Inspired Design meets Dynamic Technology

Inspired Design meets Dynamic Technology

Minnesota Power Foundation Chooses First Software to Manage Grantmaking Program

Minneapolis, MN; May 21, 2015: The Minnesota Power Foundation, a longtime client of Bromelkamp Company, has decided to convert their internal operations software from First Pearl to First  First is cloud-based CRM (Customer Relationship Management) solution that meets all the grants management needs of a corporate, private, or family foundation.  After 18 years of utilizing Bromelkamp Company's First Pearl software, the Minnesota Power Foundation sought software that would maximize their internal resources, was easily accessible to the employees who work in the multiple communities they serve, was flexible, and that came with outstanding customer support.  They selected Bromelkamp's online CRM solution, First

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Using Software to Measure Outcomes Across Diverse Programs

Minneapolis, MN; February 26, 2015: For decades private and family foundations have chosen an area of interest and then made grants that seek to support like-minded nonprofit organizations with the same interest.  More recently funders have been called upon to measure the impact of their grantmaking.  Those grantmaking organizations rely on the data reported from their grantees to convey to their communities and constituents their grantmaking effectiveness.  Bromelkamp Company's clients have asked for guidance in tracking outcomes in their databases and how to use that data in their reporting.  
Join subject expert Henry Bromelkamp at the Grants Managers Network as they celebrate their 10th Annual Conference March 16-18, 2015, in National Harbor outside Washington, D.C., where they'll focus on perspectives about grantmaking in philanthropy.  Bromelkamp will present a workshop at the Annual Conference that will demystify methods of capturing useful data in your database and help identify various reporting opportunities.


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Bromelkamp Company Surpasses Other Vendors in Data Sharing with Simplify’s GuideStar Exchange

Minneapolis, MN; February 10, 2015: Bromelkamp Company announces their partnership with Simplify.  By joining together we seek to improve service to our clients by creating a more efficient grant application process., Bromelkamp Company’s online application software, will bridge with Simplify’s technology to access a common database (via GuideStar Exchange) to auto-fill fields in their application. The concept of a common database has been considered for years by both grantmaking organizations and grant seekers. Now through the use of Simplify’s Application Program Interface (API) Bromelkamp Company clients can access Simplify’s database for a streamlined application process.

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Two Community Foundations Choose Bromelkamp Company's Community Pearl Software Solution

Minneapolis, MN; December 4, 2014: Bromelkamp Company LLC, known for its affordable and customizable grants management software, announced recently that the Beaver County Foundation and the Fairfield Community Foundation have both selected Community Pearl for their integrated grants management solution. Integrated data management is a cornerstone of good stewardship. Community Pearl integrates all essential functions for community foundations, including contact management, grant and scholarship management, fundraising and donor gift management, and multifaceted fund accounting. Community Pearl fund accounting automates essential functions providing foundations of all sizes the assurance they need for their complex processes.  Written in Microsoft® Access, this concise product can be tailored to meet your needs today and grow with your foundation.

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Announcing: Business Development Representative

Minneapolis, MN, October 20, 2014: Bromelkamp Company is pleased to announce Meghan Davignon as Business Development Representative. In this new position Meghan will lead the Company’s endeavors to reach new grantmakers and connect them to Bromelkamp Company’s line of software solutions. Formerly Meghan served as Database Consultant on the Bromelkamp Company Technical Support Team. Prior to joining the Company she was employed by Daughters of Charity, a grantmaking organization; from that experience she brought with her a rich philanthropic understanding. In the last two years she has come to know the many nuances of the over 200+ fundraising and grantmaking organizations served by Bromelkamp’s software.  Meghan says “In my new Business Development role, I’m very excited to meet with new organizations and show them how Bromelkamp Company can be a valuable partner in furthering their mission.  I hope that my technical and philanthropic experience will help them see not only what currently exists, but also what is possible.” If you would like to offer your own congratulations, or have a question about the many software solutions offered, please contact Meghan directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..