Orange Leap (formerly MPower) today announced availability of The Guru, which enables nonprofits to easily create sophisticated reports for analyzing their data in real time – a key step for taking organizational performance to the next level and beyond.
Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB) today announced enhancements to Blackbaud Sphere™ that will further support the complex data needs of national nonprofits with multiple chapters. More than 85 multi-chapter organizations already use Blackbaud Sphere for their online fundraising, communication, event management, and advocacy needs.
Virtual Iron Software (www.virtualiron.com), a provider of enterprise-class server virtualization and virtual infrastructure management software, today announced organizations in the non-profit sector are leveraging the company's virtualization platform to further extend the reach of their services. Customers such as Convoy of Hope and Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs have been able to cost effectively improve their IT infrastructure enabling employees to more efficiently reach the maximum number of people.
Virtual Gallerie, LLC (VG), a 3D software and production company that caters to museums, universities, and other cultural institutions, launched the first personalized and interactive multimedia museum tour in virtual 3D online for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). LACMA now offers their visitors a free multimedia tour on a Nokia PDA that can display still images and educational text, play audio and video commentary, and features a "Favorites" button, which allows visitors to bookmark objects that they can later view from home in a personalized 3D virtual gallery online.
Today, Uncensored Interview, a video producer and licensor of musician interviews, announced a collaboration with Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization focused on building a body of openly shareable and reusable creative work, by releasing thousands of videos from its interview footage archive under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC-BY) license. Previously, Uncensored Interview's library consisted of premium content available for commercial licensing, but now includes videos available via download in Ogg Theora, a free and open video compression format. Under CC-BY, users of the content are only required to give attribution to Uncensored Interview as the content source.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) — one of the leading U.S. advocacy groups, with more than two million members and supporters and 400 entities — has picked Orange Leap (formerly known as MPower) as its platform for managing and optimizing constituent relationships, marketing and fundraising across the entire organization.
MPower — one of the leading providers of software for nonprofit constituent management and fundraising — today announced that it has rebranded as Orange Leap.
The Salesforce.com Foundation, the global leader in integrating philanthropy and business, today announced the results of its biannual customer satisfaction survey of nearly 300 nonprofit customers conducted by independent research firm MarketTools, Inc. in December 2008. The survey reports that nonprofits are averaging a 25 percent increase in fundraising, sponsorship, and other constituent acquisition efforts using donated and discounted licenses of Salesforce CRM. The survey also reports that nonprofits are experiencing on average a 24 percent increase in donor lead volumes; a 23 percent increase in donor lead conversations; and a 19 percent increase in donor retention.
Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), announced that The Tesseract School in Eagan, MN is among the increasing number of schools that have turned to Blackbaud’s new Student Information System, a hosted solution created exclusively for small independent schools. Blackbaud for Small Schools™ combines the Blackbaud solutions only a small independent school would need, helping them to manage student information more efficiently and keep track of critical student data, while giving teachers the tools they need to help students succeed.
Social Solutions, the leading provider of nonprofit performance management software, today announced that the company has received $6.5 million in expansion funding.