Constituent

This API manages constituent information and related entities such as addresses, phones, emails, and notes.

GET

Greatest gift

Returns the greatest gift recorded for a constituent.

Try it

Request URL

Request parameters

Parameter Required Type Description
constituent_id Property is required string

The immutable system record ID of the constituent to retrieve the greatest gift for.

Request headers

Header Required Type Description
Bb-Api-Subscription-Key Property is required string Subscription key which provides access to this API. Found in your Profile.
Authorization Property is required string OAuth 2.0 access token obtained from Blackbaud OAuth 2.0 Service. Supported grant types: Authorization code, Implicit.

Response 200 OK

Returned when the operation succeeds. The response body contains a Giving summary entity.

{
  "id": "1363",
  "amount": {
    "value": 150000
  },
  "appeals": [
    {
      "description": "Proposal Appeal",
      "id": "24"
    }
  ],
  "campaigns": [
    {
      "description": "Disaster Relief Campaign",
      "id": "3"
    }
  ],
  "date": "2005-04-10T00:00:00",
  "funds": [
    {
      "description": "Natural Disaster Relief Fund",
      "id": "6"
    }
  ],
  "type": "Donation"
}
{
  "description": "Gifts are the primary goal of fundraising efforts. They come in many forms and have a lot of information associated with them to ensure that they are properly allocated and acknowledged.",
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "id": {
      "description": "The immutable system record ID of the gift.",
      "type": "string"
    },
    "amount": {
      "description": "The gift amount.",
      "type": "object",
      "properties": {
        "value": {
          "format": "double",
          "description": "The monetary value.",
          "type": "number"
        }
      }
    },
    "appeals": {
      "description": "The set of immutable appeal system record IDs associated with the gift.",
      "type": "array",
      "items": {
        "description": "Appeals are solicitations to generate gifts, such as direct mailings, online donation pages, phonathons, auctions, and events.",
        "type": "object",
        "properties": {
          "id": {
            "description": "The immutable system record ID of the appeal.",
            "type": "string"
          },
          "description": {
            "description": "The appeal description.",
            "type": "string"
          }
        },
        "x-display-name": "Appeal",
        "x-display-id": "Appeal"
      }
    },
    "campaigns": {
      "description": "The set of immutable campaign system record IDs associated with the gift.",
      "type": "array",
      "items": {
        "description": "Campaigns are the overall fundraising efforts or initiatives, such as operating expenses, new buildings, and endowments.",
        "type": "object",
        "properties": {
          "id": {
            "description": "The immutable system record ID of the campaign.",
            "type": "string"
          },
          "description": {
            "description": "The campaign description.",
            "type": "string"
          }
        },
        "x-display-name": "Campaign",
        "x-display-id": "Campaign"
      }
    },
    "date": {
      "format": "date-time",
      "description": "The gift date. Uses <a href=\"https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3339\">ISO-8601 format: </a><i>1969-11-21T10:29:43</i>.",
      "type": "string",
      "x-supports-datetime-offset": false
    },
    "funds": {
      "description": "The set of immutable fund system record IDs associated with the gift.",
      "type": "array",
      "items": {
        "description": "Funds represent how donors expect you to use their gifts. Funds can designate gifts for specific causes or earmark them for specific financial purposes.",
        "type": "object",
        "properties": {
          "id": {
            "description": "The immutable system record ID of the fund.",
            "type": "string"
          },
          "description": {
            "description": "The fund description.",
            "type": "string"
          }
        },
        "x-display-name": "Fund",
        "x-display-id": "Fund"
      }
    },
    "type": {
      "description": "The gift type.",
      "type": "string"
    }
  },
  "x-display-name": "Giving summary",
  "x-display-id": "GivingSummary"
}

Response 400 Bad Request

Returned when the specified constituent ID in the request URL is not in the appropriate format.

Response 403 Forbidden

Returned when the user does not have permission to view the gift information.

Response 404 Not Found

Returned when the specified constituent is not found.

Code samples

@ECHO OFF

curl -v -X GET "https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/constituent/v1/constituents/{constituent_id}/givingsummary/greatest"
-H "Bb-Api-Subscription-Key: {subscription key}"
-H "Authorization: Bearer {access token}"
--data-ascii "{body}"
using System;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Text;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Web;

namespace CSHttpClientSample
{
    static class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            MakeRequest();
            Console.WriteLine("Hit ENTER to exit...");
            Console.ReadLine();
        }

        static async void MakeRequest()
        {
            var client = new HttpClient();
            var queryString = HttpUtility.ParseQueryString(string.Empty);

            // Request headers
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("Bb-Api-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("Authorization", "Bearer {access token}");

            var uri = "https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/constituent/v1/constituents/{constituent_id}/givingsummary/greatest?" + queryString;

            var response = await client.GetAsync(uri);
        }
    }
}
// // This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
import java.net.URI;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.HttpClient;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.client.utils.URIBuilder;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.HttpClients;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

public class JavaSample 
{
    public static void main(String[] args) 
    {
        HttpClient httpclient = HttpClients.createDefault();

        try
        {
            URIBuilder builder = new URIBuilder("https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/constituent/v1/constituents/{constituent_id}/givingsummary/greatest");


            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpGet request = new HttpGet(uri);
            request.setHeader("Bb-Api-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");
            request.setHeader("Authorization", "Bearer {access token}");

            // Request body
            StringEntity reqEntity = new StringEntity("{body}");
            request.setEntity(reqEntity);

            HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(request);
            HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();

            if (entity != null) 
            {
                System.out.println(EntityUtils.toString(entity)); 
            }
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>JSSample</title>
    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function() {
        var params = {
            // Request parameters
        };

        $.ajax({
            url: "https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/constituent/v1/constituents/{constituent_id}/givingsummary/greatest?" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Bb-Api-Subscription-Key","{subscription key}");
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Authorization","Bearer {access token}");
            },
            type: "GET",
            // Request body
            data: "{body}",
        })
        .done(function(data) {
            alert("success");
        })
        .fail(function() {
            alert("error");
        });
    });
</script>
</body>
</html>
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>

int main(int argc, const char * argv[])
{
    NSAutoreleasePool * pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];

    NSString* path = @"https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/constituent/v1/constituents/{constituent_id}/givingsummary/greatest";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                      ];

    NSString* string = [array componentsJoinedByString:@"&"];
    path = [path stringByAppendingFormat:@"?%@", string];

    NSLog(@"%@", path);

    NSMutableURLRequest* _request = [NSMutableURLRequest requestWithURL:[NSURL URLWithString:path]];
    [_request setHTTPMethod:@"GET"];
    // Request headers
    [_request setValue:@"{subscription key}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Bb-Api-Subscription-Key"];
    [_request setValue:@"Bearer {access token}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Authorization"];
    // Request body
    [_request setHTTPBody:[@"{body}" dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding]];

    NSURLResponse *response = nil;
    NSError *error = nil;
    NSData* _connectionData = [NSURLConnection sendSynchronousRequest:_request returningResponse:&response error:&error];

    if (nil != error)
    {
        NSLog(@"Error: %@", error);
    }
    else
    {
        NSError* error = nil;
        NSMutableDictionary* json = nil;
        NSString* dataString = [[NSString alloc] initWithData:_connectionData encoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding];
        NSLog(@"%@", dataString);

        if (nil != _connectionData)
        {
            json = [NSJSONSerialization JSONObjectWithData:_connectionData options:NSJSONReadingMutableContainers error:&error];
        }

        if (error || !json)
        {
            NSLog(@"Could not parse loaded json with error:%@", error);
        }

        NSLog(@"%@", json);
        _connectionData = nil;
    }

    [pool drain];

    return 0;
}
<?php
// This sample uses the PEAR HTTP client from http://pear.php.net/package/HTTP_Request2
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';

$request = new Http_Request2('https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/constituent/v1/constituents/{constituent_id}/givingsummary/greatest');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
   'Bb-Api-Subscription-Key' => '{subscription key}',
   'Authorization' => 'Bearer {access token}',
);

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
);

$url->setQueryVariables($parameters);

$request->setMethod(HTTP_Request2::METHOD_GET);

// Request body
$request->setBody("{body}");

try
{
    $response = $request->send();
    echo $response->getBody();
}
catch (HttpException $ex)
{
    echo $ex;
}

?>
########### Python 2.7 #############
import httplib, urllib, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Bb-Api-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer {access token}',
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.sky.blackbaud.com')
    conn.request("GET", "/constituent/v1/constituents/{constituent_id}/givingsummary/greatest?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################

########### Python 3.2 #############
import http.client, urllib.request, urllib.parse, urllib.error, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Bb-Api-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer {access token}',
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.sky.blackbaud.com')
    conn.request("GET", "/constituent/v1/constituents/{constituent_id}/givingsummary/greatest?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################
require 'net/http'

uri = URI('https://api.sky.blackbaud.com/constituent/v1/constituents/{constituent_id}/givingsummary/greatest')

request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(uri.request_uri)

# Request headers
request['Bb-Api-Subscription-Key'] = '{subscription key}'
request['Authorization'] = 'Bearer {access token}'

# Request body
request.body = "{body}"

response = Net::HTTP.start(uri.host, uri.port, :use_ssl => uri.scheme == 'https') do |http|
    http.request(request)
end

puts response.body

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