Expert Training & Consulting in the Raisers Edge, Financial Edge & Crystal Reports
Are you looking for expert Raiser's Edge/RE NXT training and consulting from a Blackbaud Certified Raiser's Edge Professional? If you need a solution for your Blackbaud databases that is a knowledgeable, affordable, and fun alternative, we are here to help. At Leading Edge Software Solutions, we are driven by our passion for helping non-profit organizations maximize their investment in Blackbaud’s world-class software products.

We are a training and consulting firm specializing in Blackbaud’s:

* The Raiser’s Edge/RE NXT
* Raiser's Edge/Financial Edge Integration
* Financial Edge
* Crystal Report writing

Our experienced staff has trained thousands of users and consulted with hundreds of organizations around the globe. We are sincere in our efforts to help you customize The Raiser’s Edge and/or The Financial Edge to your unique fundraising and business models.

* Are you interested in or planning to transition to RE NXT?
* Has staff growth or turnover created a need for Raiser's Edge training or Financial Edge training?
* Could your organization benefit from an expert audit of your database to identify inconsistencies or underutilized areas of the program?
* Do you need a policy and procedures manual, but don’t know where to start or have time to develop it?
* Could your staff return more time to mission with recommended best practices?
* Are your stakeholders asking for increased accountability and transparency in reporting?
* Do you need help understanding and implementing an integration of the two databases (as designed) to eliminate duplicate data entry and improve interoffice reconciliation?

We help non-profits just like you address these issues every day.

We'd love to help you too!


What Our Clients Say
  • Sandy was invaluable to our organization after the earthquake in Haiti.  She came in and developed database systems for us to help withstand the immediate spike in donor activity which caused our workload to double overnite.  We survived and thrived because of her! These systems Sandy put in place also afforded us cost savings that we still benefit from today.  Sandy continues to be a reliable lifeline for our organization at a critical times  for us. Her enormous expertise not only helped us solve current database challenges, but increased our knowledge as she taught us the skills to manage an exploding database, teaching us to think ahead, not just solve immediate problems – her database planning skills are the best in the industry.  She is able to add value with simple issues as well as very complex issues and her unparalleled competency with Raisers Edge allows us to customize our applications for our needs.  She has an ability to dive into our database and unlock its mysteries, making it work for us rather than us working for it.

    Sandra Smith, Executive Director Love A Child, Inc.
  • Sandy Wilder is a first-rate consultant. She not only knows the Raiser's Edge, she knows how to train others to use the system with just the right mix of patience, humor and professionalism. I highly recommend Sandy and intend to invite her back to our school for ongoing training and system clean up.

    Mary Coleman, Director of Institutional Advancement, The Covenant School, Charlottesville, VA
  • Sandy is genuine, passionate, and a consummate professional. Sandy presented at our Delaware Blackbaud Users Group meeting and her in-depth knowledge and experience along with her expert understanding of the needs of The Raiser’s Edge users shined through. Sandy’s creativity, vision, and insightful attention to detail makes it easy for her audience to understand and grasp complicated concepts.  Sandy’s training is invaluable for anyone who wants to get the most out of their Blackbaud software.

    David A. Berger, National Director, Database Management, Devereux Foundation
  • Sandy Wilder is a true Raiser's Edge professional. Beyond just knowing RE inside and out, Sandy understands and masterfully teaches you how to raise more money using the technology. She seamlessly integrates the people, process and technology you need to be successful!

    Jim Bush, Senior Consultant, Winkler Group, Mt. Pleasant, SC
  • You are always willing to listen to both me and my staff, as to what our most important needs are and never insist that there is just one way to customize training. Thank you for everything you've done for us, Sandy!

    John T. Short, Jr., VP of Institiutional Advancement, American International College, Springfield, MA
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