When seeking version information to compare with Blackbaud system requirements, be sure to note the version type, usually noted like Microsoft Word 2013 or Microsoft Office 2016. In Microsoft Word 2010 and later, the bit-version of 32-bit or 64-bit also needs to be noted. Here is how to find this information in different versions of Word:

Microsoft Word 2007
  1. Open Word
  2. Press the Office button in upper left
  3. Press Word options at bottom of Office button menu screen
  4. Click on Resources in left menu
  5. Find about Microsoft Office Word 2007 and press About beside it

Microsoft Office 2010
  1. Open Word
  2. Press File
  3. Click on Help in left menu
  4. Version information will be listed on right under About Microsoft Word

Microsoft Office 2013
  1. Open Word
  2. Press File
  3. Click on Account in left menu
  4. Click on About Word in middle right of page
  5. Version information will appear in a new window called About Microsoft Word

Microsoft Office 2016
  1. Open Word
  2. Press File
  3. Click on Account in left menu
  4. Click on About Word button in lower right of page
  5. Version information will appear in new window called About Microsoft Word 2016
Note: Please refer to the following regarding The Raiser's Edge compatibility with Office 365: Is Office 365/ Office Online compatible with The Raiser's Edge?


Additional Resources

For all Blackbaud products, please refer to the System Requirements for your specific products.

For additional information, refer to the Microsoft product support page:  What version of Office am I using? (NOTE: We provide links to third-party websites in an effort to help you resolve your issue. We are not responsible for the information on third-party websites, and we cannot assist with implementing resolutions from these websites.)