Strategic Planning & Campaigns

As your partner, we’ll identify opportunities to improve your program’s effectiveness and to maximize philanthropic potential.

Our experienced consultants are ready to help you develop a visionary strategic plan. Our industry-leading data scientists provide real and actionable data around sizing, potential, investment options, and structure. Our communications and marketing teams ignite the passions and engagement of your constituencies. And our service-oriented counsel provides you with a solid framework and flexible guidance to help you realize your organization’s goals and achieve transformational change.

Campaign Planning

Campaign Planning

Campaign Planning

Developing a comprehensive overview of your donor potential and operation is the first step to completing a successful campaign. Our complete campaign planning process is designed to maximize your fundraising capacity.

Internal Readiness

Internal Readiness

Internal Readiness

Internal readiness means understanding how to optimize your current prospects, systems, operations, and staff to create impactful outcomes and achieve fundraising goals.

Strategic Planning & Campaigns

Strategic Planning & Campaigns

Strategic Planning & Campaigns

A comprehensive and aspirational strategic plan is an effective tool to renew an organization’s purpose, define goals, provide direction, and foster future fundraising success in the long term.

Workforce Planning & Talent Management

Workforce Planning & Talent Management

Workforce Planning & Talent Management

We provide you with a multi-year staffing plan and ways to optimize staff through the campaign as well as collaborate on a case for investment support to share with your board.

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Whether you are a chief executive, development professional, or volunteer leader, BWF team can support you in this important role.

Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications

No matter the stage of a campaign—beginning, middle, or end—we help you get the right messages to the right audiences using the right channels.

Staffing

Staffing

Staffing

In times of transition, our team of industry experts has the ability to meet your interim staffing needs to keep your program and initiatives moving forward.

Client Spotlights

South Dakota State University Foundation

South Dakota State University Foundation

While planning for the most ambitious campaign in its history, the SDSU Foundation built momentum toward being more data driven, having clearer insights into its operations, having the ability to make strategic decisions and make them faster, and having a better way to validate its strategy, thereby saving time and resources.

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Panoway on Wayzata Bay 

Panoway on Wayzata Bay 

The Wayzata Conservancy was at a key juncture in its campaign and frustrated with the pace and results in its fundraising efforts.

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Ready to Talk About Strategic Planning or a Campaign?

Our consultants are ready to connect with you about your strategic planning efforts or campaign needs, from feasibility/planning studies to campaign plans to ongoing counsel.