Vendor Selection

CSR vendors provide both software and outsourced services to support your CSR program needs. Among vendors, SaaS software platforms differ, as do service experience levels. That’s why CSR Matters offers the most comprehensive vendor selection services in the market.

We help you evaluate and prioritize your program needs, map your needs against SaaS capabilities, assess services like funds disbursement, and even underwrite the financial stability of your prospective vendor.

25 09, 2018

SDG Reporting & CSR Software (Part 2)

By | 2018-09-28T21:05:29+00:00 September 25th, 2018|

We set out to answer a simple question: What are the SDG reporting capabilities of current CSR software? Then we learned that the "simple question" wasn't so simple. Join us in Part 2 of this two-part series as we explore examples of SDG reporting hard at work. In Part 1, we addressed the reality that Corporate [...]

28 03, 2018

Don’t Let Your CSR Program Lifecycle Turn into a Death Spiral

By | 2018-03-29T17:43:46+00:00 March 28th, 2018|

Good CSR programs - successful CSR programs - require evaluation. There's no avoiding it. Like any other aspect of your business, there is a process for managing the work and achieving success ... a lifecycle. And the CSR program lifecycle isn't complicated: just plan, execute and EVALUATE. Then repeat. Why do I capitalize "evaluate"? Because [...]

21 02, 2018

It’s That Time of Year! Program Evaluations and the CSR Calendar

By | 2018-02-21T22:51:47+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

My first foray into the world of Corporate Social Responsibility was with the United Way. That is when I learned just how important calendars are to all things that have anything to do with CSR and fundraising. Simply put, there are times of the year when certain tasks must be completed or you won't have [...]

12 01, 2018

Why Shared CSR Values Are So Important

By | 2018-01-12T15:42:58+00:00 January 12th, 2018|

When the going gets tough, the tough get going ... right? Well, not always. In this interesting niche market that we call Corporate Social Responsibility (or CSR), shared CSR values - sometimes referred to as a "cultural fit" between company and partners - is everything. Why? Because "when the going gets tough," it is your [...]

16 12, 2017

Is Giving Technology Your Servant or Your Master?

By | 2017-12-18T20:48:43+00:00 December 16th, 2017|

Is giving technology your servant or your master? It is a great question, isn't it? So, how do you feel about, for example, your mobile giving experience? Your CSR platform? Online giving and volunteering systems? Do they serve your needs, or do you feel like they lord over you like a master making your CSR [...]