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BDI (Brewer Direct) is a full-service, omni-channel, marketing and fundraising agency for nonprofits. We come alongside faith-first organizations to release generosity to help a hurting world. Your vision leads. Strategy and execution follow. The result: more generosity fuels more impact.

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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…

What is it like to work with BDI?

Kevin Bryant

Our client partners Lou and Sandy Carrico, from the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission, share how God used BDI to strengthen their ministry! If you’ve never worked with an agency – or…

Quick Shot: 3 Communication Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Kevin Bryant

By Kevin Bryant, Director of Client Partnership I once had a very uncomfortable phone call with James Brown, “the Godfather of Soul.”  Known for songs like “Get Up Offa That…

Quick Shot: 8 Ways to Market Your Nonprofit Thrift Store

Mindy Sherfy

By Mindy Sherfy, VP/Strategy, Regional and National Accounts As a young fundraiser, you likely learned the importance of diversifying your revenue streams (i.e., don’t put all your eggs in one…

Employee Spotlight: Meet BDI’s Sr. Account Director/Strategist, Micah Mann

Katrina Williams

“Love God, love others – nothing else really matters.” – Micah Mann From Katrina Williams, BDI Sr. Marketing Manager In the “sweet Americana town” of Perrysburg, Ohio, Micah Mann wakes…

Multi-Channel Marketing for Nonprofits, Part 1

Stephanie Tippitt

Building an effective multi-channel marketing strategy for your nonprofit By Stephanie Tippitt, VP Digital Strategy Do you ever feel like there are too many options in digital marketing?  Facebook, TikTok,…

8 Challenges in the Nonprofit Industry Today

Shellie Speer

Defined by Top-level Leaders in the Nonprofit Industry By Shellie Speer, SVP, BDI Academy Fall is finally here! As we head into the last quarter of 2022, many nonprofits are…

3 Tips for Successful Creative Collaboration

Courtney Hamilton

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.…

Quick Shot: 3 Steps to Giving Great Feedback on Fundraising

Sarah Wallin

By Sarah Wallin, Creative Director I’ve been thinking a lot about this quote lately: “In life, people emulate the end result, not the process.”  These wise words are courtesy of…

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