Creative Communications and Marketing Agency For Nonprofits

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to change the world

We are a creative agency that specializes in nonprofit communications, marketing, and fundraising.
Our unique approach to communications creates interactivity and engagement with your audiences. Always focused on your brand and goals, our ideas harness your biggest objectives and make them achievable.

Featured Work

We are a nonprofit marketing agency with projects completed with 100+ clients across every nonprofit cause imaginable, we have the experience to make a difference for you.

Our Thoughts


10 Ways to Prevent Misinformation Spread and Promote COVID-19 Vaccination

The Covid-19 vaccine is the most important public health campaign in decades. We must get this right. From early childhood vaccines in Washington, Colorado, and Nevada to HPV vaccination in Arizona and Texas, we've been working in the immunization world for a long time.
In that time, we've messaged across just about every medium and tactical tool. These are the lessons we've learned. …

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Vaccine Communication – What You Say, or Don’t Say, Matters

Making a big impact in the 4th largest metro area in America is no small job. BC/DC Ideas was hired by the American Cancer Society to launch and manage a three year paid advertising campaign to contribute to increasing the HPV vaccination rate in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. This vaccine communication campaign was a success despite the many challenges presented in 2020. The campaign garnered over 50,000 clicks, and campaign content …

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See How We Do It

From kickoff through completion, see how we work with you and your team to make change happen.  

We host an annual conference for nonprofit communicators

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Create Good is about inspiring nonprofit communicators with the latest tools and techniques. We invite communicators from around the country who are doing the most meaningful and eye-catching work to come share what they’ve learned so the whole sector rises up.

Let's make a difference.

Have a project to start? Have a quick question? Want to learn more about us? We'd love to chat. 

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Whether it’s in-person or virtual, Dawn will help your team uncover ways to make your team’s feedback process more efficient. 

Dawn is ready to speak at your next event!

An award-winning expert on nonprofit communications and creativity, Dawn is ready to speak at your next gathering. 

Kate Runy


A passionate technical wizard, Kate thrives on managing online content, social media for communications, and development projects.  Kate is the workhorse of the team, pulling out amazing feats of content creation and management week in and week out. 

Prior to joining BC/DC Ideas, Kate coordinated website and social media content, communications, and advertising for Go Global NC and Alzheimer’s NC.

Things that make her happy: I love animals about as much as I love working for nonprofits.

Mishel Gomez Cespedes


Mishel brings a passion for video storytelling and quippy social media content to the team.  At BC/DC Ideas, she is most likely editing video or scheduling the next moving social media post for our clients.

Her ear for storytelling is her greatest asset. Mishel has a unique ability to assemble content into a concise story that moves audiences to action.

A graduate of Wake Forest University she spent a semester in Spain and years serving her community through the campus organizations. Now, she is putting her passion for good to work.

Brian Crawford

creative director

Mix equal parts nerd and creativity and that’s Brian. A natural problem-solver, Brian’s ability to cut to the core of any problem helps guide our creative team to the correct solution without wasted time or money. It’s the core, this little nugget of truth, that helps our clients take the next step with their audiences.

Brian gets the greatest joy out of helping our clients realize and connect with their story. He is a true believer that everyone and every organization has a compelling story to tell, you just have to listen with an open heart.

Things that make him happy: Hanging out at the park with family, toddler-speak, hitting the focus pull, and good coffee.

Dawn Crawford


The engine behind BC/DC Ideas, Dawn has dedicated her career to good. Dawn brings her considerable experience and expertise to helping elevate the nonprofit sector. Our team’s lead strategist, Dawn is often seen leading our IdeaStorms, penning communications plans, or checking in with clients.

Before launching BC/DC Ideas in 2010, she earned her chops in 10+ years of communications leadership roles for public health, healthcare and youth-focused nonprofits. Working for nonprofits is Dawn’s dream job, and she loves that her 40+ hours a week make the world a better place.

Things that make her happy: A glass of champagne to celebrate big wins, Basecamp, living in the South, seeing the world, and a well-formatted spreadsheet.