Document and Entity Information Document
Oct. 28, 2019
Cover page.  
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Oct. 28, 2019
Entity Registrant Name Blackbaud, Inc.
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity File Number 000-50600
Entity Tax Identification Number 11-2617163
Entity Address, Address Line One 65 Fairchild Street
Entity Address, City or Town Charleston
Entity Address, State or Province SC
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 29492
City Area Code 843
Local Phone Number 216-6200
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.001 Par Value
Trading Symbol BLKB
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Amendment Flag false
Entity Central Index Key 0001280058