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Collaborative Grants Management with foundationConnect
Interested in learning how foundationConnect can revolutionize your organization's grantmaking?

Join Samantha Shain, William Penn Foundation Database Administrator, and Pamela Fitch, Exponent Partners Philanthropy Account Executive, to discuss how the William Penn Foundation deployed Salesforce and foundationConnect, marking a milestone in the transformation of the organization’s technology infrastructure and grants management.

This webinar will detail how foundationConnect provides:

-Increased automation and collaboration among staff and grantees

-Enhanced visibility into real-time grant information and improved data integrity

-Sophisticated reporting and new functionality for cross-programmatic grants

Eric Magnuson, Exponent Partners Director of Solutions Engineering, will also provide a live demo of foundationConnect prior to Q & A.

- About the Foundation -

Established in 1945, the William Penn Foundation’s mission is to help improve education for low-income children, ensure a sustainable environment, foster creative communities that enhance civic life, and advance philanthropy in the Greater Philadelphia region. Each year, the family foundation reviews over 200 grants and awards $110 million in grants.

Photo credit: Hannah Morales (via William Penn Foundation and UrbanPromise).

Sep 26, 2019 10:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Samantha Shain
Database Administrator @William Penn Foundation
Samantha is passionate about leveraging database technology for broad social impact. Prior to joining the Foundation team as a Database Administrator, she worked in sustainable agriculture for The Common Market. In this role, she managed the organization’s Salesforce implementation and oversaw staff training and professional development. Samantha is a Haverford College alumna with a degree in the Growth and Structure of Cities and a concentration in new economies, food systems and urban sustainability. She serves on the board of directors for the Earth Quaker Action Team and Kol Tzedek Synagogue.
Pamela Fitch
Philanthropy Account Executive @Exponent Partners
Pamela brings together deep experience in philanthropy and technology, spanning nearly 20 years, as Exponent Partners’ account manager for the Philanthropy practice. Pamela’s previous roles have combined skills in technology strategy, leadership, strategic program development, and sales consulting. Most recently, she served as Business Development Consultant for Fluxx Labs and Regional Sales Director of MicroEdge, remaining with the latter company for over 12 years. She has also worked for multiple foundations, serving as executive director of Dell Computer Foundation as well as program officer for Prudential Foundation. Pamela earned a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Eric Magnuson
Director of Solutions Engineering @Exponent Partners
As Exponent Partners’ Director of Solutions Engineering, Eric applies his experience to help design solutions for our prospective clients. Eric brings 17 years of experience in nonprofit technology consulting, and previously worked for Groundwire, where he led a product initiative developing innovative apps in support of nonprofits. Some of the apps he helped bring to market, such as Volunteers for Salesforce, have become vital tools for thousands of nonprofits. He has also, at various points in his career, consulted to nonprofits on agile-scrum process, content management systems, donation management, online advertising and business plan development.