May 17, 2012

Blackbaud CRM for Nonprofits Gets Major Feature Upgrade, Web Interface

Beta News

Catering to the special marketing needs of nonprofit organizations, Blackbaud Inc. on Thursday released a new version of its Blackbaud CRM software which expands the software's functionality with a new browser-based dashboard, new fundraising and membership management functionality, and improved overall data management.

The major addition to Blackbaud CRM 2.93 is its Web dashboard. Previously, the software was only available as a Windows application, but now it can be accessed through Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, Safari for iOS, and Android. The dashboard features a new, streamlined user interface and new batch commit functionality.

The membership processing functionality has also been redesigned, to allow quicker configuration of new member profiles and processing of dues, two functions essential to many nonprofit groups. Additionally, the software's treatment of duplicate data and merging of multiple records has been improved to streamline the all-important constituent database for direct marketing and solicitation.

For a full list of feature upgrades, check out the Blackbaud CRM 2.93 walkthrough.