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NPOs, Businesses Examining Responsible Supply Chain...

The key to supply chain sustainability is a clean, functioning and responsibly financed process through which the labor force is treated humanely in the workplace. The challenge is what happens when the work is for a major international brand but done at home where conditions are not monitored. According to leaders of the nonprofit Nest […]

Nonprofit Tech Remains Poorly Resourced...

Technology no longer feels out of place at nonprofits but it remains poorly resourced despite staff being eager to increase digital skills, according to a new research paper out today. Prepared by NetHope The Center for the Digital Nonprofit™, The Digital Nonprofit Skills Assessment (DNS) is the second in a series of white papers that […]

Paya Buys Stewardship Technology...

Paya, formerly Sage Payment Solutions, yesterday announced the acquisition of Stewardship Technology. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Mount Vernon, Ohio-based Stewardship Technology is an electronic giving solutions and pension and benefit processing firm for churches. The acquisition will support a “strategic growth plan by adding expertise with nonprofit and faith-based organizations […]

Committee Aims To Guide AI In Fundraising...

A committee of fundraising professionals aims to tackle the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on nonprofits, guiding best practices and ethics while accelerating the impact on advancement. Gravyty, a two-year-old AI-enabled fundraising software company, announced the inaugural 16 members of the AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC). Ten of the members are from higher education, three […]

Blackbaud Q3 Earnings Boost Stock Price...

Blackbaud announced third-quarter financial results yesterday, reaffirming estimates for 2018 that were revised earlier this month. Half of the revised outlook on revenue for the Charleston, S.C.-based software and technology firm was from a reduction in one-time services revenue as it shifts to subscription-based recurring revenues. During its annual bbcon user conference earlier this month […]

Oracle NetSuite Expands Pro Bono Tech Help...

Oracle NetSuite announced it is expanding its NetSuite Social Impact program, including product donation, pro bono expansion and online community building. The initiative is to help nonprofits move more financial operations to the cloud and away from on-premises software and storage. “The NetSuite Social Impact program has helped thousands of nonprofits and social enterprises in […]

Nonprofit Affinity Credit Cards Still Bring Engagement, Cash...

Affinity credit cards still work for breast cancer charity Susan G. Koman despite some of the negative buzz about them, according to Christina Alford, senior vice president. SGK’s card is part of a broader relationship with Bank of America. It has brought in $8 million since its launch in 2009 and has included ancillary benefits […]

Blackbaud Stock, Revenue Projections Drop...

Revenue estimates for the year at Blackbaud will miss by as much as $36 million causing the stock, already under pressure, to drop yesterday to a 52-week low. Executives blamed a slowing in the transition to subscription services and its associated recurring revenue, as well as softness in the United Kingdom and how students pay […]

Blackbaud Releases Student Experience Cloud Product...

You can never get a donor started too soon. That’s the intention of an implementation of a Blackbaud product targeted to get higher ed students giving and fundraising while still on campus. Blackbaud unveiled its Cloud Solution for Higher Education today during its annual bbcon 2018 user conference in Orlando, Fla. It’s an adaptation of […]

Tech Firms Targeting Nonprofits Secure Millions In Funding...

Two more fledgling fundraising technology companies recently secured private capital to finance growth in the next year. iDonate, an 8-year-old online fundraising firm that got its start with a focus on noncash donations, announced it secured $10 million Series A funding. OneCause, formerly BidPal, announced that it closed on $4 million of new growth financing […]