Thought Leadership

BWF is a recognized and respected thought leader in the philanthropic sector. We are constantly assessing the fundraising landscape and providing timely guidance and insights.

Closing the Perspective Gap with Business Intelligence

While business intelligence commonly and effectively highlights performance, advanced solutions will show leaders how to navigate the path ahead. The question then becomes, "How do senior fundraising leaders build and manage technology operations?"

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What is Multi-Factor Authentication?

So, what is Multi-Factor Authentication and why is it so important? BWF shares insights into how best to navigate and prioritize MFA as data security becomes more complex.

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Due Diligence Survey Results– UK & Europe

Primarily, this report highlighted that there is both work to be done in due diligence and opportunity for growth and discourse. Monetary, time, and process investment in due diligence will be
pivotal to success. We look forward to continuing to measure and discuss these key items.

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Gender and Crowdfunding Report—BWF Perspective

In the age of digitally focused cause-driven social media campaigns, crowdfunding has emerged as an established and popular giving vehicle. The published report, “Gender and Crowdfunding,” details the research and key findings gained from this study by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute.

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Report Review: “Everyday Donors of Color: Diverse Philanthropy During Times of Change”

Across all surveyed, donors of color tend to focus their giving on four principal types of organizations: religious, educational, civil rights and arts, and financial wellness.

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Post-Salesforce Implementation Services

Are you investing in a new fundraising CRM? BWF offers post-Salesforce implementation services designed to help clients employ enhanced business process strategies and detailed change management to make data-driven decisions that result in more successful fundraising campaigns.

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Three Ideas to Grow Your Shrinking Donor Base

Today’s donors are savvier than ever, which can make long-term donor retention feel challenging. Use these three strategies to help your organization be well situated to expand and retain donors at all levels.

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Six High-Impact Data Integrity Tools for Salesforce Organizations

For fundraising organizations that rely on impactful and streamlined communication with constituents, dirty or duplicate data can quickly and negatively impact fundraising results.

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Top Problems You May Experience After Go-Live with Salesforce

Problems often arise when implementing new software, but they need not be inevitable. Anticipating potential problems before going live can minimize or eliminate those potential issues after go-live. Here are several potential post go-live problems you’ll want to be aware of.

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Stony-Brook Case Study

BWF & Stony Brook University

In early 2020, Stony Brook University was preparing to launch their second annual giving day. Following a successful first year, the pressure was on to increase the results of the giving day in a meaningful way. The SBU team knew this meant experimenting with new tactics.

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