The Raiser’s Edge® is a powerful fundraising and alumni management tool for universities and college foundations. It has the potential to create meaningful relationships with your alumni and donors, while furthering your overall fundraising goals.

Not sure how to leverage The Raiser’s Edge software to maximize efficiency and success? Let our Raiser’s Edge training and software services help!

The Raiser’s Edge Services for University & College Foundations

We are Raiser’s Edge experts, offering a unique consulting experience to universities and college foundations using The Raiser’s Edge fundraising software. Our The Raiser’s Edge for University & College Foundations services include: Database Cleanup, Software Assessment and Evaluations, Custom Training, Custom Programming, and ExtendedCare Plans.

The Raiser’s Edge Database Cleanup

implementation iconSwitching to The Raiser’s Edge from another fundraising software can be overwhelming and confusing. You’ll need to import your data, configure settings, install specific modules, and start learning your way around a new setup.

To make the transition easier, our Raiser’s Edge consultants can install, configure, and get your software, and your team, set up for success.

The Raiser’s Edge Software Assessment & Evaluation

student billing iconUndergoing a Raiser’s Edge software assessment and evaluation can give you more insight into how your database can work for you. Think of it like a check-up for your software.

Our consultants can review your plugin-ins, modules, setup, integration with other systems, etc. to help you maximize the power of The Raiser’s Edge.

The Raiser’s Edge Training

training icon 1Our custom Raiser’s Edge training for universities and college foundations can help you:

  • Target and identify your best alumni and donor prospects;
  • Set up custom, role-based dashboards to better track and manage your performance;
  • Learn Raiser’s Edge best practices for increased efficiency;

The Raiser’s Edge Custom Programming

installation icon 1Your university has a unique way of doing things – a set list of processes and procedures that work for you and your team. Your fundraising software should complement those processes and procedures, not make it harder for you to reach your goals.

With Raiser’s Edge Custom Programming, we work with you to create custom functionalities within your system that complement your internal process. Examples of custom programming include:

  • Creating specialized reports, forms, statements, etc. that are unique to your needs;
  • Connecting your Raiser’s Edge database to additional software your organization uses, and creating custom import or export updates to keep all your information up-to-date;
  • Tailoring your Raiser’s Edge modules and plugin-ins to your exact requirements.

ExtendedCare Plans for The Raiser’s Edge

In addition to our customized Raiser’s Edge software and training services, we also offer ExtendedCare Plans to universities and college foundations wanting ongoing support.

Support Plans for Raiser's Edge

Universities Using Our Raiser’s Edge Services & Training

“Thank you Capital Business Solutions for your Raiser’s Edge Training. Alyson, you were amazing with training, and we thank you immensely.”

Nikki Hinkle, Davis & Elkins College

“Having an expert look at our specific data in The Raiser’s Edge and tailor the training was well worth it. We were able to save template reports and queries directly to my home page that address my own specific issues. Additionally, the trainer made excellent recommendations for database cleanup to help our reporting be more accurate.”

Andi Holbrook, Oak Hill School

Universities & College Foundations We Have Helped With Raiser’s Edge

SCSU - Raiser's Edge Client
JCC - Raiser's Edge Training Client

Meet Your Raiser’s Edge Consultant

Alyson graduated from Davidson College with a degree in English. She has over 20 years of practical experience as both a fundraising professional and donor management services consultant in a variety of settings. Nine of those years were spent in a Director of Development capacity. In 2006 Alyson transitioned into a consulting role and has since worked closely with a wide range of nonprofits, from national organizations to small two to three person shops in education, health and human services, the arts, animal welfare, conservation, foundations and more.

Learn More About Raiser’s Edge Services for University & College Foundations

Learn more about our customized Raiser’s Edge software services and training for universities and college foundations by calling us at  (843) 971-9061 or filling out the form below:

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