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Byrne Pelofsky hosts 2021 Entrepreneurship KC Summer Interns

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Byrne Pelofsky + Associates is proud to host interns from the Entrepreneurship KC program for their Summer 2021 program. Entrepreneurship KC is an initiative to create the next generation of entrepreneurs by providing scaffolded immersive entrepreneurial experiences to area students from surrounding high schools. Their vision is to create and develop the next generation of entrepreneurs by supporting educators and…

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Client Success Story: Kansas City Kansas Community College Awarded $10,000,000 from Sunderland Foundation

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Byrne Pelofsky is excited to announce that our client, Kansas City Kansas Community College Foundation has been awarded $10,000,000 from the Sunderland Foundation in support of their Centennial Path to 2023 capital campaign. Byrne Pelofsky is currently providing campaign management services to KCKCC as they raise $70,000,000 to fund the construction of a new Downtown Community Education Center. The award was recently announced…

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Lisa Pelofsky Named Honoree for Women Who Mean Business Class of 2021

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We are delighted to announce that Lisa Pelofsky, our Co-Founder and CEO, has been named an honoree in the Kansas City Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” class of 2021. The Women Who Mean Business award honors outstanding professional women who have made significant contributions to their business or industry, as well as their community. This award goes to women…

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Client Success Story: SAVE, Inc. Designated as 2021 recipient of Pride Night at the K!

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Congratulations to our client, SAVE, Inc. and their PRIDE Haven program for being the 2021 recipient of Pride Night at the K! Five dollars from every Pride ticket sold for the June 18th Royals game went to the Pride Haven program. SAVE, Inc.’s CEO, Blaine Proctor, accepted a $10,000 check on the baseball field from Slugger himself. SAVE, Inc. provides…

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Client Success Story: KC Kosher Meals on Wheels Secures Sunderland Foundation Grant

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Congratulations to the Gan Chabad Torah Learning Center (TLC) on its recently awarded $250,000 grant from the Sunderland Foundation, which will help them reach their $1.2 million capital campaign goal. With the help of Byrne Pelofsky’s consulting team, TLC is raising funds to support the expansion of their KC Kosher Meals on Wheels facility to support their rapidly growing meal…

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Take Fundraising in Your Membership Organization to the Next Level

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“We do not engage in fundraising. We’re a membership-based organization.” This is the response we have received when engaging with associations and other nonprofits that operate on a membership model. While we understand developing a giving program sounds like a lot of work, you do not need a sophisticated development department to make giving a part of your organizational culture….

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Partner Spotlight: Kansas City Autism Training Center

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Known to its families as Astra Day School, Kansas City Autism Training Center (KcATC) is committed to helping children on the Autism Spectrum fulfill their potential through ethical, evidence-based treatment, education, and training. Byrne Pelofsky has been working with KcATC over the past twelve months to grow their resource development efforts through grant research and writing and through major gifts…

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Client Success Story: KC Mayor Appoints Swope Health CEO, Jeron Ravin, to COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force

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Jeron Ravin, JD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Swope Health, has been appointed by Mayor Quinton Lucas to serve on Kansas City’s COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force. Ravin joins an esteemed group of leaders on the task force whose roles range from healthcare and public health to operational and organizational logistics. Mayor Lucas assembled the task force to ensure equitable…

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Client Success Story: Santa Fe Area Council Receives Funding to Revitalize Historic KC Neighborhood

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Byrne Pelofsky is excited to announce that our client, Santa Fe Area Council, received $610,000 in grant funding from the Center City Economic Development Commission of Kansas City, Missouri (CCED) to rehabilitate existing homes in the Santa Fe neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri – a part of the National Register of Historic Places since 1986. As a Kansas City-based company,…

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New Client Partner Announcement: Invisible Hands

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Byrne Pelofsky is excited to announce our new client partnership with Invisible Hands, a nonprofit organization based in New York City. Invisible Hands delivers groceries and other essential items to populations especially vulnerable to COVID-19. The organization began as a Facebook post – an offer from three twenty-somethings to help neighbors pick up groceries as COVID-19 began to spread throughout…

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