'Object reference not set to an instance of an object.' error when trying to add an Appeal to a Sponsorship Form

When editing a Sponsorship Form part and attempting to add an Appeal, the following error appears after clicking on the binoculars button to search for an Appeal in The Raiser's Edge:


Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

Exception Details: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Source Error:

An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below.

Stack Trace:

[NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.]
   Blackbaud.Web.Content.Portal.CFASearch.GenerateCriteriaTable() +2332
   Blackbaud.Web.Content.Portal.CFASearch.Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e) +328
   System.EventHandler.Invoke(Object sender, EventArgs e) +0
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() +71
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() +190
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() +190
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() +190
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() +190
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() +190
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() +190
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() +190
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() +190
   System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain(Boolean includeStagesBeforeAsyncPoint, Boolean includeStagesAfterAsyncPoint) +3064
In CRM, update the ID mappings from the web transactions area.

Environment

 6.40.1535, patch 46

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