Why choose iWave over Blackbaud Target Analytics - ResearchPoint

iWave provides superior donor data, unique features like the ability to identify corporate and foundation sponsors, and continuous innovation to ensure you stay on the cutting edge.

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Top Reasons to Choose iWave Over Blackbaud’s Target Analytics - ResearchPoint


Superior data sources

It’s no secret that the depth and quality of donor data is a key to a nonprofit’s future growth and sustainability. This is why iWave delivers the industry’s most accurate and comprehensive data from over 40 wealth, biographic, and philanthropic data sources.

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Unique Features that Boost your Fundraising ROI

We understand that as the industry continues to face new challenges, nonprofit organizations need to find new ways to achieve more and complete their missions efficiently. This is why we offer many features that are unique in the industry

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One size rarely fits all in our industry. This is why we offer the ability for you to customize modeling and analytics to align with your organization’s projects and goals.



You shouldn’t feel like you need to be a detective to understand how your results are derived. By providing transparency into the records and formulas that generate prospect scores, we help you make sense of your results in a way that is operationally valuable and trusted by your fundraising team.

Scores and Data

Dependable Capacity Scores

Our capacity scores are not affected by differences in cost of living by geography—ensuring that wealth ratings are not artificially inflated.

iWave vs. Blackbaud’s Target Analytics - Better Ratings on G2

iWaveBlackbaud Target Analytics
Quality of support9.37.5
Ease of Use9.18.8
Ease of Setup9.5Not enough data
Ease of Admin9.4Not enough data
Meets Requirements8.88.7

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Award-winning Products and Company

iWave has been the top-rated fundraising intelligence solution on G2 for more than seven consecutive quarters and is a three-time winner of the Stevie award for Sales and Customer Service.

G2 Momentum Leader Winter 2022G2 Leader Spring 2022G2 Users Love UsBronze 2022 Stevie Winner Sales & Customer ServiceSilver Stevie Award 2021 for Sales and Customer ServiceBronze Stevie Award 2020 for Sales and Customer Service

iWave vs. Blackbaud Target Analytics - ResearchPoint

iWaveResearchPoint Starter
User Ratings & Reviews (G2)*
G2 Reviews25111
G2 Score4.64.3
Individual SearchesUnlimited500 in Starter; unlimited in Essentials and Professional
Custom Prospect Lists
Affinity Score
Capacity and Propensity ScoresNot available in Starter Package
Profiles with automatic intelligence updates
Planned Giving Scores and Analytics
Advanced Search CapabilitiesNot available in Starter or Professional
Foundation and Company ScreeningAdd-on
Multi-Lens ScoringAdd-on
Depth of External Data17 data providers with over 40 data sources8 data sets
Charitable Giving RecordsVeriGift: 185M+ Charitable gift recordsNOZA: 182M+ Charitable Gift Records

*Last updated on January 2022

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Helping leading nonprofits fundraise with confidence

Susan G. Komen
Minnesota Historical Society
Yale University

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Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation

"We recently started a $40 million capital campaign. With iWave, I was able to gather and verify critical wealth and philanthropic information about a prospect that led to a $10 million gift from that individual. iWave’s research platform helped us get 25% of the way to our goal with that one prospect alone."

Dedan Brozino

Executive Director

Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation