Blackbaud Discontinued Crystal Reports – Now What?

Cloud 4 Good

Blackbaud recently announced the end of support of a few applications hosted in their Citrix environments, including Crystal Reports (CT). Considering this potential, it is shocking that Blackbaud’s customers are still dependent on an outdated reporting solution from over two decades ago.

Migrating from Blackbaud Luminate CRM and Luminate Online to Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

Before partnering with Cloud for Good , however, Rainforest Alliance utilized Blackbaud’s Luminate CRM (LCRM) on two fragmented Salesforce instances, one supporting the fundraising/development arm of the organization, including all sales processes and donation processing.

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Blackbaud Acquires EVERFI — a Corporate ESG and CSR SaaS — for $750M

NonProfit PRO

This acquisition doubles Blackbaud's total addressable market to more than $20 billion, presents substantial cross-sell opportunity with YourCause, and is expected to be significantly accretive to revenue growth in 2022. Software/Technology Blackbaud EVERFI Ma

The sgEngage Podcast Episode 213: Highlights from Blackbaud Luminate Online Benchmark Report

sgEngage

The new Blackbaud Luminate Online Benchmark Report is out, and it has some significant differences from previous years. Listen Now: Resources: Blackbaud Luminate Online Benchmark Report. Podcast Blackbaud Luminate Online Benchmark Report email fundraising online giving

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.

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.

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

sgEngage

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.

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.

Blackbaud Integrations: 5 Stand Out Tools For Nonprofits

Donor Search

Whether you’re already a Blackbaud user or are considering becoming one, you likely want to learn more about how Blackbaud’s CRMs can be customized for your organization’s needs.

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.

Blackbaud Index for September 2012

sgEngage

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

Blackbaud Index for August 2012

sgEngage

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

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

sgEngage

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.

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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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%

Double the Donation and Blackbaud Enhance Matching Gift Integration with Raiser’s Edge NXT and 360MatchPro

Double the Donation

Double the Donation and Blackbaud are thrilled to debut their recent integration enhancements. As a Premier ISV Partner in the Blackbaud ecosystem, Double the Donation offered a robust CRM integration, designed to automate matching gift outreach to donors post-contribution.

Blackbaud Index for July 2012

sgEngage

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 June 2012

sgEngage

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

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 May 2012

sgEngage

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

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.

Blackbaud Index for March 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 2.2%

Social Change Anytime Everywhere: Best Practices to Build a Multichannel Campaign Plan – Blackbaud Webinar

Amy Sample Ward

Location : online with Blackbaud Australia. Presentations from 2012 blackbaud book presentation scae webinarDate : November 27, 2012. Topic : Social Change Anytime Everywhere: Best Practices to Build a Multichannel Campaign Plan.

Blackbaud Announces March Web Seminars for Nonprofits

NetWits

Blackbaud is offering a free web seminar series to help nonprofits build strategies for mobilizing, soliciting, and stewarding supporters during and after times of disaster. Blackbaud experts and partners developed the seminars based off of their work with nonprofit customers who responded to the Haiti earthquake.

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.

Insights from the Blackbaud #GivingTuesday Trends Report

Tech Soup Blog

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. Key Findings of the Blackbaud Report. Blackbaud was a founding partner of #GivingTuesday and has tracked the online giving trends of U.S. Here are six key findings from Blackbaud's #GivingTuesday Trends Report.

Blackbaud Index for October 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 2.2%

Blackbaud Index for September 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 3.9%

Convio and Blackbaud: The NPTech Brady Bunch?

NTEN

You've probably heard by now that Blackbaud has announced it intends to acquire Convio in a roughly $240 million deal. Here are a few of the posts that have already made their way around the Interwebs: Blackbaud & Convio - a match made in heaven or hell? Why I'm Optimistic About Blackbaud's Acquisition of Convio. Blackbaud Acquiring Convio: What Does it Mean? blackbaud convio CRM CRM Fundraising nptech nten Fundraising

Blackbaud Index for July 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 10.8%

Better Together: Conference for Nonprofits from Blackbaud

Amy Sample Ward

Blackbaud. Date : October 20-22nd, 2010. Location : Washington, DC, USA. Topic : What’s the True Value of Social Media? Description : Everywhere you turn there are tons of great stories about organizations doing wonderful things online to build communities and engage their supporters through Social Media. But what is it all for? We’ve all heard the sayings “If you build it, it will come”, “the value of Social CRM”, other concepts around understanding what is the value of Social Media.

Did Blackbaud finally fix conversion tracking?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

For those of you who don’t know, Blackbaud Sphere was historically bad at conversion tracking using Google Analytics. I talked to Blackbaud about this around January of 2011 and the solution they suggested (deleting the generic tracking code in a Walk template) didn’t fix the problem. Analytics Blackbaud Google conversion tracking funnelsHere was the problem: User goes to a Sphere-hosted Walk-A-Thon page.

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Blackbaud Index for April 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 0.4%

Blackbaud Index for May 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 11.3%

Blackbaud Index for June 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 12.7%