Jordan Baskett “What is Salesforce Einstein, Really?” Nowadays, we hear the term “AI” or “artificial intelligence” being thrown around a lot across the business technology sector. With artificial intelligence recently being integrated across the Salesforce platform in Salesforce Einstein, … Read More

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EdTech roundUp: 5 Thought Provoking Articles

Higher Ed Technology in 2017 School is back in session, and higher ed technology continues to develop the business and learning environments at institutions. Specifically, current major themes on the blogosphere include the evolving role of CIOs and the outlook … Read More

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More than a Gimmick: The Potential of VR for Nonprofits on Salesforce

By Lawrence Utley It’s imperative for nonprofit organizations to communicate their mission in order to build awareness and solicit donations. To this end, an organization may represent their impact via reports, or through storytelling that gets to the heart of … Read More

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roundCorner & Salesforce Lightning – An Update

Salesforce Lightning: It was never an if – it was always a when by Dan Lammot A few months ago I wrote about roundCorner’s strategy for adopting the exciting updates Salesforce is making to the platform with Lightning. Today it … Read More

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Make the Most of Agile Methodology with Process Mapping

by John Adams Agile and Salesforce For the bulk of my career, I used the Waterfall methodology of development. This meant weeks, sometimes months, would be spent defining requirements, creating mockups, and documenting processes before coding even started. Recently, I’ve … Read More

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Fundraising Strategy: Is Your Nonprofit Putting the Cart Before the Horse?

By Rubin Singh Technology Problem Where? As a consultant in the nonprofit technology space, customers and prospects have called me in hundreds of times to solve application problems. In general, the solution is prescribed to me, and I am asked to execute–“We … Read More

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Unlocking the Door to Data Discovery

by Cary Herman “Just what do we know about our grantmaking business?” For years, grantmaking organizations have been asking questions and performing a vast array of analyses on grantmaking and operational activity. As new senior leadership comes into the nonprofit … Read More

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Behind the Scenes at roundCorner: Marquetta Drakes

Behind the Scenes at roundCorner: Marquetta Drakes

by Marquetta Drakes I first joined roundCorner (rC) in April 2015 as the Senior Product Manager for foundationConnect (fC), but my history with fC extends back to its early days in Brooklyn, NY. It was 2011, and I had learned the … Read More

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Why Now is the Best Time for a Constituent Community based on Salesforce’s Community Cloud

by Jordan Baskett At roundCorner, I work with customers who wake up everyday to make the world a better place. Thanks to this opportunity, I have helped nonprofits leverage technology to better understand the ecosystem of people connected directly to … Read More

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Announcing the Advancement Connect Spring ‘17 Release

By Beverly Bain Today, roundCorner announces the Advancement Connect Spring ‘17 release! We’re so excited to provide you with new improvements, so you have the tools to build deeper, more meaningful relationships with your alumni and supporters. Advancement Connect is … Read More

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Announcing the foundationConnect Spring ‘17 Release

By Julia Cannon Today roundCorner announces the foundationConnect Spring ‘17 release! We’re so excited to provide you with improvements to foundationConnect, so you feel empowered to build deeper relationships with your grantees and improve collaboration across your entire foundation. foundationConnect … Read More

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Announcing the NGO Connect Spring ‘17 Release

By Kenneth Allen Today, roundCorner announces the NGO Connect Spring ‘17 release! We’re so excited to provide you with new improvements, so you have everything you need to build deeper, more meaningful relationships with your constituents. NGO Connect is the … Read More

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Looking Forward: BI Tools for Nonprofit Reporting

By Bennett Donovan Are BI Tools Keeping Up With Nonprofits? Predictive analytics, data visualization, point-and-click report building, intuitive ad-hoc querying–these and other Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities are high on the wish list of almost every nonprofit organization. Implementing these should be … Read More

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The Latest in Philanthropy: 5 Thought Provoking Articles

What’s the latest in the world of philanthropy? Learn about new ideas, trends and practices with these 5 informative articles: 1. Change Incubator Story — What Are Some Whys and Hows of Grantee Inclusion? By: Justin Laing, of @GEOfunders How do you … Read More

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Is Your Org in Good Health?

By Melanie Campbell When was the last time your organization got a check-up? At a healthy organization, the implementation of new applications reflects your business processes. Certainly, NGO Connect and Advancement Connect provide you the flexibility to achieve this. Through … Read More

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Empowering Volunteers: The Impact of Volunteer Management Tools

by Mike Best Each year, roundCorner employees take the pledge to contribute volunteer hours to organizations throughout the United States, joining 62.6 million other Americans who volunteered for an organization at least once in the last year. A great number … Read More

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Great Outdoors Colorado Reaches Goal of Going Paperless with Salesforce and foundationConnect

In 1990, Colorado Governor Roy Romer created the Great Outdoors Colorado Citizens Committee with the help of Ken Salazar, then-executive director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources. The committee consisted of conservation, business and political leaders from across Colorado. … Read More

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The Latest in NPTech: 5 Thought Provoking Articles

What’s the latest in the world of NPTech? Learn about nonprofit technology trends and best practices with these 5 informative articles: 1. 7 Best Practices to Engage and Retain Donors for Nonprofits By: Michael Stein, via @TechSoup How does your org … Read More

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Hidden Treasure: The Value of Recurring Gifts

By Beverly Bain Philanthropy on an Easy Payment Plan Many years ago (no need to discuss how many), I signed the lease on my first apartment. I proudly took possession of my key, unlocked my door, and stepped inside to … Read More

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foundationConnect Celebrates Three-Year Anniversary under roundCorner’s Wings

By roundCorner   Villanova, Pa – May 15, 2017 – Today, foundationConnect celebrates its three-year anniversary as part of roundCorner’s product family. Originally developed by NPower, foundationConnect enables foundations to leverage Salesforce for grants management with a best-in-class solution. As … Read More

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The Latest in Higher Ed: 5 Thought Provoking Articles

What’s the latest in the world of Higher Education technology? Stay in the loop with these 5 informative and thought-provoking articles: 1. Everything’s Bigger in Texas: From the Summit, 3 Reasons for Higher Ed’s Rapid Adoption of Salesforce By: Anne Early, via @SalesforceOrg … Read More

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Behind the Scenes at roundCorner: Yina Chun

By Yina Chun One Saturday in Brooklyn It was a Saturday morning. There I was over my kitchen sink, washing dishes and doing my normal morning chores. Half listening to Ted Talks, speakers streamed in the background. I started to pay attention … Read More

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5 Sessions You Can’t Miss at Higher Ed Summit 2017

  Salesforce.org’s Higher Ed Summit has commenced, and with so many sessions to choose from, you might be slightly overwhelmed! Not to worry, we are making it a little easier for you. Here are 5 sessions that you can’t miss … Read More

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Higher Education Best Practices for Advancement Connect

by Wendy Davis Best Foot Forward In February 2017, Advancement Connect celebrated its second anniversary! We are pleased to have replaced “legacy systems” that include Raiser’s Edge, Banner, Colleague and Advance. Throughout the implementation experience, customers and implementation partners often asked roundCorner, … Read More

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Grantee Inclusion: A Vision for the Sector

By Nicolle Bennett According to recent research, grantmakers who are more connected to their grantees and communities are more likely to build trust and ultimately, provide more impactful support. Initiatives led by organizations such as Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, along … Read More

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rC’s Team Takes Part in the Bridges Run!

Last week, roundCorner’s NYC team took part in the Bridges Run at Penn Station! What is a Bridges Run? Taking place in New York and New Jersey, Bridges Runs are opportunities for groups of volunteers to go directly to the streets and shelters … Read More

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Exploring Roll-Up Solutions, Part 2: Rollup Helper & DLRS

By Carlos Gallardo Last month, we went over the advantages of using roll-up summary fields in Salesforce. Roll-up summary fields are a great tool for streamlining your data reports. This time, we’ll cover two solutions on the Salesforce App Exchange … Read More

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The Hard Truth on Soft Credits

By Rubin Singh I’ve always had a soft spot for soft credits. Soft credits are a truly powerful way to uncover fundraising insights that otherwise go unnoticed. Take this scenario for example–you have a donor who makes a $50 per … Read More

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3 Ways to Maintain Expertise on foundationConnect as a Partner

By roundCorner and Sputnik Moment roundCorner is constantly evolving products like foundationConnect to reflect the needs in the marketplace. With multiple updates each year, such as the recent Winter ‘17 Release, products like foundationConnect are able to stay ahead of … Read More

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foundationConnect Celebrates Growth, New Partnerships at PEAK Grantmaking Annual Conference 2017

Los Angeles, Ca. – March 20, 2017 – foundationConnect, a Salesforce-based grants management solution (GMS), celebrates over 25 percent growth in implementations in 2016. As of March 2017, over 100 grant making foundations use the solution that is natively built … Read More

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4 Reasons Why Your Foundation Should Manage Grants with a Whole Organization Solution

By roundCorner and Exponent Partners As foundations expand in size and scope, siloed legacy systems become increasingly ineffective for grants management. Accordingly, we find that more foundations are placing their trust in whole organization platforms to handle their processes around … Read More

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Exploring Roll-Up Solutions, Part 1: Inside Salesforce’s Standard Functionality

By Carlos Gallardo   Why Not Roll-Up? As an admin at your nonprofit or institution, you want to make processes around CRM and fundraising efficient as possible. When you optimize your tools, your organization can achieve quicker access to the … Read More

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Advancement Connect Winter ’17 Release Is Live!

By Beverly Bain Today, roundCorner announces the Advancement Connect Winter ‘17 release! We’re so excited to provide you with new features and improvements, so you have the tools to continue to build deeper, more meaningful relationships with your alumni and … Read More

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NGO Connect Winter ’17 Release Is Live!

By Kenneth Allen and Mike Best Today, roundCorner announces the NGO Connect Winter ‘17 release! We’re so excited to provide you with new features and improvements, so you have the tools to continue to build deeper, more meaningful relationships with … Read More

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foundationConnect Winter ’17 Release Is Live!

By Julia Cannon Today roundCorner announces the foundationConnect Winter ‘17 release! We’re so excited to provide you with new features and improvements to foundationConnect, so you feel empowered to build deeper relationships with your grantees and improve collaboration across your … Read More

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What’s Your Constituent’s Mission in Life?

In today’s digital age, nonprofits are held to a higher standard by the constituent, largely as a result of the increasing transparency of this connected world. One thing this world enabled people to do is to fulfill a basic psychological … Read More

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Connecting the Dots: rC Clients and The Rise in Giving

At roundCorner, we pride ourselves on the causes we have the privilege to serve. As we kicked off 2017, we took stock of the progress we’ve made over the past several years. We asked ourselves why and how we’ve been able … Read More

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Behind the Scenes at roundCorner: Sharif Shaalan

Meet Sharif Shaalan, roundCorner’s Technical Architect Manager, pictured above enjoying Egypt with his daughter. In his six year tenure with roundCorner, Sharif has worn many hats on both the product and services side, acquiring 7 Certifications and earning the title … Read More

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Tips for User Adoption

By Stephanie Buckwalter As important as building a system that captures your data in a meaningful way, is ensuring that staff are entering the data. User adoption is often the last hurdle that can significantly affect the outcome of your … Read More

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Salesforce vs. SQL Solutions: a Primer

By Gabriel Csanalosi Salesforce is an excellent platform for managing, updating, and reporting data that lives in the cloud. Their ‘No Software’ slogan is a testament of their commitment to making an extensible solution. It requires only a browser to … Read More

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Driving Results With roundCorner’s Event Management

By Mike Best Many of our clients rely on events to drive fundraising throughout the year, often with an auction or gala. While we built NGO Connect and Advancement Connect to focus on fundraising and constituent relationship management, roundCorner recognized … Read More

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Millennials for Nonprofit Success

Every generation is misunderstood in one way or another. However, few have received as much negative backlash as millennials have. Generation Y is often thought of as narcissistic, lazy and entitled. But simultaneously, they have a desire to make a … Read More

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Building a Strong and Passionate Team

Nowadays, companies are more than just workplaces where employees come in to do work between 9 and 5. They are communities, families if you will; each with its own unique culture, habits and customs. Here at roundCorner, we shape our … Read More

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Happy Holidays From Your Friends at roundCorner

Best wishes for the holiday season and the new year from all of us!

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Behind the Scenes at roundCorner: Stephanie Buckwalter

By Stephanie Buckwalter I fell into my first job and my career by chance. In 2007, as a recent college graduate, I thought I knew what I wanted to be. I planned campus events throughout college and was sure that … Read More

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roundCorner & Salesforce Lightning

Salesforce Lightning: It’s not an if – it’s a when By Dan Lammot Since its creation in February of 1999, the Salesforce platform has evolved from an elegantly simple SaaS Salesforce Automation app to the world’s most innovative Cloud platform. … Read More

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#GivingTuesday Is Here!

Finally, the craze of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is behind us, and #GivingTuesday is here today. Last year on #GivingTuesday, over 700,000 people donated $116,000,000 in over 70 countries worldwide. Those are some amazing numbers. At roundCorner, giving is … Read More

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Happy Thanksgiving from roundCorner!

Thanksgiving is a special time to be thankful for our health, loved ones, and the communities around us. From all of your friends at roundCorner, we hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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roundData News from The roundCorner Team

By Kendra Carter The roundCorner team is excited to announce an important product upgrade to our archival functionality. We will be releasing this upgrade early December. Current customers know that archiving older data from the Salesforce environment into the roundData … Read More

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Adapting Grant Making for the Changing Role of Outcomes

By Julia Cannon A recent blog post by the Stanford Social Innovation Review talks about how putting grantees at the center of foundations helps provide the support that nonprofits need to be successful. The writer also says that to stay … Read More

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Behind The Scenes at roundCorner: KC Huang

By KC Huang I always liked puzzles and Legos as a kid. Although I never exactly knew what I wanted to do when I would grow up, I did know that if I did something as fun and rewarding as … Read More

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The Evolution of Education Technology

By Wendy Davis I began my career in education technology in the late 1990s when ERPs were all the rage. Advancement systems in an ERP suite were frequently not the strongest solution in the offering, but the promise of integration … Read More

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Behind The Scenes at roundCorner: Dale Craker

By Dale Craker Aloha from the Big Island of Hawai’i! I love the things that everyone pictures when they think of Hawaii, like sunny weather year-round and white sand beaches. But the island offers so much more than that. The … Read More

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Thank you for an amazing #DF16

Many many thanks to Salesforce, Salesforce.org, our customers, partners, and the rC team for an amazing week at #DF16! We could not be more grateful.

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The Salvation Army, Western USA Territory, Selects roundCorner’s NGO Connect for Next-Generation CRM and Fundraising

PHILADELPHIA, October 3, 2016 – The Salvation Army, Western USA Territory, one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the USA, has selected roundCorner’s NGO Connect as its next-generation CRM and fundraising solution. After an extensive selection process, The Salvation Army, … Read More

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roundCorner Wins Salesforce 2016 Partner Innovation Award

By roundCorner roundCorner is proud to announce that we are a winner of the Salesforce 2016 Partner Innovation Award in the nonprofit category. The recognition for our work with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is greatly appreciated by the entire … Read More

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roundCorner at Dreamforce: Here’s What to Expect

Dreamforce is right around the corner. Here’s where you can find us this year. Salesforce.org Lodge, Booth 10b Stop by our booth in the Salesforce.org Lodge (Westin St. Francis Hotel). Meet our team, see live demos of NGO Connect, foundationConnect … Read More

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Dreamforce Sessions You Can’t Miss

The Dreamforce Agenda Builder is live and we know some of you are a little overwhelmed. With so many sessions to choose from, how can you possibly not? Not to worry, we are making it a little easier for you. … Read More

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Behind the Scenes at roundCorner: Carlos Gallardo

If you were to ask anyone at roundCorner about our Data Migration Specialist, Carlos Gallardo, the first word that would likely come to his or her minds would be “passionate”. Carlos loves all things roundCorner and Salesforce, so I was … Read More

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Using Contacts to Multiple Accounts with NGO Connect

By Thomas Taylor A user recently reached out via the Power of Us Hub to ask if the new “Associate a Contact to Multiple Accounts” feature, part of the Summer ‘16 Salesforce release, would work with NGO Connect. Salesforce customers, … Read More

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4 Nonprofits and Their Innovative Social Media Approaches

Disclaimer: the organizations’ social media approaches in this blog post were independently reviewed by roundCorner. roundCorner does not claim to have a relationship with these organizations. According to Time Magazine, more than 3 billion people in the world have access … Read More

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Why Should Your Nonprofit Attend Dreamforce ’16?

With over 7,000 nonprofits in attendance last year, Dreamforce is THE largest nonprofit technology conference in the world. Not only does Dreamforce give nonprofits opportunities to learn about new technology; you’ll also learn how it can help you fulfill your … Read More

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Behind the Scenes at roundCorner: Julia Cannon

by Julia Cannon “So how did I get into tech? Probably the most convoluted and unexpected way possible… I don’t have a degree in Computer Science or anything technical like that. The only computer skills training I had was in … Read More

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Highlights: NGO Connect Summer ‘16 Release

By Swati Tyagi and Mike Best roundCorner is pleased to announce the NGO Connect Summer ‘16 release. We have been working hard to empower you with new features and enhancements, so you can build and nurture life-long relationships with your … Read More

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Highlights: Advancement Connect Summer ‘16 Release

By Wendy Davis and Jen Higgins roundCorner is pleased to announce the Advancement Connect Summer ‘16 release. We have been working hard to empower you with new features and enhancements, so you can build and nurture life-long relationships with your … Read More

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Highlights: foundationConnect Summer ‘16 Release

By Swati Tyagi and Julia Cannon roundCorner is pleased to announce the foundationConnect Summer ‘16 release is available. Our product team has worked hard to empower your foundation with new features and enhancements. As a result, you can focus more … Read More

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Clicks vs. Code

By Sharif Shaalan As a Salesforce Admin and/or Developer, you will have many tools at your disposal. Automation is a key for many business processes and Salesforce provides several options for Automation. These options can be divided into two categories: … Read More

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Breaking Up Isn’t Hard to Do: Our Take on The Salesforce and roundCorner Split

Rob Jordan, CEO and Founder of Idealist Consulting and trusted partner of roundCorner, wrote a blog post to offer his take on the Salesforce and roundCorner split. Rob’s point of view will help you understand why the split took place and … Read More

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Advancement Connect: Combining The Best of The “What” With The “Who”

By Wendy Davis We’ve all heard the phrase. “It’s not what you know but who you know.” Advancement Connect combines the best of the “what” with the “who”.  Let’s first take a look at the “what”. Advancement Connect empowers development professionals … Read More

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Same Mission – New Model

By Dan Lammot Most of you have heard roundCorner and Salesforce recently took the next step in the evolution of our partnership. I wanted to take a moment to share roundCorner’s perspective. Particularly what we mean by “evolution,” why we … Read More

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Salesforce.org and roundCorner Take Next Step in Evolution of Partnership

By Rob Acker and Dan Lammot We’re excited to share an update that will enable nonprofits and universities to be even more successful with Salesforce: roundCorner recently has officially become a Salesforce Platinum ISV Partner and the first Salesforce.org Platinum … Read More

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roundCorner Gives Back

When roundCorner joined the Pledge 1% movement in 2016, we decided to offer Volunteering Paid Time Off to all employees. To kick off this initiative, Shannon Davisson found an opportunity that allowed us to give back to the community while … Read More

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The Right Tools, the Right Team, the Right Approach = More for Your Mission

  Guest post by Lisa Fay This is a typical scenario: your current CRM isn’t up to the task of automating today’s constituent needs. You spend time on frustrating manual work and you still don’t get it right. You are … Read More

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Using Salesforce Process Builder with NGO Connect

By Josh McDaniel Using Salesforce Process Builder with NGO Connect Lightning Process Builder is used to create processes in your org and possibly extend functionality related to installed packages. The below scenarios and videos walk through three use cases for … Read More

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An Introduction to Process Builder

By Josh McDaniel Lightning Process Builder is a great way to build and extend business processes in your Salesforce org with clicks, not code. The tool sits somewhere between two other process based tools in Salesforce: Workflows and Visual Workflows. … Read More

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Why Salesforce Certified Individuals Are Important for Your Organization

By Sharif Shaalan Salesforce certifications are a valuable tool for all participants in the Salesforce ecosystem. Although there are many talented individuals that may not have obtained the credentials, certifications indicate an easy baseline to measure an individual’s skill level. … Read More

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3 Nonprofit Trends for 2016 You Need to Know About

As we’re heading towards 2016, you only have a few days left to get in those gifts before the year ends. The nonprofit space is ever evolving, and trends continue to change the way you reach your donors. To give … Read More

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roundCorner Takes the Pledge

  roundCorner exists to help nonprofits make the world a better place. Today we’re excited to announce that roundCorner takes the pledge to donate 1% of our employee time, product and equity to support the activities that enhance and serve … Read More

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Smart Ways to Raise More Money

We know the challenges development officers are facing. You are always trying to come up with new ways to keep your existing donors engaged and attract new donors. We’ve listed a few smart ways to raise more money so you … Read More

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Overcoming Common Data Migration Challenges

By Cidar Mendizabal When we think of a data migration from a legacy system, we should think about what the term “data migration” means. To me, data migration means moving your current data to a new country. This new country … Read More

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10 Ways to Engage with Your Donors This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season, and people are in the mood for giving. Needless to say, now is the time to engage with your donors. But how do you stand out from all the holiday noise? At roundCorner, we put our heads … Read More

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tl;dr

By Megan Moore If you’re reading the roundCorner blog, you’re probably a regular user of Salesforce NGO Connect or Salesforce. This means that you’re at least somewhat technically savvy. If you’re technically savvy, you’re probably internet savvy; if you’re internet … Read More

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Things You Should Know about foundationConnect

  By Stuart Longley #1: foundationConnect is built on Salesforce foundationConnect is built 100% on Salesforce, incorporating the world’s greatest CRM to track relationships, strategic partnerships, consultants, and more. Salesforce’s infrastructure offers state-of-the-art security that is designed to meet the … Read More

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roundCorner Shows Support to the Charity Defense Council After Dreamforce

  There’s incredible opportunity to transform the way people think about nonprofits organization. To let the world know that low overhead is not the way the world gets changed, and that inadequate donated resources are not the path to global … Read More

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4 Challenges Grantmakers Face and How foundationConnect Can Help

  Challenge #1: You Are Working with Disparate Systems The foundationConnect Difference: foundationConnect empowers you with a platform to manage the grantmaking lifecycle from start to finish and beyond. Where outdated, disparate systems fail to communicate to one another, our … Read More

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The Best Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

  We understand that when you are fighting to make the world a better place and you are short on resources, social media isn’t at the top of your priority list. Nevertheless, it is a channel that cannot be forgotten. … Read More

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Targeted, Meaningful Stewardship: Not Just for Major Donors Anymore

  By Lisa Fay Salesforce NGO Connect is not solely a data repository – it is a relationship management tool. It has the capacity to add tremendous value and DO WORK during every step of a constituent’s life journey with … Read More

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