Teams at Red Cross, Salvation Army, Girl Scouts of America, Habitat for Humanity, Greenpeace, and United Way Use Smartsheet for Managing Projects

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Growing number of large, internationally-recognized nonprofit organizations as well as local charities depend on the easy-to-use online project management tool

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Habitat for Humanity uses Smartsheet to manage projects and collaborate online

Smartsheet helps us automate key parts of our work processes, which shaves hours of time and gives us up-to-the-minute visibility on where our programs stand.’s intuitive online project management and collaboration tool has become a popular choice for many internationally-recognized charities and environmental activist groups. It has been adopted by teams at leading nonprofits such as Red Cross, Salvation Army, United Way, Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund, Habitat for Humanity, Girl Scouts of America, Youth Service America,, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, along with many other national and local nonprofit organizations.

Smartsheet’s spreadsheet-like cloud app meets a wide range of needs, helping organizations manage projects, daily operations, fundraising events, as well as easily collaborate online and share files with geographically distributed team members. As a result, organizations efficiently manage projects, improve communication and visibility with stakeholders, and better utilize resources--each critical concerns for those in the nonprofit sector.

Brian Juntti, Director of Marketing and Communications at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, uses Smartsheet to manage a variety of marketing communications programs, including website updates, marketing campaigns and large VIP events. “Like many nonprofits, we have a very small team juggling hundreds of tasks,” said Juntti. “Smartsheet helps us automate key parts of our work processes, which shaves hours of time and gives us up-to-the-minute visibility on where our programs stand.”

“More than ever, these organizations are feeling the pressure to get more done, faster, with fewer resources,” said Mark Mader, CEO of Smartsheet. “Whether they need to share files and project notes with internal and external constituents, develop Gantt charts or automate event registration, Smartsheet has quickly become a favorite team-based productivity app. It’s very gratifying to be able to help a growing number of nonprofits do good in the world.”

Smartsheet provides nonprofits preferred pricing on annual plans and multiple subscription options. Additionally, all plans offer an unlimited number of collaborators who can view and edit the project sheets--for free.

Teams at nonprofit organizations use Smartsheet to:

  •      Create and track marketing and media campaigns, attaching related files and comps for review.
  •      Manage weekly/monthly team task lists, schedules and assignments.
  •      Create PR and media lists, outreach schedules, calendars and coverage.
  •      Plan events, track attendance, and keep track of volunteers.
  •      Collect onsite workers’ hours, conduct surveys or gather attendee feedback in Smartforms
  •      Attach quotes, contracts and other docs,including Google docs or links, and share the row with vendors for easy updating.
  •      Run summary reports across multiple events.
  •      Manage annual budgeting and grant disbursement.
  •      Set alerts and notifications to notify team members as information is changed or milestones met.
  •      Provide convenient access to contact information for personnel and volunteers.

About Smartsheet, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) company, offers businesses an intuitive online project management and collaboration tool. The ease of use of the familiar spreadsheet-like interface, coupled with file sharing and work automation features have made it a popular and highly functional business productivity app for teams. Smartsheet is used by thousands of organizations worldwide for managing all types of work including projects and tasks, operations, sales pipelines, events, marketing campaigns and more. Today, Smartsheet is a top-ranked app in the Google Application Marketplace and is integrated with leading web services such as Google Apps, Salesforce and VMWare’s Zimbra email. Located in Bellevue WA, the privately held company is backed by Madrona Venture Group, a leading venture capital firm. Visit for more details.


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