Archives: Salesforce Foundation

foundationConnect gives you and your grantees custom reports and dashboards so you can track impact

TRANSFORM GRANTMAKING We know that outdated and inflexible systems are turning grantmaking into a complex and time consuming process, preventing you from focusing on your foundation’s core mission. Simplify your grants management lifecycle and transform the way you manage philanthropic giving from start to finish, utilizing easy-to-use tools that are fully customizable to your foundation’s • Read More »



Businesses Are The Greatest Platforms For Change

From the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland – Author: Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO, Salesforce. 1986, BSc in Business Administration, University of Southern California, US. Over 30 years’ software industry experience.  Formerly, Co-Chairman, US President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee. Member of the Board, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy. Author of The Business of Changing the World; • Read More »


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. Read the • Read More »


More Than 500 Companies Join the Salesforce 1% Pledge

Pledge 1% is an effort spearheaded by Salesforce.org, Atlassian, Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado, Rally for Impact and Tides to accelerate their shared vision around integrating philanthropy into businesses around the world.  Read the source article at PR Newswire


Dreamforce: Still the One

There are more opportunities for selling developer seats than for selling CRM seats, so I look for Salesforce to accentuate platform further. It already has announced Lightning improvements, and there will be more to talk about around Dreamforce. Read the source article at crmbuyer.com


Apttus Raises $108M in Series C Funding Round

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —¬†Apttus, the Quote-to-Cash solution provider, today announced it has raised $108 million in a Series C funding round. Investors in this round include Iconiq Capital, K1 Capital, KIA and Salesforce Ventures. This investment follows a $37M Series A round in September 2013 and a $41M Series B round • Read More »


Mayor Lee, San Francisco Unified School District and the Salesforce Foundation Announce Third Year of Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Salesforce Foundation invests $6 million and Salesforce employees plan to volunteer 10,000 hours in San Francisco Unified School District during the 2015-2016 school year. Salesforce adopts 20 schools in San Francisco Unified School District as a part of San Francisco Education Fund and sf.citi’s Circle the Schools initiative. • Read More »


Salesforce.com Foundation Helps Nonprofits

As a Salesforce professional, user or fan, do you know a worthy nonprofit that could use help tracking donors, donations, fundraising campaigns, etc?  Why not recommend that they check out the Salesforce Foundation and the nonprofit version of Salesforce?  Get the details here. Read the source article at Home Page


Salesforce backs UK startup incubator for teenage girls

Salesforce is the core sponsor of the Outbox Incubator, and is funding it through the Salesforce Foundation which channels one percent of the company’s products, equity and time into philanthropic endeavours. Read the source article at v3.co.uk