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Financial Planning and Analysis

Make better decisions with powerful budgeting, reporting, and analytics tools.

Benefit from best-in-class budgeting capabilities.

Budget Management in Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT gives you the ability to define unique business rules, review actual vs. budget performance with built-in budget checking, and use customizable fiscal periods during your planning process. Budget years into the future so your organization can effectively prioritize expenditures, assess its funding needs, and make comparisons across fiscal years.

By being able to budget years into the future, your organization can effectively prioritize expenditures, assess its funding needs, and make comparisons across fiscal years.

  • Manage budgets by department, grant, program, or project
  • Create and compare an unlimited number of budget scenarios down to the project level
  • Control budget spending with business rules and automatic notifications

Inspire confidence through fast, flexible reporting.

Gain a complete picture of your organization’s finances with powerful reporting and analytics. 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, Blackbaud 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.

  • Easily set up and edit your chart of accounts with our visual chart organizer
  • Use an unlimited number of tracking characteristics to capture and report on project and grant activity outside your account string
  • Create advanced reports by funding source against multiple fiscal periods or budget scenarios
  • Automate the roll-up of financial data, letting your staff efficiently consolidate and report on financial information across multiple locations

Bring your finances into clear view with SKY Reporting and dashboards.

Designed to combine data insight across multiple Blackbaud solutions, SKY Reporting is the future of integrated business intelligence for nonprofits. Provide your finance team with timely, actionable data to help you make the most of existing resources and identify opportunities to expand your mission. Use interactive transactional reports, personalized dashboards, and advanced analytical tools to generate board-ready reports in an instant, schedule email report updates, or drill into report details to analyze key metrics.

  • Advanced filtering by virtually any data element, making it the fastest and most flexible reporting tool for managing dynamic funding requirements
  • Configurable, at-a-glance dashboards allow you to create and save personal views, filter by a variety of fields, and drill down into source data for a closer look at the transactions that are driving results
  • Provide your board and management with accurate reports to inform operational decisions

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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