Are you tired of being limited to a narrow list of “vertical” vendors for your nonprofit accounting software? Do you crave the technology benefits of more popular products? With Tangicloud’s Fundamentals App, powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, you can enjoy comparable and often greater functionality AND get great technology. Fundamentals is the result of decades of innovative solutions for nonprofits leveraging the power of Microsoft Business Central, the top accounting software for mid-to-large organizations.
Fundamentals is the result of 25 years experience in meeting the functional needs of nonprofits across the world. Many features have been designed and recommended by hundreds of organizations as part of our commitment to Customer-Driven Innovation.
However, because of Microsoft’s multi-billion dollar investment in the world’s leading middle-market Business Central ERP platform, nonprofit users like you can future-proof your investment and modernize your nonprofit accounting software.
Microsoft’s Dataverse, formerly known as Common Data Service (CDS), offers several benefits to nonprofit organizations.
Here are some of the ways it can benefit nonprofits:
Centralized Data Management: Dataverse provides a centralized repository for storing and organizing all relevant data of a nonprofit organization. It allows nonprofits to collect, manage, and access data from various sources in one place, facilitating better collaboration and streamlined workflows.
Improved Data Analysis and Reporting: Nonprofits can leverage Dataverse’s powerful features for data analysis, reporting, and visualization. By combining data from diverse sources and creating meaningful reports and dashboards, organizations can gain valuable insights to make informed decisions and measure their impact more effectively.
Customizable and Scalable Platform: Dataverse is highly customizable, allowing nonprofits to design their own data models, fields, and entities to fit their unique requirements. It also provides scalability, enabling nonprofits to adapt and grow as their data needs evolve over time.
Integration with Other Microsoft Tools: Dataverse integrates seamlessly with various other Microsoft tools and applications, such as Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and the Nonprofit Accelerator. This integration enables nonprofits to create powerful solutions, automate processes, and enhance productivity by leveraging the full Microsoft ecosystem. The Nonprofit Accelerator is a suite of solutions and resources tailored to the unique needs of nonprofits to handle constituent management, fundraising, awards, program delivery, and data which tracks impact..
Security and Compliance: As part of the Microsoft Cloud, Dataverse provides robust security features, including data encryption, access controls, and regular backups. It also helps nonprofits meet compliance requirements, such as GDPR, HIPAA, and SOC, ensuring the protection and privacy of sensitive data.
Collaboration and Remote Work: With Dataverse, nonprofits can collaborate effectively and work remotely. Teams can access and update data in real-time, regardless of their physical locations, enhancing collaboration and supporting flexible work environments.
Cost-Efficiency: Nonprofits can benefit from discounted or free access to Microsoft products and services through various programs like Microsoft for Nonprofits. This makes the adoption of Dataverse and its associated tools more cost-effective for nonprofits, allowing them to allocate resources to their core mission.
By leveraging these benefits, nonprofits can streamline their operations, improve data management, and make data-driven decisions to achieve their organizational goals more efficiently.
The Microsoft Universal Code Initiative has several benefits for customers using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.
Consistent User Experience: Business Central is built using a universal codebase, which means the user experience is consistent across devices and platforms. Whether you access Business Central through a web browser, desktop application, or mobile app, the interface and functionality remain the same, providing a seamless experience for customers.
Cross-Platform Accessibility: The universal codebase allows customers to access and use Business Central from different devices and operating systems. Whether you are using a Windows PC, Mac, tablet, or smartphone, you can access your business data and perform tasks on the go, enhancing flexibility and productivity.
Easy Customization and Extension: The universal codebase enables developers to customize and extend Business Central easily. This means customers can tailor the solution to their specific business needs without worrying about compatibility or creating separate versions for different platforms. Customizations and extensions can be seamlessly applied across devices, providing a unified experience for users.
Efficient Updates and Improvements: With a unified code base, Microsoft can deliver updates and improvements to Business Central more efficiently. Customers can benefit from timely updates, bug fixes, and new features that are automatically rolled out across platforms, ensuring the solution’s stability, security, and competitiveness.
Cost-Effective Solution: The universal codebase reduces the development and maintenance costs associated with multiple versions of the software. This cost-effectiveness is passed on to customers, making Business Central a more affordable and accessible solution for organizations of all sizes.
Office 365 Integration
Business Central integrates directly with all other Microsoft Apps including Excel, Word, Teams, Outlook and Entra ID (Azure Active Directory). This allows nonprofit organizations to leverage their investment in Office 365 licenses to perform utility functions like mass edits of master data, sharing data with Teams users, importing from Excel, sending approval email notifications, and customizing reports.
Choose Fundamentals and Business Central to unlock the full potential to modernize your nonprofit accounting software and transform the way you manage your finances and operations. Fundamentals is the first and most comprehensive solution for nonprofits to be published on Microsoft’s AppSource marketplace and is proud to tout 100% customer renewals and no price increases for eight straight years.