Is The Raiser's Edge compatible with Microsoft Office 2016?

The Raiser’s Edge integrates with several third-party programs, including those from the Microsoft Office Suite, such as Word and Excel. This integration can be used for several functions within the Raiser’s Edge such as merging letters, exporting, sending emails, etc.  With the release of Microsoft Office 2016 on September 22, 2015, users may be interested in compatibility information between these programs and The Raiser's Edge.

Note: This information is a supplement to our system requirements, your primary information source when purchasing new hardware and installing or upgrading third-party software. We do not test all third-party products with our software. We consider our access to each product, its usage by our customers, and the most current release when we plan our testing.

In The Raiser's Edge 7.96, patch 4, code changes have been introduced to allow for compatibility with Office 2016. For more information on the release, see What is in Patch 4 for The Raiser's Edge 7.96?

While Raiser's Edge is compatible with Office 2016, the following known issues have been identified and are being evaluated by our product team: 


For more information on compatible versions, please review our system requirements.

Note: Blackbaud Hosting Services runs Microsoft Office 2007. As these environments are accessed via Citrix, the version of Office installed on the local workstations does not matter and has no effect on The Raiser's Edge.

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 Raiser's Edge

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