Finding the Right Technology Partner

Grounded Solutions Network’s Journey to Selecting a New Managed Service Provider Over the past few blog posts, we’ve provided guidance on Building Tech Skills to Use HomeKeeper, Accidental Admin resources, and User Adoption Tips. We thought this series would be helpful as there is a familiar story among non-profits, especially during times of transition, in which technology-related operations

Salesforce User Adoption Tips from Lizz Hellinga

In August 2023, HomeKeeper Consultant Cheryl Curry attended Lizz Hellinga’s presentation “Create Salesforce Adoption Success”, at the Salesforce Admin User Group in Boston, Massachusetts. This presentation provided timely reminders, and the latest best practices, on guiding users through Salesforce day-to-day. HomeKeeper Administrators and others can use these adoption techniques to empower staff daily to take

Wait…I’m an Admin! Now What?!

There are many people who end up in a Salesforce Administrator role without realizing it – that’s where the title ‘Accidental Admin’ comes from! Maybe you’re the most tech savvy person at your organization, maybe you’ve been managing an existing database. People from all backgrounds end up as an Admin, not just traditional ‘IT’ types.

Welcome Kathryne!

Please welcome the newest HomeKeeper team member, Kathryne LeBell! Kathryne started in February as Grounded Solutions Network’s CRM Database Administrator. She will be overseeing all things Salesforce for GSN, making sure we are setting a strong example for our HomeKeeper community in how best to leverage the power of Salesforce to increase efficiency and maintain good,

Become a GSN Member Today!

As you all know, HomeKeeper is a program of Grounded Solutions Network, a national nonprofit membership organization of community land trusts, local governments, nonprofit organizations, national networks, community development finance organizations and health advocacy organizations, and more. Our mission is to cultivate communities — equitable, inclusive and rich in opportunity — by advancing affordable housing

HomeKeeper 2022 Pricing Update

As HomeKeeper celebrates 10 years of making your jobs easier and your programs better, we are thrilled that our tagline that has stood the test of time. We believe that when organizations see what works for others like them, it will influence the way they do things. This is why we work tirelessly to build

Who’s Who & Who’s New on the HomeKeeper Team 2022!

The HomeKeeper team continues to evolve to meet your needs! We’ve recently created two new roles to support our growing community of HomeKeeper users.  Please welcome Tess Parr who joined us in May as our new Technology Operations Analyst and Mike Mooney who is only in his second week as our new Product Management Associate!

Tony’s Takes: #PolicyPracticePower

Hello HomeKeeper Community, I hope this email finds you in good health and continued wellness as we return from an incredible time in Washington, DC together for #PolicyPracticePower, Grounded Solutions Network’s first national convening since 2019! The only national event dedicated to housing solutions with affordability that lasts for generations, the conference really was an

Opportunity Spotlight: Finding Mortgage Lender Partners

Has it been difficult for you to identify mortgage lenders ready to work with your homebuyers? We know that, particularly for programs with long-term affordability restrictions, finding mortgage lenders who understand your program and are willing to lend to your potential buyers can be a big challenge. Sometimes lenders are unfamiliar with unconventional legal agreements