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What does Blackbaud do?
 Serving the worldwide philanthropic community for 35 years, Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) combines innovative software, services, and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works in over 60 countries to power the passion of approximately 35,000 customers, including nonprofits, K-12 private and higher education institutions, healthcare organizations, corporations, foundations, and other charitable giving entities. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud and on-premise solutions, as well as a resource network that empowers and connects organizations of all sizes. Blackbaud's portfolio of software and services supports nonprofit fundraising and relationship management, eMarketing, advocacy, accounting, payments and analytics, as well as grant management, corporate social responsibility, and education. Organizations use Blackbaud technology to raise, invest, manage, and award more than $100 billion each year. More >>
How are Blackbaud’s products and services sold?
 We primarily sell our products and services to nonprofit organizations through our direct sales force, though the company does also have a small but growing indirect sales channel.
Who are some of Blackbaud’s customers?
 Blackbaud works with approximately 35,000 customers in more than 60 countries that support higher education, healthcare, human services, arts and culture, faith, the environment, independent education, animal welfare, and other charitable causes.
When did Blackbaud become a publicly traded company?
 Blackbaud’s commenced its initial public offering in July 2004. JP Morgan and Bank of America Securities LLC were joint book-running managers, and Thomas Weisel Partners LLC and Wachovia Securities were the co-managers.
What exchange does Blackbaud trade on and what is the company’s ticker symbol?
 Blackbaud’s common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “BLKB.”
How long has Blackbaud been in business and where is it incorporated?
 Blackbaud was incorporated in New York in 1982 and moved its operations to Charleston, South Carolina in 1989. The company reincorporated in South Carolina, in December 1991, engaged in a recapitalization in October 1999 and reincorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in June 2004.
Does Blackbaud have a direct stock purchase or dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP)?
 No. Blackbaud does not sell shares directly to the public and does not offer a DRIP.
How can one purchase Blackbaud’s common stock?
 Blackbaud’s common stock can be purchased on the open market through any registered broker.
Does the company pay a cash dividend?
 Blackbaud's Board of Directors has adopted a policy to pay a $0.48 per share annual cash dividend to the owners of the Company's common stock, payable quarterly at a rate of $0.12 per share.
Who is the company’s transfer agent?
 Our transfer agent is
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
59 Maiden Lane
Plaza Level
New York, NY 10038
Where can I request the latest financial reports and news releases?
 To obtain an investor relations kit, please use the online form to submit a request. Materials will be mailed within three weeks. You may also visit our SEC Filings page to access Blackbaud’s public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For the most up-to-date news on Blackbaud, click here.
How can I contact the company?
 Send an email message to Mark Furlong, Director, Investor Relations at mark.furlong@blackbaud.com or call 1-843-654-2097.