Blackbaud Champions FAQ

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This section answers the most common questions about the Blackbaud Champions program. If you’d like more information, please reach out to the Champions Team at [email protected].

How do I become a Blackbaud Champion?

It’s easy! If you’re interested in becoming a Blackbaud Champion, just fill out the form on the Blackbaud website. On this form, please let us know what product(s) you’re willing to be a reference for. Once you’ve completed this step, you’ll be contacted by a member of our Champions Team. We’ll reach out to you from time to time so you can share your experiences about working with specific products. Your insight will help other organizations that are considering those same products or services.


What if I am already a member of the Fan Club?

Fan Club members will automatically be part of the Champions program. Everything you enjoyed about the Fan Club is included in the Champions program, plus a lot of new things we think you’ll love! And just like with the Fan Club, you decide how much time you’d like to commit to the program.


What happens after I join?

After you join, you’ll get an email inviting you to join the Blackbaud Champions Hub. Create your account and complete the initial starter activities like learning how the Champions Hub works and filling out your profile. Champions Rewards page to see some ways to get started on challenges.


What is the Blackbaud Champions Hub?

The Champions Hub is our primary way of communicating new challenge opportunities to you. There you’ll find the number of Reward Points you have, the Champions leaderboard, and the Rewards Catalog.

The Blackbaud Champions Hub is powered by Influitive software and is not proprietary to Blackbaud.


When can I start earning Rewards Points?

Immediately! Once you become a Blackbaud Champion and log in to the Blackbaud Champions Hub, you can start earning points by completing challenges that interest you. You can also earn points through opportunities to participate in a reference call with a prospective customer.


Who has access to the Rewards Catalog?

All Blackbaud Champions have access to the Rewards Catalog inside the Blackbaud Champions Hub.

What are the rewards?

Rewards are updated periodically by the Champions Team and vary in the number of points required to redeem them. Some of the common rewards include:

  • Discounts or complimentary passes to bbcon
  • Discounts on training from Blackbaud University
  • An iPad® with a free Blackbaud MobilePay credit card reader
  • Gift cards
  • VIP experiences


How do I know how many Reward Points I have?

There are two quick and easy ways you can check your Reward Points. First, check out the Champions Leaderboard inside the Blackbaud Champions Hub. Not where you think you should be? Email [email protected] to get your official Reward Point tally.


How much time do I have to commit to the program?

This is a flexible program where you decide how much you want to be involved and how much time you’ll set aside. Participate as frequently or infrequently as you like.