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Financial Edge NXT: Cloud Accounting Software for Nonprofits

Cloud-Based Innovation, Fund Accounting Expertise

Financial Edge NXT is a total cloud accounting solution designed to meet the unique needs of nonprofits and government entities. Built on Blackbaud’s more than three decades of expertise and experience, Financial Edge NXT delivers all the tools you need to manage financial reporting, monitor and track program success, support fundraising efforts, and ensure overall integrity for your organization. Intuitive, reliable, and secure, Financial Edge NXT can help streamline financial processes at your organization, so you can spend more time and resources to drive your mission forward.

Unparalleled nonprofit expertise in reporting, grant and program management, and expense control delivered on a secure cloud platform anytime, anywhere, from any device

Inspire Confidence through Fast, Flexible Reporting

Gain a complete picture of your organization’s finances with powerful reporting and analytics. With Financial Edge NXT, you get access to out-of-the-box FAS 116 and 117 compliant reports and dozens of nonprofit specific report templates, which can easily be updated to meet various requirements. Configurable dashboards, in-depth records, and custom reports allow you to quickly review critical information and drill down for a more detailed look at the transactions that are driving results. Best of all, Financial Edge NXT makes it simple to share accurate, up-to-date numbers with internal decision makers and external stakeholders, improving communication across your organization.

Manage Grants and Programs with Less Effort

Administer more grants with your existing staff by reducing the time needed to meet grant requirements. Track and report revenue and expenses at the grant level without complicating your chart of accounts. Detailed grant and program records allow you to manage grant-relevant information in one place, and user-defined dashboards provide instant access to grant requirements, restrictions, and performance. With Financial Edge NXT, you’ve got the best grant management solution on your side, making it easier to tack grant reimbursements, capture and require custom grant information, manage grant reporting requirements, and more.

Improve Performance, Lower Costs

Take your funds further with the ability to better understand and control costs. Whether you need to manage your purchasing processes, allocate overhead expenses, track program costs against budget, or calculate depreciation for fixed assets, Financial Edge NXT can help you maximize every dollar and opportunity for your organization. Best-in-class budgeting capabilities allow you to manage budgets by department, grant, program, or project with user-defined fiscal periods. Review actual-versus-budget performance and create automatic alerts and spending rules to keep your organization from going over-budget.

Maintain Data Integrity with Blackbaud SKY, Our Secure Cloud Platform

On your behalf, Blackbaud manages, safeguards, and updates the cloud solution in our world-class data centers, monitored 24/7/365. Experts ensure that your system is always up to date, properly configured, and compliant with standards, such as PCI DSS and SSAE16. With Blackbaud SKY, you can expect a high-performance cloud solution that dramatically eliminates manual processes, reduces your IT burden, and lowers your total cost of ownership.

Demonstrate Accountability with a System of Strong Internal Controls

Built for compliance with nonprofit regulations, Financial Edge NXT gives you robust control tools to prevent fraud, wasteful spending, and other destructive behavior. Structure the control environment to fit your organizational needs; enforce your control activities through automated workflows; and monitor ongoing activity to gauge how your controls are impacting real behavior. With Financial Edge NXT, you can show stakeholders that you are committed to ethical accounting practices and build trust with your funders.

Keep Your Entire Organization Connected with Blackbaud’s Industry Leading Solutions

Break down silos across departments with Blackbaud’s integrated nonprofit management solutions. Financial Edge NXT delivers complete integration with your other favorite Blackbaud solutions, including Raiser’s Edge NXT, reducing the potential for error that comes with duplicate data entry processes between systems. The result? Better collaboration that drives new, more powerful ways to identify trends and act on opportunities to grow your mission.


Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community—nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, healthcare institutions and individual change agents—Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. The Blackbaud portfolio is tailored to the unique needs of vertical markets, with solutions for fundraising and CRM, marketing, advocacy, peer-to-peer fundraising, corporate social responsibility, school management, ticketing, grantmaking, financial management, payment processing, and analytics. Serving the industry for more than three decades, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

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