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30-Minute Tips & Timesavers

Want to learn new product capabilities, tips, tricks, and best practices?

Join our webinar series, 30-Minute Tips and Timesavers, with Chris Geady, Blackbaud solutions expert. Each month he’ll cover a different topic to help you use your software more effectively and reduce the time you’re spending on outdated processes.

Each webinar in the series is 30 minutes or less and is free to join! If you can’t make it to one of the webinars, on-demand versions will be available for you to watch when it’s most convenient for you.

You can register for the entire series or just the webinars that interest you most by completing the form below.

Upcoming Webinars
Next of Kin Acknowledgement
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Memorial donations are becoming quite common. Find out how to set up tributes to engage an honouree’s next of kin and acknowledge their gifts using Mail tools. We will also take a look at standard and custom tools in Raiser’s Edge that you can use to manage memorial giving.


Need-to-Know Importing Basics
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Learn importing essentials using the standard Raiser’s Edge import tool (not to be confused with ImportOMatic). You will also walk through the differences between ImportOMatic and a standard import in this session.


Reporting Tips for Raiser’s Edge and Raiser’s Edge NXT
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ET

This session is all about showing you how to get data out of Raiser’s Edge and Raiser’s Edge NXT so you can do something with it! We will share tips from our Raiser’s Edge gurus who have designed and pulled hundreds of reports for the organizations they’ve worked at.


Canadian Tax Receipting and eReceipting Tips
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Cover your bases and stay CRA-compliant! Take a look at receipting tips and timesavers for Raiser’s Edge using Mail tools. We will also review smart strategies using Microsoft Word, so our American friends are invited to join, too.


Business Rules and Security Settings
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ET

In this session, we will review the right ways to fine tune Raiser’s Edge to meet your organization’s needs. Walk through administration and configuration best practices related to global settings in Raiser’s Edge.


Database Management and Cleanup
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ET

We’re bringing back one of our most popular 2016 sessions to give you access to common tips and timesavers for cleaning up your Raiser’s Edge database in time for the new year. Discover the most efficient ways to get rid of duplicate, incomplete, and outdated data using tools like code tables, global changes, queries, and more.


On-demand Webinars


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Meet the Presenters:

Chris Geady

Chris Geady is a Blackbaud solutions expert with more than 13 years of experience working with Raiser’s Edge, Financial Edge, and Blackbaud’s full suite of online fundraising products. He has worked with hundreds of nonprofits helping them improve efficiency so they can better meet their needs. Prior to Blackbaud, Chris worked at nonprofit organizations in marketing, events, and IT. You can follow him on Twitter® at @chrisgeadybb.


Michelle Jenkins

Michelle Jenkins is a Solutions Engineer at Blackbaud with more than 10 years of experience helping our customers to be successful. She brings tremendous breadth of knowledge having worked in a variety of roles at Blackbaud including: consultant, project manager, customer support specialist, and trainer.


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Want even more tips and timesavers? Watch past webinars.

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