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FES Launches Filament Essential Services to Support Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations

Lincoln’s Foundation for Educational Services recently announced a new branch to the FES family alongside NSLP/Inceptia and the EducationQuest Foundation. 

Filament Essential Services is poised to provide a foundation of essential services that strengthens the nonprofit community and enables them to stay focused on fulfilling their mission, including website and app support, branding and video, data security, tech support, and payroll management.

“FES has a long history of serving the nonprofit community,” FES President and CEO C.J. Thoma said. “It’s our staff members’ dedication to mission and service that makes the difference in the services we provide. We look forward to Filament Essential Services continuing that same tradition.” 

FES has more than a 30-year history in Lincoln of serving its affiliates as well as K-12 schools, municipalities, and other nonprofit organizations across the country. Sixty-nine employees make up the nonprofit.

“The team at Filament Essential Services is truly dedicated to the mission of each and every partner with whom we work,” Senior VP of Nonprofit Services Dan Kunzman said. “We are a nonprofit serving nonprofits. That in itself sets Filament apart from others. We get it.”

The Filament suite of essential business services alleviates time-consuming obstacles and talent gaps for nonprofits:

SOCS Websites and Mobile Apps
The most powerful, easy-to-use and cost-effective website and communication system in the industry. An engaging web presence you can manage on your own. The SOCS GO app allows you to publish new articles and send alerts from your smart-device. Give your own app to those you serve that acts as an extension of your website and enables alert notifications.

Branding and Video
Collaborate with the Filament creative team to engage your audience with branding that captures your essence, compelling videos that tell your story and materials that reflect your mission.

Data Security
Filament develops personalized data security plans to protect your confidential information and defend your network from cyber security threats.

Tech Support
Offers an accessible team of live IT experts ready to support your team when hardware, software and network issues arise.

Payroll and Bookkeeping
Managing your organization’s finances is crucial and time-consuming. The experts at Filament will help keep your payroll and bookkeeping in check.

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Filament is also able to provide support to businesses with Rapid Entry services in order to protect and monitor their employees’ health:

To learn more about Filament Essential Services, visit

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