There’s a diverse bag of words and images that make up society’s perception of the millennial generation. In turn, it affects how nonprofit fundraisers approach targeting, communicating with and retaining millennial donors.
Many say “the devil’s in the details.” But BDI’s Andrea Mills isn’t one of them. In fact, she delights in all that is intricate, precise and specific and appreciates the small things often overlooked by others.
Over and over in 2020, we regularly heard what an “unprecedented year” it was because of COVID-19. So it should come as no surprise that 2020 was also an unprecedented year for digital fundraising.
I was raised in a house of Beatles fans.
No matter the occasion, my brother and I were always excited to blast one of their many albums, choreograph dances and sing 6-part duets alongside our friends John, Paul, George and my favorite, Ringo.
Sitting at my desk in my home office, I’m amazed to think that just a year ago, I was in BDI’s office surrounded by the whole team. What a difference a year makes! Even now, after a year of living in a COVID-19 world, so much is still changing every day. Sometimes it can feel hard to keep up with it all!
With a high degree of certainty, I’m confident that we share a common daily challenge: There’s so much critical work to do and not enough time to accomplish it all. As such, efficiency in our professional lives is a major issue that we’re constantly wrestling with.