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SmartSimple built technology for empowering grantmakers to elevate their missions and make their world a better place – one community at a time. As the leading grantmaking software provider for arts councils, foundations, and governments looking to future-proof how they fund the arts, we support you and your community at every step.Over 350 funders have used SmartSimple's cloud-based software platform to streamline their grantmaking programs, from submission to reporting. In 2019, our trusted platform processed $7.5 billion in funding. Learn more at https://www.smartsimple.com.

SmartSimple was evaluated in this year's edition of Tech Impact's Idealware A  Consumers Guide to Grants Management Systems and ranked #1 for most number of advanced features. LEARN MORE

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SmartSimple Resources

  • Brochure: SmartSimple Grantmaking Solution for Arts & Culture Funders
    Learn more about SmartSimple's comprehensive solution for managing grants and awards.
  • Brochure: SmartSimple Direct for Grantmakers
    SmartSimple Direct for Grantmakers
  • Brochure: Overview of SmartSimple's Cloud Platform
    Technology is in SmartSimple’s DNA.

Client Success Stories

Client Success Story: California Arts Council

How SmartSimple's Platform Enabled the California Arts Council to Grow and Scale Beyond Boundaries

Client Success Story: Ohio Arts Council

Moving the Ohio Arts Council to a sustainable, future-ready grants management solution

Client Success Story: Toronto Arts Council

Communications and transparency are top priorities for the Toronto Arts Council


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David Doherty | (866) 239-0991 x167 | ddoherty@smartsimple.com

Geoff Cook | (866) 239-0991 | gcook@smartsimple.com

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