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Thomas den Hengst

Welcome to Thomas den Hengst, who has joined the ProjectConnect team as a software architect since the beginning of this year. Thomas has a Master degree from the University of Twente and previously worked as a developer and architect at Adapcare. Thomas is working in the development team on the further development of ProjectConnect as…

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A joint initiative for nonprofit IT already exists (anyway)….

In late January 2022, an article appeared on the “Chronicle of Philanthropy” urging grantmakers to stop resisting nonprofits’ request for technology funding. Particularly when it comes to IT fundamentals, architecture, integrations, cyber-security and core applications for project management, these topics are not high on the list of funds and donors. While they are essential for…

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Jeroen Bosman appointed as Operational Manager

A warm welcome to Jeroen Bosman! He strengthens the team as Operations Manager for Matthat Software B.V. and ProjectConnect Foundation . Jeroen takes over the responsibilities of Gert van Ramshorst. Gert will fully focus on Account Management and Sales to help more organizations with our solution for the complete support of their projects aimed at…

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We Have Moved to a New Office!

From January 1st, 2022, we will move into our new office. The new premises are five minutes walk from our previous location in the business park Goudse Poort. In addition to the Gouda office, we will be opening a second office in Drachten in early January. In this new soil we hope to be able…

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NGOs and Foreign Exchange (FX) – part 2

Woord en Daad implemented a strategy, whereby the currency profits/losses are compensated through a separate forex risk fund. The basic idea is straightforward: deposit all profits in a fund and withdraw all losses from that same fund. And monitor the balance. In this way, project budgets are not affected by exchange rate differences over which you have no influence, and a partner knows in advance which (local currency) budget can be counted on.