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Introducing Byrne Pelofsky’s Newest Team Member: Frank E. Thompson

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Byrne Pelofsky is delighted to welcome Frank Thompson to our team. Frank will be providing special expertise in the area of public health to address a variety of different client needs.  Frank E. Thompson Of Counsel Frank has over three decades of experience in program administration and coordination in the nonprofit, healthcare and government sectors. Prior to joining Byrne Pelofsky,…

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Client Success Story: KCMO Health Department Receives $7,100,000 Grant from U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention to Improve Services

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Byrne Pelofsky is proud to announce that our client, the Kansas City, MO (KCMO) Health Department, received a $7,100,000 Public Health Infrastructure grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. The grant will be used to strengthen the Health Department’s efforts to improve prevention, preparedness, and response to ongoing health challenges. Submitted and written in partnership Byrne Pelofsky…

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New Client-Partner Announcement: REHOPE – Restoring Survivors of Human Trafficking

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Byrne Pelofsky is delighted to announce our new partnership with REHOPE, formerly known as Restoration House of Greater Kansas City. REHOPE provides faith-based, long-term residential housing and comprehensive programs and services for survivors of human trafficking through the following activities: Therapeutic and holistic wellness programs such as trauma-informed counseling, healing arts, small animal therapy and gardening Spiritual development Job training…

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Client Success Story: Islamic Center of St. Joseph Receives $148,000 Grant for Security Improvements from MO Department of Public Safety

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Byrne Pelofsky is proud to announce that our client, The Islamic Center of Greater St. Joseph, received a $148,000 grant from the Missouri Department of Public Safety to address and remedy safety measures within the mosque. In response to escalating violence, theft and threats to area mosques, retired KCMO Detective Edwardo Velasquez, engaged Byrne Pelofsky to write this grant on…

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Client Spotlight: Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare Brings State-of-the-Art Cancer Care to Rural Missouri

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Byrne Pelofsky is delighted to feature the work of our client, Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare (GVMH) located in Clinton, Missouri. GVMH is a leading rural healthcare organization providing access to highly trained medical specialists that provide a full-range of services. Since 1972, GVMH has been providing compassionate, friendly, quality care for patients close to home. Over the years, GVMH has…

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4 Tech-Fueled Strategies to Elevate Your Nonprofit’s Image

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It’s hard to understate the power of your nonprofit’s image and public persona. Your image builds trust in your organization. When supporters trust your brand, they believe that you will use their donations for furthering your cause how you say you will.  Your image builds awareness around your work, associating your nonprofit with the mission area that you serve. It…

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Giving USA 2022: Americans gave a record $484.85 billion to charity in 2021 thanks to a strong stock market and GDP

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According to Giving USA 2022: The Annual Report on Philanthropy, American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $484.85 billion to U.S. charities in 2021. Thanks to a strong year for the stock market and GDP, 2021 giving nearly kept pace with inflation following 2020’s record giving year and outpouring of support for the nonprofit sector. Giving USA, the…

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Byrne Pelofsky Attends the 2022 Nonprofit Connect Awards Celebration

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Byrne Pelofsky and friends were live and in-person at the 38th Annual Nonprofit Connect Awards Celebration held on May 18 at the Muehlebach Tower at the Kansas City Marriott.  Many deserving honorees received awards.  Our own Jeffrey Byrne received the Nonprofit Professional of the Year award in 1998.  This year’s recipient was Humaira Mirza, a leader of legal programming at Newhouse…

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Client Success Story: Northland Healthcare Access’ “Healthy Pregnancies Program” Receives Full Funding from City of KCMO

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We are delighted to announce that our long-time client, Northland Healthcare Access (NHCA), received a significant grant to fund their Healthy Pregnancies Program. The program was selected by the City of Kansas City, Missouri Health Commission as a recipient of the FY22-23 Health Levy Innovation Fund. NHCA’s Healthy Pregnancies Program is the only Northland program providing low-income pregnant women with…

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Client Success Story: KCK Community Education, Health & Wellness Center Receives $12,000,000 in State of Kansas American Rescue Plan Act Funds

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We are thrilled to announce that our client, Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC), received $12,00,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds from the State of Kansas for the construction of the KCK Community Education, Health & Wellness Center. Making record investments in higher education, workforce and economic development was a priority for Governor Kelly in her most recent…

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