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Byrne Pelofsky Client Fundraising Success

Spotlight on Success : The Mabee Challenge Grant

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In the nonprofit world, the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation and their coveted Mabee Challenge Grant, represent the pinnacle of capital campaign fundraising success. Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Mabee Foundation was founded by John E. Mabee and his wife, Lottie E. Mabee in 1948 with an aim to fund charitable organizations in the South and Southwestern United States. Today,…

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RJ Children’s Haven: Making a Special Event Truly Special

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Lisa Roush Morse Vice President When introducing a newly created agency to the good people of the greater Kansas City, you can take a page from the RJ Children’s Haven (RJCH) playbook! On May 9, RJCH’s Board members and volunteers welcomed more than 100 people into the Grand Street Café community meeting room, offering a warm breakfast and a warm-your-heart…

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Congratulations Byrne Pelofsky Client Partner Developing Potential, Inc.

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Congratulations to Developing Potential, Inc. (DPI) on its recently awarded $650,000 challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation, which will help them reach their $3.25 million campaign goal. The campaign will help DPI build a community-oriented, universally-designed facility that will allow individuals more choice in receiving services close to home and increase DPI’s overall service capacity. “Developing Potential…

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Congratulations Byrne Pelofsky Client Partner Sherwood Autism Center

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Congratulations to Sherwood Autism Center on its recently awarded $500,000 challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation, which will help them reach their $3.5 million campaign goal. The campaign will help Sherwood increase its space and services for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. “We couldn’t have done it without the leadership and support that we have…

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Successful Searches Accomplished in 2018

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Having engaged in searches to fill strategic positions for our clients, Jeffrey Byrne + Associates is pleased to announce the placement of the following fundraising professionals: Stephanie Sullens has been hired to serve as the Chief Advancement Officer for the Kansas City-based Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation Alexa Sorensen has been hired to serve as Director of Development at the Covenant…

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JB+A Client Success: Congratulations PKD Foundation: JYNARQUE™ Approved as First Treatment for Polycystic Kidney Disease

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JB+A is excited to share good news involving its client partner, PKD Foundation. PKD, a chronic, genetic disease, is characterized by uncontrolled growth of cysts in the kidneys and other organs and can lead to kidney failure. Previously, there had been no treatment specifically for PKD in the U.S., with the only option for survival a transplant or dialysis. Today,…

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JB+A Client Partner Mattie Rhodes Center Awarded Missouri Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credits

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Mattie Rhodes Center (MRC) enriches the lives of individuals, families and communities in a respectful, multi-cultural environment. Since its inception more than 120 years ago, MRC’s call to community service has been to champion the needs of others. Today, its community service calls for them to campaign for the continued evolution of cultural arts as a tool for education and…

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Safehouse Crisis Center Celebrates New Center

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Jeffrey Byrne + Associates proudly partnered with Safehouse Crisis Center for a successful $1.2 million campaign to build a new center in Pittsburg, Kansas. On June 29, Safehouse Crisis Center celebrated the opening of its new center in Pittsburg, Kansas, and recognized the army of volunteers and donors of the “Building New Opportunities” campaign who were responsible for raising $1,200,000…

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JB+A Client Partner Newhouse Meets Two Challenge Grants

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Newhouse Domestic Violence Shelter met the terms of both the Hall Family Foundation and J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation Challenge Grants in January 2016 – ahead of schedule. The challenge grants were part of the shelter’s New Beginnings Campaign to provide funding for much-needed renovations including a security gate, fencing, parking lot, kitchen remodel and new HVAC system. Construction is…

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JB+A Client Partner Ag Expo Breaks Ground on Interchange

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The Agri-Business Expo Center in St. Joseph, Missouri, celebrated another big step toward its development of a 145-acre, multi-purpose campus focusing on agriculture, education and commerce.  On May 6 friends, supporters and dignitaries gathered for the groundbreaking of the Missouri Highway 36 Interchange near the future site of the Ag Expo campus.  The ceremony included a keynote address from Missouri…

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