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Unique Fundraising Ideas

17 Unique Fundraising Ideas for K-12 Schools

A lot of schools rely on fundraising to ensure clubs, sports teams, field trips and other fun activities can take place. Bake sales, walk-a-thons, and carnivals are common school fundraisers but they require a big time commitment from parents and kids alike. To help alleviate bake sale fatigue, we’ve compiled a list of 17 unique […]

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How to Organize a 5K

How to Plan a 5K For Your Nonprofit

Races, walk-a-thons, and bike-a-thons are popular fundraisers for nonprofits and charities of all kinds. Due to their relatively short distance, 5Ks (3.1 miles) are a popular option for nonprofit fundraising. Their approachable distance means they attract more people than half-marathons or marathons and tend to be fun family events. If you’ve ever thought of organizing […]

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How to Create the Perfect Elevator Pitch for Your Nonprofit

If you attend networking events, you’ve probably realized how important an elevator pitch is. Having a nice, succinct speech about your organization’s mission can make a big difference in your networking efforts. What is an Elevator Pitch? An elevator pitch is a short, persuasive snippet of information about your business. Called an elevator pitch because […]

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10 #GivingTuesday Ideas to Make Your Campaign a Success

Since it began in 2012, #GivingTuesday has used the power of social media and the generosity of people around the world to kick off the charitable season. Many nonprofits use Giving Tuesday to launch their end-of-year fundraising efforts. In 2017, the #GivingTuesday Data Project recorded $274 million was donated by over 2.5 million people. That […]

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Capital Business Solutions helps Cincinnati Museum Center with MIP software

Capital Business Solutions recently helped the Cincinnati Museum Center with their MIP Fund Accounting software. Working with Ed Lybrook, Director of Finance at the Organization, CBS provided consulting and assistance to help close out their fiscal year-end including setting up entities, funds, and eliminating/consolidating entities along with comparing reports and any inactive chart of accounts. Who […]

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Capital Business Solutions assists Jesuit High School with Blackbaud’s Financial Edge NXT

Capital Business Solutions spent time recently with longtime client, Jesuit High School of Carmichael, CA with Financial Edge NXT. Working with Julie Winkleman, Controller at the school, CBS provided consulting and training assistance to close out their fiscal year end. Who is Jesuit High School? Jesuit High School is firmly rooted in Jesuit ideals and Catholic […]

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[Webinar] How to Use the Events Module in Raiser’s Edge

Once a quarter, we hold a Focus Series webinar on Raiser’s Edge. We cover relevant topics to help you maximize your software investment. You can view previous webinars in our video library and learn about upcoming webinars here. This particular webinar covers the Events module in Raiser’s Edge (RE) and is hosted by our own […]

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Capital Business Solutions helps PATH migrate to Financial Edge NXT

Capital Business Solutions is helping PATH (People Acting to Help, Inc) with their migration to Financial Edge NXT. Working with Alicia Kocareli, Special Projects Coordinator and their internal finance team, CBS has been helping implement Financial Edge NXT migrating from their legacy system CMHC. The implementation encompassed modules including General Ledger, Projects-Grants & Endowments, Accounts Payable […]

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13 Easy Ways to Show Volunteer Appreciation Year-Round

Any non-profit knows how valuable volunteers are. They donate their time and skills to help further your organization’s mission and they deserve recognition for that all year-round, not just at the holidays! Whether your organization has just held an event that your volunteers were a huge help with or you’ve had a few volunteers go […]

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