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How do nonprofits measure impact when attempting to solve complicated issues that are influenced by civic, individual and corporate behavior beyond their organizations' control? In the last decade, watchdog agencies have introduced new metrics—some of them controversial—for nonprofit effectiveness.
One of these is Outcomes Measurement which encourages nonprofits to shift their focus from what they are doing to how they have impacted change. To unpack this topic, NetSuite approached 353 nonprofit executives to explore if and how they evaluate mission effectiveness, use logic models and correlate programs to financial metrics for dollars-to-outcomes transparency.
With changing donor expectations, the demand for accountability in nonprofits is increasing rapidly. Now more than ever, nonprofits must be able to truthfully report the revenue-to-program delivery chain, as they walk a tightrope to justify overhead expenditures as an integral component of mission fulfillment.
Using advice from sector thought leaders and examples from NetSuite's nonprofit customers, this ebook will explore the metrics needed to ensure that your organization is financially healthy, spending dollars wisely, delivering successful programs and creating mission impact in an efficient manner.
It's an age old question—what is the best way to integrate Fundraising and Accounting systems? The two functions require markedly different technology solutions because the people—fundraisers and finance—live in completely different worlds. This business guide is designed to assist those responsible for fundraising operations who want to find a better way. Download now to learn how to:
The Cloud continues to hang over the business computing landscape like, well, a cloud. Public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS—all of it makes for a confusing alphabet soup for even the most experienced industry observers and IT pros.
And, as longstanding technology firms look for ways to get into the market and new entrants emerge, creating new terminology, claiming firsts and generally obfuscating the entire landscape, it only promises to get more confusing for technology buyers seeking a cost effective, scalable and agile solution for their needs. This paper serves to provide some clarity around the different flavors of cloud and a detailed explanation of why multi-tenant SaaS offers the greatest combination of value, agility and scalability.
Making the move to cloud ERP is mission critical, but contrary to traditional belief—implementation does not need to be an all or nothing approach. The critical goal for a nonprofit is having a system that is usable, executing properly and creating tangible value for the organization. You need a proven solution that can be deployed quickly, predictably and affordably, to set you up for growth and success. ChainLink Research dives deep into how an agile, phased approach to ERP implementations can bring tremendous benefits.
Every donor today wants to be told that 100 percent of their donation is being used directly for their desired cause—that more children are being fed, or that more diseases are being cured. Rarely are constituents interested in hearing that their dollars have been put toward an organization's infrastructure. Yet in reality, back office infrastructure is mission critical. Download this Ebook to learn how nonprofits are engaging NetSuite's technology, strategic vision and partnerships to break this starvation cycle and accelerate their mission.
The end of the calendar year is often an incredibly busy time for nonprofits. While most literature focuses on how to bring more money in the door, NetSuite wanted to highlight how finance and accounting pros prepare for and handle the busy end-of-year fundraising season. Download this business guide to hear how CFOs, controllers and bookkeepers of leading nonprofits (also NetSuite customers) keep up with the active nature of the season.
Nonprofits operate in a world of significant complexity, limited resources, and software solutions that were built for a different time. With increasing expectations to accurately measure outcomes, and massive change in nonprofit business models, these organizations can no longer afford to use obsolete technologies that can't provide real-time visibility and insight into their operations and mission. Download this new business guide to learn how nonprofits are engaging modern technology to move beyond the limitations of QuickBooks and fuel their mission.
Often times, nonprofits are so focused on their mission that internal needs fall to the wayside. Despite these daily frustrations, nonprofits make do or go without—worried that an investment in technology will eat into funding that might otherwise be spent on delivering critical programs and services. As a result, employees forced to use these outdated technologies feel hampered or undermined in their efforts to make the world a better place.
The solution? A cloud based system that is both affordable and easy to deploy. Download this new business guide to gain an insightful look into how cloud technology can offer your organization:
Nonprofit finance and development teams each bring a unique perspective to an organization’s finances: not right, not wrong, but certainly different. Disparate fundraising strategies and accounting regulations can lead to conflicting reports that threaten an organization’s long-term sustainability. “The Elephant in the Nonprofit Boardroom” explores the common mismatches between finance and development strategies and comments on the role that technology plays in supporting a strategy of transparency, impact and stewardship.
Should Your Organization Consider the Cloud is a series of nine easy-to-understand worksheets that help you define your costs, security and functional priorities. We'll also help you identify if the Cloud is a good cultural fit for your organization, if your existing technology will complement the Cloud, and if it would be a worthwhile investment to make the switch.
Implementing A Cloud Solution will help you define and plan your cloud-based software solution. We'll help you identify your organizations readiness for the cloud, training requirements, data migration strategy and more. You'll finish the workbook with a completed plan to implement your Cloud-based software solution.
Download this business guide to uncover the four critical issues nonprofit organizations face when reaching the limits of QuickBooks.