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BWF Releases New Book About Modern Campaign Planning

BWF’s newly released book “Modern Campaign Planning: Insights & Impact” provides an expansive look into modern fundraising campaigns—what’s changed, how to maximize success, and how to achieve long-term impact.

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BWF Expands AI Capabilities with Solutions Powered by Watson

BWF, the trailblazer of fundraising data science for nonprofits, has expanded its suite of predictive analytics and campaign insight tools through a dynamic and customizable integration with IBM Watson, the industry-leading developer of AI Solutions—bringing two pioneers together to help organizations identify their best prospects, develop smart segmentation for direct response, and provide the most informed insight to campaign and program capacity analysis and forecasting.

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aasp, BWF, and Lindauer Global to Conduct Joint Career and Salary Survey in Advancement Services

BWF Principal Katrina Klaproth sees great value in understanding the needs and expectations of those serving in advancement services roles. “The business of philanthropy has become increasingly sophisticated over the last few decades. High-performing advancement services professionals are in demand now more than ever. The insights from this collaborative initiative will continue to illustrate the requirements to resource these critical teams within our advancement programs.”

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BWF and Redpath Consulting Group Join Forces to Expand Salesforce Services

Philanthropy innovator BWF and trusted Salesforce partner Redpath Consulting Group (Redpath) are establishing a first-of-its-kind partnership to provide expanded Salesforce services to meet the current and emerging technological needs of nonprofit clients.

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Slate Preferred Partner Program News Release

BWF is proud to announce its participation in the Slate Preferred Partner Program, a network of organizations that share a commitment to support transformational effects on the world of higher education. One of the first fundraising-exclusive providers to partner with Slate, this partnership recognizes BWF’s deep knowledge of Slate product functionality and processes and will offer access to a variety of resources and insights into best practices that benefit BWF’s clients.

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Advancements Series to Explore how Innovations in Philanthropy are Helping Nonprofits

An upcoming episode of Advancements with Ted Danson will focus on innovations taking place across several philanthropic sectors. In this segment, the show will explore how innovative tools and tactics are impacting philanthropic organizations and how the extensive use of science and collaboration are creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.

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Book announcement! “BeneFactors: Why Some Fundraising Professionals Always Succeed”

BWF is excited to announce the launch of a new book for the philanthropic sector by BWF’s own Josh Birkholz and Amy Lampi. Scheduled to launch this October, BeneFactors: Why Some Fundraising Professionals Always Succeed is being published by Wiley.

Read More’s New Application Mercury Generates Personalized Microsites At Scale To Transform Donor Experiences today announced the general release of Mercury, an industry leading application that enables non-profit organizations to create, customize, and distribute individually-tailored microsites to audiences of any size, from sites focusing on one high-value donor to tens of thousands of personalized microsites for Giving Day solicitation.

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Josh Birkholz, CEO at BWF, was recently elected chair of the Giving USA Foundation.

Josh Birkholz is honored to continue to support the Giving USA Foundation in its endeavors as he assumes this new role within the organization.

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