ardentCause exclusively serves the nonprofit industry. Despite scarce resources, facing big challenges, those who "do good" can accomplish even more with the right technology tools and technology assistance.
ardentCause delivers software solutions and services to both foundations, and the charitable organizations they fund, to help them make the most accurate decisions, efficiently grow, build capacity, and fulfill their missions.
Here are some links to excellent resources of benefit to nonprofits. These will continuously be updated, so check back in the future.
To meet major challenges faced by nonprofits and their funders, the easy online CauseEffectz solution helps grant-making foundations and nonprofits measure significant program outcomes; continuously communicate results to grantors and donors; and visualize the future. It has been designed with the non-technical user in mind, so CauseEffectz saves time and helps staff become even more productive.
Everyone makes better decisions using CauseEffectz.
Stakeholders see easily-viewed dashboards, complemented by success stories conveyed through pictures. Program reports are continuously updated, and results are measured, monitored and shared. Precious time is saved and resources are conserved. Fundraising becomes much easier.
Nonprofits can learn from Groupon’s Super Bowl ad controversy.
Young nonprofit blog writers use their online influence to spread new ideas.
A critic suggests that the Nike Foundation’s effort to spur investment in the well-being of girls may not be so great for womankind.
Two consultants offer their picks of the smartest and silliest giving ideas of 2010.
A petition by a group called the Disaster Accountability Project raises questions about whether aid groups could have done more to prevent Haiti’s cholera epidemic.
GiveWell, a charity-evaluation group, presents a way for donors to vet charities on their own.
Billionaire Warren Buffett says he expects other wealthy people to agree to give away at least half of their money, but nobody has signed onto the pledge since August.
The philanthropy of the financier George Soros has come under attack from Glenn Beck, the Fox News host.
Some philanthropists don’t think about giving to specific causes, but rather about the impact their gifts will have, says an adviser to donors.
A writer at Foreign Policy’s Web site takes a second look at Nicholas Kristof’s spotlight on “do-it-yourself” international aid.
CauseEffectz gives nonprofits the ability to measure and visualize their achievements, and helps communicate their successes to the world, as easily as taking a picture with a phone. An an example, here is the feed from our internal CauseEffectz deployment - our volunteer stories - automatically updated to this website with every new activity.