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Looking Forward in Philanthropy: A SWOT Provides Clues for What to Expect in 2022

Michael J. Tomlinson

Here’s what nonprofits can expect after 2 unprecedented years of changes in philanthropy  From Michael J. Tomlinson, CEO and President, BDI Read Time: 13 minutes  As one of America’s most…

QUICK SHOT: 2 Must-Haves for Your Nonprofit Fundraising Formula

James Read

Learn the secrets to using creativity more effectively in your fundraising! If you work in nonprofit marketing, you’ve probably experienced this. You’re watching the Super Bowl when an ad comes…

Future of Philanthropy: Nonprofits Must Expand Their Network of Support

Michael J. Tomlinson

Key Insights from the Giving Institute’s 2023 Summer Symposium From Michael J. Tomlinson (MT), CEO and President, BDI As organizations move forward into Q4 – a season when many nonprofits…

Why Nonprofits Should Segment Specialty Donors

David Stolberg

Boost your fundraising results with this experiment! By David Stolberg, Strategist/Senior Account Director Over the years, my clients have heard me repeat this phrase countless times: “Donors will not give…

Understanding AI-Generated Photography for Nonprofits

Jhovany Quiroz

Can AI fill in the gaps of traditional fundraising photography? We tested 5 experiments and here’s what we found… From Jhovany Quiroz, Producer, Video & Storytelling If you’re a photo…

Embracing the Era of Google Analytics 4

Mindy Vander­Hoeven

The key differences between GA4 and UA By Mindy VanderHoeven, Director of Digital Analytics and Operations Out with the old, in with the new! If you’re a user of Google…

QUICK SHOT: 10 Digital Fall Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits

Stephanie Tippitt

Strengthen your fall fundraising in a few steps! By Stephanie Tippitt, Vice President, Digital Strategy Get ready to embrace the fall frenzy, folks! The leaves may be changing, but the…

QUICK SHOT: 5 Tips for Effective Nonprofit Project Management

Carol Li

Hacks for staying organized and on time By Carol Li, BDI Senior Director of Project Management If your nonprofit is like most, chances are any project management-type work at your…

Employee Spotlight: BDI Senior Project Manager Lindsay Olk

A pessimist with a positive attitude. “I’m a natural-born pessimist,” says BDI’s Senior Project Manager Lindsay Olk. “Anything that can go wrong, I’ve probably already thought about it.” With her…

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