Blackbaud Institute

Driving Research and Insight to Accelerate Philanthropic Impact

New: Disaster Philanthropy on The Explorer
We have launched a new Disaster Philanthropy page on The Explorer to help the social good community prepare and respond to disasters, including the current COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage you to explore the information and visit the additional resources to stay armed with the insight you need.
Our Mission
The Blackbaud Institute brings together the best minds in philanthropy to develop and share leading-edge research and insight that accelerates the impact of the social good community.
Who We Are
We bring together leading innovators and experts from nonprofits, foundations, businesses, government entities, and academic institutions to foster diverse perspectives, collective thinking, and collaborative solutions to the greatest challenges in philanthropy.
What We Do
The Blackbaud Institute works with partners to convene experts, conduct research, and uncover strategic insight from the most comprehensive data set in the social good community, sharing it broadly—all in order to drive effective philanthropy at every stage, from fundraising to outcomes.

Hear From Our Leaders

Hear from our leaders about the value the Blackbaud Institute is bringing to the sector.​

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Your time and inbox space are valuable. That’s why we created The Source—the Blackbaud Institute’s quarterly newsletter covering ongoing research initiatives and perspectives from around the sector. It’s only the best and most relevant information, so you can read what matters to you.

Contact Us

The Blackbaud Institute will rely on collaboration and dialogue across the philanthropic sector and beyond.

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To learn more about our team and partners, visit our About Us page.