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Nearly four months after its acquisition of Convio, Blackbaud announced both that it would discontinue Convio’s Common Ground and a restructuring that eliminates 51 positions. In what was described as an unrelated development, the company also announced that former Convio CEO Gene Austin will be leaving.
Remember Simon called Peter? Remember Glen or Glenda? Remember “Call me Ishmael” or, for that matter, “Call me Pisher?” Remember Cassius Clay and Muhammad Ali? Remember Allen Stewart Konigsberg and Woody Allen? How about Caryn Johnson and Whoopi Goldberg? Or Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta and Lady Gaga?
Indiana University has received approval to establish a School of Philanthropy on the Indiana University-Purdue University campus in Indianapolis (IUPUI).
On their face, Cincinnati, Ohio and Anchorage, Alaska would seem very different. The common thread is that they are both among the best communities in the nation for young people.
The hour-long Stand Up 2 Cancer (SU2C) telethon for cancer research, which blanketed all of the major broadcast and cable television outlets last week, brought in pledges of an estimated $81 million.
Software giant Blackbaud appointed Joseph (Joe) D. Moye as president of its Enterprise Customer Business Unit (ECBU). He replaces Gene Austin, the former CEO of software firm Convio, which was acquired by Blackbaud earlier this year.
Nonprofit Davids might have plunked the sector’s Goliaths. Small organizations experienced have fundraising growth while the big boys are losing ground.
Chuck Gehring has overseen four nonprofit mergers in his years as president and CEO of LifeCare Alliance in Columbus, Ohio. “It’s important in this economy, in our field, if you don’t try to do something extra, you’re going to be out of business,” he said. “Your traditional revenue sources – United Way, government — are eroding. If you’re going to just keep laying off you’re not able to do anything.”
A media firestorm regarding pink powerhouse Susan G. Komen for the Cure defunding of Planned Parenthood, and its eventual reversal, started this past February and put the organization in the spotlight for reasons unrelated to its usual marketing prowess.
Richard Nixon. Lt. Commander Philip Francis Queeg. Nancy Brinker. What do these three have in common?
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