The Trusted IT Partner for Non-Profits in the Pacific Northwest

CHR Creative - Providing Expert IT Services, Support, and Guidance to Help Non-Profits Thrive

At CHR Creative, we have a deep understanding of the unique IT needs and challenges faced by non-profit organizations in the Pacific Northwest. With nearly two decades of experience partnering with non-profits, we have developed the expertise to provide the best IT services and support to help your organization succeed.

As a veteran-owned company, we have a strong commitment to serving non-profits and helping them maximize their impact. When you partner with us, you gain an IT provider that truly cares about your mission and has the knowledge and skills to support you every step of the way.

What Makes CHR Creative Uniquely Qualified to Serve Non-Profits?

At CHR Creative, serving non-profits is not just a part of what we do - it's at the very core of who we are as a company. With 19 years of proven experience working extensively with non-profit organizations, we have developed a deep understanding of your unique needs and challenges.

CHR Creative is fully invested in and committed to helping non-profits succeed. We understand the intricacies of how non-profits operate, from the way you receive funding to the specific reporting requirements you must meet for grants and compliance.

What sets us apart is that we go above and beyond just providing IT services. Our team is passionate about partnering with non-profits to help them find funders, vendors, and assist with budgeting. We take the time to understand your mission and goals, so we can provide tailored guidance to help you make the most of your technology investments.

As a company headquartered in the Portland metro area, we are ideally positioned to serve non-profits across Oregon and Southwest Washington. With our size and scale, we can provide the high-touch, personalized service that non-profits need, while also having the expertise and resources to make a significant impact on your organization.

How We Help Non-Profits Overcome IT Challenges

Non-profit organizations often face two main categories of IT challenges: optimizing limited resources and scaling smartly while keeping data secure. At CHR Creative, we specialize in helping non-profits overcome these challenges through our comprehensive IT services and support.

When it comes to optimizing resources and budgets, we understand that every dollar counts for non-profits. That's why we focus on helping you implement efficiencies and get the most value out of your technology investments. Our expert IT consultants provide guidance to help you make informed decisions about your IT strategy and spending.

We also help non-profits expand their capabilities and attract top talent by enabling secure remote work solutions. Our team works with you to implement the right tools and policies to empower your staff and volunteers to work effectively from anywhere.

As your non-profit grows, we help you scale smartly by leveraging technology to support your expansion. Our strategic IT planning services ensure that your technology infrastructure can keep pace with your growing needs. We also provide robust cybersecurity and compliance services to safeguard your sensitive data and maintain the trust of your stakeholders.

With our proactive IT management and responsive support, we help minimize downtime and disruptions so you can stay focused on your mission. Our team is always ready to quickly resolve any issues that arise, getting you back up and running as soon as possible.

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Our Comprehensive IT Services for Non-Profits

At CHR Creative, we offer a full range of IT services to support the unique needs of non-profit organizations. While we tailor our services to the specific requirements of each client, our core offerings include:

Managed IT Services: Our comprehensive managed IT services cover all aspects of your technology needs. From proactive management and monitoring to responsive helpdesk support and troubleshooting, we keep your systems running smoothly. Our team provides both on-site and remote support to resolve issues quickly and efficiently.

Cybersecurity & Compliance: We understand the critical importance of protecting your sensitive data and maintaining compliance with relevant regulations. Our cybersecurity experts conduct thorough assessments and develop customized security plans to safeguard your organization. We provide managed security services, including firewall management, antivirus protection, encryption, and more. Our team also assists with meeting specific compliance requirements such as HIPAA, PCI, and NIST standards.

Strategic IT Consulting: Our experienced consultants work closely with your leadership team to develop an IT strategy that aligns with your organizational goals. We provide guidance on budgeting, technology road mapping, and leveraging IT to drive growth and impact. Our team also assists with vendor selection and management to ensure you have the right technology partners.

Cloud & Productivity Solutions: We help non-profits harness the power of cloud computing to improve collaboration, flexibility, and scalability. Our team can assist with secure migrations to platforms like Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Google Cloud. We also provide expert deployment and management of productivity suites such as Office 365 and Google Workspace, as well as cloud-based file storage and collaboration tools.

Frequently Asked Questions from Non-Profits

How quickly can you provide on-site support if needed?

With technicians strategically located across the Portland metro area, we can dispatch a team member to your location within 1-2 hours for urgent on-site support needs. Our goal is to provide prompt assistance to minimize any disruptions to your operations.

Can you help us maintain compliance with regulations and grant requirements?

Absolutely! We have deep expertise in IT compliance frameworks such as HIPAA, PCI, and NIST. Our team stays up-to-date with the latest regulatory requirements and industry best practices. We will work closely with you to assess your compliance needs, implement necessary controls and policies, and provide ongoing support to ensure you maintain compliance. Our services include risk assessments, policy development, staff training, and audit preparation.

We're not satisfied with our current IT provider. How does transitioning to CHR Creative work?

We strive to make the transition process as smooth and seamless as possible. Our team begins by conducting a thorough assessment of your current IT environment and understanding your specific needs and pain points. We then develop a customized transition plan that outlines the steps we will take to migrate your systems and data securely.

Throughout the transition, we work closely with your team to ensure minimal disruption to your operations. We provide comprehensive documentation and training to familiarize your staff with any new tools or processes. Our goal is to quickly address any gaps in your current IT setup and start delivering value as your new technology partner.

Success Stories: The CHR Creative Difference

At CHR Creative, we measure our success by the impact we make on the non-profits we serve. Here are a few examples of how we've helped our clients achieve their goals:

  • Secured a nearly $1 million grant: We worked closely with a healthcare non-profit to secure a significant grant of nearly $1 million to roll out telehealth services during the pandemic. Our team provided the necessary IT guidance and support to ensure a successful implementation, enabling the organization to continue delivering critical care to patients remotely.
  • Streamlined IT and reduced costs by 30%: For a large non-profit client, we conducted a comprehensive assessment of their IT infrastructure and identified opportunities for optimization. By implementing more efficient processes, consolidating systems, and negotiating better vendor contracts, we were able to reduce their IT costs by 30% while improving overall performance and security.
  • Completed a complex cloud migration: We successfully completed a complex cloud migration project for a multi-site non-profit organization. Our team carefully planned and executed the migration to minimize disruption and ensure a smooth transition. The move to the cloud enabled the non-profit to improve collaboration across their locations, increase productivity, and scale their IT infrastructure more easily.

These success stories demonstrate our commitment to delivering tangible results for our non-profit clients. We take pride in being a true partner in their success and helping them leverage technology to further their missions.

Next Steps: Let's Discuss Your Non-Profit's IT Needs

If you're ready to experience the CHR Creative difference for your non-profit organization, we invite you to reach out to us today. Our team is eager to learn more about your unique challenges and goals and explore how we can help you leverage technology to make an even greater impact.

Take the first step by scheduling a Discovery Call with our team. During this call, we'll listen to your needs, answer your questions, and provide valuable insights on how you can optimize your IT environment to better support your mission.

Don't settle for a generic IT provider that doesn't understand the nuances of the non-profit industry. Partner with CHR Creative and gain a dedicated technology ally that is invested in your success.

We look forward to serving as your trusted IT partner and helping your non-profit thrive in the digital age.

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