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Blackbaud Certification: If You Know It, Certify It

Blackbaud University offers certified learning opportunities to recognize student achievement and validate product knowledge and industry expertise. We provide these development opportunities to reflect our students’ commitment to excellence.

Product Certification

The opportunity to earn product exams, badges, and certifications is included in Blackbaud University’s Learn More® and Learn Everything® training subscriptions. Fundamentals Certification from Blackbaud University is available for nine Blackbaud product lines: Raiser's Edge, Financial Edge, Financial Edge NXT, Altru, Education Edge, eTapestry, Blackbaud Grantmaking (formerly GIFTS Online), Luminate Online, and ResearchPoint. Users of K–12 “ON” Products can prove their knowledge by completing the K–12 “ON” Products Core Certification and the K–12 onCampus Certification. Blackbaud University also provides a secondary level of certification for Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge users. This Professional level of certification indicates a broader and deeper knowledge set.

Industry Expertise Certification

Beyond product knowledge, the Nonprofit Fundraising Certification validates industry expertise gained through our Nonprofit Workshops. Students showcase their fundraising knowledge through the Blackbaud University Nonprofit Fundraising Certification.

Ready to Begin?

Are you ready to start your Fundamentals certification journey? Or perhaps you’re already Fundamentals certified and want to explore Professional certification. Here is more detailed information for each product certification:

Share Your Success

When you successfully pass a certification exam, you will receive instructions to download your certificate to display proudly in your workspace. You will also receive a certification icon, which is perfect for email signatures, and the official certification badge for sharing on social profiles. We encourage you to share your success and we look forward to celebrating your success with you.


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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