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3 BIG Nonprofit Takeaways from Pandemic Giving

Michael J. Tomlinson

Key insights from The Giving USA 2021 Annual Report From Michael J. Tomlinson, CEO and President, BDI For many nonprofit leaders and organizations in the philanthropic sector (myself included), 2021…

QUICK SHOT: Make Repetition Part of Your Fundraising

Sarah Wallin

Here’s why repeating yourself will benefit your nonprofit marketing and fundraising…   By Sarah Wallin, Creative Director If your childhood was anything like mine, you probably heard this warning from…

Get to know Melissa Garcia…

Debbie Freeman

her busy life, her career philosophy and one thing she really, really wants! From Debbie Freeman, BDI Contributing Writer When does that girl sleep? That’s a logical question one might…

Steps to Strong Community Engagement for Your Nonprofit

Lolly Colombo

A free webinar from nonprofit fundraising expert, Thom Scott!  From Lolly Colombo, Executive Vice President, Client Services When so many organizations are constantly vying for the attention (and dollars) of…

Postal Rates Update! How will reforms at USPS impact nonprofit fundraising?

Phil Stolberg

Read this briefing on proposed rate changes at USPS and what impact they could have on your nonprofit organization…     From Phil Stolberg, Chief Operating Officer Have you been watching the…

Press Releases DO Make a Difference

Shellie Speer

Check out the latest video in my “Insider Tip” series! From Shellie Speer, Senior VP, BDI Academy  You know that social and digital channels are a great way to reach…

11 Ways To Be a Successful Leader in 2022

Michael J. Tomlinson

Don’t miss part one of this insightful series on how to be a successful leader in 2022 From Michael J. Tomlinson, CEO and President, BDI It’s been said that failure…

Quick Shot: How Much Direct Mail Is Too Much?

David Stolberg

Testing and Results Are Our Guide By David Stolberg, Strategist/Senior Account Director A concern we hear from our ministry partners – and perhaps something you’ve felt – is that donors…

QUICK SHOT: How “Stone Soup” Has A LOT to Say About Nonprofit Fundraising

Lolly Colombo

By Lolly Colombo, Executive Vice President Client Services My favorite folk tale, without a doubt, is “Stone Soup”; and curiously it has come up 3 times in the last few…

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