WASHINGTON, DC, April 14, 2009 — The Alliance for Effective Social Investing, a network of nonprofit leaders, which includes the CEOs of GuideStar, Charity Navigator, BBB Wise Giving Alliance and Network For Good met in Washington, D.C. and agreed to work together to drive more funds to high-performing nonprofits.
Grizzard Communications Group recently held a conference, Winning Strategies in Challenging Times, focusing on effective and efficient ways of communicating to donors during difficult economic times. The conference was held February 24th – 26th and featured a live panel discussion presented in the online virtual world of Second Life. Major George Hood, National Community Relations Secretary of The Salvation Army, along with other IT communications associates from Alexandria, VA and Reston, PA participated in a panel discussion as animated “Avatars.”
Social Solutions, the leading provider of nonprofit performance management software for the human services sector, today announced the acquisition of Esteam, a provider of financial performance management software and services.
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.
GroundFloor Media, Inc., a Denver-based public relations agency, today announced the new GroundFloor Social Media (GFsM) workshop series aimed at helping Colorado-based associations, nonprofits and government entities leverage social media in their marketing and fundraising campaigns. Called “Social Media: Getting in on the Ground Floor,” the series will offer personalized social media training and education at no cost.
The Resource Alliance (RA) is announcing the launch of IFC Online — a virtual fundraising conference that will take place on May 12-14, 2009
Launching a new fundraising solutions program for the non-profit industry, ClickSquared announced today that direct marketing agency Brickmill Marketing Services selected the company to offer eServices to its non-profit clients. The program, which begins immediately, will enable Brickmill to enhance its existing strategic donor and fundraising solutions offering by providing an integrated view of a constituent’s activity across all channels and program areas.
On January 1, 2009, SofterWare acquired Agena Informatique, the long-time distributor of the company’s DonorPerfect fundraising software in Quebec. The acquisition was completed through SofterWare’s newly created DonorPerfect Canada subsidiary.
The Resource Alliance (RA) is announcing the launch of IFC Online — a virtual fundraising conference that will take place on May 12-14, 2009.