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Blackbaud to Host #GivingTuesday Command Center at the NASDAQ Studio in New York City on November 29

Press welcome on-site for live interviews and real-time updates on philanthropic giving trends

What:  Blackbaud’s #GivingTuesday Command Center

#GivingTuesday founding partner Blackbaud (Nasdaq: BLKB), the leading cloud software company powering social good, will report on big data for #GivingTuesday at its command center at the Nasdaq studio in New York City. Observed annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is a global movement to inspire giving.

Blackbaud has analyzed the data behind #GivingTuesday for the past five years and houses the largest database of philanthropic giving trends. The company again expects to process the majority of online donations made in the U.S. on #GivingTuesday. Blackbaud’s Social Good Scientists and other industry experts will be available throughout the day in a command center at Nasdaq headquarters in Times Square.

Blackbaud will also host four Facebook Live panels on-site to discuss giving trends with insight from the start of movement to present day and the evolving role of technology and big data in powering #GivingTuesday, as well as highlight how donations from this one day can help propel a nonprofit’s mission all year long.

Media is welcome to visit the command center for real-time updates and interviews.

Available for Interviews:

  • Catherine LaCour, Senior Vice President, Blackbaud
  • Steve MacLaughlin, Vice President of Data and Analytics, Blackbaud
  • Rachel Hutchisson, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, Blackbaud
  • Daniel Nisbett, Vice President Development, Feeding America
  • Joshua Jones, Donor Development Manager, Orbis
  • Cyndi Zagieboylo, President & CEO, National MS Society
  • Franklin Guerrero, Vice President of Project HOPE
  • Jessica Schneider, Director of Strategy and Innovation, 92nd Street Y

Where and When:

Blackbaud’s #GivingTuesday Command Center
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 – 8:00 am ET-5:00 pm ET
4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Board Room

Media Contact:
Nicole McGougan
Twitter: @Blackbaud 

About Blackbaud
Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community—nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, and individual change agents—Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. The Blackbaud portfolio is tailored to the unique needs of vertical markets, with solutions for fundraising and relationship management, digital marketing, advocacy, accounting, payments, analytics, school management, grant management, corporate social responsibility, and volunteerism. Serving the industry for more than three decades, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

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