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Technical White Papers

How do Blackbaud's solutions work? Find out with our technical white papers.

These technical white papers showcase the technologies used in Blackbaud's products. Learn about custom data modeling, database platforms in The Raiser's Edge and more!

These white papers are available in PDF format. Download Adobe® Reader®.

White papers on nonprofit best practices are also available.

Technical White Papers at a Glance:



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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