Blackbaud Releases Significant Updates to Employee Giving and Volunteering Cloud Solution
Enhances user experience and mobile capabilities in AngelPoints
Charleston, S.C., February 4, 2016 – Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB), the leading provider of software and services for the global philanthropic community, today announced significant user experience and mobile capability updates to AngelPoints™, its integrated cloud solution for employee giving and volunteering.
“We made great enhancements to AngelPoints that further enrich the solution’s capabilities and improve the experience for our users,” said Brian Boruff, president of Blackbaud’s Enterprise Customer Business Unit. “The new and improved volunteer dashboard and the mobile app for volunteering further cement our position as the leading technology partner that helps corporations achieve greater impact through their corporate giving and employee engagement programs.”
AngelPoints is an effective and integrated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) cloud solution that helps organizations mobilize the collective power of their employees to make a positive impact on their people, their company, and the world. Powered by Blackbaud SKY™, the company’s modern, integrated and open cloud for the global philanthropic community, AngelPoints updates announced today include:
- An Enhanced Volunteer Dashboard with modifiable key user interface details from the color scheme to layout, creating a more seamless alignment of their giving and volunteering site with their brand and philanthropic missions;
- New Digital Media Options for inserting photos and text, as well as embedding videos, adding an entirely new path for increasing employee participation and engagement in volunteering;
- A New Mobile App for Volunteering to make it simple for companies’ employees to increase their volunteerism and engagement as they can now sign up, search for events, track volunteer hours and manage their volunteer schedules anywhere, anytime.
There is no need for extra technical support because the user interface can be easily configured—one of the solution’s many benefits that help customers achieve a lower total cost of ownership. Customers will also continue to benefit from ongoing, automatic enhancements like these as Blackbaud releases rapid innovation through frequent updates.
“These updates to our AngelPoints employee giving and volunteering solution demonstrate our ongoing commitment to providing our corporate customers the most up-to-date, superior solutions to manage their corporate giving and employee engagement programs,” said Mike Gianoni, president and CEO of Blackbaud.
For more information about AngelPoints, visit www.blackbaud.com/AngelPoints.
Established in 1985, MicroEdge is the leading provider of software and services that empower giving for corporations, foundations and today’s champion for a better world. The company provides a full spectrum of solutions that help the giving community effectively collaborate around their efforts to raise funds for, manage, and communicate the impact of their philanthropic investments. MicroEdge is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackbaud, Inc., headquartered in New York City with regional offices throughout the U.S. and supports thousands
of clients worldwide. To learn more about MicroEdge, visit www.microedge.com.
Serving the worldwide philanthropic community for 35 years, Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) combines innovative software, services, and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works in over 60 countries to power the passion of approximately 35,000 customers, including nonprofits, K-12 private and higher education institutions, healthcare organizations, corporations, foundations, and other charitable giving entities. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud and on-premise solutions, as well as a resource network that empowers and connects organizations of all sizes. Blackbaud's portfolio of software and services supports nonprofit
fundraising and relationship management,
analytics, as well as
corporate social responsibility, and
education. Organizations use Blackbaud technology to raise, invest, manage, and award more than $100 billion each year. Recognized as a top company, 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 www.blackbaud.com.
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