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More guide than taskmaster, more teacher than consultant.

We provide Salesforce training for nonprofits, tailored to each step in your Salesforce journey. Whether you are just beginning or are already experienced with Salesforce, we can help you achieve peace with your data.

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Household Account Migration DIY GuideGet our Free DIY Guide to Household Account Migration

Our six-page guide contains checklists, tips, and suggested practices for the journey of migrating to the household account model. Sign up for your free copy.

Want a guide for the journey? Database Sherpa is excited to announce Migration Camps, a series of webinars, resources, and one-on-one technical support. This is a low-cost way to get your data in top shape and migrate your nonprofit’s database to the Household Account Model. Learn more and save your spot now.

 

THE SHERPA APPROACH

PLAN THE TREK

Database Sherpa will customize your trek by defining your nonprofit organization’s needs, short- and long-term goals, capacity, and other factors affecting the design of your Salesforce database. Working together, we will identify how far to climb based on what’s realistic for your organization.

PREPARE THE TEAM

Just as a Sherpa wouldn’t carry a mountain climber to the top, so too will we expect your organization to actively participate in the process. We will equip your team for the journey through hands-on training and resources for self-directed learning.

PUT IT INTO PRACTICE

Database Sherpa will be a hands-on teacher as we co-create your Salesforce database. We view database management as a practice rather than a project. Most organizations invest about 100 hours of practice in their work with Database Sherpa, between time spent learning and actively building their database.

 

ABOUT US

We’re on a mission to bring you this peace, and we achieve it with a process unlike anything data management has seen before. The Sherpa approach means we are more guide than taskmaster, more teacher than consultant.

ASHIMA SAIGAL

Ashima’s path, which has involved yoga, technology, business, and nonprofit work, led her to found Database Sherpa as an alternative way for nonprofits to achieve peace with their data.


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BHANUDAS TANAKA

As a spiritual practitioner, Bhanudas has embraced the principles of mentorship, compassion, and nonaggression – the foundation of the Database Sherpa mentorship model – and is energized to help organizations become more skillful and adept with their Salesforce.com aspirations.


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GABRIEL VIEIRA

Gabriel is an experienced mentor, teacher, and coach, whose dedication to social and environmental justice has motivated him to help grow capacity in the nonprofit sector.


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