Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Summerbridge Hong Kong Partners with JustGiving | The Jakarta Post - PR Newswire

Summerbridge Hong Kong Partners with JustGiving | The Jakarta Post - PR Newswire: Education charity Summerbridge Hong Kong have chosen JustGiving as their official fundraising partner for the inaugural Summerbridge walkathon.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Foundation Center - Press Release - Foundation Center and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Announce Strategic Partnership

Foundation Center - Press Release - Foundation Center and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Announce Strategic Partnership: Foundation Center and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Announce Strategic Partnership

New York, NY — April 10, 2014. The Foundation Center and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have announced a strategic partnership to align and share international funding data to promote greater visibility and understanding of global development finance. By working together, the two organizations will be able to deliver a large and varied set of data into the hands of international policymakers, practitioners, and funders to improve strategic decision making by these groups and increase efficiencies in tackling global challenges.

The New York-based Foundation Center's commitment to data sharing supports its ongoing expansion of global philanthropic intelligence, a critical component of the organization's "Foundation Center 2020" strategic plan.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving to Nonprofits Experienced Modest Growth in February | Blackbaud News

The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving to Nonprofits Experienced Modest Growth in February | Blackbaud News: he Blackbaud Index today reported that overall charitable giving to nonprofits increased 0.7% and online giving increased 13.8% for the three months ending February 2014 as compared to the same period in 2013.

As reported in the recently released Charitable Giving Report, overall charitable giving grew 4.9% and online giving grew 13.5% for the full year 2013 compared to the full year 2012. View the interactive infographic to view highlights from the report.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014

Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk: National Association of Distinguished Professionals Selects Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk as an by Nation - newsle

Austin-San Marcos, TX (1888PressRelease) February 26, 2014
- Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk, CEO and President of Community
TechKnowledge, Inc. (CTK), has been selected as an Executive of the Year
Member of the National Association of Distinguished Professionals. The
selection recognizes Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk's commitment to
excellence in Non-Profit Software Development and Support Services.

Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk: National Association of Distinguished Professionals Selects Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk as an by Nation - newsle

Friday, February 07, 2014

Razoo Achieves Online Crowdfunding Milestone by Raising $200 Million for Charitable Causes ‹ The Razoo BlogThe Razoo Blog

Razoo Achieves Online Crowdfunding Milestone by Raising $200 Million for Charitable Causes ‹ The Razoo BlogThe Razoo Blog: SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Razoo.com, the fastest-growing crowdfunding site for causes, today announced its platform helped to raise more than $200 million. In 2013 alone, Razoo doubled in growth driving $100 million in donations in a little over 12 months. This financial milestone marks the highest-reported monetary value for U.S. crowdfunding strictly for social good. On Razoo, an excess of 870,000 donors have supported over 31,000 causes, and created upwards of 90,000 fundraising websites, with the average donation amount of $120 – the highest as compared to other cause based fundraising platforms.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Charitable Giving Experiences Biggest Boost Since Great Recession | Blackbaud News

Charitable Giving Experiences Biggest Boost Since Great Recession | Blackbaud News: Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB) today released its Charitable Giving Report, featuring the sector’s first look at actual data showing how nonprofit fundraising performed in 2013, as well as commentary from leading experts in the field. The Report draws from The Blackbaud Index, which tracks $12.5 billion in U.S.-based charitable giving from more than 4000 organizations on a monthly basis to provide the largest analysis of overall and online giving trends in the nonprofit sector.

Download the report: www.blackbaud.com/charitablegiving
Watch a video: 5 Key Findings from the 2013 Charitable Giving Report

Thursday, January 16, 2014

BoardSource Tackles Nonprofit Board Recruitment Challenge -- WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

BoardSource Tackles Nonprofit Board Recruitment Challenge -- WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --: BoardSource today announced the launch of an expanded online Board Recruitment Center that includes free board recruitment job postings for BoardSource members in LinkedIn's new Volunteer Marketplace.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Boston Globe Media Partners launches GRANT, new program to support non-profits | Talking New Media | The digital publishing industry website

Boston Globe Media Partners launches GRANT, new program to support non-profits | Talking New Media | The digital publishing industry website: Boston Globe Media Partners today announced a new community program called GRANT (Globe Readers and Non-Profits Together) designed to give Boston Globe and BostonGlobe.com subscribers opportunities to meaningfully support their preferred non-profit organization at no cost.

Online Charitable Giving Through Salsa Increased 17 Percent Overall in 2013

Online Charitable Giving Through Salsa Increased 17 Percent Overall in 2013: Salsa Labs, Inc. (Salsa), creator of the nonprofit platform to grow, engage and retain a base of online support, today announced that online fundraising and advocacy made a big impact for Salsa clients in 2013 with total nonprofit charitable giving numbers 17% higher than the previous year.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

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

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. “Tremendous opportunities exist for these organizations to use technology to deliver on their missions in a very effective and scalable way, both when engaging with supporters and when managing back-end operations.”

Monday, January 06, 2014

The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving to Nonprofits Grew in November | Blackbaud News

The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving to Nonprofits Grew in November | Blackbaud News: The Blackbaud Index: Overall Charitable Giving to Nonprofits Grew in November
Posted on January 6, 2014 by Melanie Mathos

The Blackbaud Index today reported that overall charitable giving to nonprofits increased 4.6% and online giving increased 9.4% for the three months ending November 2013 as compared to the same period in 2012. The full-year results for 2013 will be reported in February.

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Blackbaud Launches BusinessDoingGood.com to Help Small to Mid-Sized Businesses Build Give-back Programs in their Organizations | Blackbaud News

Blackbaud Launches BusinessDoingGood.com to Help Small to Mid-Sized Businesses Build Give-back Programs in their Organizations | Blackbaud News: Building on its corporate citizenship initiatives, Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), a leading global provider of software and services for nonprofits, today announced the launch of Business Doing Good, a free, practical resource focused on helping small to mid-sized businesses incorporate give-back programs into their organizations. The launch coincides with #GivingTuesday and is one of the many ways Blackbaud is participating on this international day

Monday, December 02, 2013

Charitable Giving Experienced Modest Growth in October | Blackbaud News

Charitable Giving Experienced Modest Growth in October | Blackbaud News: harleston, S.C. (December 2, 2013) – Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB) today updated The Blackbaud Index with charitable giving trends through October 2013 and announced the launch of a new faith-based specialty index that tracks fundraising revenue for congregations and other faith-based organizations.

Based on data from 3,828 charities that raised more than $12 billion in the prior 12 months, The Blackbaud Index reported that overall charitable giving grew 2.3 percent for the three months ending October 2013, as compared to the same period in 2012.

Among 3,097 charities that raised nearly $1.7 billion online in the prior 12 months, online giving grew 9.9 percent in the same three-month period, as compared to the same period in 2012.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Blackbaud Strengthens Mobile and Online Product Portfolio, Recognized for Technology Innovation - WSJ.com

Blackbaud Strengthens Mobile and Online Product Portfolio, Recognized for Technology Innovation - WSJ.com: Highlights include Raiser's Edge mobile apps and cloud-based online fundraising software

CHARLESTON, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 21, 2013--

Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) today announced mobile and cloud-based updates to its product portfolio for nonprofits. Additionally, Blackbaud received recognition from InformationWeek and the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce for technology innovation.

"With the ongoing market shift to SaaS, online fundraising and mobile solutions, we will continue to ensure nonprofits are equipped with the technology and services they need to fulfill their missions," said Tony Boor, Blackbaud's interim chief executive officer and chief financial officer. "This includes key investments in our people, processes and products to enhance our offerings and deliver results."

Highlights include: