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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Altru for General Admissions Performing Arts OrganizationsJoin us for an overview of Altru, the revolutionary technology that allows everyone to gain a clear view of your entire general admissions performing arts organization. Learn how you can become more efficient at cultivating members, selling and scheduling programs, managing earned and contributed revenue, and keeping everyone focused on your mission. See if Altru is right for you!
11/3/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Altru Plus Luminate Online: Combining Ticketing, Membership, Fundraising, and Online MarketingIn this webinar, learn how Altru integrates with Blackbaud’s sophisticated online marketing solution, Luminate Online, to build powerful, automated communications and dynamic marketing campaigns that help you sell more tickets, convert more members, and cultivate more donors. With Luminate Online, you can design campaigns and monitor performance through analytics dashboards to create messages that truly resonate. Luminate makes it possible to capture email addresses from your site and build your audience while you increase campaign returns through automation triggered by supporter action related to ticket sales, memberships, and donations in Altru.
11/7/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Altru Roadmap ReviewJoin the Altru team for our quarterly installment of the Altru Roadmap Review. We'll recap what we've been working on over the past quarter, and provide updates on what's up next for Altru product development.
Register today!
11/3/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
An Introduction to Financial Edge NXT for K-12 Private SchoolsFinancial Edge NXT is the first-of-its-kind cloud accounting solution that can drive transparency across your school offices, ensure security and compliance, and eliminate manual processes in private school administration. Join us for this 30-minute webinar to learn how Financial Edge NXT can impact your school through comprehensive fund accounting; powerful real-time reporting; data-driven decision making; and integrated Smart Tuition student billing features.
10/19/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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An Overview of Blackbaud’s Engagement Package for Arts and Cultural OrganizationsWhen you're creating more exceptional experiences for your community every day, you need a technology partner that understands how you engage with your supporters in their journeys from visitors to members to donors. This webinar will reveal how Blackbaud's new Engagement Package for Arts and Cultural Organizations can help you systematically strengthen relationships with all of your supporters through:
  •  A comprehensive view of interactions—from donations to ticket sales to memberships and beyond—so you can build deeper relationships and increase engagement
  •  Dynamic, powerful, and automated campaigns that give the ability to connect with longstanding and prospective supporters in a tangible, personalized way. 

11/2/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Beyond the Basket: Inspiring Parishioners to Give Outside of MassThis webinar is your quick-start guide to building a digital fundraising campaign that inspires constituents to give beyond the collection. Join our Senior Interactive Consultant Kelley Hohl as she shares how to use your website, email, and social media platforms to engage constituents during the holiday season. You'll walk away from this session with the latest best practices for building an effective digital fundraising program that converts parishioners to consistent givers. You’ll also be better prepared to optimize the results of a multi-channel, end-of-year campaign.
10/18/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Blackbaud NetCommunity Product Roadmap WebinarJoin us to get share the latest on the new functionality available in Blackbaud NetCommunity 7.1 as well as planned improvements for future releases.
What you'll learn:
  •  The latest on the 7.1 release
  •  What's planned for future releases
  •  Updates on the new & improved strategy for NetCommunity
Be online on Wednesday, November 2 at 3:00 p.m. EST to learn more about the 7.0 release.
11/2/20163:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Canadian Fundraisers: Redefine Your Online Donor ExperienceThe world of fundraising is rapidly changing, and it’s time to evolve how you communicate and steward your donors. In this interactive webinar, you’ll learn strategies, tactics, and tools to increase your fundraising success. We’ll share examples of nonprofit organizations in Canada and abroad that are making the most of Blackbaud’s online solutions to:
  •  Engage supporters and convert them to donors online
  •  Cultivate donors through automated and personalized experiences
  •  Retain donors by delivering multichannel experiences throughout their donor journey
  •  Transform donors to fundraisers by giving them peer-to-peer and DIY fundraising tools
This webinar is essential for executives, fundraising leaders, communication and marketing professionals who are evaluating online fundraising and marketing solutions. It will showcase how Luminate Online, TeamRaiser, and Online Express can enhance and redefine your donors’ online experience and will give you a forum to ask our Blackbaud solutions expert questions.
10/12/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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Choose Your Solution: Altru or Raiser’s Edge NXT?As a Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge™ 7 customer, you’re probably evaluating the next move for your fundraising software. Should it be Raiser’s Edge NXT™, the new generation of nonprofit fundraising management, or Altru®, a Blackbaud solution designed specifically for aquariums, public gardens, museums, and zoos?

If you’re looking for a toolkit that can handle more than just fundraising, consider Altru. It consolidates every aspect of your operations, including ticketing, membership, fundraising, facility rentals, merchandise, event management, and more. See how Altru helps you manage operations with a clear, 360° view of your organization in this video.

Want to compare our solutions for yourself? Register for a live product comparison tour to see the software in action and get all of your questions answered in real time.
11/9/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Count on This: Webinars for Nonprofit AccountantsThese webinars were created specifically with your job in mind. So take a seat, and start learning about nonprofit budgeting, grant tracking, reporting, project and expense management, and more. Don't forget to check back as we're constantly adding great webinars to keep you on the path to becoming an informed nonprofit accountant.
 Visit the Chart of What Counts for additional nonprofit financial and fund accounting resources, including tip sheets, videos, infographics, and more!

Update on New FASB Changes: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | 2:00 p.m. ET
The recent changes in the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) new 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 Sue Budak for this important webinar to learn the main provision of this update and how your accounting office can prepare.

10/26/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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Digital Life Hacks for Higher Education InstitutionsWhether it’s attracting prospective students, engaging current ones, or stewarding alumni, having a comprehensive digital strategy is critical for your higher education institution. In this webinar series, we’ll cover the core components for online success and share super-smart digital strategy hacks based on the latest trends and stats. Can your school hack it in the digital space? Yes, it can!

Digital Life Hacks: Click-Worthy Web Experience
Thursday, September 22 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Digital Life Hacks: Engaging Emails
Thursday, October 20 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Digital Life Hacks: Creative Crowdfundraising 
Wednesday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Digital Life Hacks: Savvy Social Media
Thursday, December 8 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Digital Life Hacks: Solid SEO
Thursday, January 19 at 2:00 p.m. ET

10/20/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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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. 
We look forward to sharing the future of cloud accounting for nonprofits with you!
11/2/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
For Existing Financial Edge Customers: An Introduction to Financial Edge NXTYou’re a die-hard for the work you do. Now nothing can stop you with Financial Edge NXT. It’s the first-of-its-kind cloud accounting solution that can help you drive transparency across your team, ensure security and compliance, eliminate time-consuming manual processes, and succeed on a level that’s never been possible before.
We want to make the transition easy for our customers. Join this 30-minute webinar to learn more.
Financial Edge NXT gives you:
  •  True fund accounting with general ledger, projects, grants, endowments, accounts payable and receivable, fixed assets, banking, and more
  •  An intuitive, personalized dashboard with customizable views to closely monitor income statements, program-to-expense ratios, cash balances, and other key metrics
  •  Powerful, flexible, real-time reporting—with one-click drill-down and easy export—to enable timely, data-driven decisions
  •  Efficient grant and project accounting to help you budget, monitor, and report with confidence
  •  Elimination of manual and duplicative data entry processes to help you save time and promote data accuracy 

11/17/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
For Existing Raiser’s Edge Customers: An Introduction to Raiser’s Edge NXTRaiser’s Edge NXT is a first-of-its-kind cloud fundraising and relationship management solution built to help nonprofits achieve even greater results at every stage of the supporter lifecycle.
When your organization invests in Raiser’s Edge NXT you can expect to:
  •  Bring your team together with a smart cloud solution that provides a comprehensive view of fundraising results across the organization with a role-based user experience
  •  Reach more prospects with data enrichment services that find and update missing contact information
  •  Engage more supporters with email marketing supported by direct mail communications
  •  Convert more first-time donors with online and offline giving tools with built-in payment processing
  •  Retain repeat donors and grow sustained giving programs with nonprofit intelligence that sheds light on at-risk and lapsing donors
  •  Identify major donor prospects with wealth analytics services
  •  Expand your base of supporters exponentially with crowdfundraising tools that empower advocates to raise money on your behalf

10/18/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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From Data to Donors: A Healthcare Analytics Solution for Raiser's EdgeYour healthcare organization creates relationships with grateful patients on a regular basis, many of whom have philanthropic characteristics that make them prime donor candidates. In this webinar you’ll learn about the Target Analytics Grateful Patient Healthcare Solution that allows you to screen lists of in-patient and out-patient files within minutes. The data intelligence then integrates with Raiser's Edge so you can identify and prioritize donor prospects with ease.
10/20/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Fundraising Knowledge from the Pros: A Blackbaud Webinar SeriesIn this three-part webinar series, fundraising experts will walk you through finding the best software that fits your organization’s needs, strategies to retain and upgrade your donors, and why crowdfundraising is still a major buzzword this year.

Choosing the Right Fundraising Software for Your Organization: March 2, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. ET

Donor Retention Secrets: Keeping Your Donors Giving Year after Year: July 12, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. ET

Running a Successful Crowdfundraising Campaign: September 29, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. ET
9/29/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Higher Education Fundraising Webinar Series: Learn How to Reach Out to Your Alumni and Major Donors Easily and EffectivelyCrowdfundraising is sweeping the fundraising world and increasing funds one campaign at a time. Whether the need is to expand your donor pool or drive alumni participation rates, crowdfundraising can have a huge impact on your bottom line. So how can you use it at you school? What are the best ways to get started? Join our webinar as our resident expert, Captain Andy, talks about the higher education space and answers all of your burning crowdfunding questions.

The Major Donor Message: How to Create a Fundraising Message That Resonates with Major Donors at Your Institution Thursday, January 14 | 1:00 p.m. ET

How to Find Major Donor Prospects for Your Higher Education Institution Wednesday, March 16 | 1:00 p.m. ET

The Art of the Ask for Higher Education: How to Ask Major Donors for Large Gifts Thursday, May 19 | 1:00 p.m. ET

Starting Off on the Right Foot: How to Engage Young Alumni Early to Maximize Fundraising Success Thursday, July 14 | 1:00 p.m. ET

Alumni Cultivation: The Best Ways to Communicate with Your Alumni to Turn Them into Lifelong Donors Thursday, September 15 | 1:00 p.m. ET

Creating a Robust Alumni Fundraising Program: Events, Monthly Giving, Annual Appeals, and More Thursday, November 17 | 1:00 p.m. ET

11/17/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Increase your online gifts and expand the reach of your advancement effortsIncreasing your average gift size, creating responsive online pages, and providing a dynamic online community for your alumni and supporters are undoubtedly on your mind if you work at a higher education institution. Join an upcoming webinar to learn how Blackbaud's NetCommunity can help you achieve these goals and more through multichannel marketing.
10/6/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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Introducing TeamRaiser: Achieve Crowdfunding ExcellenceTap into the personal networks of your strongest supporters, mobilize volunteers over the Internet, and turn your event teams into active fundraisers. TeamRaiser, our complete online event fundraising software, can help your nonprofit recruit, maximize participant fundraising, and maintain momentum long after your events. Join us for this product tour for an up-close look at how TeamRaiser can work for your nonprofit.
10/26/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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Introduction to Raiser's Edge NXT for Small CollegesYou’re a die-hard for your institution. Now nothing can stop you with the visionary, no-holds-barred Raiser’s Edge NXT. It’s the first-of-its-kind cloud fundraising and relationship management solution that can help you grow your constituent base, cultivate new revenue streams, extend the great work you’re already doing, and expand your school’s impact like never before. Join this 30-minute webinar to learn more about the impact Raiser’s Edge NXT can bring to your college or university and get a sneak peek at the solution.
Raiser’s Edge NXT gives you:
  •  A United Institution
  •  All the tools you need on one fully integrated cloud platform
  •  A single solution that connects your entire school
  •  A Great User Experience
  •  Instant access to the role-based information you need for your unique job
  •  Unlimited access and no user limits
  •  Actions and insights that enable you to do your job better
  •  A Fully Optimized Mobile Experience
  •  Access to real-time data anywhere, any time, on any device
  •  The World’s Largest Philanthropic Network
  •  Support from a network of more than 30,000 organizations and 3,000 Blackbaud employees
  •  The most comprehensive thought leadership resources from the foremost experts in the nonprofit space for nearly 35 years

10/24/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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Luminate CRM Product TourBehind every name, there’s a story and a relationship. Luminate CRM is the complete, multichannel, Salesforce-based, nonprofit CRM solution that helps you build relationships with supporters and engage them in your cause, so you can raise more money and do more good.

Join this Luminate CRM product tour to discover how this comprehensive solution can help you manage relationships across channels, enhance your supporter experience, improve campaign response, increase engagement, and raise donor value.

Register today!
10/12/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Luminate CRM Quarterly Roadmap ReviewPlease join the Luminate CRM Product Management and Product Marketing Teams for the Q4 Luminate CRM Presentation. In this session, we'll highlight the latest product information and what developments lay ahead.

Register today!
12/13/201611:00 A.M ETRegister Now
Mastering Raiser’s Edge NXT for Frontline Fundraisers and DirectorsJoin us for this non-geek, non-techie session for school fundraisers and directors of advancement! You’re a fundraiser with money to raise, prospects to cultivate, gifts to request, and donors to steward. How can this new version of Raiser’s Edge help you do your job better? This webinar is all about fundraising—not database management—and will cover prospect identification; target outreach; parent, donor, and alumni interactions; and paths to success! Join Bill Connors, a fundraising andRaiser’s Edge NXT expert who has worked with dozens of schools. He’ll walk you through the different ways you can meet your fundraising objectives with Raiser’s Edge NXT. No matter what your fundraising role is, you can learn from this educational webinar, which is beneficial for those who are interested in Raiser’s Edge NXT as well as those who have already implemented the solution at their school.
10/12/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Mobilize Your Everyday AmbassadorsIndividuals today have the power to fuel change like never before. By mobilizing their personal networks online, anyone and everyone can become ambassadors for the causes they care about. Join us on MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 at 2:00 p.m. ET for a webinar on how to mobilize your everyday ambassadors using social media. During the session, Jeanette Russell from Attentive.ly and Alan Rosenblatt, Ph.D. from turner4D will share how to:
  •  Identify social media influencers from your email list
  •  Get those influencers involved in spreading your message
  •  Equip them with the training and support they need to rally their networks

10/3/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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.
10/12/20163:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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New to Hosting? It’s time to on board.Join us for this highly valuable web seminar that will give you the skills you need to master your hosted product.  We start with an overview of the hosting environment. We'll demonstrate logging in, user administration, files folder, printing, and much more. We'll also discuss best practices and where you can find resources to help you along the way.  By the end of this short session, you will master the cloud!
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Raiser’s Edge NXT for Arts and Cultural Fundraisers: Nonprofit Technology RedefinedRaiser’s Edge NXT is the first-of-its-kind cloud fundraising and relationship management solution for performing arts organizations that’s smart and built with arts and cultural organizations in mind. Its advanced technology will help you expand your organization’s impact like never before. And it comes to you on one cloud platform that’s fast, secure, and always current.

Join this 30-minute webinar to discover how Raiser’s Edge NXT provides you with advanced reporting to effectively prioritize your efforts; real-time and on-the-go accessibility for unlimited users from almost any device; an intuitive, role-based interface designed to support the way you work; and much more.
11/9/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Reduce Health Form Approval by 120 Hours Annually with Magnus Health & the onRecord IntegrationLearn how the partnership between Blackbaud and Magnus Health can help improve parental compliance, significantly reduce reviewing and approval time for health forms, and improve health and safety on campus.
10/17/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Sophisticated Multichannel Marketing with Luminate OnlineAre you trying to acquire new donors, increase retention rates, or raise more money? Building an integrated online and offline approach to communicating and cultivating donors is the key to supporter engagement. And better engagement leads to better results.

Learn how Blackbaud can help you grow your house file, engage and cultivate your supporters, and increase your fundraising revenue in 2015 in the upcoming session, Sophisticated Multichannel Marketing with Luminate Online.
10/25/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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Straight Up P2P: Real Talk from Peer-to-Peer ExpertsJoin us for Straight Up P2P, a webinar series featuring real talk from your favorite team of peer-to-peer experts.

Straight-Up Insights: Findings from the 2015 Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | 2:00 p.m. ET

USA vs. CAN: Understanding How Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Translates across Borders: Wednesday, October 05, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. ET
10/5/20161:00 P.M ETRegister Now
Streamlining Admissions Workflows with the onBoard-SAO IntegrationThe Enrollment Management Association’s Standard Application Online (SAO) simplifies the process of applying to independent schools. Families complete just one online application and obtain one transcript and one set of teacher recommendations—which are easily submitted online—to apply to any number of private or independent member schools that accept it.

As of August 30, 2016, bringing SAO data into Blackbaud’s enrollment management system, onBoard, will get easier than ever thanks to a direct API integration! Join Lauren Von Euw, director of membership at the Enrollment Management Association, and Jackie Christensen, senior product manager at Blackbaud, to learn about the benefits of the SAO and its tight integration with onBoard. Walk away understanding how schools can process SAO data directly from onBoard.
9/29/20161:00 P.M ETRegister 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.

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Taking Payments with Blackbaud MobilePayWant to learn how your organization can take its fundraising on the go and accept payments and donations anytime, anywhere? Blackbaud MobilePay is your way of accepting any major credit card on your iPhone®, iPad®, or Android® tablet or phone when your fundraising takes you away from your office. Join us for this interactive webinar as our experts walk you through how quick and easy Blackbaud MobilePay is to use. We’ll demonstrate how to:
·  Take payments and donations by swiping credit cards through the Blackbaud MobilePay reader
·  View transactions in real time
·  Export detailed information for financial analysis

You’ll also learn how to simplify event management with the RE:Event module and app and Blackbaud MobilePay.
10/4/20163:00 P.M ETRegister Now
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Vidigami: Sharing the Student Experience through PhotosWith a smartphone and camera in everyone's pocket, there’s no better way to engage your community than to invite them to capture and share all the great things happening at your school. Designed exclusively for schools, Vidigami gives you optimal control over content and user access. Organized and searchable, you'll be ready to take advantage of your photos for parent engagement, alumni development, yearbook, marketing, communications, advancement, and more. See how Vidigami can help transform your avalanche of photos into one of the most valuable assets your school can leverage, and learn about its integration with Blackbaud’s “ON” products.
10/25/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now
When It Clicks: Building a Virtual Audience that Feels RightBefore promoting an upcoming exhibit or production, you need to build a virtual audience—the group of individuals who interact with you on social media, read your emails, check your website, and are waiting to hear what you’re doing next. This needs to happen before you do anything else and long before anyone even walks through your door. Join David Wyatt of Wyatt Brand as he shares ways to recruit new virtual audience members and retain your current members with creative email capture strategies and engaging campaigns that drive clicks, increase opens, and bring new faces to your venue. @blackbaud @wyattbrand #whenitclicks.
11/17/20162:00 P.M ETRegister Now


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