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Client Spotlight: Great Jobs KC Helping Thousands Achieve Economic Stability

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Byrne Pelofsky is delighted to partner with Great Jobs KC on a strategic public funding effort intended to support scaling the program in alignment with local industry needs. Great Jobs KC was launched in 2022 as part of KC Scholars, a non-profit formed in 2016 to help low-income students achieve post-secondary education. Great Jobs KC has a mission to provide…
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Client Spotlight: Women’s Sports Foundation

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Byrne Pelofsky is proud to work alongside the Women’s Sports Foundation to expand advocacy efforts, sport access and programs for underserved girls and women. The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) exists to ensure that all women and girls, no matter their race, ethnicity, ability, social or economic status, have access to the lifetime benefits of sport or physical activity. In 1974,…
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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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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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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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How to Boost Donor Loyalty with Your Email Campaigns

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Plenty of marketing and fundraising bloggers will lead you to believe that email marketing is not an effective way to build donor relationships. Sure, it might help increase awareness of your cause. But according to some critics, as far as generating long-lasting support goes, there are more effective outreach strategies available that help nonprofits connect with supporters on a deeper…
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Public/Private Partnerships for the WIN!

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By Jeffrey D. Byrne Co-Founder + CEO Capital Campaigns looking for innovative ways to find new funding or to begin the process may find public/private partnerships advantageous. Nonprofits have shied away from this funding model because traditional public/private partnerships have been used for funding large civic projects where private entities may receive a certain amount of operating profits on the…
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