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Client Success Story: Independence Police Department Receives $400,000 U.S. Department of Justice Grant

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Byrne Pelofsky is delighted to announce that our client, the Independence Police Department (IPD), was awarded a grant through the US Department of Justice to deploy 200 body worn cameras, with an implementation start-date goal of January 2024. The grant funding also includes three additional positions, one commissioned, and two non-commissioned that are dedicated to supporting the equipment, infrastructure, and…
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Swope Health & BP+A Celebrate Opening of the PACE KC Adult Wellness Center

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Byrne Pelofsky was delighted to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for Swope Health’s PACE KC Adult Wellness Center, a state-of-the-art health and wellness facility at 4141 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The PACE KC Adult Wellness Center, located adjacent to the Swope Health Central campus, is the first and only PACE program in Jackson County, serving as the central…
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Client Spotlight: Inclusion Connections

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Byrne Pelofsky is delighted to be working with Inclusion Connections, an Olathe-based nonprofit organization that works to increase access and opportunities for adults living with Intellectual/Developmental Disability (I/DD). Inclusion Connections provides an impressive array of year-round programs designed for individuals with disabilities. Programming is designed around the following areas: Education – cooking, nutrition and life skills classes, fitness and social…
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Marc Pitman, aka “The Fundraising Coach,” on How to Talk to Billionaires at Nonprofit Connect 501c Success Series

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Nonprofit Connect, Byrne Pelofsky and Bank of America were delighted to welcome Marc Pitman, aka "The Fundraising Coach," to Kansas City on September 22 as part of the Nonprofit Connect 501c Success Series, sponsored by Byrne Pelofsky and Bank of America. The annual series brings national thought leaders to Kansas City for exceptional personal and professional development training. Marc's brilliant…
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BP+A Client Receives 816 Day Honor as “Kansas City Community Champion”

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Byrne Pelofsky would like to congratulate Karen Dolt, Chief Executive Officer of Northland Health Care Access and Byrne Pelofsky client, as a Kansas City Community Champion as part of 816 Day.  This annual celebration takes place on August 16 (8/16) and is a nod to Kansas City’s 816 telephone area code. It was established in 2018 by then-mayor Sly James.…
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KCKCC’s Vision for Downtown KCK Campus Succeeds

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In September 2023, Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) will break ground on the KCK Community Education, Health & Wellness Center (KCKCEHW) in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The KCKCEHW is strategically designed to meet the holistic needs of the downtown community and eastern Wyandotte County. The state-of-the-art center will partner with Swope Health to offer health, wellness and education services…
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Giving USA 2023: Charitable Giving in the United States reached Half of a Trillion Dollars in 2022

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According to Giving USA 2023: The Annual Report on Philanthropy, American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $499.33 billion to U.S. charities in 2022. Economic conditions introduced new challenges in 2022 after record giving records were set during the pandemic years of 2020 and 2021. Giving USA, the longest-running and most comprehensive report of its kind in America…
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Client Spotlight: Kanbe’s Markets

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Byrne Pelofsky is excited to spotlight Kanbe’s Markets, a local organization working to alleviate food insecurity in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. For the past twelve months, Byrne Pelofsky has been supporting Kanbe’s capacity building efforts through grant writing services and guidance around a strategic three-year growth campaign. Kanbe’s Story Long before he started Kanbe’s Markets in 2016, Founder &…
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Please Welcome BP+A’s Newest Team Member: Dr. Thomas Sack

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Thomas M. Sack, Ph.D. Of Counsel Byrne Pelofsky is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas Sack, Ph.D., to our staff. Tom comes to us after a 40-year career at MRIGlobal where he served as President & CEO for the past ten years. Sack led MRIGlobal in a stellar $15,000,000 capital campaign that expanded the institute's critical life sciences work…
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Client Success Story: Kansas City Autism Training Center Receives Mabee Challenge Grant

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Byrne Pelofsky is delighted to announce that our client, Kansas City Autism Training Center (KcATC) is 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 full capacity of the building and property to be…
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