Software/Technology

PaperThin Helps Nonprofits Extend Community Reach
June 2, 2009

BOSTON, June 2, 2009 — PaperThin, Inc., a leading Web content management solution provider, today announced that nonprofit organizations—such as the United Way, LeSEA Broadcasting, PneumoADIP, AAPHERD, Greater Philadelphia Film Office, Epilepsy Foundation, NACCHO, and WomenHeart—are leveraging the CommonSpot Web content management solution to connect with constituents by maximizing the delivery, value, and timeliness of Web content.

New England Center for the Performing Arts Leverages Brainshark to Attract Donors for $33 Million Capital Campaign
June 2, 2009

WALTHAM, Mass., June 2, 2009 — Brainshark, Inc., a leader in on-demand presentations, today announced that the New England Center for the Performing Arts is the latest grant recipient in the Brainshark Non-Profit Program. With the grant, the center will leverage Brainshark to create high-impact, on-demand multimedia presentations to increase awareness and galvanize volunteers and prospective donors.

Howard University Receives In-Kind Software Grant Valued at $150 Million from Siemens PLM Software; Largest-Ever for the University
June 2, 2009

PLANO, Texas & WASHINGTON, June 2, 2009 — Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced a series of in-kind software grants valued at more than $150 million to Howard University. Taken together, the grants represent the largest in the history of Howard University.

Target Analytics Introduces ResearchPoint for Prospect Research Management
June 1, 2009

Charleston, S.C., June 1, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), today announced the launch of ResearchPoint™ by Target Analytics™, a solution that helps nonprofits identify, target, and cultivate  potential major and planned giving donors. Among the early adopters using ResearchPoint to gain a better understating of their donor bases are Operation Homefront and The Wichita State University (WSU) Foundation. With ResearchPoint, these organizations can now efficiently manage key prospect information and build donor cultivation strategies.

Vanco Services, LLC Announces New Donor-Managed Option for Organization Web Sites
May 28, 2009

MINNETONKA, Minn., May 27, 2009 — Vanco Services has released a new version of e.service(R) by Web, its widely-used online giving solution for churches and nonprofit organizations. The new version has an optional feature that allows donors to log in and self-manage all aspects of their donation activity. By placing more control into the hands of individual donors, organizations save valuable staff time and all parties benefit from greater security.

TowerCare Technologies Launches New Partnership Programs and DonorPro Release 6.1
May 27, 2009

PITTSBURGH, PA, May 27, 2009 — TowerCare Technologies, Inc. has announced a Partnership Program for nonprofit industry consultants. With this program, TowerCare will educate nonprofit industry consultants on its flagship product, DonorPro, its easy to use, affordable constituent management software for fundraising. These nonprofit consultants will then be able to help their clients evaluate the use of donor/donation management software and determine if DonorPro is the right fit for their organizations. As part of an ongoing effort to make nonprofits aware of the best resources available to them, TowerCare will also spotlight its nonprofit consultant partners on its website and feature them in a directory circulated to all DonorPro clients.

Physicians for Social Responsibility Uses Leading Technology to Launch New Websites at the National and State Level
May 26, 2009

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2009 — Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), a nonprofit organization working to eliminate the gravest threats to human health and survival, announced today the introduction of a new website at www.psr.org that provides visitors with dynamic content about the organization’s numerous advocacy and fundraising initiatives, along with the option to visit the website of a nearby PSR chapter that focuses on local issues.

Wild Apricot Launches Version 3.0: Crowdsourcing Drives Success for Association and Nonprofit Membership Management Software
May 20, 2009

TORONTO, May 20, 2009 — Wild Apricot today launched Version 3.0, a major upgrade to its website and membership management software designed for associations and non-profits. The majority of Version 3.0's features were "crowdsourced": driven by feedback from customers. Wild Apricot, which has more than 15,000 registered users and continues to experience growth of 10% per month, attributes its success to its "obsession" with listening to customer feedback and actually using it.