Insights from the 2020 Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study

Connection Cafe

The Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study is making its eleventh highly anticipated appearance on the desks of peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraisers everywhere. A Sampling of the Data from the Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study.

Announcing the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact

Connection Cafe

Today, we announced the newly minted Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact. Enter the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact, an initiative that will drive groundbreaking research and insights to equip a thriving social good sector for impact. Through the Blackbaud Institute, we will lean on our strong alliances across the philanthropic sector to bring you the best and most diverse perspectives.

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Powering Momentous Change Through the Blackbaud Institute

Connection Cafe

Soon after, the audience was the first to hear the announcement of something truly momentous: the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact. This new initiative will leverage Blackbaud’s network and database to produce research on the performance of the philanthropic sector and drive greater impact on social issues. I got to talk with Ashley Thompson, Managing Director of the Blackbaud Institute, about the initiative and the value it will deliver to our social good community.

Advancement in Education: How Salesforce + Blackbaud Compare

Cloud 4 Good

Download the Advancement in Education: How Salesforce and Blackbaud Compare whitepaper to learn more about how to maximize your investment in your CRM implementation. The post Advancement in Education: How Salesforce + Blackbaud Compare appeared first on Cloud for Good.

Insights from the 2020 Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study

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The Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study is making its eleventh highly anticipated appearance on the desks of peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraisers everywhere. A Sampling of the Data from the Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study.

Guide to Blackbaud Fundraiser Performance Management

DNL OmniMedia

These stats were compiled by the team at Blackbaud, long-time stand-out providers of nonprofit technology. We’ll cover fundraiser performance management, as well as Blackbaud’s unique solution for the process, through the following points: Introduction to Fundraiser Performance Management.

Blackbaud Index for April 2013

Connection Cafe

The Blackbaud Index provides the most up-to-date information on charitable giving today. Improvements to the Blackbaud Index. The Blackbaud Index has several new updates and improvements beginning this month. View historical data from The Blackbaud Index: Instead of just displaying the past 12 months, The Blackbaud Index will now display archived data going back to January 2010. The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving reports that online revenue increased by 10.1%

Camp Blackbaud: Pro Bono in Action

Connection Cafe

This is a big week for Blackbaud. As I push this post live, I’m gathered in Austin, TX, for the 16th annual bbcon – Blackbaud’s conference for the philanthropic community. We are thrilled to have MicroEdge as a part of Blackbaud, and as a corporate social responsibility professional, to have people like me as customers. We’re a proud member of A Billion+Change , the pro bono movement, and plow a lot of energy into something we call Camp Blackbaud.

Blackbaud Headed to SXSWi 2011

NetWits

Blackbaud @ SXSW 2011. There are a ton of great activities, networking opportunities and sessions focused on the non-profit space this year – one of which Blackbaud will be moderating. Moderator: Frank Barry – Blackbaud. … Oh, and don’t forget … Blackbaud will be at the Beacon lounge. Blackbaud #nptech Non-Profit sxswIt’s that time again. South by South West Interactive 2011 is upon us.

Introducing Blackbaud’s Portfolio of Fundraising and Relationship Management Solutions

Connection Cafe

This week, Blackbaud shared our product portfolio strategy for 2015 and beyond, including the highly-anticipated plan for the future of the Raiser’s Edge solution line. let me confirm that Blackbaud has committed to continued investments and innovation in four primary fundraising and relationship management solutions for nonprofits. And why is Blackbaud—who has its own leading solutions for the nonprofit sector—offering a Salesforce solution as part of its portfolio?

Celebrating Digital Learning Day: How Camp Blackbaud Amplifies Technology Skills for Good

Connection Cafe

As a technology company that powers the world of social good, Blackbaud’s solutions help nonprofit organizations, foundations, and corporate giving programs advance their missions and make a positive impact on the world each and every day. My colleagues at Blackbaud are truly committed to giving back, as a matter of fact, “we give back” is one of Blackbaud’s corporate values. Camp Blackbaud. Why Camp Blackbaud?

Blackbaud and Convio: Stronger Together

Connection Cafe

Not even a whole summer on the Blackbaud team, and we are knocking things out left and right. In summary, We’re improving duplicate management for Blackbaud CRM by using the Luminate name database. For more information on our integration or any of the Blackbaud products, be sure to read the KnowHow product blog. Author: Sara Spivey. Last month we shared our “ quick wins ” and today we’re ready to share our “stronger together” initiatives.

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Compare Your Fundraising Performance to The Blackbaud Index

Connection Cafe

The Blackbaud Index provides the most up-to-date information on charitable giving today. A new tool recently added to The Blackbaud Index allows nonprofits to compare their fundraising performance to the rest of the sector. Research & Trends Blackbaud Blackbaud Index fundraising giving Non-Profit nonprofit performance

Insights from the Blackbaud #GivingTuesday Trends Report

AFP Blog

Insights from the Blackbaud #GivingTuesday Trends Report : "By most accounts, the annual late November #GivingTuesday online giving tradition has been gaining traction since 2012. TechSoup donor partner Blackbaud recently released a report that digs deep into the #GivingTuesday results over three years to reveal the patterns that are emerging from this increasingly important national day of charitable giving.

Blackbaud kills off Common Ground

Robert Weiner

Yesterday the news was that Blackbaud had laid off 50 employees it acquired when it bought Convio in May. Today the news is that Blackbaud is killing off Common Ground , one of the two donor management products (aka CRMs or Constituent Relationship Management systems) that they acquired from Convio. The Blackbaud/Convio staff I spoke with seemed taken aback by this decision. Blackbaud says it still gets support calls from GMP users.

The Blackbaud Index: Online Giving Continues to Experience Double Digit Growth | Blackbaud News

AFP Blog

The Blackbaud Index: Online Giving Continues to Experience Double Digit Growth | Blackbaud News : "he Blackbaud Index today reported that overall charitable giving to nonprofits increased 1.3% and online giving increased 13.2% for the three months ending May 2015 as compared to the same period in 2014. As reported in the 2014 Charitable Giving Report, overall giving grew 2.1% while online giving grew 8.9% for the full year 2014 compared to the full year 2013.

Why Salesforce1 and Blackbaud is a Great Pair for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Blackbaud commends the recent announcement of Salesforce1 – salesforce.com’s new social, mobile and cloud customer platform. The launch of Saleforce1 is good for the industry and good for Blackbaud, as it highlights the importance of the nonprofit sector and the important work these organizations do to make our world a better place. Today, Blackbaud announced (link to PR) the inclusion of Luminate CRM on the Salesforce1 AppExchange. Chocolate and peanut butter.

BLACKBAUD INDEX: Fundraising & Online Giving Trends

AFP Blog

BLACKBAUD INDEX: Fundraising & Online Giving Trends The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving in February Was Up 2.9%, and Online Giving Grew 10.8% The Blackbaud Index today reported that overall giving increased 2.9% and online giving increased 10.8% for the three months ending February 2013 as compared to the same period in 2012, indicating a continued recovery of charitable giving. NPBlackBaudIndex NPBlackbaud

Blackbaud Ranks Most Generous Online U.S. Cities for 2012 | Blackbaud News

AFP Blog

Press Release Blackbaud Ranks Most Generous Online U.S. Cities for 2012 | Blackbaud News : Blackbaud Ranks Most Generous Online U.S. Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) today released its fifth annual ranking of the Most Generous Online U.S. Cities based on 2012 online giving data from Blackbaud customers. Cities for 2012 Posted on April 11, 2013 by Melanie Mathos Seattle again earns top spot for 2012 Charleston, S.C.

Blackbaud Index for September 2012

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The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving … Research & Trends Blackbaud Index fundraising online giving

BlackbaudNews.com: Your Source for Blackbaud News

AFP Blog

BlackbaudNews.com: Your Source for Blackbaud News : The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving Grew 1.8% Posted on September 3, 2013 by Melanie Mathos The Blackbaud Index today reported that overall charitable giving increased 1.8% in July, Online Giving Was Up 14.5% and online giving increased 14.5% for the three months ending July 2013 as compared to the same period in 2012.

Blackbaud Index for August 2012

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The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving … Research & Trends Blackbaud Index fundraising Online Fundraising

Blackbaud Highlights Key Technology Trends For Nonprofits in 2014 | Blackbaud News

AFP Blog

Press release Blackbaud Highlights Key Technology Trends For Nonprofits in 2014 | Blackbaud News : In 2014, technology will continue to have an even greater impact on nonprofits,” said Mary Beth Westmoreland, Blackbaud’s vice president of product development.

2012 BBCon – Blackbaud and Convio User Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Blackbaud nonprofit blog. Presentations from 2012 bbcon blackbaud conference presentationDate : September 30-October 2, 2012. Location : Washington, DC. Topic : Designing Online Engagement to Collaborate with Your Community. Description : You can design online engagement to unleash your evangelists. In this workshop, we’ll focus on all aspects of designing high-value, engaging, and participatory content that creates a partnership with your fans.

Blackbaud buys Kintera

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Blackbaud buys Kintera May 29, 2008 In retrospect, this probably was inevitable. And I’m sure that the very low stock price of Kintera’s certainly made a buyout of it by Blackbaud easier. Today, Blackbaud announced the acquisition of Kintera.

Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge NXT Launches

Tech Soup Blog

Raiser's Edge NXT is the new online fundraising and relationship management software for nonprofits by TechSoup donor partner Blackbaud. Blackbaud plans to release software upgrades every one to two months, and all RE NXT subscribers are automatically updated. " Blackbaud has special loyalty pricing for Raiser's Edge 7 customers. Call Blackbaud at 1-800-468-8996 or connect with Blackbaud via its website to get a specific pricing quote for RE NXT.

Blackbaud Index for March 2013

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The Blackbaud Index provideds the most up-to-date information on charitable giving today. The March 2013 update to The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving is significant because it now covers more than $10 billion in overall charitable giving. The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving now covers more than $2 billion online donations. For nearly three years now, Blackbaud has continued to expand the number of organizations and giving represented in the analysis.

A Lesson on Budgeting from the Blackbaud Management Team

Connection Cafe

Last month, Tony Boor, Blackbaud’s Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration ; Jagtar Narula, Blackbaud’s Vice President, Financial Planning & Investment Strategy; and Tom Pate, Blackbaud’s Vice President, SaaS Business Transformation, presented an online seminar regarding the nonprofit budgeting process.

Blackbaud Extends Offer to Acquire Convio - MarketWatch

AFP Blog

Blackbaud Extends Offer to Acquire Convio - MarketWatch : CHARLESTON, S.C., Apr 18, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Blackbaud, Inc. BLKB 0.86% today announced the extension of the expiration of its cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Convio, Inc. CNVO -0.06% to midnight, New York City time, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from midnight, New York City time, today

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Thoughts on the Blackbaud – Convio deal

Robert Weiner

Lots of people have already weighed in on Blackbaud’s purchase of Convio (two of my favorites: [link] and [link] ). How) will this affect Blackbaud’s plans for, or ability to build, implement, and support Enterprise CRM? Will Blackbaud continue to develop on both the Salesforce and Infinity platforms? Idealware’s Consumer’s Guide to Low Cost Donor Management Systems reviewed 30 systems, the majority of which don’t come from Convio or Blackbaud.

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Blackbaud Agrees To Buy Convio For $275 Million - Forbes

AFP Blog

Blackbaud Agrees To Buy Convio For $275 Million - Forbes : There are profits to be made in non-profits. Blackbaud, a provider of cloud-based software for non-profits, this morning said it has agreed to buy Convio, which provides fund-raising software for the non-profit sector, for $16 a share, or about $275 million.

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The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving Grew 1.1% in May, Online Giving Was Up 15.2% | Blackbaud News

AFP Blog

The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving Grew 1.1% in May, Online Giving Was Up 15.2% | Blackbaud News : The Blackbaud Index today reported that overall charitable giving increased 1.1% and online giving increased 15.2% for the three months ending May 2013 as compared to the same period in 2012.

2012 Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

Related Links : Blackbaud Conference information. Date : October 4, 2011. Location : Washington, DC. Topic : Strong Connections: Linking your strategy, to goals, to data. Description : When it comes to social media, email marketing, or even online engagement in general, we often have a feeling when things are going well or when they aren’t.

Blackbaud Index for June 2012

sgEngage

The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector. Blackbaud updates these indices each month and they are based on a three-month moving average of year- over-year percent changes in revenue. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving reports that overall revenue increased by 1.6%

Blackbaud kills Common Ground: So What?

Robert Weiner

According to the Q&A that Idealware conducted with Blackbaud , approximately 400 nonprofits are using Common Ground. Here are some reasons that I’ve been thinking and hearing about: Nonprofits that were previously looking at Luminate are nervous about placing a bet on Blackbaud’s commitment to the Salesforce platform. Luminate was the top contender for one of my clients, but they’re strongly considering eliminating Blackbaud from further consideration.

Jay Love leaving Blackbaud

Robert Weiner

Jay Love, the founder and CEO of eTapestry (and before that, of Master Software), is leaving Blackbaud to become CEO of Social Solutions: [link]. I spoke with Jay yesterday and he says that Blackbaud is committed to etapestry and will continue to invest in the product. Time will tell.

Blackbaud Index for July 2012

sgEngage

The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector. Blackbaud updates these indices each month and they are based on a three-month moving average of year- over-year percent changes in revenue. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving reports that overall revenue increased by 0.2%

Blackbaud Index for July 2012

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The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving … Fundraising Blackbaud Index fundraising online giving

Blackbaud Index for August 2011

sgEngage

The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector. Blackbaud updates these indices each month and they are based on a three-month moving average of year- over-year percent changes in revenue. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving reports that overall revenue increased by 6.8%

Blackbaud Index for May 2012

sgEngage

The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector. Blackbaud updates these indices each month and they are based on a three-month moving average of year- over-year percent changes in revenue. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving reports that overall revenue decreased by 1.1%

Blackbaud Index for June 2012

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The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving … Fundraising Blackbaud Index fundraising online giving

Blackbaud Index for May 2012

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Blackbaud + TechSoup = Like

Tech Soup Blog

Blackbaud and TechSoup recently expanded their partnership to focus more on the technology needs of small nonprofits. “Blackbaud has been a longtime, valued supporter of TechSoup through our product donation program,” said Gayle Carpentier, TechSoup Global’s chief business development officer. TechSoup is sponsoring a webinar series, produced by Blackbaud, and co-presented by Blackbaud partner Constant Contact, entitled Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together.