Meet Kelsey Foster, GO Smart’s New Support Coordinator

A blue featured image with navy blue designs in the background and a picture of Kelsey's headshot placed on top. The text to the right reads Meet Kelsey Foster, GO Smart Support Coordinator.

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5 Tips for Simplifying Your Grantmaking Process

A checklist and pencil on the right placed on top of a blue background. 5 tips for simplifying your grantmaking process.

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Launch Additional Programs

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Launch Your Grant Cycle

After you have set up your site with a member of the GO Smart team, you will likely be eager to launch your first grant. Navigate to the Grant Editor tab to do the following:  Create and modify the names of your programs from Programs. Manage the logistics and settings from the Program Cycles Editor. […]

Tell Your Story With Data

Tell Your Story with Data

By using an online grant management system like GO Smart, you will have a giant pool of data at your disposal to help tell your stories. When you want to tell your story with data, you may not be a graphic designer (or a millennial!) but you can easily pull statistics or trends from your […]

Before You Make That Pitch for Cloud-Based Grants Management, Start Here!

Cloud-Based Grants Management

Let’s face it: We could all use a little more money. And a lot more time. For nonprofits in particular, this is nothing new. But making the case for adopting cloud-based grants management systems can be challenging when you need the buy-in of those who may not instantly understand how such an investment will improve […]

Media Library Tools

Learn more about the elements of setting up the Media Library Modules (Administrator Step 1) here. While setting up a Media Library Selection Page, aka the Work Sample Select page on some existing or cloned cycles (Administrator Step 2), craft your own language for the Info/Instruction section or use our suggestion found here. For additional […]

Launch Additional Cycles

After offering your initial cycle of a program, you will likely need to prepare for your next cycle (aka, the next offering of your grant opportunity). Navigate to the Grant Editor tab and follow the steps below to simply clone the previous cycle of that program to create your new cycle. Creating a new cycle […]

Media Library Selection Page Suggested Info/Instruction Language

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Launch Your Grant Cycle

Prepare and launch your grant cycle by following the steps below. Learn more about these elements here: Programs Program Cycles (for logistics and to make the cycle available to users) Application Pages    

GO Smart Statuses

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Prep Your Applicant Portal

Prepare your applicant’s grant portal by following the steps below. You can always update these settings at any time, but ensure a positive experience for your applicants by paying attention to these items before directing them to your GO Smart site. Learn more about these elements here: Home Message Branding Profile Editor Media Library Module […]

Zapier Tutorials: Connect Your GO Smart Agency Site to Your Zapier Account

Use this tutorial if you are connecting your GO Smart site to your Zapier account for the first time. 1.In the TRIGGER section of your zap creation, your third step “Connect Account” will give you the ability to connect your GO Smart agency site to Zapier (if you selected GO Smart in the first step). […]