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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: 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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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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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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