Consultant, retired Chief Scientist
Chuck Longfield retired as Blackbaud’s Chief Scientist in December 2018. He is the founder of Target Software and Target Analysis Group, both now Blackbaud companies. Chuck has extensive experience designing and implementing national and international constituency databases that address the fundraising information needs at many of the world’s largest nonprofit organizations. In recognition of his accomplishments, Chuck is the recipient of the DMA 2012 Max Hart Nonprofit Achievement Award. Prior to founding the Target companies in 1992, he taught math to middle and high school students. He was honored by FundRaising Success in 2007 with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the nonprofit sector. He holds a BA in mathematics and a MEd from Harvard University and has more than 40 years of experience helping nonprofits improve their fundraising operations.