Arts & Cultural Management

Cultivate extraordinary relationships.

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High-impact arts and cultural organizations around the world choose Blackbaud to drive success.
Read these stories and more in our customer story showcase.

As an arts and cultural organization, you hold your productions, exhibits, and facilities to the highest creative standards and we believe your technology should be just as extraordinary.


Aquariums, Gardens, Museums and Zoos

Turn visitors into members and donors with a connected cloud solution that gives you a clear view of your supporters.

  • Membership
  • Fundraising & Relationship Management
  • Analytics & Data Health
  • Financial Management
  • Payment Services
  • Event Management
  • Marketing


Performing Arts

Identify and engage potential donors and life-long supporters in your audience by complementing your reserved seating ticketing with best in class fundraising, analytics, accounting, and more.

  • Fundraising & Relationship Management
  • Financial Management
  • Event Management
  • Analytics & Data Health
  • Payment Services
  • Marketing


Cultural Foundations and other Arts Groups

Accomplish the mission of your cultural foundation or other arts group with the tools you need to engage your community, secure funding, steward it effectively and grant it strategically.

  • Grants Management
  • Fundraising & Relationship Management
  • Donor Acquisition & Stewardship
  • Financial Management
  • Analytics & Data Health
  • Marketing
  • Event Management

An Expert Community, Driving Results:

30+ years

driving impact for arts and cultural organizations


of Blackbaud experts dedicated to arts and cultural organizations


in revenue processed for arts and cultural customers in 2017

maple leaf from the flag of Canada The Cloud Solution for Arts and Cultural Organizations

Purpose-built to drive digital transformation and impact across your organization. Flexible and scalable to work the way you want.


Connect your organization with a consistent user experience, shared data, and leading-edge cloud innovation.

  • Fundraising and Relationship Management

    Fundraising and Relationship Management

    • Prospect and Donor Management
    • Major Gifts and Pledges
    • Monthly Giving
    • Stewardship
    • Matching Gifts
    • Capital and Annual Campaigns
    • Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
    • Online Giving
    • Memberships
  • Financial Management

    Financial Management

    • Fund Accounting
    • Planning and Budgeting
    • Grant and Endowment Management
    • Program Management
  • Payment Services

    Payment Services

    • Merchant Services
    • Direct Debit Processing
    • Mobile Payments
  • Grant and Award Management

    Grant and Award Management

    • Grantmaking
    • Award Management
    • Outcomes and Impact Measurement
  • Marketing and Engagement

    Marketing and Engagement

    • Website
    • Email Marketing and Automation
    • Direct Mail
    • Social Engagement and Influencers
    • Event Management
  • Analytics


    • Data Modeling
    • Data Health Services
    • Benchmarking
    • Executive Reporting
    • Outcomes and Impact Measurement

Proven solutions, from the front desk to the back office.

Build and grow lifelong, loyal patron relationships and ensure your organization maximizes its revenue, no matter what size your team is.

Blackbaud’s purpose-built solutions enable your arts and cultural organization to:

  • Find and engage an audience passionate about your mission
  • Build effective, loyal relationships through unmatched analytics that provide a clear view into your patron engagement
  • Create ongoing revenue streams by turning inspired visitors into members and donors
  • Connect your organization, maximizing productivity so you can spend more time building relationships with your audience

Blackbaud's arts and cultural solutions are backed by over 30 years of expertise, translated into meaningful and relevant support with expert onboarding, in-product help, and an active peer community.

Solutions for Arts and Cultural Organizations

Industry-leading solutions from a trusted partner.

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Build your fanbase and leverage their reach.

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Merchant Services

Spend more time on your mission and less on payment processing.

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Advanced automation for strategic campaigns.

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Give strategically.

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Best-in-class solutions to convert visitors and members into donors.

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Fund Accounting

All the tools you need for a successful and compliant finance office.

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Employee Giving and Volunteering

Empower your employees to build a better world.

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Grow members and donors with the power of data.

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Resources for Arts and Cultural Organizations

Feeling left out of the fundraising loop? The arts and cultural team at Blackbaud has you covered with our very own repertoire of resources.


How to Choose a Fundraising CRM Solution


Complete Cover and Donor Cover Models Explained

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Accounting for the Full Cost of Impactful Programs

Ready to learn more?

Contact us today to learn more about the cloud solution for arts and cultural organizations.

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