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Blackbaud Welcomes July 2022 Cohort of Social Good Startup Program

  • by Blackbaud
  • Jul 19, 2022
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The newest members of the Blackbaud Social Good Startup Program have arrived. Please join us in welcoming six companies to our July 2022 cohort!  

As part of Blackbaud's commitment to expanding the Ecosystem of Good®, the Social Good Startup Program supports early-stage software companies focused on solving problems that matter to the social good community. Since the launch in 2019, 33 startups have completed the program and have collectively raised nearly $100 million in funding. 

Program participants receive curated access to Blackbaud resources, marketing opportunities and nondilutive grant funding, and Blackbaud works with startup founders to design a unique plan for each company that addresses their goals for growth. Participants have published multiple Blackbaud product integrations in the Blackbaud Marketplace, collaborated with other Blackbaud ISV partners to develop integrations, participated in Blackbaud events and engaged in targeted discovery with Blackbaud customers to get product feedback and implement changes to best suit customer needs.  

"Launching our fifth cohort is a milestone worth celebrating." said Lizzie Schaffer, senior product manager for innovation and incubation, Blackbaud. "We’re so excited by the success we’ve seen with this program, from continued international reach of the startups, making connections across the Blackbaud portfolio to have startups work with our JustGiving®, YourCause® and EVERFI® teams, and growing the program’s presence in the Blackbaud Marketplace with a new 'collection' filter to enable sorting for apps from our startups. The startups have been valuable participants in our annual Blackbaud Developer's Conference and will have a significant role at bbcon again this year. We can’t wait to see all that our current cohort will accomplish.” 

The July 2022 cohort participants are: 

BGenerous

Dominic Kalms
Founder and CEO

B-Generous

B Generous allows donors to give now, pay later. With our technology, nonprofits receive the donation from the donor upfront, but the donor can pay over time…without stressing their bank account. The best part is, the donor gets their full tax deduction right away, and pays no fees, interest, or hidden costs.

Hear Dominic’s top advice for other startup founders here!

Dreami

Ashima Sharma
CEO

Dreami

Dreami is a platform that connects mentees to the mentors they need in their career, based on their professional goals and values. Dreami is on a mission to break down barriers and provide everyone with the proper resources to take their career to the next level.

Hear why Ashima started Dreami here!

Momentum

Nick Fitz
Founder and CEO

Momentum

Momentum offers creative fundraising software, making the donor feel more engaged which in-turn makes them donate more and more often. Moments like taking an Uber or Steph Curry hitting a 3 become opportunities for donation through Momentum’s software.

Made Media

Eric Landy
President

Made Media are the creators of OnBoard, the leading face to face donor acquisition platform on the market today.  Made's full suite of onboarding and management tools was designed to create rich, meaningful experiences and to enhance the donor journey every step of the way. Onboard allows charities to tap into unparalleled insights backed by granular data and powerful fundraising tools to help them acquire donors, then retain them for life

Hear Eric’s inspiration for other startups here!

RightGift

Kyle Kothe
CEO

Scott Goldberg
President

Right Gift

RightGift is the only technology platform focused on bulk procurement of non-profit specific products with a 1% cash back incentive. RightGift’s strategists work seamlessly with your company to organize and optimize your budget, allowing you to focus on what is truly important.

Hear more from Scott about why he’s excited to get started with the Blackbaud Social Good Startup Program here!

Cultivate

Harsh Khurana
Founder

Cultivate

Cultivate is a free browser extension that allows users to donate every time they shop online. Cultivate works with over 5,000 stores to donate percentages of user transactions. These are all stored in a “charity wallet,” which gives the user the freedom to donate their funds to whichever charity they choose.

Hear Harsh’s guidance for other startups here!

For more information on the Blackbaud Social Good Startup Program or to apply to future cohorts, please visit https://www.blackbaud.com/social-good-startup-program. Learn more about the impact of the program and the success of past participants here.  

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