Enterprise nonprofits connected through the Salesforce platform have built-in advantages when it comes to fulfilling missions while staying safe during the Coronavirus pandemic. Nonprofits and foundations that operated strictly onsite before the quarantine are able to shift to at-home operations while staying safe and compliant. In addition, integrations available on the Salesforce platform allow nonprofits to continue fundraising efforts even when large in-person events have been cancelled.

Salesforce Trailblazers believe strongly in Tech for Good, and many volunteer their expertise when it can benefit society as a whole.

  • Salesforce.org offers Volunteers for Salesforce, which helps manage your volunteer events and people. It manages volunteers, jobs, shifts, and hours, allowing you to track and report on all of the data as well as allow public signups via Sites pages on your website.

  • Crisis Response Application is a free application, which was created by Salesforce Labs. The app enables companies to respond to and manage a crisis in their community (pandemic, natural disaster, organizational events, etc.) to ensure employee well-being and business continuity. Compatible with Salesforce Care orgs and with existing orgs.

Check for applications that manage donor and fundraiser data, support live virtual events, measure engagement, and provide vital communications through multiple channels.

Find a variety of ways to securely store, track, sign and generate documents in Salesforce.

Keep in touch with with donors, volunteers, employees, and the community your nonprofit serves through connectivity applications that integrate telephone, online chat and messaging, and every other channel your organization uses to communicate.

Applications are available to connect healthcare practitioners and administrators with vital health data collected in real-time, which can be used for contact tracing, reporting, and allocation of critical resources and staff.

With virtual operations and experiences in place, the next step is to vanquish uncertainty. Use scenario planning to provide possible outcomes when planning for the future.

When the initial crises are solved and reopening plans are in place, schedule a meeting with your organization’s stakeholders to discuss how scenario planning can remove some uncertainty if a similar situation happens down the road.

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