The Blackbaud Arts & Cultural Blog

Thought-leadership articles and trend reports brought to you by the Blackbaud Arts & Cultural Team.

  • The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 141: How the San Francisco Conservatory of Music is responding in the face of COVID-19

    The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 141: How the San Francisco Conservatory of Music is responding in the face of COVID-19

    Traditionally, arts and cultural organizations start fundraising after someone buys their first ticket. But is that the best approach for …

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  • Breaking down the CARES Act:  How the New Stimulus Bill Could Provide Relief for Social Good Organizations

    Breaking down the CARES Act:  How the New Stimulus Bill Could Provide Relief for Social Good Organizations

      On Friday, March 27, the House of Representatives and the President signed into law H.R. 748 (also known as …

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  • NEWS: Blackbaud and Cuseum Collaborate on New eBook

    NEWS: Blackbaud and Cuseum Collaborate on New eBook

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  • 10 Things Fundraisers Can Do From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    10 Things Fundraisers Can Do From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    With the state of the world right now, your school or nonprofit has likely suspended travel. Your annual giving team …

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  • Blackbaud's COVID-19 Resources

    Blackbaud's COVID-19 Resources

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  • Celebrating Women Leaders in the Arts & Cultural Sector for International Women’s Day 2020

    Celebrating Women Leaders in the Arts & Cultural Sector for International Women’s Day 2020

    International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, is happening this Sunday, …

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  • Looking to Be More Data-Driven? For Nonprofits, KPIs Start with Goals

    Looking to Be More Data-Driven? For Nonprofits, KPIs Start with Goals

    Across all sectors, there’s a push to become “data-driven” and “digitally-savvy.” Just last year, MIT’s Center for Information Systems Research …

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  • REPORT: Guide to Evaluating Your Cultural Organization's Online Performance

    REPORT: Guide to Evaluating Your Cultural Organization's Online Performance

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  • 6 Creative Program Ideas for Arts & Cultural Organizations

    6 Creative Program Ideas for Arts & Cultural Organizations

    Have you ever been to a museum with no permanent exhibits? On a recent trip to Chicago, I checked out …

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  • Credit Payment Security – PCI P2PE and EMV E2EE Explained

    Credit Payment Security – PCI P2PE and EMV E2EE Explained

    In today’s digital world, payment processing security is increasingly important for arts and cultural organizations to prevent hacks and protect …

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  • The Benefits of Having Digitally Savvy Board – for Museums & Nonprofits Too!

    The Benefits of Having Digitally Savvy Board – for Museums & Nonprofits Too!

    This year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Information Systems Research released a study that showed just how much companies …

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  • Submit a proposal to speak at bbcon 2020 in Seattle!

    Submit a proposal to speak at bbcon 2020 in Seattle!

    We’re looking for presenters with unique expertise, bold ideas, and a desire to see social good leaders succeed.

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  • Walk in Your Visitor’s Shoes: How to use the Buyer’s Journey to Increase Attendance at Your Arts & Cultural Organization

    Walk in Your Visitor’s Shoes: How to use the Buyer’s Journey to Increase Attendance at Your Arts & Cultural Organization

    The buyer’s journey is a fundamental marketing concept in the corporate world.  Why? Companies understand that they can no longer just “push …

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  • 4 New Year’s Resolutions for Arts & Cultural Organizations

    4 New Year’s Resolutions for Arts & Cultural Organizations

    2020 is here! And while many of us are busy making our personal New Year’s resolutions, we should also be thinking of …

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  • Top #GivingTuesday Takeaways for Arts & Cultural Organizations

    Top #GivingTuesday Takeaways for Arts & Cultural Organizations

    The results are in – and this year was the biggest #GivingTuesday yet! The #GivingTuesday Data Collaborative reports that in the U.S. online giving increased from …

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  • eBook: The Connected Office - Arts & Cultural Version

    eBook: The Connected Office - Arts & Cultural Version

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  • 4 Important Membership Trends Every Museum Needs to Consider

    4 Important Membership Trends Every Museum Needs to Consider

    It’s 2019, and a whole lot is changing in the museum and nonprofit world. Organizations need to determine how they …

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  • ARTICLE: Lead Like a Girl

    ARTICLE: Lead Like a Girl

    “Like a Girl” is a phrase we often hear to demean and deride, either consciously or not. Whether they are playing …

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  • The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 89: Developing Fundraising Talent

    The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 89: Developing Fundraising Talent

    How can fundraising professionals, especially those working for smaller organizations, improve their own fundraising skills? And what can organizations do …

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  • NEWS: It's here! Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising, Powered by JustGiving.

    NEWS: It's here! Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising, Powered by JustGiving.

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