Note: Before you proceed with the following instructions, back up the database. If your organization integrates multiple Blackbaud products refer to the Additional Requirements section of the backup article.
  1. Create a Constituent query of the records to be changed
  2. Go to Admin> Globally Change Records
  3. Highlight Constituent for the type and click New Change
  4. Click Include and choose Selected Records. Select the query from Step 1.
  5. Under the Biographical section, double-click on Target 
    • Operator: Add, and select desired value (if needing to delete the fields, select any value)
    • Mark the checkbox for Overwrite existing value
    • Click OK
  6. If desired, mark the checkboxes to Create query of exceptions and/or Create query of changed records
  7. Click Change Now
If users need to then delete the field, proceed to the next steps:
  1. In the same Global Change, Remove the current criteria for the Target
  2. Under the Biographical section, double-click on Target 
    • Operator: Delete, and select the value from Step 5 in the previous Global Change
    • Click OK
  3. If desired, mark the checkboxes to Create query of exceptions and/or Create query of changed records
  4. Click Change Now