1. Articles in category: Salesforce Foundation

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    1. A Nonprofit Guide to the Salesforce AppExchange

      A Nonprofit Guide to the Salesforce AppExchange

      We have been hosting Apps for Good webinars over the last couple of years and we have written many great articles about the different apps that are commonly used by nonprofit organizations. I have compiled a quick guide to outline some of these incredible apps that can help you maximize your Salesforce instance.

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    2. Salesforce Trailhead Guides Nonprofits to Success

      Salesforce Trailhead Guides Nonprofits to Success

      Have you hit the trail with Trailhead, Salesforce’s fun, interactive learning path? It is a great way to learn more about Salesforce while earning badges and points (if you’re into that kind of thing). And Salesforce.org recently created the first trail specifically for nonprofits; Nonprofit Trail – Fundraising. This trail currently has two modules; Fundraising Basics and Donation Management. 

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    3. @CloudforGood: 2015 Year In Review

      @CloudforGood: 2015 Year In Review

      In 2015, Cloud for Good continued to show rapidly planned growth. We experienced over 60% employee growth, adding additional consultants and creating new positions. We completed over 280 projects during the year for 170 unique organizations, including Hamilton Family Center, Arts Midwest and Food Bank for New York City (just to name a few).

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      Mentions: Dreamforce
    4. How to Convince Your Management to Implement Salesforce

      How to Convince Your Management to Implement Salesforce

      Tips to help you convince your organization's management that implementing Salesforce is the right move for your nonprofit. Be prepared by doing your research, citing use cases and presenting findings from other organizations using Salesforce.

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    5. @Salesforce.org - So Many Great Events This Week for Nonprofits

      @Salesforce.org - So Many Great Events This Week for Nonprofits

      Salesforce.org, formerly the Salesforce Foundation, has webinars and other events geared towards nonprofits most days this week starting at 1:00pm PST today! Don't miss the Trailhead webinar this Thursday.  Check out all events at http://www.salesforce.org/events/

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    6. The Nonprofit Starter Pack Community Sprint

      The Nonprofit Starter Pack Community Sprint

      On October 22nd and 23rd, almost 60 passionate folks gathered in Seattle (and a handful more, remotely) for the latest Nonprofit Starter Pack Community Sprint. We came together to spend two full days focused on making the Nonprofit Starter Pack even more awesome — and nothing else.

      By: Beth Breisnes, Salesforce MVP and Consultant at Bigger Boat Consulting

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      Mentions: Sfdc Sprint
    7. Salesforce Used to Identify and Support Students Struggling in Their Classes

      Salesforce Used to Identify and Support Students Struggling in Their Classes

      Mission: Automate routine tasks so that employees and students can spend more time on high-quality, meaningful work.  Read this interesting article on how @Salesforce and @SalesforceOrg helped the Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. #Cornell

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    8. APX Labs Closes New Round of Funding to Connect the World's Industrial Workforce

      APX Labs Closes New Round of Funding to Connect the World's Industrial Workforce

      WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- APX Labs, the developer of the Skylight platform for enterprise wearable technology, today announced that GE Ventures and Salesforce Ventures participated in its most recent round of financing. The addition of GE Ventures as an APX Labs investor accelerates their common vision to digitally transform the industrial enterprise. 

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    9. A Veterans Day Surprise: Companies Are Hiring the .04% - and it Has Nothing to Do With Philanthropy

      A Veterans Day Surprise: Companies Are Hiring the .04% - and it Has Nothing to Do With Philanthropy

      According to the Department of Defense, only .04% of Americans are active military personnel, a staggeringly small number to be shouldering the weight of our nation's security. These heroes deserve our full support with reintegration when they transition to civilian life, including the transition to employment. 

      @Salesforce.com has a plan for 10,000 Vets.

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      Mentions: Cisco Intuit Forbes
    10. @DocuSign Innovates Humanitarian Disaster Response and Partners with the Salesforce Foundation

      @DocuSign Innovates Humanitarian Disaster Response and Partners with the Salesforce Foundation

      SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) announced that its philanthropic initiative, DocuSign IMPACT, has partnered with Box, Okta, the Salesforce Foundation, Twilio.org, on the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action to expedite volunteer deployment during disasters.

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    11. Giving Diapers, Giving Hope and New @Salesforce CRM

      Giving Diapers, Giving Hope and New @Salesforce CRM

      For Giving Diapers, Giving Hope, each of their new shipping partners will be using a new CRM system custom built to meet the unique needs of the non-profit.  Built upon the Salesforce platform as part of their Salesforce Foundation for non-profits, the CRM will reduce administrative and shipping volunteer hours spent on approving and logging applications by half.  Families will also be notified of each step by email from approval, shipping queue, to tracking notification.

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    12. New Employees At Salesforce Volunteer Out Of Office On First Day At Work

      New Employees At Salesforce Volunteer Out Of Office On First Day At Work

      On their first day of work, Salesforce employees might find themselves stacking grocery boxes or weeding in a public park, far away from the company's offices.  One of the cloud-computing firm's goals is to engrain in its workers a culture of giving back. And so, all new hires participate in volunteer work during orientation, whether it's picking out fresh produce for a food bank or helping rebuild a wildlife habitat in the San Francisco Bay Area, where Salesforce is based.

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      Mentions: Salesforce
    13. Hiking the Trailhead Path – One Higher Ed Admin’s Journey

      Hiking the Trailhead Path – One Higher Ed Admin’s Journey

      Recently I had my own wilderness experience while hiking the #Trailhead Path. While no crying was involved (at least not enough to induce EFPS) I will say that what I found I had been doing in regards to earning my Trailhead badges was enough for me to seek out knowledge and guidance from seasoned hikers. The responses I received from theTrailhead User Group Community (in both the Power of US Hub and Success Community) as well as from the Girlforce User Group Community in order to overcome this obstacle was amazing.

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    14. Salesforce Announces $100M Investment Commitment in Europe from Salesforce Ventures

      Salesforce Announces $100M Investment Commitment in Europe from Salesforce Ventures

      LONDON, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ENTERPRISE EMEA -- Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, today announced that Salesforce Ventures—the company's global corporate investment group—has allocated $100 million to invest in European startups to fuel cloud innovation and customer success in the region.

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      Mentions: Salesforce CRM IDC
    15. 5 Big Ideas for Building Philanthropy Into Your Company's DNA

      5 Big Ideas for Building Philanthropy Into Your Company's DNA

      Any veteran of Dreamforce knows that our community gives back in a big way. This year was no exception with 1 million books donated to libraries and schools around the world, 3,500 kits packed for Project Night Night to support homeless children, 325 students learning to code on site, 75 vets participating in mentoring sessions with executives -- and not to mention 10,000 individuals from nonprofits and universities discovering how they can power their mission with Salesforce.

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      Mentions: Dreamforce
    16. Impact Investing and Equity Pledges: The New Landscape of Corporate Responsibility

      Impact Investing and Equity Pledges: The New Landscape of Corporate Responsibility

      When it comes to corporate philanthropy, this is more than just an exciting time. It's an historic one. The movement to reimagine the social purpose of business is accelerating at lightning speed, spinning off a renaissance of entrepreneurship that's exhilarating to behold. This wave of corporate creativity for good is transforming the relationship that businesses have with their communities and the possibilities for real change.

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    17. Nonprofit Starter Pack (NPSP) Data Importer Tool Deep Dive

      Nonprofit Starter Pack (NPSP) Data Importer Tool Deep Dive

      Does the thought of migrating data make you want to run screaming? Is your organization using the NonProfit Starter Pack (NPSP)? Do you have data you need to migrate into Salesforce? Fear not System Administrator, the fabulous team over at the Salesforce Foundation has created a tool to help, the NPSP Data Importer tool.

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    18. Healing the Oceans: Technology Can Pave the Way

      Healing the Oceans: Technology Can Pave the Way

      The tech industry has the capacity to innovate and solve many global problems, but can it save the sea from overfishing, habitat destruction and acidification? This question was posed on a panel on ocean innovation during Dreamforce, the uber-conference sponsored by cloud computing company Salesforce. 

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    19. Part 1: Welcome Overview — Dreamforce 2015 Keynote

      Part 1: Welcome Overview — Dreamforce 2015 Keynote

      In case you missed it or just want to relive it.  Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff kicks off the Dreamforce '15 Keynote. During his opening remarks, he invites Dr. Laura Esserman, UCSF on stage to talk about Project Athena, a Salesforce Foundation and UCSF sponsored initiative to improve breast cancer screening.

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    20. UCSF at Dreamforce 2015: Big Data, Health Disparities and More

      UCSF at Dreamforce 2015: Big Data, Health Disparities and More

      UCSF is partnering with the Salesforce Foundation to support Dreamforce 2015, where experts will explore ways to improve healthcare and research.

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    21. DevZone Welcome Meetups at Dreamforce 2015

      DevZone Welcome Meetups at Dreamforce 2015

      In the Dreamforce 2014 Developer Survey, you emphatically asked for “More networking time!” At Dreamforce 2015, you’ve got it! Please join us for some informal networking at the DevZone Welcome Reception, September 14th from 6pm-8pm. It’s a time to relax, grab a drink, expand your network, and see old friends.

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