Dwayne Ashley


New York, New York, US

Co-Founder/CEO at Bridge Philanthropic Consulting
Dwayne's Skills
Business Development
Direct Mail Fundraising
Educational Fundraising
Charity Fundraising
Certified Fund Raising Executive
Account Management
Change Management
Business Strategy
Business Planning
Business Networking
Business Intelligence
Building Strong Relationships

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group


About Dwayne

Experienced fundraising professional and expert at building relationships. Bridging relationships with non-profits who need resources and entities who have a need to give them away.

Co-Founded BPC in 2016--we are now 24 clients and 34 consultants working daily on our team.


I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” - Michael Jordan

Work Experience

Vice President, Development

Jazz at Lincoln Center

November 2011 - December 2016

Responsible for fundraising for the annual budget of $22MM and Capital Campaign for $75MM.


Bridge Philanthropic Consulting

November 2016 - Today

Bridge Philanthropic Consulting (BPC) is the nation’s largest black and women-owned full-service philanthropic consulting firm, offering top-rate competencies useful to the development and growth of nonprofit organizations, government agencies relying on non profits to deliver their missions, and corporations, program management, and organizational effectiveness.


Wiley College


1986 - 1990

University of Pennsylvania


1994 - 1996


Executive Fundraising Professional

Fundraising School at IU

Co-working Space


2016 - 2017


2017 - Today