Blackbaud Launches Church Management

Blackbaud has announced its Cloud Solution for Faith Communities with the introduction of Blackbaud Church Management.

The Charleston, S.C.-based cloud software company for nonprofits made the announcement during the Church Network Annual Conference taking place this week in New Orleans, La.

“Our goal is to help church leaders drive vitality and care for their congregations with easy-to-use, scalable solutions for churches of all sizes,” President and CEO Mike Gianoni said. “The Cloud Solution for Faith Communities does just that – namely financial management, fundraising and CRM, marketing and analytics – together with our new Blackbaud Church Management capabilities,” he said. “This means churches will finally have a comprehensive, modern cloud solution built for the way they work from a single, accountable provider who can help them reduce their IT footprint by eight to 12 systems.”

Churches and other houses of worship are among Blackbaud’s 35,000 clients but the new Blackbaud Church Management offers the ability to:

  • Track gifts and tithing, assimilate new members;
  • Directly communicate with congregations via multi-channel communication;
  • Enable members to make online and mobile contributions;
  • Manage small groups and volunteers;
  • Implement secure child check-in;
  • Conduct background checks;
  • Provide bulk tax statements; and,
  • Manage facilities.

Churches can add other capabilities from the new Cloud Solution for Faith Communities through one integrated experience, powered by Blackbaud SKY, the platform for solution good cloud innovation.

The Cloud Solution for Faith Communities includes church, management,  fundraising and relationship management, financial management, marketing, and analytics.

The Charleston, S.C.-based cloud technology company for nonprofits has a current market capitalization of almost $5.5 billion, and has acquired seven firms over the past four years for some $500 million.