Author: BrianCrawford

2016 Individual Donor Benchmark DATA BRIEF – Revealing the Latest Trends in Nonprofit Fundraising

We’re excited to share the results of the 2016 Individual Benchmark (IDB) Survey, this year as a shiny …

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5 Lessons Learned From Facebook Live

Earlier this year, Facebook rolled out its newest feature, Facebook Live. If you haven’t seen a live broadcast …

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Facebook Page Layout Upgrades

Facebook has redesigned the layout for Facebook Pages and rolled out the functionality to all pages. The new …

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Annual Benchmark Project Reports Secret to Fundraising Success Is…

Individual Donor Benchmark Report Released with More Influential Data for Small and Mighty Nonprofits What is the fundraising …

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FOR FUNDRAISING SUCCESS – FINDING NEW DONORS IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

Report Finds Donor Retention at 60 Percent for Small and Medium Organizations As the fundraising landscape continues to …

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FOR INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISING SUCCESS – THE SECRET IS IN THE PLAN

Individual Donor Benchmark Report Released with More Influential Data for Small and Mighty Nonprofits  The Individual Donor Benchmark …

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Inaugural @NPBaton Reaches Halfway Mark

It’s no secret that our team loves Instagram and photos: Ice doesn’t stop our team! Welcomed @ashley__lucinda to …

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Wow! Our Facebook Reaction

On Wednesday, February 24, Facebook began a global roll out of Reactions – an extension of likes. The …

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Unlocking Fundraising Secrets One Survey at a Time

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Pre-registration Now Open for the Fifth Annual Individual …

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Find Fundraising Success When You Share Your Nonprofit Data

It’s time to share your data. The Individual Donor Benchmark Survey is back! Now is the time to …

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Kate Runy

CONTENT & MEDIA SPECIALIST

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

CONTENT COORDINATOR

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

principal

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.