Press Coverage Highlights for June 4-17
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The Huffington Post, Consider Canada, The Street, and The Agitator
- La Quinta Hotels and More Stocks That Should Be Election-Proof
Forbes ● June 15 ● Company News
Marshall also likes enterprise software firm Blackbaud , which carries a high multiple but has an attractive runway for growth with its focus on nonprofits that are years behind Corporate America in terms of adopting enterprise technology. The widening embrace of such software should be fairly immune from any political fallout. “If you’ve ever gotten an e-mail from someone running a 5K and asking for a donation, Blackbaud was probably behind it,” says Marshall.
- U.S. based software company Blackbaud opening first Canadian office in Toronto
Consider Canada ● June 10 ● Company News
U.S.-based Blackbaud on Tuesday opened its first Canadian office in Toronto, two years after setting up a sales staff in the city. The company, which sells software and services to the philanthropic community, pulled in about $26 million from Canada last year, making up less than 5 percent of its revenue.
- Charitable Giving Grew to $373.25 Billion in the U.S. in 2015
The Huffington Post ● June 15 ● Steve MacLaughlin Byline Article
According to Giving USA, total charitable giving in the U.S. reached $373.25 billion in 2015, a 4.1% increase in current dollars and a 4.0% increase in inflation-adjusted dollars. Approximately 71% of those donations came from individuals.
- What Do You Do With An Envelope?
The Agitator ● June 7 ● Thought Leadership
In a recent, reasonably intelligent Adweek article reviewing giving by millennials, Dennis McCarthy at Blackbaud commented: “My 23-year-old son wouldn’t know what to do with an envelope.” I’d say the same about my 22-year-old daughter. Among other handicaps, she doesn’t have a checkbook.
- Nonprofit Fundraising Moves to the Cloud (Video Interview)
The Street ● June 13 ● Company News
They may not be in it for the money, but nonprofits are indeed spending on new technologies to help them with their fundraising, said Michael Gianoni, CEO of Blackbaud (BLKB).