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This Week in Nonprofit Innovation: 5 Must-Read Articles

By May 2, 2016

Here are 5 of the most interesting and useful posts about Salesforce for nonprofits and #NPtech that the team has been reading this week. Enjoy:

Cloud1. Clouds, Data, and your Nonprofit
via @Tech_Impact and @MRCampaigns
This post and the attached e-book offer one of the best introductions to the cloud for nonprofits that we’ve seen. Required reading for anyone who’s making technology decisions for their organization.

Find Matched Gifts2. Leveraging NPSP’s Employer Gift Match Functionality to Take Your Fundraising to the Next Level
via @TravisLockhart of @Cloud4Good
Did you know that the Nonprofit Starter Pack has built-in functionality for managing matching gifts? Now you do! Learn how to turn it on and get started.

Data Storage3. The Most Thorough Data Migration Answers You’ll Ever Get Without Hiring a Consultant
via @KellPartners
Data migration is a daunting task that comes with some big, hairy questions. In this post, KELL takes on six of the biggest and hairiest.

HIPAA4. Is Salesforce HIPAA/PHI-Compliant?
via @Summa_Tech
Does your nonprofit store patient health data? This post explores different ways to work securely with PHI in Salesforce.

Program design5. Understanding the Landscape: The Role of Research in Nonprofit Program Design
via @EndurancePM of @FCSanFrancisco
When your organization is thinking of starting a new program, there’s a lot to consider. Here are some great resources to get you started.

See you next week! Remember to follow us on Twitter at @SalesforceOrg for more nonprofit innovation stories.