Higher Education Institutions

Ensure a thriving institution today and in the future.

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High-impact higher education institutions across the world choose Blackbaud to drive success.

There's never been a better time to be a part of our community.

23 of 25

private U.S. colleges are powered by our solutions


raised, granted, and invested in their programming by our customers each year


of higher education institutions with billion-dollar campaigns

The Cloud Solution for Higher Education

Purpose-built to drive digital transformation and impact across your institution. Flexible and scalable to work the way you want.


Connect your institution with consistent user experience, shared data, and leading-edge cloud innovation.
  • Education Management

    Program Management

    • Applicant CRM
    • Student Information
    • Recruiting and Enrollment Management
    • School Website System
    • Learning Management
  • Fundraising and Relationship Management

    Fundraising and CRM

    • Donor Management
    • Advancement CRM
    • Membership
    • Campus Social
    • Responsibility
    • Employee Giving
    • Peer-to-Peer
    • Fundraising
  • Analytics


    • Advancement Analytics
    • Student Analytics
  • Financial Management

    Financial Management

    • Payment Processing
    • Fund Accounting
    • Commerce Solutions
    • Tuition Management
    • Outcomes/Impact Measurement
    • Grants and Endowments
  • Grant and Award Management

    Award Management

    • Grant and Scholarship Management
    • Donor Stewardship
  • Marketing


    • Alumni Engagement
    • Social Media Platforms

Increase revenue, drive efficiency and deepen engagement with solutions that connect your entire campus

Public support for higher education is eroding. Long-term, stable funding sources are dwindling. Alumni communities are more dispersed now than ever before, and alumni and campus communities have new and sophisticated expectations. Amid challenges like these, you need a partner with the commitment, expertise, and proven ability to help you not just respond to the changing landscape but thrive in it.

Blackbaud's purpose-built solutions for higher education enable your institution to:

  • Advance your institution with increased revenue
  • Deepen alumni engagement and enhance community outreach
  • Connect departments and students, saving time and effort and driving increased outcomes
  • Improve the student and alumni experience through high-impact life cycle management

No other partner can help you ensure a thriving institution today and in the future like Blackbaud, with unmatched solutions spanning across campus, unparalleled analytics, and undisputed expertise.

“Everyone with whom we’ve worked at Blackbaud has helped us streamline our fundraising strategy to raise more and more funds each year. The returns are just unbelievable.”


Solutions for Higher Education Institutions

Drive unmatched efficiency by connecting Advancement, Enrollment and Admissions, Alumni Relations, Academics, Finance and Operations, and Marketing and External Relations, with integrated:


Leverage a suite of solutions, services, and know-how to produce insight, analyze performance, and drive outcomes for donors and students.

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Fundraising and CRM

Gain lifelong support and raise more money with Blackbaud’s fundraising solutions, built on over 30 years of experience and in partnership with thousands of clients.

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Fund Accounting

Take control of your endowments with solutions designed specifically to make it easy to track contributions, create reports, and identify trends.

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Tap into the personal networks of your strongest supporters, mobilize ambassadors online, and empower alumni to recruit new constituents and fundraise.

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Grant and Award Management

Improve student access to scholarships, enhance donor engagement, and maximize fund utilization with cloud-based scholarship and donor stewardship solutions.

Learn More about Grant and Award Management


Deliver on your most challenging online strategies with our empowering solutions, ranging from social media and online giving to email marketing and web design.

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Resources for Higher Education Institutions


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