Higher Education Software that Brings Everyone Together

Improving Operational Efficiency and Turning Constituents into Lifelong Supporters.

Universities, colleges, and hIgher education institution need flexible higher education software that connects schools, departments, and functions. You need technology that gives you a holistic view of your constituents to help the advancement office build strong and productive relationships. Plus, you need to keep track of finances, run up-to-the-minute reports, and show that you're good stewards.

With over 30 years of nonprofit expertise, Blackbaud has been helping higher education institutions, colleges and universities overcome these challenges and more. Learn more about how Blackbaud has your higher education software needs covered!

.Blackbaud's Higher Education Software at a Glance:

Engage Students and Constituents for a Lifetime

Every contact you make with your constituents is a step along your journey together – a journey that should last a lifetime. And because every contact matters, you need today’s best technology to give you a holistic view of all your constituent information – accessible from a single, secure platform.

Blackbaud CRM empowers everyone in your institution to connect with your supporters in more meaningful ways – increasing participation, engagement, stewardship, and relationships – and ultimately developing lifelong supporter advocates.

Read The Supporter Journey, the new Desktop Reference Book authored by Blackbaud and nonprofit experts.


Setting a New Standard in Higher Ed Fundraising

Faced with increasing competition, today’s colleges and universities must find innovative ways to stretch their limited resources while funding more students and programs than ever before. Competition for alumni and donor contributions is dramatically increasing while state funding and alumni giving levels are on the decline. How do you overcome these challenges while supporting the ever-growing number of students who demand a quality higher education experience? With Blackbaud’s higher education fundraising solutions like The Raiser’s Edge you can:

  • Maintain institutional knowledge while managing proposals for major and planned gifts
  • Manage detailed honour/memorial gifts while providing excellent service to everyone involved
  • Engage and involve your alumni in order to grow support
  • Host special events to raise money and move major donors along your pipeline

If you want to raise more money with The Raiser Edge, chat with us now or find the right fundraising solution for your institution.


Measure and Manage for Operational Efficiency

Measuring your success and managing relationships will give you a better understanding of your donors. We can help you quickly identify opportunities and challenges, evaluate past strategies to get the most out of future plans, share information with members of your organization, compare your performance with similar peer organizations, and, ultimately, raise more money to support your mission.

Find the right analytics solution for your institution


Online Fundraising, Marketing, and Communities for Higher Education Institutions

Blackbaud Interactive solutions for marketing, fundraising, and program delivery empower your institution to raise more money and build a greater presence for your institution online. From social media, peer-to-peer fundraising, and online giving, to eMarketing & advocacy, and web design, our solutions empower you to deliver on your most challenging online strategies. Full integration with Blackbaud fundraising and CRM solutions ensure better results than standalone web solutions can provide.

  • Engage and communicate more effectively with constituents
  • Increase efficiency with powerful executive reporting
  • Improve stewardship both online and offline
  • Focus on the right supporters for major and planned gifts

Find the right interactive solution for your institution.


Accurately Identify and Reach Your Best Prospects

You’re faced with many challenges — an aging donor pool, increased donor expectations, and a growing number of organizations vying for the same prospects. You don’t have time to second guess the information in your database, the way you identify your best prospects, or your fundraising strategies. You need to know that your database is not only accurate, but contains information that will lead to successful fundraising.

With Blackbaud’s analytics and prospect research solutions, you can focus fundraising efforts on those with greatest capacity and likelihood to give –and uncover opportunities to cultivate individuals for different gift types. Even more, you can measure your impact, see how you compare with similar peer organizations, and make strategic data-driven decisions for the future. Learn more

Take our new online needs assessment to find solutions for identifying your best prospects!


Multichannel Fundraising and Communication is Key

With the rise of online giving, institutions are interested in the relationship between online and direct mail fundraising, and the behaviour of those who give through multiple channels. Finding the right balance – and delivering the right message at the right time could impact how your supporters or prospective donors interact with you throughout their lifetime.

Download the 2011 donorCentrics Internet and Multichannel Giving Benchmarking Report


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