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    What You Can Learn From Wine Sommeliers
    Of all the professions I know, there’s one that totally blows my mind: wine sommeliers. Here I am, barely able to distinguish between a merlot and a cabernet sauvignon, and they’re tasting notes of cherry, chocolate, and cappuccino and just a hint of toasted oak. It’s just flat out amazing how well they’ve trained their tongues to pick up those little ... more
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    Little Known Destinations
    In all my years of higher education, the coolest thing I ever learned about was the Salton Sea . Originally thought of as a paradise for Southern Californians, this housing development quickly un-developed, turning into a strange, historically preserved wasteland. Half-built houses, classic automobiles rusting in garages, mounds and mounds of ... more
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    3 Stewardship Techniques To Scale Your Fundraising Efforts
    Read the blog, 3 Stewardship Techniques to Scale Your Fundraising Efforts by Sam Venable, Principal Business Consultant at Blackbaud, to find out more about the shift of institutions on mega-gifts to reach their fundraising goals and why this shift will prove to be problematic in the long run.  With data to back this up, Sam argues that the heart of a ... more
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    3 Ways To Enhance Donor Stewardship With Technology
    Read the blog,  3 Ways to Enhance Donor Stewardship with Technology by Kaela Mazzalo, Senior Solution Marketing Manager and Nicole Luper, Content Marketing Manager, both at Blackbaud.  Here is an exert from the informative article:  Those at the leading-edge of transforming donor stewardship leverage technology to help them show donors their ... more
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    Spring into Blackbaud Award Management Training
    It’s spring! As the thermometer rises, the snow melts, and life re-emerges from winter hibernation we can’t help but be excited for new learners coming into our classes. WHERE DO I START? Start at the beginning, of course! Blackbaud University training begins with a Fundamentals series of courses which cover basic product concepts relevant to your ... more
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    How To Submit Enhancement Requests
    Everything we build is based on the suggestions and feedback of our users. We rely on your input to build a product that serves all your Scholarship Management and Stewardship Management needs. If you have a new idea or are faced with a challenge that our product doesn’t solve for today, we want to hear from you! You can use the “Ideas” tabs in the Community ... more
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