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					Puzzled About Fund Raising?

We Can Help!

Welcome to
Nike B. Whitcomb Associates, Inc.
“The Company You‟ll Come Back To!”

Our Services
• • • • • Campaigns Development Programs Management Support Marketing and Communications Staff and Board Development

More than a Band-Aid:

A Real Cure!

Our Services, in Detail: Campaigns
- Conduct Feasibility Studies - Design and Manage Campaigns - Recruit and Train Volunteer Leadership - Plan and Manage Special Events

Our Services, in Detail: Development Programs
- Start or Improve Development Programs - Develop Corporate and Foundation Solicitation Plans - Research Prospects - Prepare and Submit Proposals

Our Services, in Detail: Management Support
- Analyze Practices, Systems and Procedures - Recommend hardware/software support systems - Assist with Database Management

Our Services, in Detail
Marketing and Communications
- Develop PR and Marketing Strategies - Create PR and Marketing Tools:
• • • • speeches visibility campaigns brochures direct mail • • • • slide shows videotapes public service messages seminars

Our Services, in Detail
Staff and Board Development
- Staff Recruitment - Staff Training in Fund Raising, PR, Marketing and Management - Board Recruitment and Training - Volunteer Recruitment and Training - Board and Staff Retreats

We Can Help You Put It All Together!

What Our Clients Say...
“The experiences and knowledge that Whitcomb Associates bring to a project ensure its success. This is the second capital campaign we have conducted under their guidance. They provide the counsel and motivation we need to keep focused on our mission.”
Mary Roth, Executive Director, Pleasant Run, Inc. Indianapolis, IN

What Our Clients Say...
“The professional advice of Whitcomb Associates helped assure the success of the last capital campaign in which I was involved. When it was time to hire counsel for our current effort, I called them immediately.”
Peggy S. Luy, VP of Development Millikin University, Decatur, IL

What Our Clients Say...
“Whitcomb Associates is small enough to allow every staff member the opportunity to know each client, yet large enough to have all the expertise needed to get the job done. They „personalize‟ each plan to help the client maximize their use of resources.”
Barbara J. Shaw, Development Director Rocky Mountain Conference United Methodist Church, Denver, CO

What Our Clients Say...
“Mary Lewis has established a professional and personable rapport with the Sylvania Franciscans, carefully evaluating our past efforts. She operates from a good climate of strategic planning that will benefit our future life and mission.”
Sister Carol Ann Grace, OSF Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania, OH

What Our Clients Say...
“Whitcomb Associates have a wealth of experience they have brought to the Edmundite Missions. We‟ve been primarily using direct mail, and they have been wonderful at helping us through the transition of becoming more well-rounded in our development approaches.”
Victor Inge,Development Officer Edmundite Missions, Selma, AL

Experienced In
• • • • • • Religion Social Service Education Health Arts and Culture Civic

Our Qualifications
• 4 Full Time Associates • 9 Project Associates • 300 Collective Years Experience • 350 Clients Served Since 1981 $40 million raised in the last year alone!

Key Staff
Nike Whitcomb, CFRE, President and Founder
30 years experience; outstanding trainer and strategizer; nationally known author and presenter; graduate of Millikin University, Decatur, IL. First woman president of NSFRE Chicago.

Key Staff
Elizabeth (Betty) Hill, CFRE, Senior Associate
30 years experience;outstanding in planning and maximizing group dynamics, feasibility studies and campaign management. Graduate of Northwestern University.

Key Staff
Mary Frances Lewis, Senior Associate
18 years experience. Former Executive Director of the Foundation for Religious Retirement in Milwaukee. Outstanding at consensus-building, planning and campaign management. Former Board Member, NCDC. Graduate of Alverno College.

Key Staff
Lora Boryszewski, Associate
A 2000 graduate of Millikin University, has worked with NBWAI as our intern for the past year and has now joined the firm fulltime. Lora is doing special events development and management, writing and marketing.

Representative Clients
• Religion
- Mt. St. Joseph Retreat Center, Owensboro, KY - The Cenacle, Chicago, IL - Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania, OH - Edmundite Missions, Selma, AL - Christ Church, Winnetka, IL - Rocky Mountain Conference United Methodist Church, Denver, CO - The Living Church, Milwaukee, WI - First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, TN - Presbyterian Church USA, Louisville, KY

Representative Clients
• Social Service
- Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, Chicago, IL - Pleasant Run, Inc., Indianapolis, IN - Girl Scouts of the USA and 16 councils - Johnson City Senior Center, Johnson City, TN - Lincoln/ Lancaster Senior Center Foundation, Lincoln, NE - Just Say No International, Oakland, CA - Salvation Army, Macomb, IL - Logan, Inc., South Bend, IN

Representative Clients
• Education
- Brescia College, Owensboro, KY - Millikin University, Decatur, IL - Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, IL - School Home and Office Products Association, Dayton, OH - Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Lake Forest, IL - Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA - Loras College, Dubuque, IA - University of Nebraska, Center for Leadership Development, Lincoln, NE

Representative Clients
• Health
- American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL - National Multiple Sclerosis Society and 28 chapters, New York, NY - St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur, IL - Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, IL - Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Chicago, IL - Advocate Charitable Foundation, Advocate Health System, Park Ridge, IL - Audiology Awareness Campaign, Columbia, SC - Fairbanks Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

Representative Clients
• Arts and Culture
- Arts Inc., Lincoln, NE - Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinberg, TN - Urban Gateways, Chicago, IL - Glessner House, Chicago, IL - Chicago Sinfonietta, Chicago, IL - Oak Park Area Arts Council, Oak Park, IL - Art Resources in Teaching, Chicago, IL

For Further Information:
Nike B. Whitcomb Associates, Inc. 205 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 2022 Chicago, IL 60606 800/822-9017 312/346-9018