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  • New In Altru: Members Only Events
    Members only events are a great way to engage your members and give them added value to their membership.  In the past, Altru users had to manually manage restricting events to members only, but in Altru 4.91, you’ll be able to restrict Scheduled Programs to members only! Creating Members Only Events is easy! While building a Schedule Program, you can ... more
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  • Best Practices For Replacing With Required Purchase Discounts In Altru 4.91
    With the release of Altru 4.91, there are some changes to With Required Purchase type discounts to enhance performance in Altru.  If your organization uses these discounts, there are some alternative ways that you can still offer discounts to your patrons for programs.  As of the Altru 4.91 release, With Required Purchase discounts may only be ... more
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  • Learn from the Best & Brightest at BBCON 2016
    Find out some of the highlights for arts & cultural organizations attending BBCON 2016! more
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  • Altru Support Seminars - August 2016
    Two brand new Altru Support Seminars are coming in August! August 10th 4-5pm ET/1-2pm PT Altru Support Seminar: Staff Changes - Prepare Your Organization Today During this one-hour session we will review how to prepare your organization for staff turnover. Whether the turnover is through staff promotions or people leaving the organization, it is ... more
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  • An Update on All Things EMV
    The EMV liability shift in the US has been anything but smooth. As of October 1, 2015, merchants now bear the responsibility of covering chargebacks from fraudulent card-present EMV transactions that are processed with a non-EMV compatible point-of-sale solution. Despite this, the industry has yet to expedite the hardware certification required ... more
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  • An Inside Look at TrendsWatch 2016
    The American Alliance of Museum's Trendswatch Report is one of the most anticipated publications in the museum sector. That's why we are thrilled to host Elizabeth Merritt, Vice President of Strategic Foresight at the American Alliance Museums and Founding Director at the Center of the Future of Museums , in an exclusive glimpse into this year's ... more
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  • Another New Altru Course?
    Have you ever needed on-the-spot information about a constituent? Have you ever been unsure where and how to update information you’ve gathered? No worries—Blackbaud University’s newest instructor-led class, Altru: Constituent Record Management 1 will be available this July ! This three-hour class is designed for all Altru users responsible ... more
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  • Altru Support Seminars for June and July 2016
    Summer is upon us and we've got some great Altru Support Seminars coming up! We'd love to see you in a session soon. We list all upcoming sessions in the Altru Community Events Calendar - even before we blog about them - so keep an eye there for more more Altru Support Seminars as well as other Altru events like new Blackbaud University courses for Altru and ... more
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