Blackbaud Certification


Product Certification

The opportunity to earn product exams, badges, and certifications is included in Blackbaud University’s Learn More® and Learn Everything® training subscriptions. Fundamentals Certification from Blackbaud University is available for six Blackbaud product lines: Raiser’s Edge, Financial Edge, Education Edge, Altru, eTapestry, and Luminate Online. Users of K–12 “ON” Products can prove their knowledge by completing the K–12 “ON” Products Core Certification. Blackbaud University also provides a secondary level of certification for Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge users. This Professional level of certification indicates a broader and deeper knowledge set.


Industry Expertise Certification

Nonprofit Fundraising Certification opportunities are included in your Organizational Best Practices training subscription. Beyond product knowledge, the Nonprofit Fundraising Certification validates industry expertise gained through our Nonprofit Workshops. Students showcase their fundraising knowledge through the Blackbaud University Nonprofit Fundraising Certification.

Ready to Begin?

Are you ready to start your Fundamentals certification journey? Or perhaps you’re already Fundamentals certified and want to explore Professional certification. Here is more detailed information for each product certification:


Share Your Success

When you successfully pass a certification exam, you will receive instructions to download your certificate to display proudly in your workspace. You will also receive a certification icon, which is perfect for email signatures, and the official certification badge for sharing on social profiles. We encourage you to share your success and we look forward to celebrating your success with you.