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AcademicWorks + Blackbaud: Better Together.

We're excited to announce that Blackbaud has acquired AcademicWorks, the market leader in scholarship management for higher education and K-12 institutions, foundations and grant-making institutions.
 
In line with Blackbaud’s focus on leading the market with integrated, complete solutions to advance our customers’ missions, the acquisition of AcademicWorks expands capabilities for Blackbaud’s Higher Education, K-12 and Corporate & Foundation customers. This acquisition continues to expand Blackbaud Higher Education and K-12 Solutions to comprehensively serve the needs of academic institutions with a complete solution set for attracting, awarding and managing scholarships while enhancing donor visibility and stewardship.
 
According to AcademicWorks’ research, on some campuses, as much as 30 percent of scholarship funds have gone unutilized and many donors report limited communication and stewardship once scholarships are given, so there are tremendous opportunities for technology to support greater effectiveness in the process. Additionally, this acquisition offers powerful new opportunities to deepen connections across the ecosystem of good powered by Blackbaud solutions, connecting donors, grant-making institutions and education institutions to increase effectiveness and stewardship in scholarship management.
 
Learn even more details in our press release. We’re excited to provide AcademicWorks services to Blackbaud customers! 
 
Posted by Lindsay Lane on Apr 7, 2017 9:00 AM America/New_York

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We went with AcademicWorks because of their excellent product.....exciting news for Blackbaud!
  • Posted Fri 07 Apr 2017 09:21 AM EDT
We have been previewing demos and giving feedback to AcademicWorks for the past four years or so as their product has grown more sophisticated and robust. About two weeks ago we decided to begin our implimentation of AcademicWorks, so the news that they are being brought into Blackbaud's portfolio was very exciting.  Hoping to see good things come from this!
  • Posted Fri 07 Apr 2017 09:40 AM EDT
I have this crazy idea that Blackbaud stops buying its competitors and actually engineer good software.
  • Posted Fri 07 Apr 2017 09:43 AM EDT
The press release link doesn't work :(
  • Posted Fri 07 Apr 2017 10:59 AM EDT
Josceline, try this URL: http://www.blackbaudnews.com/press-release/blackbaud-acquires-market-leading-scholarship-management-platform-academicworks.htm
  • Posted Fri 07 Apr 2017 11:00 AM EDT
Very exciting for us here at Maritime College.  We were going to go with them and now we definitely will.
  • Posted Thu 04 May 2017 06:30 PM EDT

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