The Buzz: January 18, 2023
Welcome to this week's edition of THE BUZZ! In this edition, you will find: special expert Q&A events, the latest sgENGAGE blog post, featured jobs, helping out your fellow community members to earn bonus points in community, and more...
Special Expert Q&A Events:
We have two great live Q&A sessions hosted by Blackbaud experts that are happening in the next several days, and we wanted to make sure they got a special call-out here in the Buzz this week. If you are a Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT or Blackbaud eTapestry user, you won’t want to miss these.
- Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT®: 1099 - Chat with the Experts Live Q&A - airs tomorrow 1/19/2023 at 2pm ET.
- Join Blackbaud eTapesty® expert Geoff Arbuckle for Office Hours With an Expert – airs 1/24/2023 at 11am ET. Have questions about getting your tax documents completed? Bring them to Geoff and he'll help answer as many of those questions as he can. Learn from others' questions and find out how you can get even more out of the efficiency of Blackbaud eTapestry®!
New sgENGAGE Blog Post: WHY MAJOR GIFTS SHOULD DRIVE YOUR 2023 DEVELOPMENT PLAN
Stepping into 2023, organizations and their donors are likely going to navigate a recession together–impacting giving and the philanthropic landscape. The good news? With an informed development plan, there is no reason that 2023 can’t be your best fundraising year to date and a prime year for major giving. In fact, setting your sights on major gifts this year may be more important than ever. Read the full blog as we settle into 2023!
Blackbaud Luminate Online®: New and Classic email – Both are Good!
Just For Fun: National Popcorn Day!
Organizational Best Practices: Continued Education or Certifications Advice
Organizational Best Practices: Obtaining email addresses?
Blackbaud Online Express™: The difference between direct debits and recurring gifts
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®: Register Interest for an Event
Blackbaud K–12 Education Solutions™ Digital Student ID Advice requested
Blackbaud Altru®: Step-By-Step Documentation for Daily Sales
Blackbaud CRM™: Twitter/ Social Media Handles with no name
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:
Managing Director of Donor Engagement (Memphis, TN)
National Director of Corporate & Foundation Partnerships (Memphis, TN)
Director of Advancement Services (St. Petersburg, FL)
Application Services Administrator (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
Campaign Manager (Tacoma, WA)
Green Ninja- Hosted Event: Blackbaud Users Field of Dreams (Jan 19)
Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT: A Complete Picture – How to Calculate and Communicate Indirect Program Costs (Jan 25)
Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT: Quantifying the value of “hand raisers” in planned giving (Jan 31)