schneider_downs.jpgOrganization: Schneider Downs & Co., Inc.
Sector: Private
Contact Person: Mr. Patrick Armknecht
Address: 1133 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4205
Phone: (412) 261-3644
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Description of Services
Schneider Downs is one of the largest regional public accounting and consulting firms in Western Pennsylvania and Central Ohio with a significant nonprofit specialization, including providing technology-related services. Our experienced business systems consultants help nonprofit organizations navigate the fast-changing world of information technology. Whether you need installation of an e-mail system, a network, electronic data interchange, integration of information management, or you are tapping into the Internet, our specialists have the expertise to recognize what technologies and systems will deliver the best results for your organization.

Our technology-related services for nonprofits include:
  • An in-depth review and analysis of how your organization functions and identifying your business system needs
  • Installation, setup and implementation of the MIP Fund Accounting System
  • Assistance with the selection and implementation of fund-raising software
  • Analysis of your data processing needs to determine your hardware and software requirements
  • Efficiency recommendations
  • Negotiating with hardware and software vendors
  • Project management during software implementation
  • Determining appropriate changes in your existing system and assistance with the data conversion into your new system
  • Supervising the installation of hardware and software enhancements
  • Establishing system security procedures
  • Assisting with implementation and training of personnel on new systems

Schneider Downs also provides network support services. Our highly trained technicians provide monthly network administration services to organizations without in-house staff. We can prevent information loss and other damaging problems such as viruses and security breaches by properly configuring and maintaining your network on a monthly basis.