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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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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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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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Dr. Una Osili Presents Giving USA 2023 Report at Nonprofit Connect 501c Success Series

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Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2022 was presented to a full audience in June 2023 at the National WWI Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. Hosted by Nonprofit Connect and sponsored by Byrne Pelofsky + Associates and Bank of America, the presentation featured Dr. Una Osili, Associate Dean for Research and International Programs at the Lilly…
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Client Success Story: SAVE, Inc. Receives Congressional Community Project Funding from Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II

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SAVE, Inc., a Byrne Pelofsky client, is the recipient of a $400,000 House appropriation secured by Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II for FY2023. SAVE is one of 15 community projects that will receive this federal funding for the benefit of communities in the Fifth Congressional District.  The funding will be used to support PRIDE Haven, Kansas City’s first and only drop-in…
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Congregation Beth Shalom Pours Foundation for New Sanctuary

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Construction is moving forward on Congregation Beth Shalom’s new sacred space – the result of a successful $12,000,000 capital campaign executed in partnership with Byrne Pelofsky.  The new sanctuary is part of a planned addition to the current campus at 143rd and Lamar. The Lamar site was constructed in 2006 and serves primarily as a school. The new sacred space…
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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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Congratulations to Dr. Bonnie Humphrey, Missouri Valley College President, on her Retirement

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Byrne Pelofsky would like to congratulate Dr. Bonnie Humphrey on her retirement after 18 years as President of Missouri Valley College (MVC). During her tenure, Dr. Humphrey successfully directed several major capital projects and campaigns for MVC.  Byrne Pelofsky has partnered with Dr. Humphrey and MVC’s development staff over the past two years to raise over $8,000,000 in support of…
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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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