Amplify your mission. Maximise your impact. See solutions for community foundations, independent and family foundations, and other charitable funds.

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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
  • Grants Management and Outcomes
  • Analytics


Independent and Family Foundations

Drive the impact of your family or corporate foundation 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
  • Community Engagement

The Cloud Solution for Foundations

Purpose-built to drive digital transformation for philanthropic communities.




Connect your foundation and your supported communities with a consistent user experience and insightful data.

  • Payment Services

    Payment Services

    • Payment Processing
  • Marketing and Engagement

    Marketing and Engagement

    • Marketing Automation
    • Bespoke Website
  • Fundraising and Relationship Management

    Fundraising and Relationship Management

    • Contact Management
    • Donor Stewardship
    • Online Giving
    • Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
    • Events Management
  • Analytics


    • Benchmarking
  • Organisational and Program Management

    Organisational and Program Management

    • Case Management
  • Grant and Award Management

    Grant and Award Management

    • Grantmaking
    • Scholarships and Awards
    • Outcomes
    • Impact Reporting
    • Grantor/Grantee Collaboration
    • Multi-Fund Administration
  • Social Responsibility

    Social Responsibility

    • Grantmaking
    • Employee Giving and Matching Gifts
    • Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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 solutions enable your foundation to:

Maximise 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.

Solutions for Foundations

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


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


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


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


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


Learn More about Analytics

Resources for Foundations


Communicating the Need for Modern Grant Management Software to Your Leadership


Grant Management System Functionality Scorecard


How to Plan for the Future of Your Grantmaking


Video: Blackbaud Grantmaking Branch Module

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