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American College of Surgeons Partners with AVF

AVF Consulting to Provide Implementation, Support of Financial Management Software
BALTIMORE, MD (7/22/2014) – The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has selected AVF Consulting to implement and support Serenic Navigator, financial management software designed to help the organization increase operational efficiencies and maximize its resources.

With more than 79,000 members, ACS is t…

Retirement of Navigator 2009


Recently, Serenic notified AVF clients of the impending retirement of Serenic Navigator 2009 (6.00.XX versions) as of December 31, 2014. While this may sound alarming to some, there is no need for immediate concern as AVF will continue to support the 2009 version and older versions.

Since Serenic released a new version of Navigator in 2013, it is standard operating procedure to…

Client Spotlight: Child Trends

For more than 30 years, Bethesda, Md.-based Child Trends, Inc. has provided policymakers, funders, educators and service providers in the U.S. and around the world with data and analyses to improve policies and programs serving children and youth. The nonprofit’s experts bring together “a range of educational, work, policy and cultural experiences to provide cutting-edg…

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…

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 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
Save Money for Nonprofit & Government Organizations

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…

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