Blackbaud acquires charitable database company

DANIEL ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Blackbaud, Incorporated announced Monday that it has acquired California-based NOZA, Inc., an innovator in the emerging semantic search industry and creator of the world's largest searchable database of philanthropic data.

A long-time partner of Blackbaud's, NOZA provides philanthropy data that is used by nonprofits to identify prospects for charitable giving.  NOZA's database is comprised of detailed charitable donation information that has been collected from publicly-available Internet locations.  It contains nearly 50 million donation records to U.S. nonprofits as well as more than 2 million Canadian giving records. Products offered by NOZA include constituent screenings, high-dollar donor mailing lists, foundation 990-PF searchable grants database, and, an annual subscription web service for nonprofits.

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