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Client Spotlight: LiUNA!

Formed in 1903, the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA!) seeks to advance the rights and interests of its members through proactive representation, effective political action and educational training programs. Since its inception more than 110 years ago, LiUNA has grown to have 44 district councils, 9 regional offices, 400 local unions and more than 500,000…

Featured Functionality: Go Paperless

Featured Functionality: Go Paperless

Serenic Navigator will enable your nonprofit to make the transition to paperless.

The average office worker in the U.S. uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year. That’s 4 million tons of copy paper annually.

Go paperless and have the ability to:

Distribute electronic reports via Excel, Word or PDF
Attach documents to the appropriat…

The Growth of #GivingTuesday

The Growth of #GivingTuesday
December 2, 2014 marked the third annual #GivingTuesday, a global day of celebration dedicated to giving back. Take a look at some of the preliminary 2014 results and see the remarkable growth of #GivingTuesday’s reach and impact.
November 27, 2012: $13.4 million raised; $101 average gift size; 2500 participating organizations
December 3, 2013: $29.1…

Client Spotlight: International Planned Parenthood Federation – WHR

International Planned Parenthood Federation – Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/ WHR) is a leader in the international movement to secure sexual and reproductive health care as a human right for all. Founded in 1954, the organization is focused on educating young people, increasing access to health services, and empowering individuals to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights.


Client Spotlight: Groton School

With 383 students, the size of Groton School is a fundamental part of what makes it unique. The boarding school, which was founded in 1884, is dedicated to “inspiring lives of character, learning, leadership, and service” for its students.

Groton’s campus is located in rural Massachusetts about an hour from Boston. While the property stretches across 400 acres of woodlands, t…

Dollar a Day: Crowdfunding for nonprofit organizations

Do you want to be more engaged with nonprofits? Are you having a hard time finding great organizations to support? Meet Dollar a Day.

Launched by Perry Chen, the cofounder and CEO of Kickstarter, Dollar a Day is a subscription-based donation service meant to bring awareness and support to a host of nonprofits. The concept is simple yet powerful: everyone who joins commits to donating $1 a…

Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

Happy Thanksgiving!
Just a reminder that AVF will be closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

All AVF employees will be out of the office and there will be no customer service representatives available to respond to Help Desk requests.

If there is the possibility that you will need support on November 27 or November 28, please contact…

Client Spotlight: Community Support Services

For the last 20 years Community Support Services has been providing community-based services to children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. The organization supports individuals in accordance with their needs at school, work and home.

Since its inception, the organization has experienced consistent growth. In 2013 there were 131 individuals over the age of 21…

Featured Functionality: Integrated Payroll

Featured Functionality: Integrated Payroll
Serenic Navigator’s Human Capital Management Suite includes Integrated Payroll.

The Serenic Navigator Human Capital Management Suite’s integrated payroll system enables users to:

Define their own pay cycles
Enter, track and calculate commissions
Define an unlimited number of payroll controls (earnings, expenses, hours)
Set employ…

Client Spotlight: Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania

For more than 75 years, the Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania have been assisting individuals living with disabilities and special needs. The organization’s mission is to “provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.”

The Easter Seals achieve this by…

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