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529 Plans – How Might New Tax Rules Affect Families at K-12 Independent Schools?

529 plans, named after Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code, are education saving plans offered by individual state or educational institutions.  Similar in idea to 401(k) plans that invest …

Help With Prioritizing Business Office Tasks at Your School

Happy New Year!  After a winter break, schools are back in session.  Business officers are ready to start the new year right, but tasks accumulate and new ones arrive in …

Download Your Giving Campaign Guide

Have you planned your fundraising goal setting sessions for the new year?  Since every successful fundraising campaign begins with a well thought plan, it’s a good idea to gather a …

Software Solutions for the Finance Office

The budgeting process is one of the most important factors related to your independent school’s financial success, and when partnered with a carefully monitored accounting system, your school can reap …

Giving Tuesday Campaign Guide!

It’s not too late to initiate a Giving Tuesday Campaign at your school! If you’re looking for a plan for Giving Tuesday or any future fundraising campaign, download our new …

How Online Portals Help the Parent Experience at Independent Schools

An “Online Portal” is a starting site for users to connect to a website or the internet.  Portals provide users with specific access to sites related to banking, insurance, government, investments, …

Manage Faith Formation Registration at Your School or Parish

Faith Formation is a religious education program that provides a preparation program of spiritual training for students to learn about the Catholic faith and tradition.  Classes are offered by Catholic …

Make the Most of #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is only a few weeks away, so now is the time to ensure you’re ready to accept donations while receiving special charity processing rates to benefit your school. #GivingTuesday is a …

Mobile Payments Via Card Readers at Your School

Mobile payments are electronic payment services performed with a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet.  These payments can happen by opening an app on a smartphone, tapping a device to …

Customer Service is Key to Our Company Culture

Diamond Mind’s products and services – electronic payment processing, software, integration with vendor partners, tuition management, purchase cards – are the reasons independent schools come to us for business office …

SchoolFundraising Checklists

 

Donors are more likely to give if there’s a specific goal in mind for your school. What is the focus of your campaign? Download for Tips, Tricks, and Checklists to maximize the success of your Schools Fundraising.

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