Nonprofits and Enabling Person Accounts
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This article is for Nonprofit's or HED's that are considering whether or not to enable Person Accounts
For Nonprofit using Salesforce Person Accounts are an option for your organization when thinking about how you want to model your data in Salesforce, and in particular, how to model your 'people' (the heart of your organization), in Salesforce. While every organization is unique, for the vast majority of organizations out there, Salesforce.org today is still recommending utilizing the standard Contact and Account setup as the best path forward for most Salesforce deployments. This is for several reasons:
Things to keep in mind before Enabling Person Accounts:
Before choosing whether or not to enable Person Accounts for your organization we recommend that you speak with your local Salesforce partner or professional before proceeding. If you do not have a Partner you can always inquire in the Power of Us Hub (click here for help about asking this question in the Hub).
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