Blackbaud Strengthens Investment in its Nonprofit Solutions and the Sector

Integration of The Raiser’s Edge and Luminate Online Marketing tops list of recent product enhancements

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CHARLESTON, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Drawing from technology trends and customer input, Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) today announced recent updates across its portfolio of nonprofit solutions and services. The company also shared news regarding its conference for nonprofits, nonprofit industry research, and corporate citizenship initiatives.

“The recent releases across our product portfolio show our focus on multi-channel supporter engagement, simplicity for users, and mobile and cloud enablement,” said Jana Eggers, Blackbaud's senior vice president, products and marketing. “We can't wait for customers and team members to inspire others with best practices and successes in these areas and more during the educational sessions at this year's conference, bbcon 2013.”

Product/service updates:

For more information about Blackbaud solutions and services, visit www.blackbaud.com.

About Blackbaud

Serving the nonprofit and education sectors for 30 years, Blackbaud (BLKB) combines technology and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works with more than 28,000 customers in over 60 countries that support higher education, healthcare, human services, arts and culture, faith, the environment, independent K-12 education, animal welfare and other charitable causes. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud-based and on-premise software solutions and related services for organizations of all sizes including: fundraising, eMarketing, advocacy, constituent relationship management (CRM), financial management, payment services, analytics and vertical-specific solutions. Using Blackbaud technology, these organizations raise more than $100 billion each year. Recognized as a top company by Forbes, InformationWeek, and Software Magazine and honored by Best Places to Work, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.blackbaud.com.

Forward-looking Statements

Except for historical information, all of the statements, expectations, and assumptions contained in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Although Blackbaud attempts to be accurate in making these forward-looking statements, it is possible that future circumstances might differ from the assumptions on which such statements are based. In addition, other important factors that could cause results to differ materially include the following: general economic risks; uncertainty regarding increased business and renewals from existing customers; continued success in sales growth; management of integration of acquired companies and other risks associated with acquisitions; risks associated with successful implementation of multiple integrated software products; the ability to attract and retain key personnel; risks related to our dividend policy and share repurchase program, including potential limitations on our ability to grow and the possibility that we might discontinue payment of dividends; risks relating to restrictions imposed by the credit facility; risks associated with management of growth; lengthy sales and implementation cycles, particularly in larger organization; technological changes that make our products and services less competitive; and the other risk factors set forth from time to time in the SEC filings for Blackbaud, copies of which are available free of charge at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or upon request from Blackbaud's investor relations department. All Blackbaud product names appearing herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Blackbaud, Inc.

Contact:
Blackbaud, Inc.
Melanie Mathos, 843-216-6200 x3307
media@blackbaud.com
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