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Blackbaud Announces 2017 Partner Award Winners

Annual awards honor partner technology and services firms demonstrating
exceptional leadership and innovation as part of the Blackbaud Partner Network

Charleston, S.C. (October 16, 2017) — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced its 2017 Partner of the Year awards went to JMG Solutions, hjc and Capital Business Solutions on the eve of bbcon, its annual tech conference for the social good community. The Blackbaud Global Partner Network is a group of leading technology and services firms providing organizations with the solutions, applications and strategies they need to make a difference in their local communities and worldwide.

“It takes a community of partners dedicated to collaborating and fostering innovation so that social good organizations can achieve their most ambitious goals, and ultimately, build a better world,” said Steve Halleck, senior vice president of business operations at Blackbaud. “Our growing network of consulting, channel, service and technology partners is instrumental in adding extended value to the solutions we both offer customers. All of our partners play a vital role in this common goal, and we would like to give special recognition to those who have earned partner of the year. Congratulations on your achievement.”

Blackbaud 2017 Technology Partner of the Year: JMG Solutions

JMG Solutions has been a Blackbaud Technology Partner for over 20 years and its dedication to unlimited support has resulted in unparalleled customer retention and satisfaction. JMG’s Super Importer Exporter product has a robust set of features for moving data between Blackbaud solutions as well as third party applications. JMG Solutions was also one of the first partners to develop an integration using SKY API, which provides access to open, industry-standard REST APIs that allows customers and partners to customize, integrate or extend the functionality of Blackbaud solutions.

Blackbaud 2017 Solution Provider of the Year: hjc

hjc has been helping charities and nonprofits maximize their fundraising potential for over 23 years. Founded in 1992 by Michael Johnston, hjc has worked with hundreds of nonprofit organizations in Canada, United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific region. Johnston and his global team are experts in direct response fundraising innovation and integrated campaigning. They have special fluency with Blackbaud solutions such as Luminate Online and TeamRaiser®. hjc has helped nonprofit organizations raise over two billion dollars around the world.

Blackbaud 2017 Channel Partner of the Year: Capital Business Solutions

Capital Business Solutions provides cutting-edge, integrated financial and fundraising software solutions and professional services for the nonprofit and public sectors. With three decades of experience, the company has completed more than 700 system implementations and provides customers with in-depth product knowledge, business process consulting expertise and a practical approach to training.

Learn more about The Blackbaud Partner Network at To learn how SKY API provides customers and partners access to open, industry-standard REST APIs allowing them to customize, integrate or extend functionality of Blackbaud solutions, visit

About Blackbaud
Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community—nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, healthcare institutions and individual change agents—Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. The Blackbaud portfolio is tailored to the unique needs of vertical markets, with solutions for fundraising and CRM, marketing, advocacy, peer-to-peer fundraising, corporate social responsibility, school management, ticketing, grantmaking, financial management, payment processing, and analytics. Serving the industry for more than three decades, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

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