Join Blackbaud and Microsoft experts to learn about the powerful possibilities open to you through low-code app development. In this hands-on workshop, you'll get personal coaching as you build your own app, connect it to Blackbaud data, and deploy it into your solution to automate a key nonprofit business process, as well as develop skills to apply this to even more automation projects.

 Plus meet your peers, network, and get great ideas for more automation and app projects you can bring back to your own organization.  Don't miss this unique in-person Power Platform workshop coming to Chicago.


Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Welcome and Networking Breakfast9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Microsoft Power Platform Possibilities and Solution Overview9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Lab #1: Power Apps Primer10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Lab #2: Power Automate Build11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Networking Lunch12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Self-paced Work Time1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Lab #3: Deploy our Apps1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
Lab #4: Advanced Concepts2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Snack Time! + Ask the Experts4:00 PM - 4:30 PM


The workshop is being held at the Microsoft office at 200 E Randolph St #200, Chicago, IL 60601.  


Your Question

Expert Answer

Do I have to be a Blackbaud customer to attend?

No, you will be provided with access to a Blackbaud training environment for the workshop.

Do I need to be an existing Microsoft customer?

No, we will provide you with details on creating a free Microsoft Power Platform trial account for the workshop.

Do I need to know programming languages to participate?

No, this workshop is for those with no computer science background.  We will use low-code and drag and drop tools.

Will the workshop be available virtually?

No, this hands on workshop is intended for an in-person learning experience.

What do I need to bring to the workshop?

Bring your energy, creativity, and a laptop!

How do I get to the workshop?

The workshop is being held at the Microsoft office in Chicago, IL.  Detailed instructions for transportant, accommodations, and logistics will be made available to registered attendees.

Will I need to complete any work in advance of the workshop?

We will provide detailed pre-requisites and program guides shortly before the workshop.  If you do not receive this information prior to the workshop, please contact You will need to set up your access to the various environments prior to the workshop.  

How much does the workshop cost?

The cost of the workshop is $75 including all training materials, breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks.