Latin America

Blackbaud announced the opening of an office in Mexico City, a new local team, and a reseller agreement with EXITE.TI to support the growing Latin American philanthropic sector.

Blackbaud has been investing in the region since the introduction of eTapestry Español, its first Spanish-language software, in 2010. With this new partnership, EXITE.TI will handle the sales and support of Blackbaud products in Mexico, including eTapestry Español, a web-delivered Spanish-language fundraising and CRM solution designed for small to mid-sized nonprofits to help them fundraise and manage relationships with their constituents.

Topeka, Kan., December 2, 2009 — Family footwear retailer, Payless ShoeSource, announced that more than 750 nonprofit partners located across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and in 10 Latin American countries have officially joined Payless in its Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids program, a grass-roots effort aimed at giving more than $1.2 million in free shoes to children of families in need this holiday season.

Detroit, November 6, 2009 — Addressing the shortage of math and science teachers who will equip Mich.’s vulnerable students with the skills they need to compete in the workforce, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation with a $16.7 million grant to establish a new statewide teaching fellowship program.

October 13, 2009 — Tulane University's Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) will receive grants totaling $12.3 million to support the study of Latin America, including its relationship with the United States. The donation honors Samuel Zemurray Stone, a former Tulane board member and longtime supporter of Tulane's Latin American Studies program.  As a distinguished political scientist, author and historian, Stone lectured at universities throughout the world including the Sorbonne in Paris, where he received his doctorate.   

More Blogs