WealthEngine and StratusLIVE Partner on Donor Prospecting and Fundraising Tools
August 16, 2011

WealthEngine, provider of sophisticated prospect research tools and analytics, and StratusLIVE, provider of constituent relationship management (CRM) software built on the Microsoft® Dynamics™ CRM 2011 platform, announced the formation of a strategic relationship to integrate WealthEngine data seamlessly into StratusLIVE.

StratusLIVE works with leading charitable organizations including affiliates of the United Way and YMCA to provide them with the tools to identify key constituents and actively cultivate those relationships over time.

Grant Professionals Association Endorses Sage Grant Management
August 9, 2011

Sage North America announced that the Grant Professionals Association, the premier membership organization of grant professionals, has endorsed its new Sage Grant Management solution. Web-based and available either on-premises or in a hosted environment, Sage Grant Management helps nonprofit and government organizations maximize their funding potential by tracking grants and providing transparency at the organization, program, and grant levels.

American Bible Society Selects Blackbaud CRM
August 9, 2011

Blackbaud announced that the American Bible Society (ABS) has selected Blackbaud CRM to improve its supporters’ experience, from direct marketing to online engagement.

The mission of ABS, a 195-year old organization, is to share God’s word with people around the world in a language and format that they can understand so they can enjoy the benefits of transformation that comes from God.

Constant Contact and Blackbaud Enter Into Strategic Partnership
August 4, 2011

Blackbaud and Constant Contact announced a strategic partnership agreement that will provide small and growing nonprofits with the tools and training they need to optimize their e-marketing programs. The companies will integrate key products and combine their expertise to develop nonprofit-specific seminars training, and best practices. Leveraging Blackbaud’s analytics expertise, the companies will also work together to help nonprofits enhance their programs with new analytic capabilities.

Nonprofits Achieve Online Fundraising Milestone
July 28, 2011

Charity Dynamics, a provider of comprehensive online marketing and fundraising solutions for nonprofits, announced that nonprofit organizations across the country have now raised more than $100 million directly through the company’s Boundless Fundraising solution since it first launched less than three years ago.

Boundless Fundraising is a suite of online fundraising applications that enable participants in nonprofit special events to extend their fundraising efforts through Facebook, email and mobile devices. More than 75 U.S. charities currently use the applications as part of their overall event marketing and fundraising strategy.

Microsoft Broadens Global Software Donation Program to Reach More Nonprofits
July 27, 2011

Microsoft Corp. announced updates to its software donation program that make it easier for nonprofit organizations to get access to affordable technology. The program, which has already provided more than $3.9 billion worth of software to nonprofits around the world since 1998, is being expanded to enable more nonprofit organizations to request software donations when they need them at any point in the year.

Convio Launches Luminate™ Constituent Engagement Solution for Nonprofits
July 25, 2011

Convio announced Luminate™, an innovative new cloud-based constituent engagement solution for the nonprofit market. Luminate combines Convio’s online fundraising suite with its CRM platform and leading analytics technologies and expertise to meet the complex needs of large, enterprise nonprofits. Luminate offers an open, extensible, cloud-based constituent engagement solution that allows nonprofits to analyze and cultivate relationships with donors, advocates and other constituents. This enables organizations to design tailored, integrated, multi-channel campaigns and interactions that are beneficial to both the mission and the individual supporter.

CafeGive Announces New Marketing Platform
July 12, 2011

CafeGive announces the 'Giving by CafeGive' platform providing businesses a powerful way to showcase their social giving strategies, build momentum for their philanthropic activities and communicate directly with their consumers in a fun and engaging way. The online platform includes applications that run on websites or Facebook, allowing companies to raise awareness for their social giving practices and to promote consumer participation in campaigns.

The first marketing application, 'Reward for Donation,' allows companies to quickly set up and promote a comprehensive social giving campaign that collects and distributes donations and rewards consumers for their participation.

KELL Partners Launches Kickstart Program for Foundation Nonprofit Starter Pack
July 7, 2011

Nonprofit Software-as-a-Service consulting specialists KELL Partners has launched its KELL Kickstart program for organizations using the Foundation Nonprofit Starter Pack. KELL Partners is a Registered Consulting Partner, and has experience servicing more than 150 projects. The company provides Software-as-a-Service consulting and implementation solutions that enable nonprofits to attain maximum value from their technology investments.

The Nonprofit Starter Pack from the Foundation is Salesforce CRM with a pre-built data structure that addresses the unique needs of nonprofit organizations and their constituent relationships.