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Ballen Consulting: Sharon Shepard-Ballen, CFRE
Available for non-profit interim management in Fund Development; Campaign Planning; Major Gifts and Annual Gifts fundraising. Over 30 years experience raising funds for healthcare, social services andhigher education as a Director, Manager, Major Gifts Officer and a Consultant.
The Berkshire Eagle is Berkshire County, Massachusetts’ No. 1, award-winning source for local news. We are NENPA’s 2018 Newspaper of the Year and 2018 General Excellence winner. See news happening? Have news to share? Send news releases to email@example.com.
At Berkshire Food Co-op, we believe in giving back to the community. After all, we were created by the community and our success should be everyone’s success. Through charitable donations, we turn financial profit into meaningful assistance for local organizations that make life better in southern Berkshire county and the surrounding region. Each year we give back more than $20,000 to our community through our Round Up for Change and Real Good Giving programs.
From our origins as Berkshire Business Journal in 1986, and since 1997 under our current masthead, Berkshire Trade & Commerce has been dedicated to providing business and economic news about Berkshire County, Massachusetts. As an independently owned publication, Berkshire Trade & Commerce adheres to strict standards of objective, unbiased reporting on business activity within our region.
Small and home-based businesses, non-profit organizations and private individuals face many IT challenges in today’s constantly changing, high-tech world. You need good technology to be competitive and efficient, but there are so many decisions to make and so much you need to know to make those decisions.
BizTech Associates was established in 2001 to assist clients in selecting and implementing the right technologies to cost-effectively meet their needs.
BerryDunn advisors help not-for-profit organizations find new ways to understand their finances and navigate operational challenges. From benchmarking, to IT security, to implementing internal controls in a remote environment, our not-for-profit team members remain on the forefront of new pronouncements and best practices established by your peers.
J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries. As announced in early 2018, JPMorgan Chase will deploy $1.75 billion in philanthropic capital around the world by 2023. We also lead volunteer service activities for employees in local communities by utilizing our many resources, including those that stem from access to capital, economies of scale, global reach and expertise.
Connect with John Gillespie, Nonprofit And Social Enterprise Practice Leader, firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles River CFO offers part-time and interim CFO, accounting, and tax services primarily to start-up life sciences, high technology, and non-profit companies. We are your trusted accounting and finance team, handling everything from bookkeeping to CFO responsibilities while you focus on your core business.
Emerson & Church, Publishers offers some of the bestselling and most authoritative fundraising and board development books in America. With an emphasis on brevity and clarity, their books are substantive and short. Perfect for board members and nonprofit staff who are pressed for time. Check out their inventory at www.emersonandchurch.com
We are a national executive search firm that recruits the most senior leaders of nonprofits, schools, and small businesses. We offer comprehensive search services as well as an a la carte menu of engagement options, allowing you a choice in the degree of consulting involvement needed to meet your transition needs. Search and onboarding tools, interview templates, and strategies are made readily available to you.
The purpose of the Feigenbaum Foundation is to focus its financial assistance primarily on pursuits related to, effecting or associated with education in technology, engineering and management; academic institutions and disciplines; medical institutions and disciplines; cultural programs and projects; community-based tax-exempt organizations in the Berkshire County area; established religious institutions, programs and projects.
Garlington Projects: Nina Garlington
Bringing 20+ years of management experience to help organizations and programs move forward through targeted project management, strategic planning and guidance, organizational development, and general administrative support.
Clients: Berkshire Agricultural Ventures, Berkshire Community College, Berkshire Innovation Center, Berkshire United Way, Mill Town Capital, Synagex
The Killoe Group (www.thekilloegroup.com) is committed to providing advice, guidance, and training to small, medium and emerging non-profit organizations. Through a thorough review of your current operations, we will make recommendations to increase efficiency and effectiveness, develop detailed plans to drive growth, and strategically expand the exposure of your organization. Founded in 2017, The Killoe Group is additionally equipped to manage and lead fundraising campaigns, make strategic recommendations regarding major donor growth, assist with Board of Directors recruitment, strategic planning, and advise on other facets of your philanthropy and external affairs program. The firm’s overall goal is to assist smaller non-profits achieve their goals as effectively and efficiently as possible at an affordable cost.
Our firm’s philosophy is straight forward, “to partner with our clients to increase fundraising revenue, exposure and capacity”. We believe our partnership model, as compared to other firms who simply advise, is what sets us apart from other firms. We help you get it done – not simply tell you how you should do it.
Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world, with over 351,000 displays across the United States and Canada. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo, transit and airport advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.
Lee Bank was founded in 1852 as Lee Saving Bank and while we’ve adapted with the demands of the modern era along the way, we’ve never strayed from our roots and core philosophy which is to remain steadfastly focused on our customers and communities and to deliver banking services that are simple, direct and personal.
Magic Fluke Company
The Magic Fluke Company designs and builds innovative musical instruments in the USA. Our instruments are engineered with modern methods and materials for quality sound, playability, and legendary durability. In addition to our renowned Fluke, Flea and Firefly ukuleles and banjos, we offer an acoustic/electric travel fiddle, electric bass, and five string banjo, as well as other unique instruments. We are dedicated to our community and use locally-sourced materials whenever possible.
Melarbit Partners provides customized solutions to nonprofits and the full spectrum of mission-driven enterprises, entrepreneurs and investors/advisors seeking to attract the financial resources they need to achieve their goals.
Mungy is a full-service design studio. Our mission is to translate your brand’s unique story into a crisp, sophisticated and streamlined web presence through hands-on collaboration and personalized design.
Unlike other web service providers out there, we’ll handle the everyday details of management of your website, for a single monthly investment, saving you time, money and hassle, and freeing you up to grow your brand.
Our purpose is to tell your story through superior, creative design and a strong commitment to partnership.
Nash Insights will provide the experience and expertise you need to win grant funding, conduct meaningful program evaluation, improve quality, and reach your full organizational potential.
Paper Crane Associates works with inspirational nonprofit leaders and passionate entrepreneurs to craft and sustainably accomplish their missions to change the world.
Prosper Nonprofit Advisors
Our Mission: To better the world by growing the philanthropy and engagement of nonprofits to pursue their missions.
Services: Increase Donors & Giving; Elevate Constituent Engagement; Strengthen Your Boards; Engage Your Volunteers; Enhance Communications; Plan Impactful Events & Programs; and Integrate These Areas Across Your Organization
Our Approach: Led by founders Kevin and Alex, Prosper strategy teams are assembled uniquely for each nonprofit we work with; utilize the skills and insights of our expansive network of subject matter experts; and generate individualized solutions specific to the challenges and circumstances faced by your organization.
Roger Magnus Research is a research and analysis consulting firm that provides information and data tailored to help your nonprofit, company, or academic entity: make better decisions, find donors/clients, and save time and money. Information Services include the following: Nonprofit Funding, News and Scholarly Articles, Company and Industry research, and Data and Demographics research and analysis.
At Salisbury Bank and Trust Company, we have a commitment to support, sponsor and volunteer in the communities that we serve.
We uphold this commitment by financially supporting various organizations and programs that are located within our market area.
In addition to Salisbury Bank’s continued support of community organizations, our employees annually contribute a considerable amount of time to various volunteer groups. We take pride in our support of many local organizations and continue to look for ways to make a positive difference in our communities.
Andrea Sholler Consulting
Andrea Sholler is an experienced non-profit leader and facilitator who utilizes a community-engaged process for program and strategic planning. She is also available to facilitate focus groups, board retreats and to serve in interim leadership roles.
Katy Sparks Culinary Consulting
Katy Sparks is an award-winning chef and owner of Katy Sparks Culinary Consulting. KSCC advises food-related businesses of all sizes in creating locally sourced, sustainable and scale-able food products while working closely with regional farmers and artisans. The work begins with a discovery phase to help her clients identify their goals and establish their culinary vision and voice. This work leads to a culinary identity that underpins the mission and guides all of the planning phases and is easily communicated to a larger audience and public . Among the services KSCC offers are: Project Management, Facility Design, Collaboration with Architects and Designers in the early and crucial kitchen planning stage, Recipe Development and Interaction with Food Media for maximum impact of the project launch. Katy has spent the majority of her career based in New York City but is very happy to call the Berkshires her new home.
The Toole Agency, founded in 1939, utilizes a comprehensive and efficient risk assessment process that delivers innovative solutions to our nonprofit clients, which allows them to make strong informed risk management and finance decisions. Our alternative approach, proactive Workers’ Compensation Advisor initiatives, and deliverable HR and compliance resources strengthen the protection of our clients’ assets and missions.
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