As part of their grant work they receive number of documents for each of their funding programs. The SharePoint project was primarily aimed at developing a Document Management System and facilities related to it for collaboration and maintenance and ease of use for users across organization.
As stated by the Executive Director, the Foundation's website & portal design should incorporate the foundation's strategy, goals, mission, how thinking is organized around goals and what they want to accomplish with them â€“ should be front and center in everyone's mind in absolutely everything they do.
- CollaborationThis was mostly accomplished only through email attachments, which results in proliferation of document copies and difficulty tracking versions and edits.
- Permissions: Some iterative processes, such as the grant management and board preparation processes, require more stringent permissions to allow owners of document collections to determine when major version changes occur and when final documents are closed to further editing.
- Data, evidence and research: Make the stored data, evidence and research resources accessible and searchable.
- Remote Access: For approved external partners, vendors, board members and employees to information appropriate for their usage while the rest of the content stays secure