Giving Back

Business Development Inc. and its owner Julie Savarino support a variety of community and charitable interests. To view a sample of the organizations to which we have given pro bono time or made donations either directly or on behalf of our speakers, please see them listed alphabetically below:

American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Anna McDonald Cancer Fund

The Bar Foundation for Howard County Maryland, Inc.

Boston Red Sox Foundation

Boy Scouts of America - Detroit Area Council

Bright Pink

Congregation Ahavath Torah - Building Fund

Emerson School - Capital Campaign


Habitat for Humanity - Huron Valley

Howell Conference & Nature Center

The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle

Judy Dworin Performance Project

Kids in Crisis

Metropolitan Family Services (Chicago)

Military Support Programs and Networks (M-SPAN), The University of Michigan Depression Center and Department of Psychiatry

The Mission Continues

Nuway Foundation, Inc.

Patriot Guard and Wreaths Across America

Rancho Coastal Humane Society

Salvation Army for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Shelter Association of Washtenaw County

Supporting Our Military and Families

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The University of Michigan - Musical Society

University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Vista Maria

Western Michigan University - Men's Baseball