bbcon 2018 Scholarship Opportunities

Save a dollar and become a bbcon scholar.

Each year Blackbaud awards 10 bbcon scholarships to nonprofit professionals who exude a passion for learning and want to propel their organizations’ missions forward. bbcon opens the door for professional growth through hands-on training, networking opportunities, and interactive demos.

Scholarships for bbcon 2018 include a complimentary registration to bbcon 2018, inclusive of supporting events, meals (breakfast and lunch), evening events, and conference materials. In addition, Blackbaud will cover the costs for the top three scholarship winners’ hotel expenses for three nights.


Applying for a bbcon scholarship requires the following:

  1. Summary of your organization’s mission statement.
  2. One 3-5 minute video submission. Videos must be submitted as a URL through our online submission form. For tips on how to upload a video to Vimeo, click here.

Tells us about your organization, why you want to go, and how bbcon can help your organization further its mission. There are no limits, so be creative!

*Videos should be submitted as URLs through our online submission form.


Submission Deadline

Your complete application must be received no later than Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EST. In order for an application to be considered for a scholarship, all information must be submitted.


Winner Announcement

Ten (10) winners will be chosen by Blackbaud on or before August 15th, 2018 by the bbcon Scholarship Committee. The winners will be contacted no later than 5:00 p.m. EST August 15th, 2018 and will be announced on this page.


Conditions of Award

Scholarships are used exclusively for registration fees for bbcon 2018, are non-transferrable, and have no cash or exchange value. The recipient is responsible for all travel, lodging, and personal expenses, and agrees to allow Blackbaud or another company affiliated with the scholarship to use the recipient’s name in promotional materials. Blackbaud’s receipt of application signifies acceptance of the conditions.

To view the official rules of the bbcon 2018 scholarship program, click here.