Higher Education Marketing & Communications Software that Works

Join over 3,000 Institutions engaging with students, parents, alumnus and donors one touch at a time.

Effectively communicating with students, parents, alumnus, and friends just got easier. The Raiser’s Edge(i) puts the power of personalization, advanced targeting, emarketing, mobile, social media and more right at your fingertips.


The Raiser's Edge(i) delivers marketing and communication software designed to work seamlessly with your database - Allowing you to effectively engage with alumni, build relationships with donors, and manage your data in one place.

  • Personalize communication for every audience: Create and send targeted emails based on the types of constituents in your school community, whether they are alumni, donors, faculty members, and more.
  • Keep students, parents and alumni engaged online: Increase engagement and participation with e-newsletters, online event registration, and searchable online directories that.
  • Increase efficiency, saving time and money: Focus more time and energy on delivering your mission with built-in best practices in The Raiser’s Edge(i). Make the most of your time by automating tasks, navigating the system seamlessly from one central starting point, and processing alumni and supporter communications with the click of a mouse.
  • Grow your supporter base with volunteer and alumni management: Better solicit, manage, coordinate, and track your alumni’s and supporters’ activities with The Raiser’s Edge(i). Now, the one-size-fits-all approach to software is a thing of the past. Get a solution that’s tailored to your needs, right out of the box.


The Raiser's Edge(i) has been designed to support higher education marketing and communication in the advancement office and help you improve results quickly. Key features include:

  • Email marketing
  • Newsletter subscription management
  • Online fundraising tools
  • Online transaction manager
  • Blackbaud Merchant Services™ for payment processing
  • PCI Compliance to protect your supporters
  • Supporter and alumni profile management
  • Searchable online directories
  • Full web hosting
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