Let the software do most of the work so you can concentrate on ensuring the most success for your fundraising events. Here are five ways event management software can make your job easier.
As your organization makes its interactive investment plans, especially with the common July 1 fiscal year around the corner, you can shine as a strategic leader. Consider these four recommendations.
In 2014, tremendous opportunities exist for nonprofit organizations to use technology to deliver on their missions in very effective and scalable ways. Here are the technology trends that will have the biggest impact on the nonprofit sector this year.
Do not use end-result tools for the sake of using new tools; use them as a predetermined integrated component within your overall integrated marketing communication program.
Attention to detail improves the fundraising "net." By having a strong gift-processing, accounting and donor stewardship function, you have vital tools to deepen donor relationships.
While technology has opened all sorts of new possibilities for fundraisers, there is no technological cure-all for the fundraising sector, no matter what anyone may attempt to lead you to believe. Fundraising still takes work — and hard work at that.
Sage North America announced that Version 11.0 of its Sage Fund Accounting nonprofit and government financial management software is now available. Product enhancements focused on improving the customer experience and included streamlining the upgrade process with the new Sage Auto Update console; implementing user-requested improvements within core modules; updating the workflow and user interface; improving reporting capabilities; and adding Sales Order functionality to the Accounts Receivable (A/R) module.
Blackbaud announced new enhancements to Blackbaud NetCommunity, its comprehensive Internet marketing solution that integrates with The Raiser's Edge for website management, online community-building, and e-mail marketing.
Blackbaud has partnered with Janrain, a leader in social identity solutions, to offer customers easy access to robust and reliable social sign-on functionality. The recently released version also features mobile-ready features, integrated multichannel reporting, a website integration gallery, and embedded how-to videos.
Blackbaud announced that it has acquired Everyday Hero, a privately-owned company based in Brisbane, Australia. Everyday Hero’s event fundraising tools are used by tens of thousands of individual fundraisers and 1400 customers in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
The 27-person Everyday Hero staff will continue to serve its growing customer base of leading nonprofit fundraising events in Australia and will continue to grow Everyday Hero’s presence in Asia-Pacific and the UK. Blackbaud will continue to grow Everyday Hero’s product offerings.
South by Southwest, the annual conference of thinkers and innovators, has honored two nonprofits it says are using technology in novel ways to promote social good.
Hollaback, which works to fight sexual harassment by collecting personal stories of victims, released smartphone applications that let victims log incidents. Friendfactor, a gay-rights advocacy organization, is also using online technology to help supporters share information about its mission.