Our Services

SYNC Non-profit Consulting offers a comprehensive, personalize, customer-service experience for the most discerning of clients.  SYNC Non-Profit Consulting Group offers a comprehensive range of independent consulting services for Blackbaud products, including The Raiser’s Edge® and NetCommunity™. We provide the expert advice you need on database conversion, data planning and analysis, prospect research, and fundraising consulting. Our staff will help you implement the following:

Customized Training for The Raiser’s Edge® and Raiser’s Edge NXT (RENXT) 

Expert advice you need on database conversion, data planning and analysis, prospect research, Financial Edge, fund-accounting and fundraising consulting. Our staff will help you implement the following:
Customized Training for The Raiser’s Edge® and REXNT
SYNC customizes training for you and your staff using your data to meet your organizational and database needs. We know many organizations use only a fraction of the tools available to them with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge® and we aim to maximize your database and increase your opportunities with your constituents. From donor base analytics to moves management, we implement one-on-one or group training opportunities with you and your staff improving and implementing the effectiveness of your software.

Raiser’s Edge® Data Conversion and Solutions

If you are converting to Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge® from another donor management or fundraising system, call SYNC first. Our database expertise working with Blackbaud and other non-profit donor management systems is impeccable and the ease of converting data in and out of Raiser’s Edge® makes SYNC a leader in data conversion. We make the transition seamless and efficient giving you the valuable time you need to work with your donors instead of time converting your database.

Comprehensive Database Analysis/Operations Audit and Clean-up Services

You strive to be a leader in your field; in addition, you expect your database to also meet that expectation. A high performance database that meets your fundraising and reporting needs requires information to be stored in a logical and intuitive manner. SYNC will analyze the efficiency of your coding methodologies, policies and procedures, review the data integrity and provide a comprehensive recommendation to expand your reach. We understand that your business operations may need extra attention and our staff is ready to work with your team to strategize a thorough audit handling any deficient information, consolidate redundancies, and review your database. SYNC will help you maximize your database and ensure your system is operating at its fullest potential.

Database Administration Retainer Services

SYNC provides high-level database management support on retainer with a Blackbaud certified Raisers’ Edge and fundraising professional working on-site or remotely, providing the extra benefit of a highly-trained employee with no direct-hire expenses. Whether you require services temporarily during staffing transitions, or more permanent database administration we will work to customize your strategy and plan to enhance and maintain your database needs. Our professional DBA can provide impeccable fundraising metrics, ad-hoc services, high-level board reporting, executive Dashboards and other unique fundraising reports/analytics.

Full Capacity Gift / Acknowledgement – Retainer Services

Is your staff in transition mode or short-staffed? Are you struggling to meet best business practices on gift entry and acknowledgment processes? Let the SYNC-Results team assist you! We provide both temporarily and full capacity gift entry and donor acknowledgement services. We are dedicated to meet the 24-48 hour turnaround on donor receipts while ensuring data entry is precise. We focus on strong business operations practices and balancing to the penny each and every month!

SYNC Your Fundraising Plan with the Raiser’s Edge Platform

SYNC-Results provides impeccable guidance on synchronizing your Raiser’s Edge with your Development strategic plans. From KPI data, fundraising/friend-raising initiatives to reporting and analytics, we can ensure that your organization’s database has all the strategic coding methodologies in place to manage your KPI needs.

Event Management Services in The Raiser’s Edge & Events Module

Take the stress out of organizing your organization’s upcoming fundraising event. The events module works with The Raiser’s Edge to help you manage all aspects of your events. Whether you organize a tennis tournament, an awards banquet, a trustee luncheon, a training class for your volunteers, a holiday party, or homecoming activities, the information you need — from prices and expenses, to income generated, to participants — is kept in one package. Learn how to master the tools available in Raiser’s Edge and the Events module to manage the event from the planning to execution and reporting. This session is led by veteran Event Managers who can help you be the event planner and fundraiser everyone can rely on for the next big event in your community.

Financial Edge/FENXT training/Consulting Services

SYNC is well equipped to serve your organization with it’s Financial Edge/FENXT training/consulting needs. With our Blackbaud certified Financial Edge guru, we can provide FE audits, coding customization, personalized training and Financial Management retainers.

Massive Importing or Importomatic Training/Consultancy

Does your organization have massive import projects? Whether your organization has significant importing needs such as alumni, students, patients or national fundraising data, we can guide your team to successful and effective importing processes. We can provide precise guidance with the Raiser’s Edge importing and/or the Importomatic software.

Hands-on Workshops/Boot Camps

Bring your live database to our popular Raiser’s Edge, Financial Edge, BBNC and Importomatic boot camps and return to your office with new knowledge right at your fingertips! These classes are led by veteran Blackbaud certified fundraising consultants that love to share their knowledge and tricks of the trade.

Development and Donor Relations Consulting

We handle multiple levels of development and donor relations consulting including comprehensive strategic planning, stewardship and donor relations expertise, and prospect research. From direct mail appeals, copyediting and ghostwriting services we ensure your message is delivered to your client with skilled marketing and communication finesse.

Crystal Reports and Training Services

Crystal Reports can be crystal clear when you learn from the experts who lead in knowledge and training for this process. From structuring queries and exports from Raiser’s Edge to build reports to creating formulas, adding groups and sub-reports and learn how to format your report for professional impression and approval. Finally a way to take a complex process and make it easier for you and your team.

Importomatic Services and Training

CPA / Fund Accountant By The Hour

Are you in a crunch or have a CFO out on vacation and you need quick and accurate Fund Accounting expertise? Are your report not reconciling and on a hot deadline?? We have a qualified staff of CPA level Accountants that can assist you with fund-accounting, Financial reports, and hands-on assistance for Financial Edge/ FENXT, MIP and Quickbooks Accounting software programs.