Sphere Tips and Tricks

  • Planned Sphere Outage In April
    Blackbaud has invested in a new state of the art storage platform and in April the Sphere product will be migrated to this new platform. On the first three Sundays in April between the hours of 3 - 7 AM EST your Sphere website will be down during these migrations periods. You will receive the standard maintenance notifications at least 72 hours prior to each ... more
  • Tips And Guides To Effective New Year Fundraising
    It's a new year with new fundraising events, and with those events come new supporters along with returning ones. You may want to provide participants tips and effective ways of fundraising as well as how to fully utilize their personal head quarters to track their fundraising. The following are external documentation that organizations can download and provide their participants on how to quickly and effectively reach their fundraising goal, register a Kinterathon event, team management, and Personal Headquarters management. more
  • Wrapping Up Your End Of Year With Year To Date Giving Reports
                                     As we get closer to the end of the year, you may be looking to report on supporters total giving for the year. You may be looking to see a list of all donors who gave throughout the year, or you may be looking for your top 10 donors for the year. In any case, you’ll want to run a contacts query.    more