One year ago, our executive team was altogether sharing a call to discuss our next business moves. Despite having the whole team together, the call was silent. The sounds of silence weighed heavily in the air. Jon, Mike and I (Pat), all sat deeply thinking about the future of SherpaDesk, the sprouting seed out of our previous venture, bigWebApps HelpDesk. Any founder, business owner or team manager is familiar with this feeling. For two years now we had been betting big on our new service, SherpaDesk, but growth was lackluster.
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) kicked off CA Together in Action, the company’s annual employee volunteer initiative. From Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 21, CA employees around the world will take time out of their workday to give back in the communities where they live and work. This is the 12th anniversary of the initiative, which takes place the week leading up to Earth Day and focuses largely on the advancement of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and the environment.
Engage, experts in the design and development of web and mobile solutions for enterprises, announces its webinar, “The Rising Tide: Marketing for Associations.” Scheduled for 1:30 p.m. (CDT) on Thursday, April 20, the sixth installment in Engage’s Association Best Practice Webinar Series will discuss how high-impact marketing initiatives can drive association growth, while enabling members to grow their business. To register, visit: http://www.engagesoftware.com/webinar.
Constellation today named 74 new grant recipients through its Community Champions program, donating more than $35,000 to community organizations focused on education, youth development and environmental projects. Constellation’s Community Champions program allows the company’s residential electricity and natural gas supply customers to nominate a local project or cause for grant funding. The next deadline for grant submissions is May 15, 2017.
Nonprofit software vendor AccuFund has scheduled its first national user conference. The AccuFund Summit for Nonprofits & Government, Ascending to New Heights, will be held from October 23 through October 25 in Centennial, Colo. Users will be able to select session from three tracks: reporting, application and technology.
Land Rover has debuted ‘Project Hero’, a new Discovery vehicle with a tailor-made communications drone and other specialist technology to enhance Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency response operations in the wake of disasters.
Abila has selected Craig Charlton as CEO, replacing Krista Endsley, who had led the Austin, Texas-based nonprofit software company since its founding. Endsley was CEO since it was formed in March 2013 following its purchase from Sage by Accel-KKR.
Engage, experts in the design and development of web and mobile solutions for enterprises, announces its webinar, “SEO for Associations.” Scheduled for 1:30 p.m. (CST) on Thursday, Feb. 16, the fifth installment in Engage’s Association Best Practice Webinar Series will discuss how associations can use market data and search engine optimization (SEO) to drive online growth. To register, visit: http://www.engagesoftware.com/webinar.
UserTesting, announced UserTesting OneWorld, a new program which helps select nonprofits and charitable organizations create better user experiences, increase their donor and volunteer engagement online, and advance their missions.
AccuFund, Inc. provider of financial reporting and accounting software for nonprofit organizations, today published its new EBook, “The Trust Factor and Nonprofit Financial Management” to help nonprofits identify key factors...