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We will elevate the level of consent on the OAuth user consent form from "product - tenant" to "environment" to simplify the authorization experience for developers and users. The recent deprecation of  tenant_id  and  tenant_name  in the OAuth /token response enabled this to be a non-breaking change, and we plan to update the OAuth user consent form ... more
Posted by John Lyons on Blackbaud SKY Developer Announcements Aug 23, 2019 3:29 PM EDT
Treasury API
The Treasury API was updated on 8/23/2019. We identified and resolved an issue with the  Credit card accounts (List)  endpoint where the  account_name  returned the credit card account's description. View our  Changelog . more
Posted by Betsy Unger on Blackbaud SKY Developer Announcements Aug 23, 2019 1:22 PM EDT
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Hosting visitors and creating delightful experiences is at the heart of what you do as a nonprofit organization. Visitors don’t stop coming when you and your staff need training. At Blackbaud University, we’ve created two new quick classes designed to give you maximum benefits with minimum time investment. Learn how to perform important customer ... more
Posted by Susan Ross on Altru Blog Aug 23, 2019 8:33 AM EDT
DIY Forms confusion
We're pretty sure you've heard the term before...  DIY Forms.  We're betting you heard about them when working with your Account Executive when considering adding eTapestry to your organization's set of tools for your fundraising needs.  We're even betting that various other announcements, blog posts, or even trainings have brought up the idea ... more
Posted by Geoff Arbuckle on eTapestry Announcements Aug 22, 2019 1:30 PM EDT
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You can now preserve refresh token values when you refresh expired access tokens. Previously, each time you refreshed an expired access token, you received a new refresh token that extended the sliding window for its expiration date. Now you can preserve an existing refresh token's value and expiration date to effectively opt out of the sliding ... more
Posted by John Lyons on Blackbaud SKY Developer Announcements Aug 22, 2019 11:11 AM EDT
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We 're excited to announce the upcoming FIMS 14.71 release! This release includes major and minor product enhancements and resolves issues. For release details, download the  FIMS 14.71 Release Notes  from the  FIMS How-To   page or  FIMS Help Center . Host*Net  clients will be updated to version 14.71 this Sunday, August 25th, 2019, during the ... more
Posted by Colleen Gutierrez on Announcements Aug 21, 2019 5:57 PM EDT
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My church is currently in the midst of a renewal project. We’re adding a new worship facility, extending the church foyer, and creating an education space. It’s been a construction zone around here for a while now, but it’s been an amazing process to watch—from laying the foundation to ultimately rethinking the use of our new space. It won’t be long until ... more
Posted by LeAnn Drake on Blackbaud Church Management Resources Aug 21, 2019 11:35 AM EDT
What's New
It feels weird to say it, but August is quickly coming to an end and the school year is now right around the corner. As such, it’s time once again to take a look at the latest release for the Blackbaud Education Management products. Here’s what we have coming for you inside of the August 21 release. This month, we have a little something for everyone. Nearly ... more
Posted by Derek Nichols on K-12 Tips and Tricks Aug 20, 2019 4:13 PM EDT
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Blackbaud University is excited to celebrate our Blackbaud Grantmaking users who became  Blackbaud Certified  in July! Be sure to review our listing and celebrate your colleagues by viewing their profiles, becoming Blackbaud  Community  friends, or just congratulating them on this significant achievement.   Kendra Appelman-Eastvedt ... more
Posted by Susan Ross on Blackbaud Grantmaking Tips and Tricks Aug 20, 2019 2:50 PM EDT
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Blackbaud University is excited to celebrate our Blackbaud Altru users who became  Blackbaud Certified  in July! Be sure to review our listing and celebrate your colleagues by viewing their profiles, becoming Blackbaud Community friends, or just congratulating them on this significant achievement.   Katie Brandon Stephanie Davis Mariah Dull ... more
Posted by Susan Ross on Altru Announcements Aug 20, 2019 2:40 PM EDT
What's New
Good afternoon! As promised, there are several great features ready for you this week. Enjoy! Small Groups Constituents , Small groups has a new look and enhancements to help you better track attendance and participation to evaluate the success of individual groups and identify trends across all small groups at your church. From Small groups , ... more
Posted by Nikki Tremann on Blackbaud Church Management Resources Aug 20, 2019 2:08 PM EDT
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This week,  Raiser's Edge NXT  introduces new name columns for constituent lists.   more
Posted by Kimberly Coughlin on Raiser's Edge NXT Blog Aug 20, 2019 10:28 AM EDT
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Greetings Community, I am filling in for Ray this week for the Buzz, as he is busy with a new baby! I checked and he said it was okay to share.. so, here she is with her big sister. <3 We wish Ray and his family the best as they introduce their daughter to the world! Now --- on to THE BUZZ! I recently was lucky enough to make the journey to London to see an object ... more
Posted by Crystal Bruce on Community News Aug 20, 2019 10:24 AM EDT
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I dusted off my latest copy of " The Next Generation of American Giving: The Charitable Habits of Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers, and Matures " and you know what I found, staring at me STRAIGHT IN THE FACE? Do you know what this means? All Generations participate in Peer-to-Peer fundraising. In fact, "Peer-to-peer ... more
Posted by Stephanie Thomas on Tips and Tricks Aug 19, 2019 3:23 PM EDT
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EAP Webinar Recording: Small Groups, Check-In, and Other Recent Enhancements Wednesday, August 14, 2019 more
Posted by Kate Gallo on Blackbaud Church Management Resources Aug 19, 2019 10:30 AM EDT