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The Buzz: February 22, 2023


Welcome to this week’s edition of THE BUZZ! In this edition, you’ll find: Blackbaud’s Skills UP webinar series returns to help you manage change in a digital-first world, an update on our monthly challenge and limited-edition badge, and the interesting food combos our members enjoy. Let’s dive in!

Hello Community,

Blackbaud's popular “Skills UP” professional development webinar series is back, and this year is focused on preparing your organization for the rapid and continuous changes in technology in a modern cloud world. The best part? It’s free and available live and on-demand! Register today to start getting the training you need, directly from the experts.


You still have one week left to participate in our February challenge: Social Networking. A total of 62 members have a shiny new badge on their profile pages and there is still time to join their ranks. Earning it is as simple as updating your Blackbaud Community profile with your social media profiles (LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook). The last day to earn the badge is February 28th.


Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT®: Recurring gifts and applying a matching gift pledge and payment

Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT®: Prospect Ratings Retention

Blackbaud eTapestry®: Recording Volunteers on e-Tapestry

Raiser’s Edge®: Policy and Procedure Examples

Blackbaud K-12 Education Solutions™ Verbiage pop-up for Applications


Marketing Technology Specialist (Remote or Richmond, VA)

Bookkeeper Operations Assistant (Denver, CO)

Prospect Research and Data Analyst (Los Angeles, CA)

Staff Accountant (Remote)

Advancement Services Database Administrator (Marietta, GA)


SKY Developer: How to build a Microsoft Power Platform App in 30 minutes (March 1)

SKY Developer: Power BI User Group monthly meet-up (March 8)

SKY Developer: How to govern and scale apps on Microsoft Power Platform (March 14)

Organizational Best Practices: User hosted event – Blackbaud Users Field of Dreams (March 16)

Blackbaud Grantmaking™: Grantmaking 2023 Thought Leadership Webinar Series: Activating Your DEI Efforts: Modern Grantmaking, Impact, Reporting and Evaluation ( February 23)

All Blackbaud Products using BBID: BBID + MFA Webinar with Jessi Walters on 2/23!


Pizza dipped in ranch? Potato chips in A-1 steak sauce? What odd food quirks to you have? Our community members are sharing some fun ones! Why not try something new?


Are you celebrating a birthday in February? Happy Birthday! Curious if we have any leap year babies in community. If you are celebrating a birthday in February, let us know in the comments below, so we can wish you a very happy year around the sun!

News Community News 02/22/2023 3:24pm EST

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My sister @Tamara Christensen is a leap year baby!