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

Nonprofit Year-End Tips roundCorner

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

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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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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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

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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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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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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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

Millennials for Nonprofit Success

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

More for your mission

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

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

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

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

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

Provide Development Officers With Qualified Leads Through Automation

By Lisa Fay Wellek NGO Connect is far more than a data repository or tool that simply captures and manages transactions. If the stars align with strategy, staffing and organizational buy-in, NGOC can serve as a bona fide team member, … Read More

The Focus on Customer Success in Product Management

  By Josh McDaniel I joined roundCorner as a consultant and transitioned to the Product team in late 2011. We were only a team of four at the time. Our team has grown over the years, but our goal today … Read More

9 Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits That Work

By Diana Herst Sure, you’ve done countless fundraisers! You know your drill. But what if you could take your fundraising efforts to the next level? We have nine fundraising tips for nonprofits that actually work. 1. Set Goals Setting goals … Read More

Building Lasting Relationships

By Rubin Singh The trend is shifting in the fundraising space. Gone are the days where donors would send a check to their favorite charity or make an online donation and simply wait for an annual newsletter to see what … Read More

From Philanthropy to Impact, Why We Acquired FoundationConnect

  Before I discuss why roundCorner is acquiring FoundationConnect, I first want to say that our hat is off to the NPower team and its FoundationConnect customers. Together they have imagined and delivered a product, built on Salesforce, that is … Read More

Building Enterprise, Vertical CRM Applications on Salesforce

In 2009 my partner and I took a walk down Sand Hill Road (notable for its concentration of venture capital companies) to pitch our road-less-traveled approach to disrupting nonprofit technology with mobile, social and cloud. Every VC we met with … Read More

The Connected Constituent

“Please text ‘Yéle’ to 501501 to donate $5 to Yéle Haiti. Your money will help with relief efforts. They need our help.” (image via Yéle Haiti Earthquake Fund) Only the blissfully uninformed aren’t aware that the popularity of social networks, … Read More

It’s NOT a Database!

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Who knew that 2000 years ago, Aristotle could so perfectly articulate the value of Constituent Relationship Management? No surprise; the relationship between your nonprofit and your constituents has many parts … Read More