Press Coverage Highlights for August 13-26
Our data, expertise, and more were featured in many prominent publications, such as Beth’s Blog, TLNT News, GMNsight, TED Blog, and the Daily Herald
- How a Corporate Volunteering Program Benefits Everyone
TLNT News, 08.23.2016
Andrew Troup, director of corporate giving and engagement strategy at MicroEdge + Blackbaud. Research consistently shows that employees are the happiest and most likely to stay at companies that are innovative, align with personal values, offer opportunities for growth and development, cultivate and encourage collaboration and teamwork, and foster an environment where employees feel inspired and play an integral role in making a positive impact in the world.
- TEDx Wilmington 2016
TED Blog, 08.24.2016
Watch Blackbaud’s Rachel Hutchisson present, “The Era of Corporate Social Responsibility is Ending: Why that’s a Good Thing.”
- Although worlds apart, we are in this together. Virtually, anything is possible.
Catherine LaCour, SVP of Corporate Marketing at Blackbaud – As digital natives, today’s youth understand this implicitly and yearn to make a difference that will change the world for the better – on their terms. They navigate both online and offline worlds seamlessly, often merging the two, and hold a much broader interpretation of philanthropy, one that goes beyond giving money to also include time, effort, energy and voice.
- How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?
Daily Herald – Cook County Online, 08.18.2016
Our MicroEdge + Blackbaud resident outcomes expert Michelle DiSabato has witnessed how reporting has changed and knows how to tell an organization’s story for impact. The difference is focusing on results. The focus used to be primarily on dollars granted, numbers of grants and location. This information was included in annual reports, presented at Board Meetings, shared with employees or even at monthly departmental meetings.
- DisruptHR event to highlight Charleston’s growing human-resources tech industry
The Post and Courier, 08.22.2016
Nonprofits use Attentive.ly’s software to keep tabs on what their supporters are saying on social media — a service aimed at helping charities better understand their base and interact with them more effectively. Blackbaud, a giant in the world of nonprofit software, bought the company with plans to build those functions into its products.
- Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online
Beth’s Blog, 08.26.2016
In mid-July, NASDAQ announced that Blackbaud acquired Attentive.ly – a pioneering social listening and marketing automation tool co-founded by Rosalyn Lemieux, Cindy Mottershed and myself in 2012 — to offer nonprofits more innovation and better insights around list engagement. Did you miss it? This is awesome news for nonprofits! Why? It’s a rare acquisition of a female founded tech startup and the first time a tech startup with a black female founder on board has been acquired by a NASDAQ-traded company.