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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…

Breaking Down Silos in the Hybrid Workplace

Carol Li

5 actionable steps to elevate team collaboration In 2020, the workplace as we knew it experienced a major shift. Suddenly, “work from home” became the new norm for many industries.…

2024 SWOT Analysis: High-Level Look at Fundraising & Philanthropy

Michael J. Tomlinson

What challenges & opportunities nonprofit teams should expect I hope you’re reading this fresh off the fumes of your victory lap! Year-end fundraising is wonderfully, and hopefully successfully, behind you.…

Employee Spotlight: Meet BDI Graphic Designer Chelsea Campbell

An Insider’s Outlook… Creativity and Culture According to CareerBuilder, today’s millennials – those born between 1981 and 1996 – spend an average of only two years and nine months in…

Boost Awareness with Strong Branding

James Read

How Integrated Brand Experience Rekindled Evansville Rescue Mission’s Community Presence As a creative professional working in fundraising, I’ve built my career coming up with creative solutions for marketing challenges. But…

QUICK SHOT: 3 Strategies for Building a Recognition Culture at Your Nonprofit

Jane Henry

Easy and effective ways to give your team the affirmation they deserve It was 1985. Actress Sally Field heard her name called to receive her second Academy Award. Upon accepting…

Stop the Cycle of Underfunding

Anna Wooton

Understanding and preventing the overhead starvation cycle When it comes to maintaining operations, many nonprofits encounter a common challenge called the “overhead starvation cycle.” In order to run your organization…

QUICK SHOT: Meet BDI’s Expanded Media Production Department!

Jhovany Quiroz

5 ways BDI harnesses the power of visual storytelling for your nonprofit In fundraising, visuals rule. A compelling photo stops people (and scrolling thumbs) in their tracks. On average, BDI’s…

Part 3: Celebrating the life of Lolly Colombo, BDI’s Chief Client Officer

Watch our video tribute and read more about Lolly’s impact at BDI “Divine intervention has brought many of us to BDI,” says Phil Stolberg, BDI’s Chief Operating Officer. At times…

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