VolunteerHub integrates seamlessly with Raiser’s Edge NXT and all other Blackbaud CRMs via direct integration.

For organizations using both platforms, Integrating VolunteerHub with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT can provide many benefits including streamlined data management and a 360-degree view of constituents. Unlike other volunteer management software on the market, VolunteerHub directly integrates with Blackbaud-hosted and locally installed versions of The Raiser’s Edge, allowing nonprofits to synchronize volunteer information such as names, dates of birth, contact information, and event hours into Raiser’s Edge NXT with a simple click of a button.

What is Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT?

Raiser’s Edge NXT is a cloud-based fundraising and donor management software solution developed by Blackbaud, a prominent company that specializes in providing technology solutions for nonprofit organizations, schools, and other social good institutions. Raiser’s Edge NXT is designed to help nonprofit organizations efficiently manage their fundraising efforts, cultivate donor relationships, and optimize their operations to achieve their mission.

On average, Raiser’s Edge NXT users report:

  • 35% increase in donors
  • 48% increase in donations
  • 44% increase in total dollars raised

Why Integrate Raiser’s Edge NXT with VolunteerHub?

By integrating Raiser’s Edge NXT with VolunteerHub, nonprofits can better leverage two sources of constituent information and gain a more comprehensive view of each individual’s engagement and contribution history. This enables organizations to better understand their supporters, tailor their communications, and steward their relationships more effectively. Furthermore, integrating these databases can improve resource allocation, as nonprofits can identify volunteers who have the potential to become major donors or donors who might be interested in volunteering. Ultimately, the integration between Raiser’s Edge NXT and VolunteerHub allows nonprofits to build stronger, more personalized connections with their supporters and maximize their impact. Here are some additional benefits of integrating Raiser’s Edge NXT with VolunteerHub:

Established Relationship Between VolunteerHub and Blackbaud

VolunteerHub has a well-established relationship with Blackbaud, becoming a Blackbaud partner in 2014, winning Blackbaud’s Technology Partner of the Year in 2016, and winning Blackbaud’s ISV Partner of the Year in 2019. This established and long-standing relationship means that VolunteerHub has a well-defined process for integrating its platform with Raiser’s Edge NXT and other Blackbaud CRM solutions. In fact, VolunteerHub was the first volunteer management solution to integrate with Blackbaud’s suite of CRM’s including The Raiser’s Edge, Raiser’s Edge NXT, Blackbaud CRM, Luminate, Altru, and eTapestry.

Here are several case studies that demonstrate the value of VolunteerHub’s direct integration with The Raiser’s Edge:

VolunteerHub Optimizes Central Texas Food Bank’s Volunteer Program

Preble Street Increases Efficiency with VolunteerHub and The Raiser’s Edge

Food Bank Achieves 4-Month ROI from VolunteerHub Integration with The Raiser’s Edge

VolunteerHub is a Game Changer for Atlanta Food Bank

VolunteerHub is an Invaluable Resource for Meals on Wheels People

Catholic Charities Leverages Volunteer Value

Seamless Data Synchronization

VolunteerHub offers a native integration with Raiser’s Edge NXT that ensures an accurate and up-to-date information exchange between the two platforms. Unlike other volunteer management solutions that integrate with Raiser’s Edge NXT via API, VolunteerHub’s integration is direct. When volunteers sign up for events or update their profiles in VolunteerHub, this information is transferred to Raiser’s Edge NXT after an admin initiates the data transfer within Raiser’s Edge. This synchronization ensures that both platforms maintain consistent and accurate data at all times.

VolunteerHub data populates directly within Raiser’s Edge NXT and the data lives within Blackbaud’s servers. Admins can easily merge their VolunteerHub data with existing constituent records in Raiser’s Edge or create a new constituents.

The table below shows VolunteerHub data that can be synchronized into Raiser’s Edge via the integration.

VolunteerHub Raiser’s Edge
Home Phone “Home” phone
Work Phone “Business” phone
Email Address/Opt-In “Email” phone and DNC status
Mobile Phone “Cell Phone” phone
UserUid (unique identifier) “VolunteerHub UserUid” attribute, “VolunteerHub” alias
Address lines
City City
State State
Postal Code ZIP
Date of Birth Birth date
Gender Gender
Prefix Title
First Name First Name
Middle Name Middle Name
Last Name Last Name
Event Date Volunteer Module – Timesheets – Date
RE Job ID Volunteer Module – Timesheets – Job
Event Hours Volunteer Module – Timesheets – Hours
User Groups Organizations


Note: Some other volunteer management software providers that claim to integrate with Raiser’s Edge NXT only synchronize users (VolunteerHub synchronizes everything).

Reporting Directly in Raiser’s Edge NXT:

The integration between VolunteerHub and Raiser’s Edge NXT enables nonprofits to generate reports that combine data from both platforms. This data can provide insights into volunteer engagement, event participation, and donor contributions, allowing organizations to track progress and have a holistic view of their supporters. Also, because VolunteerHub is directly integrated with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge NXT, deduplication happens upon syncing, improving data validity.


VolunteerHub + Raiser’s Edge NXT

In conclusion, VolunteerHub’s direct integration with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge NXT offers a streamlined, native solution for synchronizing data between the two industry-leading platforms. The integration not only enhances efficiency but also empowers nonprofit organizations to make data-driven decisions and maximize their volunteer engagement and fundraising efforts.

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