Boys & Girls Clubs of America Uses Convio Internet Solutions to Increase Support

Leading National Youth Organization Taps Convio's Integrated Marketing, Fundraising and DataSync Solutions and Client Services to Effectively and Efficiently Reach Supporters

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), a national network of more than 4,000 neighborhood-based facilities serving 4.8 million youth, announces the use of Convio to enhance its national donor outreach to drive results in fundraising and other forms of mission-critical support.

Convio provides an integrated suite of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, client services and expertise to help nonprofit organizations use the Internet strategically to take relationships to new levels.

"By presenting BGCA with creative strategies for reaching our unique goals and objectives backed by proven software solutions, Convio was the clear choice for taking our online communications and fundraising efforts to new levels," said Marey Bielawski, senior operations director, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. "From the start, Convio's client services team has provided expertise and a tailor-made approach to helping BGCA leverage online solutions to expand our outreach and increase support."

BGCA is using Convio's email marketing and fundraising solutions, including Convio Tributes to help supporters quickly and easily create websites in memory or honor of a friend or loved one to raise funds. In addition, BGCA is working with Convio partner Heller Consulting to implement DataSync Connector RE enabling the organization to integrate valuable constituent information from their Convio-powered online database, Constituent360™, with offline data from The Raiser's Edge®.

"We are proud to welcome Boys & Girls Clubs of America to our vibrant client and partner community," said Gene Austin, CEO, Convio, Inc. "BGCA is the latest organization to join our growing community of more than 1,200 nonprofit organizations using the Internet to drive results in communications, fundraising, advocacy and other programs."

About Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (http://www.bgca.org/) comprises a national network of more than 4,000 neighborhood-based facilities, with 4.8 million youth served through Club membership and community outreach, in all 50 states and on U.S. military bases worldwide. Known as "The Positive Place for Kids," the Clubs provide guidance-oriented character development programs on a daily basis for children 6-18 years old, conducted by a full-time professional staff. Key Boys & Girls Club programs emphasize leadership development, education and career exploration, financial literacy, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation, and family outreach. National headquarters are located in Atlanta.

About Convio

Convio is a leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management software and services to nonprofit organizations to enable nonprofit organizations to more effectively raise funds, influence public policy and support their missions by leveraging the Internet to build strong relationships with constituents. The Company's online constituent relationship management, or eCRM, solution includes a suite of on demand software modules for fundraising, advocacy, email marketing and Web content management complemented by a portfolio of best-in-class consulting services.

Convio's clients include American Red Cross, American Diabetes Association, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Sierra Club, Susan G. Komen Foundation, and National Public Radio. For more information, please visit http://www.convio.com/.

Press Contact:
Karoline McLaughlin
Director, Corporate Communications
Convio, Inc.

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