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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: 3 Tips for Successful Creative Collaboration

Courtney Hlebo

Embrace your team’s gifts for greater impact Scroll through Pinterest or Wedding TikTok, and you’d never imagine all the planning, money and even stress that goes into a picture-perfect wedding.…

What Decreasing Donor Confidence Might Mean for Fall Fundraising

Lolly Colombo

3 steps nonprofits can take to prepare today From Lolly Colombo, Executive Vice President Client Services In times like these, I’m grateful to live on a little piece of land,…

Board Spotlight: Meet BDI Board Member Dr. Lorna DeShay

“God can be so funny…” From Debbie Freeman, BDI Contributing Writer “God can be so funny,” says BDI’s newest board member, Dr. Lorna DeShay, “in how He positions great things…

Essential Ingredients for Nonprofit Copywriting Success

Allison Myrick

5 things copywriting and cupcakes have in common From Allison Myrick, Senior Writer Is there anything better than a cupcake? It’s the perfect size – and it’s all for you!…

5 Best Practices For Crafting Meaningful Thank You Letters

Amanda Kirby

Why saying thanks is more than just good manners! By Amanda Kirby, Account Executive/Strategist Someone once said, “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not…

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Nonprofit Boards

Phil Stolberg

What’s your Board of Directors’ responsibility? By Phil Stolberg, Chief Operating Officer Throughout the nonprofit world, more and more time and energy is being given to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion…

What is it like to be a new BDI client?

Kevin Bryant

Our client partner Eileen Trussell, from UGM Sacramento, shares her thoughts! Wonder what it’s like when you join BDI as a new client? We’re glad you asked! We asked a…

QUICK SHOT: How Will Google Analytics 4 Impact Your Nonprofit Marketing?

Mindy Vander­Hoeven

Get ready! 5 changes coming to Google Analytics In digital marketing, things are always changing at a rapid-fire pace! This has been especially true over the past year, with a…

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