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Wake-up Call

Posted by GVT Admin on Jan 31, 2024 10:30:00 AM

The pandemic forced many nonprofits to adapt to remote work and navigate mission delivery for clients under quarantine. Social services organizations also faced increased demand for their programs and services. Technology enabled many of these nonprofits to scale quickly while maintaining or improving stakeholder connections, giving them a level of resiliency and leaving nonprofits feeling cautiously optimistic about the future. Although the pandemic undermined both the operating and fundraising structures of the nonprofit world, many nonprofit professionals saw the disruption as an opportunity for renewal and adaptation leading to increased flexibility and resiliency in the post pandemic era.

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Topics: nonprofit funding, nonprofit management

Strategic Planning with Human Services Case Management Software

Posted by GVT Admin on Oct 17, 2023 9:30:00 AM

In the realm of nonprofit organizations, strategic planning is the compass that guides the journey toward achieving impactful goals and fulfilling missions. To excel in this sector, human services need efficient tools that can enhance their strategic planning efforts. 

Human Services case management software has emerged as a game-changing asset, providing nonprofits with a winning edge in their strategic endeavors. In this blog, we'll discuss the strategic advantages of case management software and how it empowers nonprofits to chart a course toward success.

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Topics: human services software, nonprofit management

The Nonprofit Employment Myth

Posted by GVT Admin on Oct 11, 2023 9:32:25 AM

Our correspondents from the nonprofit sector tell us that most Americans are unaware of the dramatic impact that nonprofits have on the American economy. They say big “for-profit” business gets all the attention and economic acclaim while nonprofits are relegated to the insignificant “do-gooder” class of amateur “not for profits”.  This misperception has a deleterious effect on nonprofit’s ability to attract professional management and career orientated college graduates. Our correspondents tell us that our recent overview of the nonprofit sector failed to highlight nonprofit’s vast economic impact on the American economy. Let’s remedy that.

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Topics: Nonprofit General, nonprofit management

Uncover the Benefits of Nonprofit Software for Social Service Agencies

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 25, 2023 11:45:00 AM

Non-profit organizations often operate on tight budgets, making financial efficiency a top priority. As a result, when considering adopting new software solutions, the focus is often on potential cost savings and improved financial management. 

The advantages of non-profit software, on the other hand, go far beyond the bottom line.  In this blog post, we will look at the often-overlooked positive effects that non-profit software may have on social service organizations.  We shall attempt to expose the reality for human services that are unsure whether or not to invest in non-profit software solutions.  

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Topics: nonprofit software solutions, nonprofit management

Nonprofits in the Post Covid Era

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 26, 2023 11:39:19 AM

It has been three years since the world went into lockdown as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and nonprofit organizations are facing new challenges and crafting new responses.

  • The nonprofit sector, like most other industry segments, has embraced remote work.
  • Video conference calls with co-workers and clients, once the exception, are now commonplace because of office closures and the shuttering of direct service centers during the pandemic.
  • In 2022, Americans gave an astounding $499 billion to charity with individuals contributing $319 billion while foundations gave an estimated $105 billion.
  • But, perhaps the most significant change to nonprofit operations during the crisis was the willingness of foundations to provide general operating support and unrestricted funding. In 2022, 8% of dollars were awarded as general operating support, but the figure doubled to 16% after the pandemic crippled the normal operating modalities of most nonprofits.
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Topics: nonprofit funding, nonprofit management

Case Management Mistakes That Cost You Money and Peace of Mind!

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 18, 2023 11:43:00 AM

The network of human assistance agencies in the United States is quickly expanding. There are currently over 1.5 million registered non-profits in the country, employing 12.3 million people.  Not to mention the job opportunities they help provide for millions of people that they don't employee. 

Social service agencies play a vital role in American culture.  They are both a necessary component of our society's safety net and an economic force in their own right.  To exist and develop, they rely on benefactors, grants, and government aid.  

However, running a social service organization involves a lot of responsibility and labor.  Because of this, you'll want to avoid making any of the following errors that could result in your organization losing personnel, funding, and important resources you need to support your clients.  Our goal is to assist you in avoiding the following case management blunders.

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Topics: nonprofit management

Setting Up a Nonprofit Organization

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 27, 2023 9:46:54 AM

Establishing a nonprofit organization can be among the most rewarding and challenging experiences. If you have a cause dear to your heart that will serve your community, and if you have the resources and knowledge to support this venture, it might be one of the best decisions you ever make. Here are some tips from FAMCare to help you get started right.

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Topics: nonprofit management

3 Common Mistakes Made by Non-Profit Organizations

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 2, 2023 10:45:00 AM

A non-profit organization is an important part of any community. It spends a substantial amount of time and effort solving global issues and making the world a better place. However, mistakes can be made in any organization. When a non-profit makes certain errors, it can significantly reduce their efficiency.  Since non-profits play a significant role in a community's safety net, we are going to look into 3 common mistakes made by these organizations.  

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Topics: Nonprofit General, nonprofit management

How Non-Profit Organizations Can Improve Their Caseload Capacity

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 1, 2023 12:09:00 PM

Non-profit organizations play an integral role in empowering and helping those in need. However, limited caseload capacity can negatively impact their ability to assist people in need. In this article, we will discuss how non-profits can optimize their caseload capacity and serve a larger portion of the community.

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Topics: case load, nonprofit management

Digital Fundraising Learning Curve

Posted by GVT Admin on May 31, 2023 12:37:45 PM

Nonprofit fundraising has been migrating toward digital formats for 20 years. Some nonprofits have been quicker than others to adopt online fundraising, but all have been experiencing a steep learning curve. This has proved to be a daunting task for nonprofits as they find themselves scrambling to keep up with the rapid advances and permutations of digital technology. Gradually, however, new fundraising trends are emerging, and every savvy nonprofit would be wise to take note.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, nonprofit funding, nonprofit management

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