Blackbaud Announces New Measures to Support Customers and Global Community in Response to Pandemic
DIG SOUTH Tech Summit sponsor Blackbaud is seeing the needs and impact of COVID-19 manifest in many ways for its customers depending on the organization type. Many private K–12 schools across the U.S. are using Blackbaud’s cloud solutions to swiftly move classes online. Food banks are receiving record high donations through Blackbaud Merchant Services™ – up more than 500% year-over-year.
Meanwhile, other nonprofits like arts and cultural organizations face entirely different challenges, which Blackbaud is working diligently to support through resources and guidance. Blackbaud is helping churches recapture weekly offerings by quickly setting up virtual platforms. And Blackbaud solutions support virtual events, so as organizations around the world are having to cancel important in-person events—even marathons—they’re able to quickly move fundraising aspects online and recapture revenue.
For example, Blackbaud’s JustGiving platform is experiencing a rise in COVID-19-related virtual events, individual crowdfunding and direct donations from charities, individuals and celebrities. In support of this, Blackbaud’s team is working hands-on with organizations and redeploying resources to accelerate the “go live” of all COVID-19 campaigns.
Original story published on Yahoo Finance.
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