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4 Signs It’s Time to Switch to a New Nonprofit CRM

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As your nonprofit grows, your technology must grow along with it. Just like you might bring on new staff members to handle your increased tasks, you must also consider whether it’s time to invest in new technology solutions that will streamline your operations.  One of your most essential technology tools is your nonprofit CRM, also known as a donor management…
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Client Spotlight: Great Jobs KC Helping Thousands Achieve Economic Stability

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Byrne Pelofsky is delighted to partner with Great Jobs KC on a strategic public funding effort intended to support scaling the program in alignment with local industry needs. Great Jobs KC was launched in 2022 as part of KC Scholars, a non-profit formed in 2016 to help low-income students achieve post-secondary education. Great Jobs KC has a mission to provide…
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U.S. Rep Sharice Davids Visits Inclusion Connections in Support of BelongKC Campaign

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Inclusion Connections, a Byrne Pelofsky capital campaign client, welcomed U.S. Representative Sharice Davids to their Olathe headquarters in February 2024. Inclusion Connections, an Olathe-based nonprofit organization that works to increase access and opportunities for adults living with Intellectual/Developmental Disability (I/DD), provides an impressive array of year-round programs designed for individuals with disabilities. After a tour of the facility, Representative Davids pulled…
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Celebrating National Girls & Women in Sports Day 2024!

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National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) is just around the corner, and on February 7, 2024, we invite you to join the Women’s Sports Foundation in celebrating this vibrant movement. NGWSD is an annual event dedicated to honoring the achievements of girls and women in sports, recognizing the transformative power of athletics in unlocking limitless potential. This year,…
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Client Success Story: KC Autism Training Center Meets Mabee Challenge Grant Match

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Byrne Pelofsky is delighted to announce that our client, Kansas City Autism Training Center (KcATC) has successfully met their Mabee Challenge Grant match! KcATC was the recipient of a $230,000 Mabee Challenge Grant to support Phase II of their Hope Capital Campaign. The $1,200,000 fundraising campaign will address many capital needs of the Center and surrounding property allowing for the…
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Client Success Story: Kanbe’s Markets Designated as 2024 Nonprofit Partner for Kansas City Restaurant Week

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The temps might be frigid, but we hope you had the opportunity to dine in or carry-out during the 2024 KC Restaurant Week. This year, one of the three nonprofit benefactors is Kanbe’s Markets, a Byrne Pelofsky client and trailblazer in the food insecurity space. Kanbe’s Markets is on a mission to build a more inclusive food system by transforming…
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Client Success Story: Byrne Pelofsky and KCPS Secure Rights for Students Experiencing Homelessness

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Since 2017, Byrne Pelofsky has partnered with Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) to secure funding from the McKinney-Vento Act’s Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) program via the U.S. Department of Education. The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act is federal legislation that ensures the educational rights and protections of children and youth experiencing homelessness. Students who don’t have a stable…
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Client Spotlight: Women’s Sports Foundation

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Byrne Pelofsky is proud to work alongside the Women’s Sports Foundation to expand advocacy efforts, sport access and programs for underserved girls and women. The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) exists to ensure that all women and girls, no matter their race, ethnicity, ability, social or economic status, have access to the lifetime benefits of sport or physical activity. In 1974,…
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Future of Philanthropy: How Impact Investing Is Advancing Philanthropy

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By Jeffrey D. Byrne Co-Founder + CEO Foundations and nonprofit organizations have been engaging in impact investing since the 1960s. Only in the last decade has the nonprofit sector started adopting a more strategic approach to incorporating impact investing into fundraising. By aligning endowments, investment portfolios, and cash management tools with mission-centered work, organizations are putting mission related social impact…
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Your Byrne Pelofsky #GivingTuesday 2023 Guide

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR NOVEMBER 28, 2023! What began in 2012 as a partnership between the New York 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation as a "global day dedicated to giving back" has truly blossomed into a global movement. Anchored in social media interaction and engaging nonprofits, businesses, civic organizations, individuals and families, #GivingTuesday has seen phenomenal growth…
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