Access HomeKeeper From Wherever You Are

HomeKeeper is thinking of our participating organizations. We hope you and your community are safe and healthy. We realize many organizations may now be working from home, based on current advice and guidelines of public health officials.HomeKeeper  is a program of Grounded Solutions Network, and all staff are working remotely from home. As a reminder,

Staff Named as Fellows in Salesforce.org Impact Labs

Two members of the HomeKeeper team were named as Community Fellows in the inaugural Salesforce.org Impact Labs fellowship. Tiffany Eng, Program Director, and Cheryl Curry, Training and Support Senior Specialist, are grateful to be part of this group on behalf of HomeKeeper, a program of Grounded Solutions Network. Although Grounded Solutions and HomeKeeper are not

Member Profile: Chhaya CDC Automates their Housing Counseling Intake with Online Form

Chhaya Community Development Corporation became a HomeKeeper participating organization in Fall 2018, using housing counseling features to complete their reporting requirements for the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (CAPACD).   The organization operates in Queens, New York, home to the fastest-growing South Asian population in the country. Chhaya empowers this community through

HomeKeeper at the HUD Intermediary and State Housing Finance Conference this August

Our HomeKeeper Director, Tiffany Eng,  will be exhibiting and presenting at the Office of Housing Counseling HUD Intermediary and State Housing Finance Agency Conference on August 8th in Washington DC. More information on the event can be found at this link, including a recording of the session featuring Tiffany and HomeKeeper. If you are interested

Our staff is now 4x Salesforce Certified!

We have exciting news for our users, especially those who use our HomeKeeper support over the course of the year. This fall, two of our Support Staff, Cheryl Curry and Valerie Rogers, received new certifications from Salesforce. What does this mean for our users? It means that we now have additional certifications to be able

Intersections 2018: Hands-On Training and Skill Building

This month our organization, Grounded Solutions Network, held its annual Intersections conference in Pittsburgh, PA from October 1-4. This conference brought together policy makers, residents, community land trusts, Habitat for Humanity affiliates and cities from across the country to learn and speak about long-term affordable housing. Our HomeKeeper team was busy at the conference – here

Solution Spotlight: Reporting HomeKeeper Data to HUD and NeighborWorks

HomeKeeper was excited to launch our Housing Counseling features in 2017, which gave our 10 Early Adopters the ability to report directly to HUD. We quickly discovered many organizations have reporting requirements in addition to or separate from HUD, which means their counseling data had to be prepared for intermediaries, such as NeighborWorks. Often, client’s

Build Your Career Using HomeKeeper on Salesforce

HomeKeeper Skills are Marketable Skills When you’re entering program information into HomeKeeper, creating and placing custom fields, or finalizing a report, you are actually learning skills applicable to some of the top 10 jobs in the world. HomeKeeper is built on Salesforce, an incredibly popular CRM cloud technology, used worldwide by nonprofits, businesses, and places

Join our next Habitat for Humanity webinar: Making Permanent Affordability Work

Our organization, Grounded Solutions Network, partnered with Habitat for Humanity International to help produce Habitat’s 2017 Shelter Report which makes a compelling argument for creating homes that stay permanently affordable to benefit generation after generation of low-income home buyers. Building on this report, Grounded Solutions Network will be hosting a webinar in May for Habitat affiliates interested

Make Better Reports in Salesforce, Faster! (Part I)

In case you missed it, at last week’s HomeKeeper Office Hours, we highlighted our top tips for HomeKeeper users who are looking to make better reports, faster. Reports in Salesforce are the easiest way to leverage your data, and start digging into it to see what it means in practice. These tips will help you