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An Investment in Philanthropy with Experienced Fundraising Professionals


We provide professional support services in a variety of key areas that allow non-profit organizations the opportunity to spend more of their resources on revenue generating activities and less time managing complex donor and financial systems.

We provide professional fundraising support services in the areas of:

  • Database Management/Reporting

  • Gift Processing

  • Prospect Research

  • General Ledger Management

  • Financial Reporting

  • Charitable Gift Annuity Management

  • Graphic Design Services

We provide operational services in the areas of:

  • Standardized Coding Structure

  • Duplicate Constituents

  • Updating NCOA, email and phones

  • Prepping data for full utilization of Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT

  • Database conversions, merges, and multiple foundation integrations


We have developed an impeccable reputation of service through more than sixty years of combined real world experience in fundraising, financial and operational support.  Cause and Solution's leadership team is made up of executives from one of the largest healthcare system foundations in the nation with a deep understanding of hospital philanthropy, system

integration and strategic alignment of foundation goals and outcomes. 


The key to a successful foundation is often an overlooked area involving the investment that has been made in its operational and financial structures. These structures are designed not merely as a place to record donor and prospect information but as a hub for all foundation development activities, key relationships, moves, giving history and campaign progress.

These systems need to be able to instill confidence for leadership when displaying campaign progress and fund performance.  It also needs to contain meaningful and consistent coding that provides reliable year over year reporting of comparable data.

Just as important is the access to information that is needed by development staff to access their active and prospective donors as they work through the cultivation process for a major or planned gift. It is accurate and timely financial information that executive leadership and board members need to make effective decisions. It is the assurance to donors that their contributions are going to be used for their intended purpose and that proper stewardship of their funds can be demonstrated.

Cause and Solution helps to instill confidence by reviewing four areas of a foundations back-office support structure to provide leadership with a sense of overall functionality. To do this we generate a comprehensive score in four key areas of Finance, Integrity, Stewardship and Operations.

Cause and Solution can provide a professional perspective as prior leaders in the areas of foundation operations and finance, with over 60 years of 'real-world' combined experience.  Our assessment supports the assurance of a sound system; recommendations for data software solutions; data cleanup; staffing models; and/or more effective and efficient ways of processing tasks to allow foundations to spend more of their limited resources on fundraising and less time on administrative tasks.



Move your mission forward with cloud based accounting software for nonprofits. Empower your finance team with fund accounting software designed specifically to meet the unique needs of nonprofits and government entities. Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT enables you to manage financial reporting, monitor and track program success, and support fundraising efforts all in one system built to ensure the overall integrity of your organization. Intuitive, reliable, and secure, Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT can help streamline financial processes at your organization, so you can spend more time and resources to deliver on your mission.

Cause and Solution is proud to be a part of the Blackbaud Partner Network.   Please call us at 888.253.7707 or email us at for more information about Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT, to schedule a demo or to learn more about other non-profit solutions Blackbaud provides to help move your cause forward!


Cause and Solution is a member of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) and as such aspires to its mission and vision.  Our services provide portfolio management and wealth screenings to give development professionals the ability to match prospective donors and interests to program opportunities.

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