A host of cloud-based solutions and services for community, independent, and family foundations.

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These charitable giving organizations and others around the world use Blackbaud software for foundations to ensure their success.
Read their stories and more in our customer story showcase.


Connecting a thriving community of funders and nonprofits to ignite impact.


Community Foundations

Accomplish the mission of your community foundation or charitable fund with the tools you need to secure funding, steward it effectively, and grant it strategically:

  • Relationship Management and Donor Engagement
  • Donor Stewardship
  • Donor Acquisition
  • Community Engagement
  • Fund Accounting
  • Investment Management
  • Grants Management and Outcomes
  • Analytics
  • Donor Fund Management


Independent and Family Foundations

Drive your family foundation or corporate foundation impact effectively with the right tools for grantmaking, compliance, and collaboration with grantees. Accomplish your mission with tools that guide strategic partnerships, including:

  • Grants Management and Outcomes
  • Collaboration Tools for Multiple Stakeholders
  • Relationship Management
  • Fiscal Stewardship
  • Analytics
  • Planning and Budgeting
  • Community Engagement

There's never been a better time to be a part of our community.


grant applications submitted through Blackbaud Grantmaking in 2017


raised, granted, and invested in their programming by our customers each year.


in grants awarded by Blackbaud Grantmaking customers in 2017.

The Cloud Solution for Foundations

Purpose-built to drive digital transformation for philanthropic communities.



Technology that Powers Transparency and Results-Focused Giving

Today’s demands on foundations require transparency, results-focused giving, and a collaborative environment. Your technology should support these needs and drive your processes, relationships, and goals forward in an intuitive and easy-to-use way.

Blackbaud's purpose-built charitable giving software solutions enable your foundation to:

Maximize your impact

  • Find and fund the right grant partners
  • Amplify your mission and communicate your story
  • Leverage data and insight to drive your strategy

Build and strengthen relationships

  • Join the largest network of foundations and nonprofits in the world
  • Connect through a modern, consistent, and intuitive user experience
  • Promote your legacy through shared engagement

Work efficiently and effectively

  • Accomplish more with a single partner and a platform designed for you
  • Streamline processes and workflows
  • Ensure accountability for stewardship and compliance

No other partner can connect a thriving community of funders and nonprofits to drive impact like Blackbaud.

Blackbaud's technology helps us improve efficiencies that save time, and time saved translates into measurable impact for dogs — and their people.”

Independent, Family, and Community
Foundation Software Solutions

Drive collaboration and effectiveness by engaging your grantees and other community partners.


Benefit from a configurable grantmaking solution and manage grants and scholarships in one place.

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Fund Accounting

Process payments and donations with one tool, manage donor-advised funds, and provide an exceptional donor experience.

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Achieve stronger connections and drive deeper engagement with donors and grantees.

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Educate your donors, recipients, and community about your impact.

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Drive smarter decisions for your staff and board with better data.

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Charitable Giving Resources


Video: Blackbaud Grantmaking™ for Foundations: Overview Demo


Cloud Solution for Community Foundations


What Previous Crises Can Teach Us About Navigating the Current Fundraising Environment


5 Questions to Ask Your Foundation Management Technology Vendor

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