Agencies & Consultant

Getting Good by Doing Good: Philanthropy in Tough Times
June 22, 2009

June 22, 2009, The Globe and Mail — As social, educational and environmental agencies and other not-for-profits struggle with reduced funding, it's a good time to take on questions about the business community's responsibility to provide support, especially in a downturn.

Merkle Wins Three Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association “Benny” Awards
June 18, 2009

COLUMBIA, Md., June 17, 2009 — Merkle (, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing database marketing agencies, was recently honored with three 2009 “Benjamin Franklin Awards for Direct Marketing Excellence”, or “Bennies”, by the Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association. The awards were presented during a ceremony at the Farmhouse at People’s Light in Malvern, Pa. on June 4, 2009.

Blackbaud Support Wins Top Honors
June 17, 2009

Charleston, S.C., June 17, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), today announced that The Association of Support Professionals (ASP) has selected the company’s support site as a winner of this year’s “Ten Best Web Support Sites” award. The 12th annual competition honors companies that showcase excellence in online service and support.

KnaEco International Offering Virtual Customized and Cost-Effective Services to Nonprofits
June 9, 2009

Arlington, VA, June 9, 2009 — KnaEco International, Inc. is offering a virtual customized consultancy to nonprofits nationwide that are being impacted by the economic downturn. Services range from grant writing, community-based research, collaborations, nonprofit business development, marketing, and advocacy services on Capitol Hill as well as with funding agencies.

DiCicco, Gulman & Company Offers Pro Bono Assistance for Nonprofit Organizations
June 8, 2009

WOBURN, Mass., June 8, 2009 — DiCicco, Gulman & Company LLP (DGC), a CPA and business consulting firm specializing in the accounting and financial matters of private companies, is proud to announce the launch of a pro-bono program that will provide local nonprofit organizations with project support related to their accounting and financial service needs.

WealthEngine Strengthens Management Team
June 8, 2009

BETHESDA, Md., June 8, 2009 — WealthEngine, a leading provider of sophisticated prospect research and analytics for non-profit organizations and financial services firms, announced today that four new sales and marketing professionals have joined the firm's senior management team. The new executives bring along valuable sales and marketing experience, including a deep knowledge of the financial services and for profit markets.

Weber Shandwick Chosen By National Marrow Donor Program(R) To Head Awareness Campaign
June 4, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, Minn., June 4, 2009 — The Minneapolis-St. Paul office of Weber Shandwick has been chosen by the National Marrow Donor Program to head the organization's largest annual awareness campaign. The "Be The Match(SM) Marrowthon" campaign, which runs June 8-22, will work to reach a diverse audience of current and potential bone marrow donors and advocates. For thousands of people with leukemia and other life-threatening diseases, a marrow transplant offers a second chance at life.

Illinois State University Foundation Selects JHG for Digital and Mobile Marketing Services
June 2, 2009

SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2009 — JHG (formerly JHG Townsend), the digital marketing agency that combines strategy, interactive, mobile and public relations to engage brands and drive their revenues, today announced that Illinois State University Foundation (ISUF) has joined its roster of clients. JHG’s interactive and mobile group will provide ISUF with an executable marketing strategy to help the university related Foundation leverage digital technologies to increase fundraising among its alumni and friends, including fans of the university athletic programs. The strategy created for ISUF will give the organization a comprehensive technology roadmap inclusive of both online and mobile marketing initiatives. By leveraging this fully integrated approach, the university’s foundation will jumpstart its objectives of advancing online contributions while raising national awareness.

Weber Shandwick Launches Social Innovation Specialty Practice
June 2, 2009

NEW YORK, June 2, 2009 — Weber Shandwick announced today it has launched a global Social Innovation specialty group. Social Innovation expands and deepens the firm's ongoing work for clients interested in corporate responsibility, sustainability, strategic philanthropy, cause marketing, and advocacy. Using its own proprietary "3C" approach to advancing successful societal and environmental initiatives on behalf of clients, the specialty practice offers custom-designed programs that empower Consumers, guide Companies, and strengthen Communities.