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Register Now for JB+A’s Latest Workshop

By All Posts, Annual Giving, Campaign Planning + Management, Major Gift Solicitation, Planned Giving, Special Events No Comments

Register now for Tools for Fundraising Success Building an Integrated Fundraising Program Friday, August 26, 2016  This hands-on workshop will detail best practices and step-by-step techniques for creating and implementing an integrated fundraising program that will transform your organization. **All attending organizations will receive two hours of complimentary fundraising consultation from JB+A.** 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 26, 2016 Bishop Spencer Place, Westport Room 4301 Madison Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri This…

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March 22: 2016 501 (c) Success National Speaker Series – Dr. Debra Mesch, Women’s Philanthropy Institute

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Gender Matters in Philanthropy:  register now for the 501 (c) Success National Speaker Series with Dr. Debra Mesch, Director of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Tuesday, March 22, 2016 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 7:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast served 7:55 a.m. – Program starts Kauffman Foundation Conference Center 4801 Rockhill Road Kansas City…

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JB+A Anniversary Event Explores Donor-Advised Funds

By All Posts, Byrne Pelofsky Client Fundraising Success, Capacity Building, Current Events/News, Fundraising, Insights, Special Events No Comments

We had a wonderful time on Tuesday, November 10, celebrating 15 years of nonprofit fundraising success with more than 120 guests and exploring the role of donor-advised funds (DAFs) in the powerful future of philanthropy. Joined by featured speakers Matt Nash, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Client Experience at Fidelity Charitable and Debbie Wilkerson, President and CEO of the…

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Do You Really Understand Donor-Advised Funds and the Donors Behind Them?

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Jeffrey D. Byrne President + CEO One of the biggest trends JB+A is seeing in fundraising is the impact of donor-advised funds.  Nonprofits should be paying close attention to donor-advised funds and their impact on philanthropy. Did you know…? 1.  Extremely significant amounts of money are being given to charities through donor-advised funds: the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation granted…

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JB+A’s John Marshall at the Mid America Planned Giving Council’s 20th Annual Building Blocks Planned Giving Conference

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Friday, August 14: Be sure to attend the Conference and catch John’s session The Charitable Gift Annuity: What?…Who?…Why? John will share a comprehensive presentation focusing on the benefits of a CGA to the donor, beneficiary(ies) and the charity the types of CGA’s the tax benefits determining the payment rates review of two CGA illustrations Register Now

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501(c) Success National Speaker Series: First Look Giving USA 2015

By All Posts, Fundraising, Giving USA, Insights, News You Can Use, Special Events, Stewardship No Comments

Editor’s Note: On the morning of June 25, more than 180 individuals from the nonprofit sector gathered at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference Center for the 501(c) Success National Speaker Series: First Look Giving USA 2015. The event was co-sponsored by Jeffrey Byrne + Associates, U.S Trust and Nonprofit Connect, and marked 10 years of the Giving USA program…

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