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Jewish Family Services of St. Louis (JFS)

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Jewish Family Services of St. Louis (JFS) has provided children, adults, and seniors in the St. Louis region with the supports they need to lead vibrant, healthy lives. To ensure they had the necessary resources to support…

Fundraising Campaigns Move Forward Despite Pandemic Disruption

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From The Chronicle of Philanthropy By Emily Haynes January 12, 2021 Mennonite Economic Development Associates, an international aid charity, considered putting its long-planned fundraising campaign on ice but decided to forge ahead after talking to past donors.   In the early months of the pandemic, some fundraisers wondered whether it would be better to put their major campaigns on ice. …

Drawing Strength from Prior Crises

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Happy to share an article just published, co-written with Head of School Cheryl Maayan, on drawing strength from prior crises. Cheryl and I worked diligently together on an independent school merger as board president and Head of School.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis

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With a successful history of serving St. Louis youth at ten locations across St. Louis City and County, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis recognized a need to expand its services in the region…

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

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The Hewlett Foundation has been among the first major philanthropies to invest substantially in the cyber field, helping to build infrastructure, spark innovation in research and policy-making…

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Miriam School and Academy

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The Miriam School reaches over 1,000 students annually through its comprehensive services. Following a successful campaign in 2012, Miriam hired Rubin & Associates to conduct a feasibility study…

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USO of Illinois

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Since 1941, the USO has served as a nonprofit organization that receives no direct government funding, but relies solely on the generosity of the American people. With its centers in dire need of modernization…