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Encyclopedia > Blackbaud
Blackbaud, Inc.
Type Corporation (NASDAQ: BLKB)
Founded New York (1981)
Headquarters Flag of United States Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Key people Anthony Bakker, Founder
Marc Chardon, CEO
Industry software publishing
Revenue $166 million USD (2005)
Employees ~1,100 (July 2006)
Website www.blackbaud.com/

Blackbaud Inc. located on Daniel Island in Charleston, South Carolina, is a supplier of software specifically designed for charities, schools, universities, and other not-for-profit organizations. Its products focus on fundraising, financial management, ticket sales, education administration, and web site management. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Corporate redirects here. ... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Nickname: The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35... A Chief Executive Officer (CEO), or Chief Executive, is the highest-ranking corporate officer, administrator, corporate administrator, executive, or executive officer, in charge of total management of a corporation, company, organization or agency. ... Computer software (or simply software) refers to one or more computer programs and data held in the storage of a computer for some purpose. ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory[1], the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Computer software (or simply software) refers to one or more computer programs and data held in the storage of a computer for some purpose. ... A charitable organization (also known as a charity) is a trust, company or unincorporated association established for charitable purposes only. ... A nonprofit organization (sometimes abbreviated to not-for-profit, non-profit, or NPO) is an organization whose primary objective is to support some issue or matter of private interest or public concern for non-commercial purposes. ...

Blackbaud's main product is a fundraising database, The Raiser's Edge. In 2005, approximately two-thirds of Blackbaud's annual revenue was generated from sales, maintenance and associated services for The Raiser's Edge. Other products include The Researcher's Edge, The Financial Edge, The Education Edge, The Patron Edge, and Blackbaud NetCommunity. In addition, Blackbaud offers consultation services to all sorts of not-for-profit organizations.

The company was founded in 1981, and now employs over 1,100 people, with over 15,000 customers worldwide. Its headquarters are in Charleston, South Carolina, with offices in Glasgow, London and Sydney. In 2005, Blackbaud had a turnover of $166 million. On July 22, 2004, the company announced an Initial Public Offering and is now quoted on the NASDAQ under the stock ticker BLKB. Nickname: The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of over 4. ... July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An initial public offering (IPO) is the first sale of a corporations common shares to public investors. ... NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City. ...

Communication with clients

In an effort to create a more interactive relationship with their clients, Blackbaud has created an official blog at BlogBaud.com. The articles are contributed by various staff members, most notably those directly involved with the development of the products.

An independent community of users is located at the Blackbaud User Society. It allows users of Blackbaud products to come together and discuss issues, assist one another, and build a social network.

Company name

Blackbaud's name is a portmanteau of the words "blackboard", chosen for its association with school classrooms (the company mainly developed software for schools during its early years), and "baud", a word associated with computer technology at the time. Look up portmanteau word in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In telecommunications and electronics, baud (pronounced , unit symbol Bd), is a measure of the symbol rate; that is, the number of distinct symbol changes (signalling events) made to the transmission medium per second in a digitally modulated signal. ...

External links

  • Blackbaud home page
  • Annual report (PDF)
  • Official Blackbaud blog
  • Blackbaud User Society

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Sample Contracts - NetSolutions Services Agreement - Blackbaud Inc. - Competitive Intelligence for Investors (1128 words)
Blackbaud retains all right, title and interest in and to the Services, all materials furnished by Blackbaud, and all trademarks, service marks and trade names worldwide, subject to a limited license necessary to perform this Agreement.
Blackbaud shall indemnify and defend Client against any claims that the Services delivered to Client infringes any United States or Canadian patent or copyright, provided that Blackbaud is given prompt notice of such claim and is given information, reasonable assistance, and the sole authority to defend or settle said claim.
Blackbaud shall have no liability to indemnify and defend Client to the extent (i) the alleged infringement is based on infringing information, data, or content created or furnished by or on behalf of Client or (ii) the alleged infringement is the result of a modification made by anyone other than Blackbaud.
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