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Byrne Pelofsky Attends the 2022 Nonprofit Connect Awards Celebration

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Byrne Pelofsky and friends were live and in-person at the 38th Annual Nonprofit Connect Awards Celebration held on May 18 at the Muehlebach Tower at the Kansas City Marriott.  Many deserving honorees received awards.  Our own Jeffrey Byrne received the Nonprofit Professional of the Year award in 1998.  This year’s recipient was Humaira Mirza, a leader of legal programming at Newhouse…

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Client Success Story: Northland Healthcare Access’ “Healthy Pregnancies Program” Receives Full Funding from City of KCMO

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We are delighted to announce that our long-time client, Northland Healthcare Access (NHCA), received a significant grant to fund their Healthy Pregnancies Program. The program was selected by the City of Kansas City, Missouri Health Commission as a recipient of the FY22-23 Health Levy Innovation Fund. NHCA’s Healthy Pregnancies Program is the only Northland program providing low-income pregnant women with…

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Vegas + Louisville: A Tale of Two Cities

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Byrne Pelofsky recently participated in conducting and writing feasibility studies on behalf of the cities of Las Vegas, Nevada and Louisville, Kentucky as part of the Build Back Better grant process of which both cities and their respective innovation initiatives are finalists.  Byrne Pelofsky was proud to partner with the Waymaker Group to study both cities’ readiness to build upon…

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Client Success Story: KCK Community Education, Health & Wellness Center Receives $12,000,000 in State of Kansas American Rescue Plan Act Funds

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We are thrilled to announce that our client, Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC), received $12,00,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds from the State of Kansas for the construction of the KCK Community Education, Health & Wellness Center. Making record investments in higher education, workforce and economic development was a priority for Governor Kelly in her most recent…

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New Client-Partner Announcement: Pet Resource Center of Kansas City

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Byrne Pelofsky is thrilled to announce that we have recently partnered with the Pet Resource Center of Kansas City (PRCKC) to help plan, fund and implement a major expansion to their facilities and services. Since 2002, PRCKC (formerly Spay and Neuter Kansas City) has provided a powerful set of services that pet owners in the KC metro need to help…

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Good News From Blackbaud: The Blackbaud Institute Reports Largest Growth in Giving since 2012

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The Blackbaud Institute recently released its annual Charitable Giving Report and found that giving in the United States grew 9%, which represents the largest increase in a decade. Blackbaud serves the “social good community” with innovative cloud-based software solutions.  The Blackbaud Institute is Blackbaud’s research and community impact arm, bringing together leading innovators and experts to foster collaborative solutions to…

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Byrne Pelofsky Partners with Katie Santambrogio, Senior Consultant, in Vail, Colorado

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“It is our pleasure to announce Katie will be supporting nonprofits with her breadth of experience in fundraising and community impact,” says Jeffrey D. Byrne, Co-Founder + CEO of Byrne Pelofsky. “Katie is a forward-thinking fundraising professional and her experience complements her passion for nonprofit success. Our team is thrilled she is partnering with BP+A in this capacity. I have…

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$6,000,000 in Federal Funding Awarded to Byrne Pelofsky Clients

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Building bridges to use public sector funding to support nonprofits is part of what we love about fundraising. A year-long effort to secure federal appropriations for our client-partners recently resulted in three significant allocations from the offices of Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II (D-MO), Representative Sharice Davids (D-KS) and Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO). The competitive omnibus funding will move critical projects forward…

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501c Success Series with Sandra Swirski: Cryptocurrency and 2022 Political Impact on the Nonprofit Sector

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Sandra Swirski, Partner, Urban Swirski & Associates brought policy and practical fundraising advice from Washington, D.C. to Kansas City at the 501c Success National Speaker Series on February 25. Swirski’s 30 years of experience in management consulting includes working with nonprofits and large membership organizations to reimagine, build capacity and scale their public policy and advocacy infrastructures. She indicated the…

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