Web Seminars

Join a Blackbaud event without ever leaving your office!

Our web seminars are a great way to learn about Blackbaud products and functionality, as well as tips and tricks to help you use our tools more effectively. All web seminars are free and last approximately one hour.

It’s easy to participate. Check out our series and their descriptions below. Select the web seminar on a date and time you wish to attend, click "Register Now", and complete the process.

Once you register, we will approve your registration in the next 24-48 hours. You will then receive a confirmation email with instructions for viewing the online presentation, as well as the telephone access number. To attend the session, all you need is a computer with speakers to listen to the web seminar via audio broadcast. To ensure that your computer will support the ON24 platform, you can test your system here.

If you have not received your confirmation e-mail or need your confirmation for a web seminar scheduled within the next 24 hours, please email webseminars@blackbaud.com and we will be happy to fill your request.

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30- Minute Tips and TimesaversJoin our webinar series, 30-Minute Tips and Timesavers, with Chris Geady, Blackbaud solutions expert. Each month he’ll cover a different topic to help you use your software more effectively and reduce the time you’re spending on outdated processes. 
Each webinar in the series is 30 minutes or less and is free to join! If you can’t make it to one of the webinars, on-demand versions will be available for you to watch when it’s most convenient for you. 
You can register for the entire series or just the webinars that interest you most by completing the form below.
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A Closer Look at the 2017 Charitable Giving ReportThe 2017 Charitable Giving Report is your first look at how fundraising performed in the previous year. Join Steve MacLaughlin as he walks through the trends from nearly $30 billion in U.S.-based charitable giving from the Blackbaud Index. You'll learn about overall, online, and mobile fundraising trends by sector and organization size, key statistics on donor characteristics and donation amounts, and how to use these numbers to prepare for the changing fundraising landscape ahead.
3/22/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
AcademicWorks + Blackbaud = Better Together: Improving Donor Relations with Scholarship Management and Donor ReportingJoin us for an upcoming webinar introduction to the AcademicWorks Scholarship Management and Donor Reporting Platform, one of the newest products to join the Blackbaud portfolio.  In this webinar, you will see how the AcademicWorks Platform serves as a catalyst to improve student access to scholarship funds, enhances cross-functional visibility throughout the scholarship and donor reporting process, and revolutionizes donor reporting for over 575 colleges, universities, and foundations. See a full demonstration of the AcademicWorks Platform and be the first to learn about integration touchpoints planned with other Blackbaud products.
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Accelerating Your Success with Blackbaud UniversityDo you start your day with an overwhelming task list? Blackbaud University’s redesigned curriculum will show you how to efficiently use Blackbaud eTapestry® to accomplish every task on your list. Discover industry best practices and learn how to best invest your limited time and resources. Our new courses focus on real-world application and case studies, so you can effectively apply your technical skills.
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Advocacy: Beyond the PetitionLooking for new advocacy ideas that’ll get your message heard? We’ll discuss techniques for using Blackbaud Luminate Online® to generate activist phone calls. We’ll also look at social media integrations that can help your messages reach your targets and create impact.
6/27/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
An Introduction to Blackbaud's Complete Peer-to-Peer Fundraising SolutionToday’s modern fundraisers—especially millennials—want the freedom to fundraise for the causes they care about in a variety of ways. It’s all about providing options for passionate people to get involved. Some like participating in organized events while others want to fundraise on their own terms. 
To manage a wide spectrum of fundraising activities—from traditional running, walking, and cycling events to DIY initiatives—organizations can use TeamRaiser and everydayhero Pro to provide best-in-class peer-to-peer solutions for passionate supporters. Join us as we take a closer look at how it’s done.
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An Introduction to everydayhero ProJoin us as we take a deep dive into Blackbaud's crowdfundraising tool, everydayhero Pro. This solution can help your nonprofit build on the multifaceted relationships your supporters have with your mission, allowing them to fundraise on your behalf through the activities most in line with their personal interests—from traditional walking, running, and cycling events to more individualized campaigns like do-it-yourself fundraising and virtual events.
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An Introduction to onCampus and onRecordLearn how schools are providing a modern online experience for administrators, students, teachers, and parents alike with an integrated learning management and student information system.
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Becoming a Lean NonprofitThis not-to-be-missed webinar will cover everything you need to know to incorporate lean management principles into the financial function of your organization.
5/16/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Best Practices in General Ledger DesignCloud accounting software is an important component for an organization becoming lean and making its financial function as efficient as it can be. This webinar will review how you can structure your chart of accounts and design your general ledger. Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT™ gives you many options when designing your general ledger. This webinar will review the best practices to ensure that you're set up for success!
6/6/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Best Practices in Reducing OverheadIn this webinar, industry expert and bestselling author Lucy Morgan will share her expertise on how to reduce overhead in the financial office and where the industry is headed in terms of reduced overhead expectations and investments in automation. She’ll also discuss how to collaborate more effectively and how to get the right people, processes, and productivity measurement tools in place. You’ll walk away knowing how to own the back office and how technology can help.
4/11/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Blackbaud Altru® for Aquariums, Gardens, Museums & ZoosJoin us for an overview of Blackbaud Altru. See the solution that provides a clear view of your entire arts and cultural organization by consolidating ticketing, fundraising, events, retail, and more. Learn how your aquarium, garden, museum, or zoo can become more efficient at the ticket counter, strategically increase revenue, prospect and retain members, and have all your constituent interactions within one system. Plus, we'll review how ResearchPoint, our wealth screening solution, can work with your Blackbaud Altru database to help your organization uncover high-value prospects.
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Blackbaud Luminate Online® and Blackbaud TeamRaiser® Roadmap UpdateDo you want to learn about all the new features and product updates available in Blackbaud Luminate Online and Blackbaud TeamRaiser? Join our webinar series to learn how these solutions are evolving to fit the needs of your organization today. You’ll hear straight from our product development experts about updates coming your way, like new email tools, Facebook® integration, Blackbaud Mobile Pay™, and more great enhancements to help you raise more funds and gain support for your mission. 
Want to learn more before the webinar? Check out the Luminate Community.
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Blackbaud Managed Services: How Our Team Becomes Your TeamIn this webinar, we’re excited to introduce you to the new and improved Blackbaud Managed Services. Blackbaud Managed Services is a portfolio of ongoing services that drives organizational outcomes by lending a hand in getting the work done. Our team (with high tenure, experience, background, and expertise) is now a working part of your team, supporting you through the tasks that drive your mission forward. Our team will do the heavy lifting, so you can:
 Easily orchestrate cross-channel, multi-wave campaigns
 Have confidence in the quality and completeness of your data
 Operate at top speed and quickly adjust campaign strategy
 Although Blackbaud Managed Services is not new, we are expanding our portfolio to help more Blackbaud users across more technologies and processes.
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Blackbaud NetCommunity for Higher Education InstitutionsReady to take your online alumni community to the next level? Join us to learn how Blackbaud NetCommunity helps higher education institutions create a personalized, interactive online network for alumni, parents, teachers, and the community.
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Blackbaud NetCommunity™ Product Roadmap WebinarIn this webinar, Blackbaud NetCommunity’s product management and product marketing teams will share updates coming your way about the latest release of Blackbaud NetCommunity and beyond. They’ll also dive into Blackbaud’s efforts to optimize Blackbaud NetCommunity to comply with new regulatory requirements, improve in-product payments, and much more.
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Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT™ Tour for Blackbaud eTapestry® CustomersThe Blackbaud product portfolio has recently undergone a major improvement initiative and now offers a true best-in-class experience across the board. 

From the fresh, consistent interface that our recent SKY UX™ adoption brings, to the enhanced workflows and increased analytics we offer, our products are fully loaded with the innovation, intelligence, and insight you need to start focusing on your donors—not your database. 

As a valued Blackbaud eTapestry customer, we want to give you the opportunity to learn about the benefits of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT and show you how, as your organization continues to grow, it can become your ideal next-level solution.
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Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT™: Product Demo for Blackbaud Raiser's Edge 7 CustomersBlackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT simplifies fundraising and relationship management, so you can work more efficiently and raise more money for your organization. And it’s powered by Blackbaud SKY™—the only cloud built to power social good. Join us in this webinar to learn about all the pre-integrated services, secure data, and rapid updates (including the necessary updates for the mandatory TLS encryption protocol), so you can use Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT to move your mission forward. 
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Connecting Your Admissions Office with onBoardLearn how onBoard, Blackbaud K–12's Enrollment Management System, makes it easier than ever to connect all aspects of your admissions process; from application stages to interviews, campus tours to contracts. Join us to learn how onBoard makes for a connected, happy admission office!
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Connecting Your School Community through a New onMessage WebsiteLearn how managing your private school’s website content with onMessage can help you engage families of current and future students, as well as alumni families. Our intuitive content management system (CMS) makes it simple to manage all of your content in one location—and to share your school’s culture, mission, and excitement through a beautiful, responsive website.
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Consider the possibilities with Luminate OnlineWe’re looking at what the future holds for you as a Sphere customer, and can you guess what we see? You leveraging Luminate Online and TeamRaiser to supercharge your programs and take your events to the next level. In this presentation, you will:
 Learn why Luminate Online and TeamRaiser are a great next step for Sphere customers
 Hear from a client who made the move from Sphere to Luminate Online and/or TeamRaiser
 See the improved financial results experienced by former Sphere customers who completed their first full year of fundraising on Luminate Online and TeamRaiser
 Familiarize yourself with the resources available to you during your transition to the new solutions
If you’re ready to take the next step, please join us for this informative webinar to see what the future can hold for you!
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Corporate Solutions Town HallJoin us to hear about current trends in the corporate social good sector and how our solutions can meet the needs of corporate giving and engagement programs now and in the future.
This session will provide an opportunity to learn more about our solution roadmap and strategy for corporate social responsibility programs. You'll also hear highlights from recent and upcoming updates from Blackbaud Corporate Solutions.
3/29/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Data Enrichment 101: Best Practices to Optimize Your Donor DatabaseYour database is a gold mine of insight. It can help you understand your constituents, connect with them in meaningful ways, and optimize your fundraising programs. 
Join us for this one-hour webinar, where you'll get tips and best practices for evaluating data hygiene, implementing a data clean-up plan, and performing regular database maintenance. With a comprehensive data clean-up plan in place, you'll be well on your way to joining the thousands of nonprofits that use data effectively to optimize their fundraising programs.
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Data-Driven Fundraising 101: Uncovering More Giving Potential with AnalyticsBlackbaud Target Analytics® delivers data-driven, collaborative solutions that help higher education institutions drive smart strategy, efficiency, and accountability across their fundraising programs at every stage of the supporter life cycle. A recent analysis by Blackbaud Target Analytics found that the average nonprofit has an estimated $3.7 million in untapped giving potential in its donor database. 
In this webinar series, you’ll learn how we help higher education institutions identify their best prospects, retain loyal supporters, increase participation, assess supporter performance, measure fundraising success, and more. You won’t want to miss a second of it!
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Data-Driven Visitor Engagement with Blackbaud Altru® and GuruYou've heard the saying “two is better than one,” and in this case, it rings true. When it comes to delivering visitor and member data insight, Blackbaud and Guru are two companies leading the charge together. 
As an aquarium, garden, museum, or zoo, you’re already great at collecting visitors’ contact information to easily stay in touch, but are you collecting the data you need to truly understand them? What do your visitors, members, and donors want to be contacted about? What motivates them to come back? What makes them open their wallets to donate, create, or renew a membership? 
Join us in this webinar, where the Blackbaud Altru team and Guruare partnering to help your organization collect data insight to help you engage with your visitors like never before!
3/22/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Driving Revenue with Dynamic Asks and Donation FormsLearn how the Dynamic Ask feature in Blackbaud Luminate Online® can help you make the right ask based on a donor’s past giving history. Increase the revenue your next campaign generates by making the right ask online.
3/28/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Exploring the Blackbaud TeamRaiser® Integration with Facebook®Give your supporters a way to create a Facebook fundraiser along with their Blackbaud TeamRaiser Personal Page. Using the Facebook integration, you’ll have a frictionless way to manage, process, and record Facebook donations in Blackbaud TeamRaiser. Early results indicate improved participant/donor experience, increased dollars raised, and efficiency gained in managing campaigns across platforms. Learn more in this practical how-to session.
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Extend Your Event Fundraising with Facebook®If your nonprofit is based in the United States, you can now extend the reach of your peer-to-peer fundraising events through Facebook® Fundraising. Discover how nonprofits are successfully using this tool to enable event fundraisers to solicit donations directly from their Facebook networks and their Blackbaud TeamRaiser® personal fundraising pages.
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Financial Edge NXT Client Roadmap ReviewJoin the products team for our quarterly installment of the Financial Edge NXT roadmap review. We'll recap what we've been working on over the past quarter and provide updates on what's up next for Financial Edge NXT product development.
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Financial Edge NXT for Healthcare and OrganizationsFinancial Edge NXT simplifies grant management, improves process automation, and enhances security for your healthcare organization. Because Financial Edge NXT is powered by Blackbaud Sky—the only cloud built to power social good—you can take advantage of pre-integrated services, secure data, and rapid updates…built in and automatic. What could be simpler?
In this webinar for current Financial Edge customers, you’ll see how Financial Edge NXT can help your healthcare organization:

• Save time by eliminating manual data entry—and the errors and headaches that come with it
• Create customized reports to show the information you want, the way you want it, and drill down into those reports with a single click to make smart decisions on the fly
• Connect your financial team from any location, and securely share reports with other non-financial users on a view-only basis
• Easily customize and scale your solution thanks to an open API, and always keep up with the latest technology through rapid, ongoing enhancements that happen automatically
• Simplify your grant management process
Join us to find out how moving to Financial Edge NXT can simplify your everyday.
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Financial Edge NXT for Higher Education InstitutionsNeed increased transparency and security to better serve your higher education institution? Then you need Financial Edge NXT, the fund accounting solution built to solve the complex challenges college and university accountants face today. From eliminating manual data entry to improving accessibility, Financial Edge NXT simplifies your everyday so you have more time to reach your goals and more money to help your institutions grow. Join this 30-minute session for an up-close look at fund accounting simplified with Financial Edge NXT.

In this webinar for current Financial Edge™ customers, you’ll see how Financial Edge NXT can help you:
  •  Save time by eliminating manual data entry—and the errors and headaches that come with it
  •  Create customized reports to show the information you want, the way you want it, and drill down into those reports with a single click to make smart decisions on the fly
  •  Connect your financial team from any location, and securely share reports with other non-financial users on a view-only basis
  •  Easily customize and scale your solution thanks to an open API, and always keep up with the latest technology through rapid, ongoing enhancements that happen automatically

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Financial Edge NXT Product Demo for Financial Edge CustomersFinancial Edge NXT simplifies fund accounting so you can work more efficiently and your organization can grow. And Financial Edge NXT is powered by Blackbaud Sky™—the only cloud built to power social good. That means you take advantage of pre-integrated services, secure data, and rapid updates…built in and automatic. What could be simpler?

In this webinar for current Financial Edge™ customers, you’ll see how Financial Edge NXT can help you:
  •  Save time by eliminating manual data entry—and the errors and headaches that come with it
  •  Create customized reports to show the information you want, the way you want it, and drill down into those reports with a single click to make smart decisions on the fly
  •  Connect your financial team from any location, and securely share reports with other non-financial users on a view-only basis
  •  Easily customize and scale your solution thanks to an open API, and always keep up with the latest technology through rapid, ongoing enhancements that happen automatically
  • Join us to find out how moving to Financial Edge NXT can simplify your everyday.

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Grantmaking and Outcomes Town HallJoin us for our quarterly Grantmaking and Outcomes Town Hall. We've listened to your feedback and are working hard to address your evolving needs. We couldn't be more excited to share what's coming next.
Together we'll discuss the steps Blackbaud is taking to bring you one holistic solution for foundations, including:
 A grantmaking and outcomes 2018 roadmap
 Software updates
 A live Q&A session with Blackbaud experts

3/27/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
GRASSROOTS GALVANIZER: A modern playbook to mobilize, organize, fundraise and influenceAre you making the most of today’s energized civic engagement climate that’s resulting in record high donations and participation? Rather than tell you how to increase engagement, our webinar will show you 20 innovative, yet replicable, examples of customers who have bolstered their marketing, fundraising, and advocacy efforts using Blackbaud solutions. You’ll learn how to tap into the grassroots power you already have using familiar tools with a new twist.
4/24/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
How to Explain Donor Database Software (and Why You Need It) to Your BoardYour nonprofit needs smart, solid fundraising software to raise the money it needs to thrive. But at many growing nonprofits, the board doesn’t see it that way. Whether your organization is ready for its first donor database system or looking to upgrade, Joe Garecht is here to help! 
Join a webinar to learn how to:
 Explain donor database software in terms your board can understand
 Show your board how to evaluate different software packages
 Outline the ROI your nonprofit can expect from the right fundraising software
As an added bonus, attendees will get a copy of Joe’s new white paper that you can use when seeking board approval for a new donor database system for your organization.
4/25/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
How to Find and Cultivate Faithful Young DonorsDoes your faith-focused organization struggle to engage young supporters? You have a powerful story to tell—one that will resonate with millennials and younger community members. Building a pipeline to reach them will help you raise more funds today and ensure that your organization is supported for years to come. Learn how by joining us in this webinar, where you’ll discover:
  •  How to approach young donors with the capacity to give
  •  The best ways to communicate with millennials, offline and online
  •  How to tell a story that compels young supporters
  •  Five ways to request gifts from them
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How to Find Major Donor Prospects for Your SchoolWhere do you find major donors who might be interested in giving to your school? In this webinar, you’ll learn how to create a major donor treasure map to find supporters who are interested in and capable of making large gifts to your school. You’ll also learn how to earn referrals to new major donors, as well as how to activate your board to help you build a steady stream of major donor prospects.

5/24/20183:00 P.M. ESTRegister Now
How to Make Fundraising Asks: Big or SmallEvery day, small nonprofits successfully ask for and receive gifts of all sizes to support their work. Your organization has a mission to do and your donors make it possible. Join us in this webinar to learn how to make better fundraising asks for your nonprofit. We’ll dive into:
  • How to understand your donor’s mindset before you make an ask
  • The six-step ask conversation any fundraiser can use to get a donor to say, “yes!”
  • How to deal with donor objections and concerns
  • The best ways to get over fear and anxiety about making fundraising asks
7/25/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
How to Think Like a Big NonprofitAre you worried that your nonprofit is too small for sustainable fundraising strategies? Join us for a one-hour webinar to learn how your nonprofit can think like a bigger organization and build a best-practice fundraising program that will help your development strategies thrive.
You’ll learn:
 How to know when it's the right time to hire full-time fundraisers
 How to get your board more involved with fund development
 How to systemize fundraising so you can raise more with less stress and hassle
Don't miss this opportunity to learn better tactics for fundraising big at your nonprofit!
5/22/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Identifying Social Influencers in Time for #GivingTuesday and Year-End CampaignsAre you ready for the end-of-year giving season? We have a great resource to help you get started. Join this session for a walk through of our free EOY fundraising kit, and get tips for using Luminate and Luminate Beta to deliver your most successful EOY or holiday campaign ever.
8/22/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Introducing Raiser’s Edge NXT™ for K–12 SchoolsNeed more time and money to better serve your K–12 school? Then you need Raiser’s Edge NXT, the fundraising and supporter management solution built to solve the complex challenges that schools like yours face today. From connecting your entire school to tracking campaign performance, Raiser’s Edge NXT simplifies your everyday so you have more time to reach your goals and grow your school. Join this 30-minute webinar for an up-close look at fundraising and supporter management simplified with Raiser’s Edge NXT.
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Introduction to Raiser's Edge NXTPhilanthropy is changing—FAST. Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT is the future-proof solution you need today so you don’t get left behind tomorrow. This first-of-its-kind, smart cloud fundraising and CRM software is all-inclusive, fully integrated, and built the way you want it: for the most effective nonprofit workflows. 
Its advanced technology will help you operate more efficiently, reach and engage new donors, and retain and expand your current support. It’s delivered in Blackbaud SKY®—the only fast, reliable, secure, open-cloud platform that integrates capabilities designed just for nonprofit needs. 
Blackbaud's cloud solutions offer unmatched intelligence, accessibility, performance, and user experience through the NXT solution line—all with dramatically reduced IT and third-party costs, hassle-free upkeep, complete security, and the world’s largest support network.
See end-user reviews from your nonprofit peers in the 2017 TrustReport.
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Is it Time to Take On Social Influence Marketing?We hear more about social influence marketing in the industry press every day. But can this really help with your fundraising campaigns? The answer, according to industry expert Justin Ware, founder and CEO of Groundwork Digital, is a resounding yes. Part showcase, part how-to, this webinar will take you through the essential steps for building a successful social ambassador program, from identifying key social influencers to executing campaigns with your social stars. The “showcase” of social influence campaigns will share ways organizations of all sizes and types—from hospital foundations to food banks to higher education institutions—can apply social influence in their fundraising and awareness campaigns.
3/20/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Is Your Ask for Support Just Right for Goldilocks?More than ever before, individuals want to engage with causes more personally and at the time that’s right for them. Learn ways you can ask for the right kind of support from the right person at the right time with the Luminate Beta Lists tools that help you understand who your supporters are and how they might help.
4/25/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Learning Fast from #GivingTuesday Results and Fine-Tuning Year-End Email CampaignsAfter #GivingTuesday, you want to glean the most insight from your results. We’ll cover tips and timesavers for analyzing your results and applying the insight to optimize year-end fundraising campaigns.
12/5/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Luminate CRM™ Quarterly UpdatePlease join the Luminate CRM Product Management and Product Marketing Teams for the 2018 Luminate CRM Updates. In these sessions, we'll highlight the latest product information and future developments.
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Luminate Online® and TeamRaiser® Roadmap UpdatesDo you want to learn about all the new features and product updates available in Blackbaud Luminate Online and Blackbaud TeamRaiser? Join our webinar series to learn how these solutions are evolving to fit the needs of your organization today. You’ll hear straight from our product development experts about great enhancements coming your way to help you raise more funds and gain support for your mission. 
Want to learn more before the webinar? Check out the Luminate Community. 
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Magical Links You Aren’t UsingCreate “autologin” links to show your supporters you “know” them, and design a more personalized experience. We’ll look at how you can easily guide participants to the Blackbaud TeamRaiser® Participant Center, direct donors to the Gift Service Center, and ensure that they fully re-subscribe to your email campaigns after an “unsubscribe all” action.
5/23/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Make a click-worthy first impression.Create an unforgettable website that connects people to your mission.

Did you know 60% of donors visit a website before making a gift? For nonprofits of all sizes, every supporter and donation counts. Think about your website: Is it putting its best foot forward, or is it a few steps behind? Join us for this webinar mini-series, where we’ll reveal strategies you can use to engage your website visitors and create lasting personal connections. It’s critical to keep your donors involved in your organization and its mission, and your website is an easy and effective way to do this.

Small Nonprofit Web Design: Converting Interest into Action
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. ET

10 Tips that Make or Break Nonprofit Websites
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. ET

Design and Storytelling: A Match Made in Website Heaven
Tuesday, May 08, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. ET

10 Ways to Lose a Donor on Your Website
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. ET
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Navigating the Blackbaud Merchant Services Web PortalJoin us for our webinar as we explore all of the extensive features of the Blackbaud Merchant Services™ web portal. We’ll show you how to:

• Use the virtual terminal
• Add merchant accounts
• Create users and roles
• Set up mobile card readers for Blackbaud MobilePay
• Export detail and summary reports

You’ll have the opportunity to ask in-depth questions about the web portal as you learn best practices. Not currently using Blackbaud Merchant Services? We recommend you join us for our webinar, Streamlining Your Online Payment Processing, first where you'll learn how Blackbaud Merchant Services can simplify your payment processes.
3/28/20181:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Optimizing Fundraising Activity with Advanced AnalyticsYour database is full of untapped fundraising potential. It’s important to understand not only who in your database has the capacity to give, but also who has the likelihood to give. 
In this one-hour webinar, you’ll hear industry leading consultants share best practices for using data and advanced analytics to drive your fundraising strategy. Whether you’re growing a new major giving program or have a well-established prospect research office, advanced analytics can help you take fundraising to the next level, make smarter decisions, and raise more revenue.
4/10/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
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Optimizing Your Blackbaud eTapestry® SkillsDo you struggle with applying Blackbaud eTapestry technical knowledge to your everyday tasks? Blackbaud University’s redesigned curriculum will teach you how to efficiently use the solution to accomplish every task on your list. Discover industry best practices and learn how to best invest your limited time and resources. Our new courses focus on real-world application and case studies, so you can effectively apply your technical skills.
4/3/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Organizational Best Practices: How to Grow Yourself and Your MissionMarlissa Cunningham, specialized gift coordinator at Denver Rescue Mission, has always made continuing education a priority in her career. By doing so, she has become a better nonprofit professional and partner to her colleagues. Recently, Marlissa has engaged in new Organizational Best Practices courses from Blackbaud University. These classes have given her the tools to stay up to date on industry trends within the social good community. 
Join Marlissa as she discusses her experience with these new courses and how it has opened up doors for her to acquire new skills, evaluate current programs and processes, and implement new strategies at Denver Rescue Mission.

3/21/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising When Disaster StrikesWhen disaster strikes, people want to give, volunteer, and help in massive numbers. But the window to organize and respond effectively is narrow, because we’ve found that donors tend to give within three days of the disaster. In this session, we’ll review how to prepare your organization to raise funds and get support to the affected as quickly as possible.
5/24/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Raiser's Edge NXT for Organizations of FaithRaiser’s Edge NXT simplifies your everyday so you can work more efficiently to grow your supporter base and cultivate those that you currently have. Raiser’s Edge NXT is powered by Blackbaud Sky™—the only cloud built to power your mission. That means you take advantage of pre-integrated services, secure data, and rapid updates…built in and automatic. What could be simpler?

 Spend less time with your data and more time with believers and donors thanks to automated tools—like data clean-ups and built-in payment processing 
 Get the most bang for your fundraising buck with clear campaign performance tracking on visual dashboards 
 Connect everyone at your mission-based organization on a single, easy-to-use solution that’s accessible anytime, from anywhere 
 Easily customize and scale your solution thanks to an open API, and always keep up with the latest technology through rapid, ongoing enhancements that happen automatically 
Join us for a 30-minute webinar to see how Raiser’s Edge NXT can simplify the everyday at your organization of faith.
4/19/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
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Raiser's Edge NXT Quarterly UpdateBecause Raiser’s Edge NXT is powered by Blackbaud SKY™—the only cloud built to power social good—you can enjoy ongoing, rapid enhancements that happen automatically. Join our next Raiser's Edge NXT Quarterly Update webinar to learn how your solution is evolving to deliver the latest technology to your organization. Experts from our product development team will recap what we've been working on over the past quarter and share exciting details about updates coming your way.
5/24/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
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Raising More Faith-Focused Gifts Online: A Step-by-Step GuideThe Internet is a powerful tool for your faith, so be sure you’re using it in the most effective way. Join us to learn how—without having to master new technology or log long hours online! In this session, we’ll cover each step it takes to build an online fundraising system that grows your mission, including:
  •  How to use your website the right way to inspire givers
  •  The best ways to raise support via email
  •  An easy (and quick) way to increase gifts via social media
  •  And much more
5/23/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Revolutionize the Way You Communicate with Your ConstituentsAre you sending multi-part email campaigns to maximize donor conversions? Studies show that 25% of email conversions come after the first email send, while 75% come after second and third*. Think of all the donations you could be missing out on!
Join us for an upcoming webinar to discover how combining Raiser’s Edge NXT with Blackbaud Marketing can help you better reach and engage your constituents. With the power of this total solution at your fingertips, you can create a donor-centric communication model that supports an effective and comprehensive fundraising strategy.
Ready to revolutionize the way you use Raiser’s Edge NXT? Join us for a live demo to see how to make your solution work even harder for you.
3/20/20183:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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Running a Faith-Centered, Year-End Giving Campaign: Tips for SuccessThe last two months of the year are the most important for fundraising, and December 31 is the single largest giving day of for many organizations. Some nonprofits raise over 25% of their revenue during this time. Join this session and learn to make the most of the season! Get tips for crafting a campaign that inspires support from your faith community, including:
  •  How to write successful year-end appeals
  •  Digital strategies for raising more dollars
  •  The best ways to identify faithful supporters with major gift capacity
  •  How to develop a compelling year-end donor message
11/28/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Segmenting Blackbaud TeamRaiser® Participants for Coaching EmailsWe’ll look at best practices for segmenting Blackbaud TeamRaiser coaching emails AND teach tips for using the new TeamRaiser Coaching Email toolkit that’ll make creating these emails a breeze.
9/26/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Starting Off on Right Foot: How to Engage Alumni Early to Maximize Fundraising SuccessYour alumni form the base of your donor community, but many schools struggle with whether and how to turn young alumni into donors soon after graduation. During this webinar, you’ll learn how to talk with recent graduates, cultivate them, and turn them into lifelong givers to your school. Remember, young alumni may not be able to give much, but by laying the foundation right after graduation, you’ll reap greater rewards in the years to come.
3/22/20183:00 P.M. ESTRegister Now
Streamlining Your Payment ProcessingIs your finance department spending too much time trying to understand your payment processes? Blackbaud Merchant Services can simplify your processing while saving your organization time and money. Our solution experts will demonstrate how you can select a payment processor and how to get the most out of a mobile payment solution. We’ll also show you how to simplify event management with the RE:Event module and app and Blackbaud MobilePay as well as how to minimize disruptions in recurring gifts with Credit Card Updater.

Join us for this highly interactive session where you’ll be able to ask our experts all of your payment processing questions.

3/21/20181:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Swiping Right: Courting New ConstituentsOrganizations are often so focused on spreading awareness of their missions and acquiring new supporters that they fail to implement a comprehensive game plan for their newly acquired email addresses. During this session, Tammy Radencic, senior consultant at Blackbaud, will show you how to court constituents for the long haul by forming a pipeline of support for newly acquired donors and creating a welcome series to further engage them. Join us to learn how to convert your newest donors into lifelong supporters.
5/15/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
The Grant Office: Organizational Placement, Structure, and Staffing for Healthcare EntitiesAs the grant landscape becomes more complex and competitive, there is a growing conversation in the community about how best to approach all the activities and requirements as an organization. Because there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach, grant functions can become daunting exercises in strategy, prioritization, and culture. 
So where do you start? This webinar will walk you through first steps and map the paths you might consider with insight from models deployed across the country.
3/27/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
The Secret to SickKids® Foundation’s Fundraising Walk SuccessLaunched in less than 8 months in 2013, the Canaccord Genuity Great Camp Adventure Walk is a fundraising dream. Come on an adventure to learn how SickKids Foundation has grown this camp-themed walk into an extraordinary $2.3 million event. At a time when other peer-to-peer events are flat, how does SickKids Foundation acquire over 3000 event participants and keep them coming back each year? Join Nancy Jordan, associate director of events, and Carly Coughlin, manager of sponsorship, to discover the secret to their event’s huge success.
3/22/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Tips for CFOs Transitioning to the CloudFinancial officers have some unique considerations when moving mission-critical financial applications to the cloud. In this webinar, we'll provide an overview of some of the benefits of cloud applications, as well as pitfalls and common questions from nonprofit financial leaders.
3/21/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Transitioning Your School's Technology: Tips on Buy-in to RolloutLearn how Girls Preparatory School successfully transitioned from using a disjointed Blackbaud Education Edge solution to using a seamless Blackbaud “ON” product system. Discover how the school integrated other school solutions in the process, too. Girls Preparatory School team members will share effective strategies for rollout, constituent buy-in, training, success measurement, and future expansion. Find out what they did right, what they would do differently, and where they’re headed now.
6/11/20183:00 P.M. ESTRegister Now
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Trust, Technology, and Storytelling: How Social Changes Impact FundraisingTrust in media, brands, and traditional gatekeepers is declining. Formerly influential voices no longer move opinions, and there’s less certainty in the world. At the same time, individuals are becoming consumers AND creators of media as result of mobile apps and social networking platforms. 
Your fundraising must pivot and adjust to these trends: What will it take to remain effective, grow support, and drive engagement? In this webinar, Fundraising and Communications Expert Michael Hoffman—founder of social good marketing agency See3, the DoGooder Video Awards, and tech startup Gather Voices—will provide answers. Join him to learn how storytelling and powerful tech can drive next-level acquisition and retention.
4/4/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Uncover Best-in-Class Wealth Insight with ResearchPoint™There's more data in the world today than ever before, and it's growing at an unprecedented pace. No matter who your constituents are, there's a wealth of data floating around that contains valuable insight into their capacity and inclination to give to your organization. The problem: Data lives in so many different places and tracking it down takes valuable time that you simply don't have. 
ResearchPoint, a component of Blackbaud's advanced wealth and modeling solutions, is here to help. As the industry's leading software for prospect research, ResearchPoint leverages data from various public and proprietary data sources to deliver best-in-class, comprehensive wealth and philanthropic insight. Join our next product tour to see how organizations use ResearchPoint to drive their mission forward with better, smarter fundraising.
4/26/20183:00 P.M. ESTRegister Now
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Upping the Game: Healthcare Marketing Strategy in the Consumer AgeOver 80% of consumers prefer to buy from companies that can personalize experiences to best fit their needs. They have come to expect that companies will predict their intent and adapt the consumer experience to those behaviors. The result? The need to rethink the idea of communicating to the masses, hoping to attract a small segment who will actually respond to the message. Join us in this webinar to learn how you can adapt your healthcare marketing strategy to be successful in the consumer age.
3/29/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Using Analytics to Boost Annual GivingThis session focuses on the foundation of the fundraising pyramid—annual giving. We’ll examine the fundamentals of annual giving strategy with an emphasis on the importance of ask strings and how your Fundraising Essentials or Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT™ scores tie in. You’ll leave with a firm understanding of how to use Next Ask Amount as part of your annual giving program.
6/12/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Using Analytics to Unlock Major Giving PotentialThis session will begin with an overview of your Fundraising Essentials or Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT™ scores. Then we’ll examine how they can serve as indicators of untapped major giving potential. After this session, you’ll understand how to use data to hone in on the small group of your prospects with the highest potential and likelihood for major giving.
9/18/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
Using Luminate Beta Email and ListsLuminate Beta Email tools allow you to create attractive, effective, mobile-responsive emails using simple, drag-and-drop tools. Learn how to build emails within this new tool and target these emails effectively using Luminate Beta Lists.
10/24/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
Wealth Screening Meets Predictive Modeling: Identify and Segment Your Best Prospects with Affluence Insight™ from Blackbaud Target Analytics®Nonprofits need to identify prospects with the financial means and philanthropic affinity to support their mission. Historically, you've probably used traditional wealth screenings to determine a prospect's financial capacity to give and/or employed predictive modeling to gauge their likelihood to support your mission. The value of one versus the other has been debated, but the truth is that an effective prospect research and identification strategy requires a mix of both. With Affluence Insight from Blackbaud Target Analytics, we're bringing you a single dataset that can deliver this mix.
Affluence Insight delivers four key wealth attributes, including discretionary spend and investments that provide a clearer picture of a prospect’s liquidity. It also leverages real philanthropic giving history to segment your prospects into 13 unique groups, providing the first-ever philanthropy driven wealth segmentation. Combined with higher caps on income and net worth, more accurate data, and better coverage of the U.S. population, Affluence Insight delivers behavioral and wealth insight for your prospects in a way that nobody else does. Join us for this webinar to see how it could change the way you identify, segment, and engage your best prospects.
6/12/20182:00P.M. ETRegister Now
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What Nonprofit CFOs Need to Know about the New FASB RegulationsThe recent changes in the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) guidance for nonprofits are significant, even if they seem like common sense. The reporting of net asset classes, decisions on how expense categories are allocated, and underwater endowments can have an impact on your nonprofit organization. Join our Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT™ team to learn what these changes mean for you and what actions you may need to take for your reporting. You’ll also talk through case studies to help your organization prepare for the change.
3/28/20181:00 P.M. ETRegister Now
What's New With ResearchPoint™ in 2018?Blackbaud's ResearchPoint is the leading software solution for prospect research. Register for our upcoming webinars to learn how data and analytics can provide a greater perspective on your constituents—helping you make smarter decisions and raise more funds for your organization.
5/16/20183:00 P.M. ESTRegister Now
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When Less Is More: Cracking the Email Deliverability Code in 2018How’s your nonprofit email program performing? Do you find you need to send more emails to get the same results as you did in the past? Many industry experts say it’s important to refine your campaigns to send fewer, more targeted emails; yet, the truth is, you’re not sure if it’s worth the time. In this webinar, you’ll hear how experts from leading national nonprofits answered this question for themselves. Join Janine Stines of Feeding America and Edwin Brownell of The Nature Conservancy as they discuss how they got better results by refining their email sending practices and by carrying out smart analysis of email addresses to retain on their lists.
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