Explore Our Organizational Best Practices Curriculum

As the recognized leader in nonprofit solutions, Blackbaud University is committed to sharing not only our technology expertise, but also our industry experience. The Organizational Best Practices curriculum is designed to give you the knowledge about relevant nonprofit topics you need to be successful. These courses will explore strategies, inspire conversation, and help you apply industry best practices at your nonprofit organization.

Organizational Best Practices offers courses for several focus areas:

Fundraising: Learn to create a robust fundraising strategy to maximize your potential and raise more dollars.

Marketing and Communications: Learn to craft and share your mission effectively through multiple channels and create personalized messages that resonate with your audience.

Engaging Your Network: Learn to build a strong and effective community of supporters, including donors, volunteers, board members, and partners.

Operational Excellence: Learn strategies to optimize your staff and processes to increase efficiency and return on mission.


Organizational Best Practices


Explore our Immersive Curriculum

Do you ever wish you could test out new donor strategies in a safe learning environment? Join us for a simulation-style experience to learn industry-proven acquisition and retention tactics.

This workshop focuses on:

  • Brand: Create, maintain, and communicate a consistent message to your constituents
  • Acquisition: Use donor personas and communication methods to target prospects
  • Retention: Maximize donor loyalty and revenue using a variety of strategies, channels, and technologies
  • Real-world Practice: Learn and make mistakes without putting your organization’s budget on the line

Immersive Workshop