I just returned from a trip to Australia, and it’s interesting to me how different countries bring their own unique cultural context to online fundraising. There are also some important lessons to learn that we can import back into our North American fundraising mix.
Global mobile statistics make Internet statistics look meager by comparison. Mobile subscriptions across the globe are expected to reach 4.6 billion by the end of this year, and mobile broadband subscriptions are estimated to top 600 million in 2009, having overtaken fixed broadband subscribers last year.
Washington, December 2, 2009 — The Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation has contributed more than $1 million this year to help fund American Red Cross disaster response.
Charleston, S.C., November 13, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), the leading global provider of software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, today announced the release of Blackbaud Sphere Grow™. This new “Grow” version of the company’s popular web-based emarketing and event fundraising solution, Blackbaud Sphere, provides nonprofits an affordable turn-key solution with a guided implementation and ongoing consulting services.
Charleston, S.C., October 28, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), the leading global provider of software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, today announced that The Ohio State University has selected Blackbaud Enterprise CRM™ as its new fundraising system.
Charleston, S.C., Oct. 27, 2009 — With new classes every month, a role-based curriculum, and exclusive sessions on strategy and best practices, Blackbaud has made training more accessible to the nonprofit organizations it serves. Blackbaud is offering a free training session, , as a sample of the instructor-led courseware from Blackbaud Learn that explores basic querying techniques.), announced the availability of Blackbaud Learn™, a subscription-based training program that provides ongoing skill development and job knowledge training to nonprofits.