Now Open: 2024 Blackbaud Community All-Star Nominations! 9270

Now Open: 2024 Blackbaud Community All-Star Nominations!


It’s time to nominate members to our 2024 Blackbaud Community All-Star cohort!

We launched our new Blackbaud Community All-Star program in mid-2023.

The 2023 members included the exemplary members from our previous super user program. You can see those members here – we thank them very much for their contributions to Blackbaud Community and showing what it means to be an All-Star!

Nominations are now open through November 17, 2023 and can be made via this form. We encourage you to consider applying yourself or nominating another community member whose contributions you value.

What is the Blackbaud Community All-Star program?

The All-Star program is a cohort of our most engaged and helpful members, who are passionate about their Blackbaud product(s) and freely share their knowledge and answer questions to support other Community members.

What makes a GREAT All-Star member?

  • A Blackbaud customer or partner

  • Active in the community throughout the calendar year

  • Monthly participation in discussions, challenges, and providing helpful and constructive contributions.

  • Demonstrate product knowledge and expertise and be willing to share and help your expertise with others who come to Blackbaud Community with questions.

  • Supportive attitude: Display a friendly, inclusive, and respectful demeanor toward all community members.

  • Blackbaud Fundamentals or Pro Certified (not a requirement, but helpful!)

What’s expected of a Community All-Star?

All-Stars must complete the following each year to maintain their status:

  • Monthly participation in Blackbaud Community, including responding to product-related questions and sharing best practices

  • Attend the Blackbaud Product Update Briefings for their product(s)

  • Encourage other customers to get involved in Blackbaud Community

  • Recommend other community members who might be a good fit for All-Stars program

Additionally, All-Stars are strongly encouraged to:

  • Actively promote Blackbaud Community on social media and during speaking engagements, webinars, and other events

  • Join Blackbaud’s reference program and share your Blackbaud product experience with prospective customers

  • Write a product review based on your experience using at least one Blackbaud product on G2 or TrustRadius

  • Share your expertise via the Blackbaud Community blog, webinars, and/or bbcon

How long is the commitment?

The Blackbaud Community All-Star term is one calendar year. Current All-Stars may maintain status into the next year by meeting the requirements and indicating their desire to remain an All-Star.Blackbaud Community All-Star Perks:

Along with being an identified leader in the Blackbaud Community, the All-Star program comes with a great list of perks, including:

  • Public recognition, including a special All-Star profile badge, an All-Stars page on the Blackbaud Community site, and features in the community-wide newsletter, “The Buzz.”

  • Access to a private forum to network with other All-Stars and regular communication with the Community team.

  • Providing input on Blackbaud Community programs and features

  • Invitations to participate in beta testing and early adopter programs

  • VIP experiences at Blackbaud events, including bbcon

  • Unique and exclusive Blackbaud Community All-Star swag

Being a Blackbaud Community All-Star is not just about what you know, but how much you share your knowledge with your fellow community members.

We look forward to reviewing your nominations! The 2024 All-Stars will be announced by mid-January.

News Community News 10/31/2023 1:50pm EDT

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Good luck everyone!!

Good luck to all!! #AllStars