The Buzz: November 23, 2022
Welcome to this week's edition of THE BUZZ! In this edition, you will find: GivingTuesday resources for a successful campaign, the Blackbaud Community Team needs your vote, upcoming events, featured jobs, helping out your fellow community members to earn bonus points in community, and more...
With less than a week until GivingTuesday 2022, you may be putting the finishing touches on your campaign or looking for some last-minute tips on how to engage supporters. Either way, you can find free resources on the GivingTuesday Impact Hub that will help you have a successful start to the season of giving! Our experts have compiled everything you need, all in one spot—including:
- Essential strategy checklists and interactive goal-setting worksheets
- Time-saving templates for email and social media
- Tips for creating engaging events, compelling online donation experiences, and stewarding donors
- Insights into major gifts and financial strategy
- Expert-led webinars
- Best practices, blogs, podcasts, and more!
Be sure to check it out if you haven’t already, and good luck to everyone participating!
Out of Office Dates:
Your community managers, Elizabeth, Crystal and I (Ray), will be out of the office on Thursday and Friday as Blackbaud observes the US Thanksgiving holiday. We wish everyone who is also celebrating a peaceful, happy Thanksgiving and look forward to being back with you all on Monday.
Raiser’s Edge®: Best Practices: Alumni who are married
Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT®: New feature: Donation Form Recurring Gift Upsell
Blackbaud Guided Fundraising™: Customer Message Examples
Still time to vote!: Did you see that our Blackbaud Community is up for an award?
Blackbaud Billing Management™: Two new features now available in Billing Management
Score Some Points and Help a Fellow Community Member:
Here's how: answer these questions with few or no responses! We will be awarding 1,000 points to any user who can answer one of these questions in Community this week
Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT®: Email marketing and donation pages
Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT®: Lists scrolling as I exclude records
Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT®: Reordering lines on Journal Entry
Blackbaud Luminate Online®: Using Schema in Luminate CMS
Blackbaud K-12 Education Solutions™: Difficulty getting GPA to calculate/appear
Did you know the Blackbaud Community has a job board? You can post your organization’s job openings and members can also post that they are looking for a job.
This week’s featured jobs:
Membership Manager (Toronto, Canada)
Director of Development (NYC)
Prospect Research Manager (Atlanta, GA)
Staff Accountant & Purchasing Manager (Palm Beach, FL)
Blackbaud K-12 Education Solutions: Enrollment Management System – Enrollment Contracts – Refresh & Enhance (Nov 30)
Organizational Best Practices: Stewarding Beyond Giving Tuesday (Dec 8)
Blackbaud Grantmaking: What Story Does Your Form 990-PF Tell About Your Foundation? (Dec 15)
How do I… in community?
Please post any questions about how to use Community on this thread so, we can build a mini encyclopedia of how to use Community! Do you have a job posting, event, blog or question you want everyone to know about? Let other Community members know by leaving it in the comments below!
Was I browsing the community yesterday and this morning thinking “oh, it's quiet today” while simultaneously knowing that many in the US have Thursday and Friday away from work?
Yes, yes I was.