Strategy: Fundraising Communications

Writers Theatre

Background Writers Theatre, hailed as the “best drama company in the nation” by the Wall Street Journal, was launching a $34 million capital campaign – “On to A New Stage” – to build a new theater complex in the northern Chicago suburb of Glencoe. Designed by internationally-renowned Studio Gang Architects, led by principal Jeanne Gang, […]

Chicago Foundation for Women

Background Chicago Foundation for Women is the leading Chicago-area grant making organization dedicated to supporting basic rights and equal opportunities for all women, girls, trans, and gender nonbinary people. As CFW approached its 30th anniversary, the organization was looking for new messaging to freshen and clarify strategy andmission to build the case for support.. Following […]

Shriver Center on Poverty Law

A Chicago-based national organization that advances economic and racial justice for all, was preparing for its 50th anniversary and the launch of a new strategic plan.

One Million Degrees

The organization has sought support for a range of activities, beginning with messaging for its tenth anniversary and largest fundraising campaign, and extending to extensive media relations to underscore the value of community college to students, communities, and employers and the linkage between its programs and student success.

Greater Chicago Food Depository

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is one of the country’s largest food banks, providing food to individuals and families facing food insecurity through a network of 800 pantries, soup kitchens and shelters.