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Video: Global Trends and What they Mean to You

By on Nov 2, 2010


There were a lot of great presentations and panel discussions at Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits.Thankfully, many of them have been recorded and posting online for repeat viewing.

One discussion that was really interesting was the “Global Trends and What They Mean to You” panel with Marc Chardon, Blackbaud’s chief executive officer. The panel guests were Christie Garton, USA TODAY Kindness Blogger and Moderator; Dr. John McLoughlin, managing director (Europe), Global Philanthropic; Stacy
Palmer, editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy; and Andrew Watt, chief
programs officer, Association of Fundraising Professionals.

The session can be watched here:


Steve MacLaughlin is the Vice President of Data & Analytics at Blackbaud and bestselling author of Data Driven Nonprofits.

MacLaughlin has been featured as a fundraising and nonprofit expert in many mainstream publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, USA Today, The NonProfit Times, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Bloomberg, and has appeared on NPR.

He is a frequent speaker at events including the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), American Marketing Association (AMA), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Direct Marketing Fundraisers Association (DMFA), Giving Institute Summer Symposium, National Association of Independent School (NAIS), Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC), Institute of Fundraising National Convention (United Kingdom), Civil Society Conference (Netherlands), International Fundraising Congress (Netherlands), Ask Direct Fundraising Summer School (Ireland), and a keynote speaker at several conferences across the social good sector.

Steve previously served on the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) Board of Directors and is currently an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University.

He is a frequent blogger, published author of a chapter in the book People to People Fundraising: Social Networking and Web 2.0 for Charities, and is a co-editor of the book Internet Management for Nonprofits: Strategies, Tools & Trade Secrets. His latest book, Data Driven Nonprofits, became a bestseller in 2016.

Steve earned both his undergraduate degree and a Master of Science degree in Interactive Media from Indiana University.

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