Preparing Your Organization
for a Capital Campaign

Presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Capital Campaign Review Board of Berks County (CCRB)

“Overview of the CCRB”
Virginia Rush, CCRB

“How to Write a Case Statement”
Marcella Moyer Schick, MA, ACFRE, CAP
MMS Advancement Associates, LLC

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
8:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.

Alvernia University Upland Center
Conference Room 227
540 Upland Ave., Reading, PA 19611

Current Campaigns

We are pleased to announce that two longstanding non-profit institutions of Berks County are underway with well-planned capital improvement projects.

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Humane Pennsylvania (The Humane Society of Berks County): A mini-capital campaign of $500,000 is for renovations to their animal welfare center and expansion of community veterinary services. Visit the website.

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Yocum Institute for Arts Education: A $500,000 mini-capital campaign is part of a $4.5 million project to relocate their facility to Spring Township and completely renovate the property. Visit the website.

Previous Campaigns

Hawk Mountain Council Boy Scouts (2016) raised $1.7 million to upgrade and expand the Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation to serve more scouts, and increase their ability to offer a wider array of services at the camp.
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Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (2016) “Building a Brighter Future for Every Girl” raised $292,697 in Berks County to make improvements to four local girl scout summer camps.
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South Mountain YMCA Camp (a/k/a Camp Conrad Weiser and Bynden Wood Camp) (2015) “CAMP FOR ALL!” capital campaign successfully raised $2.3 million to renovate buildings, their pool, and make infrastructure improvements in order to serve more campers and make the camp more handicap-accessible.
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Greater Berks Food Bank (2014) “Bringing More to the Table” capital campaign raised $2.6 million to purchase and improve a much larger warehouse in order to expand operations and broaden services.
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Vision Resource Center, formerly Berks County Blind Association (2014) raised $250,897 for physical improvements to their building.
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Olivet’s Boys & Girls Club of Reading and Berks County (2013) “Building Better Futures at Pendora” capital campaign raised $3 million to build a new club in southeast Reading.
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Safe Berks (formerly Berks Women in Crisis) (2010) capital campaign raised funds to construct a $3 million facility at Third and Chestnut streets in Reading in order to bring its services together under one roof.
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