Nonprofit Accounting and Fundraising Software Blog

Capital Business Solutions is assisting Community Action Organization of Western NY convert to Raiser’s Edge NXT

Capital Business Solutions is assisting Community Action Organization of Western NY convert to Raiser’s Edge NXT. Working with Tom Kane, Development Director at the organization, CBS is helping implement a Solutions Subscription and migration to Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge NXT including the Essentials Package with Events, Tribute, EFT, Payment Processing, and Search Online Express for Email […]

Read More

how to build email list

10 Tips to Build Your Nonprofit’s Email List

Whether you’re looking to increase engagement or drive donations, email marketing is proven to get results. But what if your email list is small, leaving you with a limited audience? How do you get more email subscribers? We have ten time-tested methods to get more subscribers to your nonprofit’s email list.

Read More

Storytelling strategies for nonprofits

5 Tips to Create a Successful Storytelling Strategy for Your Nonprofit

As a nonprofit organization, you rely on donations and fundraising efforts to maintain your organization and fund your purpose. This means that marketing your nonprofit comes with unique challenges. Unlike traditional businesses that can market a product or service that is of interest to the consumer, where the consumer gets something in return for their […]

Read More

donor acquisition strategy

Donor Acquisition Strategy: How To Turn Your Contacts Into Donors

Most nonprofits work on donor acquisition continuously. Can you imagine saying, “we have enough donors!” Probably not. If you’re struggling with donor acquisition, it might be time to reevaluate your strategy and focus on one specific group of people: those you already call contacts. This could mean people that subscribe to your email list, your […]

Read More

Writing a Press Release

Writing a Press Release for Nonprofits: 6 Tips for Success

If your organization recently had an extremely successful fundraising event or service project, just welcomed a new director, or is making strides in your mission, a press release is the perfect way to announce it! What is a Press Release? A press release is a short, compelling story written by a PR professional and sent […]

Read More

Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofit Organizations

Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofit Organizations

If your nonprofit’s email marketing isn’t getting the responses, conversions, or donations you’re looking for, you’re not alone. Email marketing for nonprofits isn’t as complicated as people think, but there are email marketing best practices that you should follow to maximize your conversions, increase responses, and secure more donations. Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofit […]

Read More

church fundraising ideas

20 Fundraising Ideas for Churches and Youth Groups

Whether your church or religious organization needs a little boost in income or your congregation is trying to fund something specific, there are a lot of ways to raise the money you need. From general church fundraising ideas to fundraisers for youth groups, we’ve compiled a list of the best ways to reach your monetary […]

Read More

How to Pitch Your Organization to the Media

How to Pitch Your Nonprofit to the Media

Whether you’re looking to promote a fundraising initiative, programming, or general news about your organization, having a good relationship with the media can be very beneficial. Getting your nonprofit organization picked up by a journalist isn’t as difficult as it seems, but it does take persistence and hard work. So, how do you go about […]

Read More

Capital Business Solutions works with St. Benedict’s on their Financial Edge NXT software

Capital Business Solutions has been working with St. Benedict’s Preparatory School of Newark, NJ on their Financial Edge NXT software. Working with Donna Chahalis, Director of Finance and Administration at the school, CBS helped to provide training and consulting on their Accounts Payable module, configuration of their Bank Feeds and Bank Reconciliation assistance and training. Who […]

Read More