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You may have missed it live, but you can easily watch our on-demand webinar and share it with your peers.   more
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Thank you to everyone who was able to join our Q4 Grantmaking and Outcomes Town Hall! more
BBU
My family members all seem to have birthdays around this time of year—the holidays. The thought of so many events, with so many people, and all within three months is both joyful and nerve-racking! Trust me, the event planning can really become chaotic. Events can also be chaotic for many organizations. But the event planning process doesn’t need to be. ... more
Posted by Amy McIntyre on Raiser's Edge Blog Dec 7, 2018 10:50 AM EST
Altru-Square
We identified an issue that may impact printing capability in the latest version of Chrome; Version 71. We are currently working to address this issue, but we wanted to let customers know that this has the potential to disable printing within the Chrome browser. We are recommending to temporarily use Internet Explorer or choose not to update to Chrome ... more
Posted by Kayla Melvin on Altru Announcements Dec 5, 2018 4:51 PM EST
Cammi Derr
Meet (and friend!) Cammi Derr, a BBNC, Online Express, Raiser's Edge, RENXT, Target Analytics, and Blackbaud Merchant Services user, with Texas A&M University-Commerce. more
Posted by Crystal Bruce on Member Spotlight Dec 5, 2018 2:57 PM EST
What's New!
Hi, everyone! In the December release of the VolunteerMe mobile app, event managers can now view event date and location information; view the event roster, shifts, and wait list; add or remove event participants; and view and edit event photos in the photo gallery. Check out the New Features Guide for more details!   Thanks, Alyssa Maslankowski User ... more
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When new features are released, it is nice to run a couple of tests to see if the feature is something your organization can utilize.  This blog will discuss some tips to testing features in your live database.    What happened to the Altru Sandbox?   We apologize for the delay in this response, but we wanted to make sure we did a thorough investigation.  ... more
Posted by Rosita Bradham on Altru Announcements Dec 4, 2018 4:30 PM EST
vendor
The Accounts Payable API was updated on 12/04/2018. See our Changelog entries for more information. We added two new vendor endpoints: Vendor address (Delete) and Vendor address (Patch) . We also updated two existing endpoints. The Invoice endpoint now allows the creation of an invoice using an account with no budget. The Vendor (List) endpoint has ... more
Posted by Justin Ward on SKY API Announcements Dec 4, 2018 3:51 PM EST
TR report
TrustRadius, an independent online review website, used public reviews of Blackbaud Grantmaking to assemble this product report. It touches up on the key themes found across all reviews, from different organization sizes and types. more
dec 6
There's still time to register to join Michael Tipton and Ben Mahoney from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana as they review how their foundation engages third parties, community partners, internal teams, and grantees to collect and verify the data needed to measure their impact. more
Enrollment Management year in review
With the end of 2018 rapidly approaching, we’re taking a look back at the busy year Enrollment Management has had. For this retrospective, we’re not going to delve too deep into some of the bigger added features in 2018 like the addition of  Admissions Scheduling , support for overlapping grades, being able to add miscellaneous file types to Candidate ... more
Posted by Derek Nichols on K-12 Tips and Tricks Dec 4, 2018 2:16 PM EST
Advocacy
We continue to add newly-elected officials as they become contactable following our mid-term elections. These officials are now included in our  December 4th  update. You'll find them when you  select targets  for your action or call alerts. The new officials in this update are:   POSITION NAME STATE Federal Representative Brenda ... more
Posted by Colleen Gutierrez on Luminate Advocacy News Dec 4, 2018 1:00 PM EST
Customer Success
The time is here! We celebrated Thanksgiving over a week ago, holiday tunes are on the radio, you raised a record $62.6 million on #GivingTuesday , and right now, you’re entering the biggest giving month of the year! According to Blackbaud’s 2017 Charitable Giving Report, non-profits received 20% of their online gifts during the month of December. ... more
Posted by Rachel Nigro on NetCommunity Announcements Dec 4, 2018 9:00 AM EST
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Mingle with peers, discuss the cloud-based technology that’s driving your field, and discover the latest Blackbaud Grantmaking tips and techniques with users in your community. more
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Hi Community! Before I reveal the next Season of Giving challenge, let's hear it for  Snigdha Verma who won the Season of Giving Holiday Selfie Challenge . Woohoo! Make sure to share some merriment or congratulations on her profile wall !  Now back to this week's challenge! This Season of Giving is about giving back to you and the best way we can give back ... more
Posted by Shannon Emery on Community News Dec 3, 2018 9:03 AM EST