Capital Business Solutions recently provided Raiser’s Edge training services and consulting for the staff at the New Hampton School in New Hampshire.

Working with Meriellen Joga, Donor Database Manager at the school, CBS provided a customized and comprehensive training on the software to the staff plus additional school from ISANNE – Independent Schools Association of Northern New England. They covered Using Notes and Actions, Understanding Campaigns, Funds and Appeals, Queries including merging queries & using summary fields , Exporting to other applications, Creating standard and saved reports, Administration, Net Community, Batch processing, Global inserts/updates, Using conditional address formatting and Advanced reporting.

Who is New Hampton School?

New Hampton School

New Hampton School was one of the first privately endowed schools in New Hampshire. On June 17, 1821, William B. Kelley, Nathaniel Norris, and seventeen associates received a charter for New Hampton Academy in order to provide a general secondary educational for local boys and girls and for others who wished to board. By September 17, 1821, when the first term began, the construction of a 24 x 32-foot frame building — heated by an open fireplace, furnished with unpainted seats and desks, and containing no library, no equipment, and no blackboards — was almost completed. More than 50 students enrolled that fall (at $3.00 tuition per term), about one third of them Boston boys who boarded with townspeople (for $1.00 to $1.38 per week).  During a renaissance period at New Hampton, Mr. Menke guided the School through a comprehensive strategic planning process, began the most ambitious capital campaign in the institution’s history, helped make New Hampton the first boarding school in New England to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, and introduced iPads into the curriculum.

Which CBS Consultant is working with New Hampton School?

Alyson Watts – Fundraising Practice Manager

Alyson offers 13 years of fundraising experience in a variety of nonprofit settings, including 9 years in a Director of Development capacity and 6 years administering The Raiser’s Edge® databases. Her fundraising experience includes corporate development, membership, annual giving, special events, grant writing, and capital campaigns; and her nonprofit management experience includes strategic planning, budgeting, volunteer development, staff structuring, and training. She has direct experience with both national organizations with hundreds of employees and with small non-profits with budget size of under $1 million. Her professional services experience includes implementing software, managing software conversions and upgrades and devising workflow and written procedures manuals.

If you are interested in finding out more about customized Fundraising Software Training and Consulting call Andy at 888-366-7527 x26 or email You can also use our contact us form to request a free no obligation quote.