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Announcing SchoolCommunity

Diamond Mind and Community Brands are thrilled to announce the new SchoolCommunity platform connecting our leading solutions for schools. Through single sign-on and two-way data integration, this platform empowers you to …

How to Simplify Expense Management and School Procurement

Every school has an annual activity cycle in the business office, but one thing remains constant from January through December — procurement and purchasing.  Whether for utilities, classroom materials, supplies, …

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 …