September 1, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — Some small businesses are following the recession playbook of the unemployed.
Agencies & Consultant
Charleston, S.C., August 31, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), the leading global provider of software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, today announced that the University of Michigan, one of the world’s premiere research universities, has selected Blackbaud Enterprise CRM™ and Target Analytics® to replace its system-wide fundraising technology and prospect research services.
Burlingame, CA, August 31, 2009 — Tactical Philanthropy Advisors, an advisory firm working with wealthy individuals and families, launched today. It is headed by Sean Stannard-Stockton, co-founder of a wealth advisory firm focused on philanthropists, a columnist for the Chronicle of Philanthropy and author of the industry leading blog Tactical Philanthropy.
Charleston, S.C., August 27, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB) today announced that an increasing number of community foundations are turning to its solutions to build stronger relationships with donors and professional advisors, improve financial accountability, and enhance their web presence.
NASHUA, N.H., August 25, 2009 — Ektron Inc., a technology and market leader in Web content management software has made an impact on the nonprofit industry with a recent number of large organizations looking to Ektron’s Web content management platform to re-define and re-energize their online presence.
OR-YEHUDA, Israel, August 25, 2009 — Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (Nasdaq: MGIC), a provider of application platforms and business and process integration solutions and the Salesforce.com Foundation, the global leader in integrating charity and business, today announced Magic Software's participation in the Salesforce.com Foundation's "Power of Us" Partner Program. The objective of the ambitious and ground breaking corporate patronage program is to provide Salesforce.com partners with a simple and scalable model to make high impact contributions to their communities through a donation of time, equity, and products to nonprofits who need their expertise.
Melville, NY, August 21, 2009 — The EGC Group (www.egcgroup.com) a leading marketing and advertising agency has announced a strategic partnership with VerticalResponse, Inc. (www.verticalresponse.com), a leading provider of on-demand email marketing, online survey and direct mail solutions.
Horsham, PA, August 19, 2009 — Inc. magazine today ranked SofterWare, Inc. 3,913 on its third annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent- minded entrepreneurs.
AUSTIN, Texas, August 19, 2009 — Convio, a company that is passionate about helping nonprofit organizations use software and services to fulfill their missions, today announced that nonprofit professionals who attend the company’s STAR Workshop are now eligible for Certified Fund Raising Executives (CFRE) credit.
Seattle, WA, August 13, 2009 — MissionWise® announced today that it has recently added several projects from new and existing clients throughout the country. Established as the consulting arm of Comprehensive Health Education Foundation (C.H.E.F.®) to help organizations become stronger and more sustainable in their efforts to eliminate health inequities, MissionWise works with a variety of nonprofits such as funders, their grantees, and other health and human service organizations. Included among these are numerous local, regional, and national philanthropies, clinics, hospitals, universities, plus a variety of program and service providers.