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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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Nonprofit Performance Reviews: 4 Best Practices

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Performance reviews in both nonprofit and for-profit sectors serve as a tool in which managers and their employees, and other key stakeholders can evaluate work performance. They help identify strengths and weaknesses, offer constructive feedback for skill development, and assist with individual goal setting in relation to department and organizational goals.    Nonprofit performance reviews are generally and more specifically focused…

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All A-Board! How Do I Match Myself to a Board Position?

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By Barbara Bloch Vice President of Major Gifts Serving on a nonprofit board is an excellent way to move the mission of a deserving organization forward. It can also be an extremely personal and rewarding experience. But where to start if you have never served on a Board before? How do you match yourself with a Board that is perfect…

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Giving USA Special Report on Giving By Generation: Examining the Shifts in Giving Among Donor Generations

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A new report published by Giving USA sheds light on how generational giving patterns have evolved since the 2016 Report. Understanding these shifts in behavior provides sound guidance for nonprofits as they develop strategic fundraising plans that harness the interests and capacity of all generations. Of particular interest, however, is Millennial donors who are set to take in over $70…

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Big Money from Tech: A New Playbook for Philanthropy

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According to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, 75% of the $33.4 billion donated to charity in 2021 by the wealthiest donors came from the tech industry. How that money is being managed and pushed out for greater good is changing as fast as the tech world itself. According to a recent article in The Economist (“Giving 3.0-How a Tide of Tech…

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BP+A Client Spotlight: The Transition Academy

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Kim Riley, Founder and Executive Director of The Transition Academy, is making a difference in the lives and futures of high school youth with disabilities. When it was time for Kim and her son – who meets the requirements for the Individualized Education Program (IEP) – to make a plan for life beyond high school, Riley found herself in a…

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Congressional Earmark Funding – Ready, Set, Go!

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Congressional earmarks have proven to be widely popular and don’t seem to be going away any time soon. Last year, the combined House and Senate earmark funding went from $9.9 Billion (FY 2022) to $16.7 Billion (FY2023), with significant increases from both House and Senate. (Source: Zach Courser, Ph.D., Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center). Known in the House as Community Project…

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Client Spotlight: Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center Makes Good on Founder’s Promise

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Byrne Pelofsky has been honored to work with Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center (Sam Rodgers) over the past six months. Sam Rodgers leans on the tenants of its founder, Dr. Sam Rodgers, in their daily work to provide quality health care to each and every patient they serve.  In 1968, Dr. Rodgers – an obstetrician/gynecologist – opened the first federally…

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