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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: 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: 4 Tips for Optimizing Your Direct Mail Acquisition

Tiffany Quast

And what your data can tell you NERD ALERT!   It’s true, I have a T-shirt that says, “I heart data,” and I am PROUD OF IT! Allow this self-professed data…

Episode 11. Spring Cleaning! How to Keep Your Marketing Channels Clean & Optimized

Katrina Williams

Essential tips for better engagement and fundraising results Is it time to freshen up your fundraising and marketing strategies?  Katrina Williams and Maddie Lara from BDI’s Marketing Team are here…

Employee Spotlight: Meet BDI Data Specialist Angel Jimenez

“I walk away at the end of the day feeling like I’ve done something very good.” Eight hours or more a day… five days or more a week… you’ll find…

The Decline of the Tithe & Individual Giving: A Call to Action for Nonprofit Organizations

Michael J. Tomlinson

Understanding & addressing challenges facing faith-based charities From Michael J. Tomlinson (“MT”), CEO and President, BDI The last thing I ever want is to become known as a prophet of…

3 Questions To Help Your Nonprofit Make the Right Hire

Shellie Speer-Burnett

Hiring can be stressful. But with the right questions, it doesn’t have to be. You’re a nonprofit. You probably have a very lean budget, and as a result, a small…

QUICK SHOT: A Recipe for Nonprofit Websites

Courtney Hamilton

Key ingredients for a fundraising-focused page On any given weekend, you can find me in my kitchen trying a new recipe. Whether it’s one of the New York Times’ many…

Episode 10. Adventures in AI: Part 2 – Incorporating AI In Your Nonprofit Operations

Katrina Williams

Navigate the ethics and impact of bringing AI into your workflow AI is showing no signs of slowing down! And at BDI, we’re committed to exploring this new frontier, responsibly,…


BDI is proud to be a long-standing member of the Citygate Network and represent the interests of our client partners at Citygate’s annual and district conference.

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A leader in philanthropic news, research and trends, the Giving Institute hosts annual events for its members, which BDI attends.

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BDI staff continuously deepen their fundraising knowledge and hone their expertise at the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ annual conferences and events.

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BDI’s enduring partnership with the Association of National Advertisers is demonstrated through our annual attendance of their conferences, and the involvement of several BDI staff as members of ANA committees and as ANA award judges.

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BDI is proud to serve alongside other organizations and firms within the Nonprofit Alliance who are working to strengthen and support the nonprofit sector.

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BDI is grateful to call the city of Monrovia a home to our business and conduct our operations in this supportive community.

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BDI is a member of the Direct Marketing Fundraisers Association and our staff is represented on their board.

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To support our work with faith-driven organizations, BDI attends Christian Leadership Alliance’s annual conference.

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As part of DMAW’s direct response fundraising and marketing community, BDI regularly sends our staff to attend their conferences and other continued learning opportunities.

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