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Client Spotlight: National Aviary

To celebrate National Zookeeper Week (July 19th through July 26th), The National Aviary will be recognizing all the great work its keepers do to help conserve animals and support the more than 500 birds that call the aviary home.

During the week, the aviary’s keepers will star “Meet a Keeper,” a show held every day next week in Condor Court at noon. Also, future zookeepers can enter…

White Paper: 5 Key Reasons

Why Choosing the Right Financial Management System is So Important

It takes a lot to be a financial steward of a nonprofit. Simultaneously, you want to make your organization stronger financially, meet the often increased needs in the community, and cope with often seismic changes in funding sources? Can you do all three things at once?

You can, but to accomplish those tasks, and do…

Happy Fourth of July


On July 4, 1776, the founders of our nation adopted the Declaration of Independence and launched a nation built on the ideas of liberty and equality.



As we celebrate with friends and family over this long weekend, the entire AVF Consulting team would like wish our clients and the entire nonprofit community a safe and happy 4th of July…

AVF Update: Sylogist Acquires Serenic


On June 26, Sylogist Ltd. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire companies of Serenic Corp., including the Serenic Navigator enterprise solution.

Moving forward, we do not anticipate any negative impact on our ability to provide high-quality service and support to current and future clients. Indeed, we are optimistic that the transaction may create opportunities to enhanc…

AVF Again Named Top VAR for Financial Software


Baltimore, Md. (7/1/14) — Bob Scott’s Insights, a leading trade publication specializing in mid-market financial software, has again named AVF Consulting one of the Top 100 VARs (Value-Added Resellers) in the U.S.

“We want to congratulate this year’s class of Bob Scott’s Top 100 VARs,” said Bob Scott, executive editor of Bob Scott’s Insights. The selection is based on…

Client Spotlight: Chimes International


An AVF client for more than two decades, Chimes International, Ltd. has seen significant growth during that time and an increase in its efforts to support those with intellectual and development disabilities.

From employment and educational programs to residential and behavioral health services, Chimes and its family of services provides a wide range of support and services to mor…

Free Webinar: Are Allocations Costing Too Much Money?

Learn How Batch Allocations inside Serenic® Navigator
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Lower your cost of management and increase impact on your mission with a system that eliminates resource-intensive work-arounds, patches, and compromises.  Tasks that would take hours are now done with the click of the mouse.  Our Batch Allocations feature does just this and…

Only Two Days Left for Discount on Navigator Licenses

Are you sharing User Licenses?
Are you adding employees in the future?
Do you need to upgrade a Limited User to a Full User?
If so…

Now is the time to add new full licenses for Serenic Navigator!
Purchase by Thursday by (June 26) and you can get 25 percent discount on the purchase of Serenic Navigator full user licenses when you purchase 4 or more!

Purchase 1, 2 or 3 full user…

Client Spotlight: Philadelphia Zoo


An AVF client since 2002, the Philadelphia Zoo is always looking for ways to enhance the visitor experience and better educate them about its wildlife. It’s latest creation Zoo360 has accomplished both of these objectives, while also creating a real buzz around the city of Brotherly Love.

Zoo360 is an innovative network of see-through mesh trails allowing animals to roam around and…

Save the Date: Serenic Explorations 2015


In less than a year, it will be time for the Serenic Explorations Conference in Denver, Colo. Now is the time to set aside time on your calendar and funds in your budgets to join experts and peers and learn how to be more effective and make the most of your financial software.

As it did in 2013, the next Explorations – set for April 2015 – will offer numerous learning and…

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