Capital Business Solutions recently helped Appalachian Research & Defense Fund of Kentucky with their MIP Fund Accounting software.

Working with LaDonna Lemaster, Chief Fiscal Officer at the Organization, CBS helped implement their Allocations module. Included with the implementation, CBS provided customized training for all the users on all the modules including how to refine business processes to support the Allocations module; defined and configured an Allocations code; review and training on Allocations processing; plus, built a .def file for payroll with testing and an orientation for the team on processing.

Who is Appalachian Research & Defense Fund of Kentucky? 

The Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, Inc., known nationwide as “AppalReD,” is a private, non-profit law firm.  They offer free civil legal help to eligible, low-income people in 37 counties in the Appalachian Mountains and rolling hills of eastern and south-central Kentucky, a region where more than 240,000 people live in poverty.  AppalReD’s attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries in six local law offices work hard to improve their clients’ lives.  They help their clients get and keep basic needs:  Income; adequate food and health care; decent, safe, sanitary housing; and personal safety and protection from violence and abuse.

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Which CBS Consultant is working with Appalachian Research & Defense Fund of Kentucky?

Jason Simpkins – Senior Consultant and Implementation Specialist  Jason Simpkins - Capital Business Solutions

Jason graduated from Bluefield State College in Bluefield, WV in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, specializing in Accounting and Management. Since then, Jason worked as an accountant for a CPA firm whose audits consisted primarily of nonprofit and government entities. He also served as a controller for a manufacturing/building company, managing the accounting department and being responsible for month end closing and financial statements for 14 separate companies. Today, Jason uses his nonprofit and accounting skills as an Implementation Specialist and Consultant for Abila MIP Fund Accounting and Blackbaud Financial Edge/NXT Services.

MIP Fund Accounting

With its flexible system setup and built-in reporting, MIP Fund Accounting™ helps your organization master its critical accounting and administration tasks. This product provides more than accuracy; it gives the quality and service that results in greater accountability, effective management of funds, and more time to focus on your cause.

Capital Business Solutions

Capital Business Solutions is a recognized leader in providing cutting-edge, integrated financial and fundraising software solutions and professional services purpose-built for the nonprofit and public sector. Offering our clients more than fifty years of combined industry specific experience, we have successfully implemented more than 700 clients in our 20 years of operation.

If you are interested in finding out more about training and services for MIP Fund Accounting please reach out to us at (888) 249-6008 or contact us to chat.