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Special Report on

Blackbaud Fundraising Software

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Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), the leading global provider of software and services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations announced today that since its launch in March 2009 , BlackbaudNow™ has seen rapid adoption among nonprofit organizations and personal fundraisers. BlackbaudNow provides nonprofits and personal fundraisers a point-and-click website builder with secure donation processing through PayPal and the ability to send emails and record donors’ giving histories. Users do not pay any setup or monthly fees for BlackbaudNow, but instead, pay fees on a per-transaction basis. “With BlackbaudNow, I was able to ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
december nets 48% of online fundraising dollars
One stat in particular astounded me: amongst roughly 2000 nonprofits using Blackbaud fundraising software, fully 48% of their online fundraising contributions — in terms of dollar value — were received in the month of December! Here’s more of what Steve reports: Steady Annual Growth — Organizations had steady growth in their online giving through the first and second quarters of 2008. There was a slight decrease in online giving during the third quarter of the year, specifically the month of August. The final months of the year saw online giving rebound leading up to the typical end-of-year giving spikes. ... market research, surveys and trends
The Raiser's Edge: Why does one person like it and the next hate it?
My views on the database market for charities and NFPs: packages, CRM and bespoke developments. In particular, but not limited to, fundraising and membership. I have recently been talking to several charities who use The Raiser's Edge. And it seems to me that whenever you gather together a group of fundraisers, throw in a few charity DBAs (and a pinch of technology consultants), and start talking about The Raiser's Edge, then, almost inevitably, some of the group will sing its praises and others will slate it and tell you it’s rubbish. But why? It’s the same software being used at the different charities ... market research, surveys and trends

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BLACKBAUD FUNDRAISING SOFTWARE

Blackbaud Spends $46 Million On Kintera - The NonProfit Times ...
The buying spree of software vendor Blackbaud continues with the $46-million cash acquisition of troubled Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider Kintera. During the past 18 months, Charleston, S.C.-based Blackbaud has spent more than $130 million to tighten its grip on the nonprofit software space. The acquisition of San Diego-based Kintera bolsters a major segment of Blackbaud’s product line, the online content management and deployment Sphere® technology platform, which has a significant market share. Blackbaud has NetCommunity™, but it hasn’t gained the wide acceptance by users that Kintera and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Sparks Flying From Blackbaud's Bid For Kintera - The NonProfit ...
Blackbaud's offer of $1.12 per share for troubled Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider Kintera in San Diego caused varying degrees of hysterical reaction, funny and otherwise, from competitors, users and tech bloggers. The offer for Kintera continues the Charleston, S.C.-based Blackbaud's ravenous appetite for gobbling up applications and competitors. During the past 18 months, the firm has spent more than $130 million to tighten its grip on the nonprofit software space. The company is expected to close the Kintera deal on or around July 2. The price is $46 million but with net operating loss carry-forwards, the price ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving Reports 23 Percent Growth
today announced the launch of The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving, an online fundraising index that reports revenue trends of 1,787 nonprofit organizations representing $399 million in 12 month online revenue on a monthly basis. The Index is based on actual revenue statistics from nonprofit organizations using a variety of fundraising systems, both from Blackbaud and other vendors. It represents organizations of all sizes from the following sectors: arts, culture, and humanities; education; environment and animals; healthcare; human services; international affairs; ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Blackbaud to serve as Exclusive Provider of ThePort Network Social Networking ...
today announced that it will be the exclusive nonprofit sales channel for ThePort Network(TM) social networking solutions. The companies entered into an exclusive partnership to help nonprofits further engage their constituents by combining the world's leading online and social networking solutions. "There was a natural fit between Blackbaud and ThePort Network due to our mutual focus on helping nonprofits connect with their constituencies and our respective leadership positions as online and social networking solutions providers for nonprofits," said ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Slide 1 - Blackbaud Fundraising Software: Nonprofit Accounting ...
Blackbaud's Conference for Nonprofits — Charleston | Susan E. Budak| Page #2. FASB Accounting Standards Codification. ◆ Susan E. Budak ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
applications owned by Blackbaud, Inc. to register the following marks: (1) RE: MEMBER for ..... purchase of data processing and fund raising software, their ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Major Information Technology Initiatives | Information Technology ...
Every month the Pepperdine IT publishes updates and announcements about new initiatives and ongoing work on the Pepperdine campuses. This report is for June 2010. Pepperdine IT and the Center for Human Resources are encouraging faculty and staff to take advantage of the Lynda.com Online Training Library this summer. Lynda.com offers over 700 online software courses such as Microsoft Excel, Dreamweaver, and Photoshop. To learn more or to request a training period, visit services.pepperdine.edu/it/tools/lynda/ . Students applying to Seaver College’s music program now have the option to video record their audition and submit it for ...
REAL TIME
BLACKBAUD FUNDRAISING SOFTWARE
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Google Answers: Nonprofit Software Competitors
I'm researching the competitors for a software company called Blackbaud, Inc. Blackbaud provides software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations. One component of Blackbaud's fundraising software, The Raiser's Edge, is an online giving module called NetSolutions. NetSolutions is a subscription-based service that allows nonprofit organizations to accept credit card donations online. I'm trying to determine the answers to two questions relating to competitors of this product: 1) Has "Company X" completed an SAS 70 Service Organization audit (or do they ...
What is the best, AFFORDABLE fundraising/donor management software ...
The question depends in part on what you intend to do with it. The software is as good as the data you put into it and the actions you take based on what you see in the data. I should add that what is important depends a bit on what kind of non-profit work your organization does. You might place a lot of value on knowing donors' birthdays so that you can send notes. Others might put great value on estimating donor's giving capacity. Another dimension to consider is how "real time" you want to be. If you're in the software daily, you'll have one set of needs. If you're an infrequent user, you may ...