Software/Technology

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.

Hill Country Ride for AIDS Cycles to Record Levels Using Charity Dynamics' Boundless Fundraising
May 19, 2009

AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2009 — Despite an unfavorable giving environment due to the current economic downturn, the Hill Country Ride for AIDS exceeded all expectations and smashed its 2009 fundraising goal, raising a record amount of more than $690,000. The organization - which did not reach its fundraising goal the previous year - utilized Charity Dynamics' Boundless Fundraising social networking application, empowering participants with the market's most effective online tools to significantly strengthen their individual fundraising efforts. As part of their participation in the event, riders are required to raise at least $500.

Peachtree by Sage Facilitates More Effective Management For Nonprofits
May 19, 2009

Atlanta, Ga., May 19, 2009 — Sage North America today announced the general availability of its Peachtree 2010 product line, including the latest release of Peachtree by Sage Premium Accounting for Nonprofits and Peachtree by Sage - Quantum.  The new and improved functionality in Peachtree Premium Accounting for Nonprofits 2010 goes beyond accounting, bringing nonprofit organizations enhanced capabilities around managing contacts as well as improved security and visibility

CRM Manager Enhances SaaS Solutions and Services for Nonprofits
May 18, 2009

Malvern, PA, May 18, 2009 — CRM manager, a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) implementation and integration firm, continues to enhance its consulting services practice for helping nonprofit organizations more efficiently share and manage information with and about their donors, volunteers and clients.

Blackbaud Partners With TechSoup Global to Offer Low-Cost Fundraising Tools
May 18, 2009

Charleston, S.C., May 18, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), announced today that it will partner with TechSoup Global, a nonprofit organization devoted to making technology and technology education available and affordable to other nonprofits and libraries all over the world, to distribute BlackbaudNow™ and MatchFinder® to eligible nonprofits and libraries.

Public Broadcasting Stations Enhance Online Efforts With Blackbaud Sphere and Team Approach
May 12, 2009

Charleston, S.C., May 12, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB) today announced the increasing adoption of Blackbaud Sphere™ by public broadcasting stations to enhance online member acquisition and engagement. Since the addition of Sphere and Team Approach® to Blackbaud’s family of products, and the increasing desire of members to connect online, public broadcasting stations across the country are beginning to further realize the benefits of a unified view of members.

DonorPerfect Fundraising Software is “Best Bet” in Donor Management Report
May 11, 2009

Horsham, PA, May 4, 2009 — After an extensive evaluation, both DonorPerfect Installed and DonorPerfect Online (a web-based fundraising solution) received more “Excellent” ratings for their features then any other products. In addition, the report identifies several purchasing categories for nonprofits, and DonorPerfect received 6 recommendations for the online version, and 5 for the installed version.