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Illinois Tech Upgrades to Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT to Support Expanding Advancement Operations

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Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) began exploring options to replace its aging advancement system in 2019. The institution sought a vendor-managed cloud solution with an intuitive user experience after using a third-party vendor presented challenges with accessing donor data. With a Blackbaud system already in place, Illinois Tech upgraded to Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT. Their selection presented the institution with the most cost-effective options and the best use of the institution’s resources. Read this research to dive deep into Illinois Tech’s decision and learn about valuable benefits, lessons learned, and best practices.


  • Vendor in Focus: Blackbaud
  • Software Category in Focus: Advancement Core
  • Institution in Focus: Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Research Availability: July 2022

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