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

Why Read This Research

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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