Blackbaud Announces Partner of the Year Awards
Names Hewitt and Johnston Consultants and PaperSave Winners at Annual Nonprofit Conference
Nashville, TN (October 6, 2014) – Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB), a leading provider of software and services for nonprofits, recognized two partners from the Blackbaud Partner Network with the prestigious “Partner of the Year” award. The awards were presented during Partner Summit at bbcon, the company’s 15th annual conference for nonprofits.
The Blackbaud Solution Provider of the Year award went to Hewitt and Johnston Consultants, a full service digital fundraising agency and leader in online fundraising and nonprofit technology solutions based in Toronto, Canada.
The Blackbaud Technology Partner of the Year award went to PaperSave, a document management, electronic workflow and invoice & gift automation provider, based in Miami, Florida.
About the Blackbaud Partner Network
The Blackbaud Partner Network is a group of leading technology and services firms providing nonprofits with the solutions, applications and strategies they need to make a difference in their local communities and worldwide.
Serving the nonprofit and education sectors for more than 30 years, Blackbaud (NASDAQ:BLKB) combines technology and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works with more than 30,000 customers in over 60 countries that support higher education, healthcare, human services, arts and culture, faith, the environment, private K12 education, animal welfare and other charitable causes. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud-based and on-premise software solutions and related services for organizations of all sizes including: fundraising, eMarketing, advocacy, constituent relationship management (CRM), financial management, payment solutions, analytics, education solutions, and vertical-specific solutions. Using Blackbaud technology, these organizations raise more than $100 billion each year. Recognized as a top company by Forbes, InformationWeek, and Software Magazine and honored by Best Places to Work, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Ireland and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.blackbaud.com.
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