“GEM Portal has revolutionised grant management at Youngcare. It has maximised efforts for the Fundraising and Management Team by drastically reducing the amount of time required to search for upcoming foundation deadlines, and to record each interaction and the project that has been submitted.
We have found that with the aid of GEM Portal we can pull off enhanced reports for the Board to see where each application is at, and demonstrate the work that is taking place to secure much-needed funds; and it has also allowed me to get a clear indication of the success of my team in this area.
The team at Strategic Grants are an extension of Youngcare. They work with our organisation to learn and fully understand about what we aim to achieve in the coming year and as a result are able to advise key staff on the relevant foundations that we can apply to. All of this is recorded in the GEM Portal. It takes much of the work out of investigating grants.
I believe the cost of GEM Portal has had huge cost-saving implications and supported raised income levels for Youngcare from trusts and foundations – very impressive!” Youngcare