||Developed strategies for
foundation fundraising, both for general support and
to assist development of community hot-line efforts
supporting the release of international political prisoners.
||Worked with the 30-member
Board of this 100-year-old charitable organization to
develop a strategic plan to guide the organization's
fundraising, programs, and communications.
||Led the management team and
staff through a process that articulated the organization's
vision, identified goals, and set objectives. The process
led to an organizational restructuring that is improving
project management, performance, and accountability.
University - Young Adult Learning Academy
||Developed strategy to attract
private funding for internship placements of young adults
returning to high school at age 18 or older.
Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
||Developed strategies for
a capital campaign, edited the alumni publication, and
collaborated with the Cooper Union Design Center on
a redesign of the publication that resulted in three
Scout Council of Greater New York
||Worked with a Board Committee
to develop a three-year plan for sustaining the Family
& Friends Campaign, an all-volunteer effort that raises
$100 thousand annually for Girl Scout activities.
Riverside Community Center
||Developed fundraising and
communications strategies for this long-established
social services agency on the Upper West Side, which
operates several housing projects, a senior center,
summer camps, and an arts center.
||Consulted on development
of key points for a Centennial Campaign; created strategic
issues documents for a Board-driven fundraising effort,
and developed publications for a variety of internal
and external audiences.
||Developed fundraising strategies
to support introduction of a whole-learning curriculum
in a multi-lingual after-school program and a new outreach
program to homeless people in Chelsea.
School/Center for the Deaf
||Created a development department
infrastructure and recruited for the newly created position
of Associate Director of Development. Revitalized the
Board Development Committee. Led the organization through
the planning and implementation of its first public
fundraising event, "Seeing Through Deaf Eyes," an exhibit
of works by 14 deaf artists at a Manhattan art gallery.
Orchestrated the successful solicitation of a $1.6 million
private gift to renovate the school auditorium as a
performing arts center. Led a foundation fundraising
effort that increased grant revenue from $89,000 to
$300,000 in a two-year period.
Health and Research Association
||Consulted on marketing and
communications strategies, leading to design and development
of a new quarterly newsletter. New York City Department
of Health. For two consecutive years, Jane Alpert led
a 20-member team in writing a federal government proposal
for AIDS funding. This project resulted in the doubling
of federal AIDS funding to New York City, from $50 million
to $100 million.
York University - Wagner School for Public Service
||Consulted with a faculty
team developing a new joint degree program with New
York University Law School, designed for international
Parenthood Federation of America
||Consulted with senior staff
to develop a plan for publications in connection with
the 70th and 75th anniversary observances; wrote, researched,
and supervised production of several publications that
emerged from the consultation process, including A
Tradition of Choice: Planned Parenthood at 75, a
large-format, illustrated, 114-page book honoring the
history of the organization.
Parenthood of New York City
||Consulted with the Vice President
for Public Affairs and Information and members of the
Board on development of strategies to raise public awareness
of threats to reproductive health inherent in health
care reform; wrote and edited a quarterly newsletter
on health care reform that grew out of the consultation
Institute on Disability
||Consulted with senior management
on design of a national network of independent living
centers for people with severe disabilities, leading
to a $10 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson