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Add-ins were updated on 11/14/2019. See the  changelog  for more information. Additional button add-in extension points  - we added the Constituent, Campaign, Fund, and Appeal Page Actions to the list of  extension points  to enable page-level actions via button add-ins. Please note that these extension points are in  Preview  status and are thus ... more
Posted by Lindsey Rix on Blackbaud SKY Developer Announcements Nov 14, 2019 6:00 PM EST
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Blackbaud University is celebrating our  Raiser’s Edge users who became   Blackbaud   Certified  in October! Be sure to review our listing, and celebrate your colleagues by viewing their profiles, becoming Blackbaud  Community  friends, or just congratulating them on their awesome achievements. To all our  Raiser’s Edge  Certified ... more
Posted by Molly Ward on Raiser's Edge Announcements Nov 14, 2019 9:00 AM EST
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Blackbaud University is celebrating our  Raiser’s Edge NXT  users who became   Blackbaud   Certified  in October! Be sure to review our listing, and celebrate your colleagues by viewing their profiles, becoming Blackbaud  Community  friends, or just congratulating them on their awesome achievements. To all our  Raiser’s Edge NXT  Certified ... more
Posted by Molly Ward on Raiser's Edge NXT Blog Nov 14, 2019 9:00 AM EST
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My first experience with AP was in college. You’d think I was referring to an accounting class, but it actually occurred in my apartment. I lived with five other people and was the lucky one in charge of paying the electricity. Essentially, this is what I went through each month:   First, I had to retrieve the bill from the mailbox. We only had one key and ... more
Posted by Nate Hug on Financial Edge NXT Announcements Nov 13, 2019 2:03 PM EST
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Good morning Community! Where I'm writing his from this morning, the temperature has plummeted in the past 24 hours.  We've dropped 40 degrees (farenheight) and this cold spell is supposed to stick around for a while.  But there are many people - maybe even some of you - affected recently by the heat of wild fires.  And while I usually try and incorporate ... more
Posted by Ray Bergman on Community News Nov 13, 2019 11:21 AM EST
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We’re big believers in the power of social sharing. In fact, we’ve written  several blog posts  on the topic and even created a guide on how it can be used to  promote fundraising pages . But…why? What exactly is so special about social media and why do we keep talking about it? Using insights from two large fundraising events – the Edinburgh and London ... more
Posted by Stephanie Thomas on Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Blog Nov 13, 2019 9:30 AM EST
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Blackbaud University is excited to celebrate our K–12 users who became  Blackbaud Certified , or renewed their certification, in October! Be sure to review our listing and celebrate your colleagues by viewing their profiles, becoming Blackbaud  Community  friends, and congratulating them on this significant achievement. Interested in ... more
Posted by Keeley Nutile on K-12 Tips and Tricks Nov 13, 2019 9:00 AM EST
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New officials are contactable and available in our  November 6th  Advocacy Target update. You'll find them when you  select targets  for your action or call alerts. Officials now available for advocacy communications are:    POSITION NAME STATE     State Insurance Commissioner     Alexander K. Feldvebel NH State ... more
Posted by Colleen Gutierrez on Luminate Advocacy News Nov 12, 2019 3:25 PM EST
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We have updated the following Accounts Payable API endpoints: CreateVendor CreateVendorAddress EditVendorAddress The contact_type value set under address_contract_methods will remain a string type, but will no longer have an enum list of values associated with it in the swagger definition. Available values for contact_type can be viewed ... more
Posted by Justin Ward on Blackbaud SKY Developer Announcements Nov 12, 2019 3:11 PM EST
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The General Ledger API was updated on 11/11/2019. See our Changelog entries for more information.  We added the Contact types (List) endpoint.  We updated the following endpoints:  Project Project Contact The contact_type value set under address_contract_methods will remain a string type, but will no longer have an enum list of values ... more
Posted by Justin Ward on Blackbaud SKY Developer Announcements Nov 12, 2019 2:54 PM EST
What's New
We released several exciting features this week. Enjoy! Small groups Continuing our improvements to attendance reporting, from  Constituents ,  Small groups , under  Attendance , you can now track attendance statistics for primary meetings of small groups. Filter lists by type, category and date range to display only the information that you ... more
Posted by Nikki Tremann on Blackbaud Church Management Announcements Nov 12, 2019 2:31 PM EST
Thanksgiving
Believe it or not, we’re down to just two more releases in 2019. Just like the Thanksgiving holiday, the November update is stuff with all kinds of new features, updates, and more. So, let’s get to it and take a look at some of the new stuff waiting for you in the November 2019 release for the Blackbaud Education Management Solution . We’ve got all the best ... more
Posted by Derek Nichols on K-12 Tips and Tricks Nov 12, 2019 11:43 AM EST
The release of Blackbaud CRM 4.0 Services Pack 22, previously scheduled for October 31 st , has been rescheduled for the week of December 2 nd . Our development team recently became aware that some online donor actions may result in the incomplete committal of processed payments to recent releases of Blackbaud Internet Solutions.  Online donor ... more
Posted by Poornima Rao on Blackbaud CRM and BBIS Blog Nov 12, 2019 10:29 AM EST
RENXT Integration Set Up
Maybe you heard about it at bbcon 2019. Or perhaps your Account Executive let you know during the selection process. Well.. It is true. We are releasing a new feature with Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising, powered by JustGiving available to you at no additional cost . As of this week, customers have started gaining access to the new ... more
Posted by Stephanie Thomas on Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Blog Nov 12, 2019 10:27 AM EST
It's just turning cold here in the Carolinas, which makes me realize it's fall...Are you all feeling it too?  Another thing I feel is excited about celebrating our Fundamentals and Professional Certified Community members in October! Fundamentals Kim Fouts Amy Gonzalez Patti Ballentine Tremayne Smith Carrie Hidding Jessica Smith Cathy Hoeft ... more
Posted by Mary Aquino on Financial Edge NXT Announcements Nov 12, 2019 10:10 AM EST