Being recognized by Forbes is a tremendous honor for any business. But earning two Forbes recognitions in the same year is truly remarkable.

Womble Carlyle client Blackbaud has been named one of Forbes’ Best Midsize Employers for 2016. Forbes polled people throughout the IT, Internet and software industries. Blackbaud team members gave their employer high marks and industry employees outside of the company said they would refer Blackbaud as a great place to work.

In addition, the company also was named one of the Forbes Fast Tech 25 – the magazine’s ranking of the 25 fastest growing public companies in the tech sector. Blackbaud is in elite company as a Fast Tech 25 honoree, as the list also includes such household names as Facebook, Amazon, Paypal and Google.

Serving the nonprofit, charitable giving, and education communities for more than 30 years, Blackbaud (NASDAQ:BLKB) combines technology solutions and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works in over 60 countries to support more than 30,000 customers, including nonprofits, K–12 private and higher education institutions, healthcare organizations, foundations, and other charitable giving entities, and corporations.

Serving the worldwide philanthropic community for 35 years, Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) combines innovative software, services, and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works in over 60 countries to power the passion of approximately 35,000 customers, including nonprofits, K-12 private and higher education institutions, healthcare organizations, corporations, foundations, and other charitable giving entities. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud and on-premise solutions, as well as a resource network that empowers and connects organizations of all sizes. Blackbaud's portfolio of software and services supports nonprofit fundraising and relationship management, eMarketing, advocacy, accounting, payments and analytics, as well as grant managementcorporate social responsibility, and education. Organizations use Blackbaud technology to raise, invest, manage, and award more than $100 billion each year. Recognized as a top company, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit