Software/Technology

fd2s Creates Interactive Donor Kiosks for Cancer Center
November 3, 2009

Austin, TX, November 3, 2009 — Austin-based wayfinding and environmental graphic design consultant fd2s has completed the development of an innovative donor kiosk system for the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

StreamLink Software Announces AmpliFund for Nonprofit Grant Management
November 3, 2009

CLEVELAND, November 3, 2009 — StreamLink Software, a provider of nonprofit software management systems, announced the release of AmpliFund, grant management software that helps nonprofit organizations earn the full potential of every grant and maximize funding opportunities. AmpliFund tracks, measures and automates each step of the grant cycle enabling managers to effectively manage results by tracking both spending and performance for every grant and contract.

DoJiggy Announces Call for Grant Proposals
October 29, 2009

Boulder, CO, October 29, 2009 — Online fundraising software services provider, DoJiggy, today announced a call for grant proposals for their DoJiggy Giving™ program. DoJiggy Giving supports nonprofits and community organizations through the donation of in-kind software services as well as a percentage of the company’s annual profits. This year the company plans to award five or more organizations with cash grants in the amount of $500 - $1,000.

TowerCare and Civic Science to Deliver Market Research & Revenue Solutions for DonorPro Users
October 16, 2009

PITTSBURGH, PA, October 16, 2009 -- TowerCare Technologies, Inc., makers of the leading nonprofit fundraising software, DonorPro, is pleased to announce a partnership with Civic Science. Civic Science will provide a suite of low cost web applications for DonorPro clients to engage their prospects, donors, members and other stakeholders in high-value polling and marketing research. DonorPro clients will use the BallotBox Polling Widget(TM) to poll website visitors and build profiles of their online audience over time. The CS Panel Manager(TM) will allow nonprofits to build a sense of community among their most loyal and active stakeholders through an opt-in Online Advisory Panel. Additional information about these new tools can be found at www.towercare.com/civic-science.

Nonprofit Harnesses Virtual World for Real Troop Support
October 14, 2009

LAS VEGAS, October 13, 2009 — Internet-based military support nonprofit Soldiers' Angels will be exhibiting at BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2009 in the Las Vegas Convention Center this weekend to draw attention to its vast online network of volunteers and the importance of ensuring "No Soldier Go Unloved."

More Than 1000 Fundraising Websites Created With BlackbaudNow
October 14, 2009

Charleston, S.C., October 14, 2009 — 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.

Site Gives Insight Into the Software Nonprofits Use
October 6, 2009

Ever wonder what software other nonprofits are using for fundraising, operations, programs, etc.? A new Web site can help you find out. Social Source Commons, a project of Aspiration, a nonprofit that works to connect nonprofits to software solutions that help them meet their missions, allows nonprofit organizations to divulge which software tools they use, gain knowledge and support by connecting with other organizations that use the same tools, and discover new ones.

Tips for Managing Technology Change
September 29, 2009

The Industrial Revolution brought about many great technological changes, including steam ships and modernization of the textile industry. But not everyone responded favorably to those developments. A group of textile artisans called the Luddites felt that industrialization threatened their way of life and demonstrated their displeasure by destroying the mechanized looms they thought would take their jobs.

Girls Incorporated Deploys Force.com Sites From Salesforce.com to Support its Mission of Inspiring All Girls to be Strong, Smart, and Bold
September 21, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2009 — The Salesforce.com Foundation, the global leader in integrating philanthropy and business, today announced that Girls Inc., a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold(SM) is deploying Force.com Sites from salesforce.com to help the organization manage relationships with all of its diverse constituents, including donors, volunteers, affiliate staff, board members, and alumnae, among others.