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CASE Conference 2024 Strategic Synergy: Mastering the Art of Collaborative Fundraising

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The Power of 3: A Pathway to Fundraising Success At the CASE District V & VI Annual Conference 2024, Mary Spangler, Executive Director of the Kansas City Kansas Community College Foundation, along with Jeffrey Byrne of Byrne Pelofsky + Associates, presented a powerful session titled "The Power of 3: Public Funding; Philanthropy; Partnerships for Fundraising Success." This session provided an…
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Harnessing AI for Deeper Connections: Insights from Nathan Chappell's 501 c Success Series Presentation Nonprofit Connect, Byrne Pelofsky and Bank of America were delighted to welcome Nathan Chappell to Kansas City on April 30 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…
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Hickman Mills C-1 School District Receives $770,000 Grant from Jackson County Children’s Services Fund

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A New Dawn in Student Support: Hickman Mills C-1 School District's $770,000 Grant for Restorative Practices In a significant step forward for community-focused education, the Hickman Mills C-1 School District has been awarded a $770,000 grant by the Jackson County Children's Services Fund (JCCSF). This funding is a beacon of hope for fostering better mental health and social-emotional well-being among…
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Client Spotlight: The Sewing Labs

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We are thrilled to introduce our newest client, The Sewing Labs, to the community of Byrne Pelofsky + Associates. This partnership underscores our commitment to supporting transformative organizations that empower individuals and enrich communities through innovative solutions. Mission and Vision The Sewing Labs operates under a powerful guiding statement: "An inclusive and welcoming community teaching the legacy of sewing for…
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How to Thank Your Donors and Secure Future Gifts: 4 Tips

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As the backbone of your nonprofit, your donors empower your organization to achieve and even surpass your goals. It’s essential to show your genuine appreciation for their gifts and make them feel secure in their investments. Thanking them for their support and showing them the impacts of their gifts is a crucial part of strengthening donor relations and demonstrating that…
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4 Signs It’s Time to Switch to a New Nonprofit CRM

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As your nonprofit grows, your technology must grow along with it. Just like you might bring on new staff members to handle your increased tasks, you must also consider whether it’s time to invest in new technology solutions that will streamline your operations.  One of your most essential technology tools is your nonprofit CRM, also known as a donor management…
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5 Tips to Optimize Your Nonprofit Event Experience

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Providing a memorable event experience for your guests is incredibly important. It’s about having a good time of course, but it’s also about making a lasting impact on attendees that keeps them coming back and supporting the cause. Give them an unforgettable experience and maybe next time they’ll bring extra friends or increase their donation amount leading to an even better…
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Kanbe’s Markets Awarded $100,000 Grant from JE Dunn

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Byrne Pelofsky congratulates our client, Kanbe’s Markets, for receiving a $100,000 Building a Legacy grant award from JE Dunn Construction! Kanbe’s strives to build a more inclusive food system by diverting perfectly good, edible fruits and vegetables from going to landfills and delivers it to a network of stores in USDA “low food access” neighborhoods in Kansas City, and to…
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Kansas City Autism Training Center Breaks Ground on Critical Facility Improvements

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Byrne Pelofsky's Vice President of Major Gifts, Barb Bloch, was proud to attend the KC Autism Training Center’s (KCATC) groundbreaking celebration on March 22nd, to recognize progress and upcoming projects. KCATC is a private childcare facility specializing in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders. With our fundraising and grant support, KCATC was able to reach their goal to raise $1.2…
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Client Spotlight: Hillcrest Transitional Housing

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Homelessness is a reality for many people in our region struggling to secure affordable housing. Byrne Pelofsky strives to help families in need and is therefore delighted to support Hillcrest Transitional Housing in a capital campaign to double their capacity.  With their mission to move clients from homelessness to self-sufficiency, Hillcrest addresses the root causes of housing insecurity and advocates…
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