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        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:
 - Conduct Feasibility Studies
 - Design and Manage Campaigns
 - Recruit and Train Volunteer
 - Plan and Manage Special Events
Our Services, in Detail:
Development Programs
- Start or Improve Development
- Develop Corporate and
  Foundation Solicitation Plans
- Research Prospects
- Prepare and Submit Proposals
Our Services, in Detail:
 Management Support
- Analyze Practices, Systems and
- 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               •   slide shows
    •   visibility campaigns   •   videotapes
    •   brochures              •   public service messages
    •   direct mail            •   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
              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
#1      •   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
                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 full-
time. Lora is doing special events
development and management, writing and
         Representative Clients
• Religion
   - Mt. St. Joseph Retreat        - Rocky Mountain Conference
     Center, Owensboro, KY           United Methodist Church,
   - The Cenacle, Chicago, IL        Denver, CO
   - Sisters of St. Francis,       - The Living Church,
     Sylvania, OH                    Milwaukee, WI
   - Edmundite Missions,           - First Presbyterian Church,
     Selma, AL                       Nashville, TN
   - Christ Church, Winnetka, IL   - Presbyterian Church USA,
                                     Louisville, KY
         Representative Clients
• Social Service
   - Infant Welfare Society of     - Lincoln/ Lancaster Senior
     Chicago, Chicago, IL            Center Foundation, Lincoln, NE
   - Pleasant Run, Inc.,           - Just Say No International,
     Indianapolis, IN                Oakland, CA
   - Girl Scouts of the USA        - Salvation Army, Macomb, IL
     and 16 councils               - Logan, Inc., South Bend, IN
   - Johnson City Senior Center,
     Johnson City, TN
        Representative Clients
• Education
  - Brescia College,         - Lake Forest Graduate School
    Owensboro, KY              of Management,
  - Millikin University,       Lake Forest, IL
    Decatur, IL              - Palmer College of
  - Illinois College of        Chiropractic, Davenport, IA
    Optometry, Chicago, IL   - Loras College, Dubuque, IA
  - School Home and Office   - University of Nebraska, Center
    Products Association,      for Leadership Development,
    Dayton, OH                 Lincoln, NE
           Representative Clients
• Health
  - American College of           - Juvenile Diabetes Foundation,
    Surgeons, Chicago, IL           Chicago, IL
  - National Multiple Sclerosis   - Advocate Charitable Foundation,
    Society and 28 chapters,        Advocate Health System,
    New York, NY                    Park Ridge, IL
  - St. Mary’s Hospital,          - Audiology Awareness Campaign,
    Decatur, IL                     Columbia, SC
  - Swedish Covenant Hospital,    - Fairbanks Hospital,
    Chicago, IL                     Indianapolis, IN
         Representative Clients
• Arts and Culture
   - Arts Inc., Lincoln, NE        - Chicago Sinfonietta,
   - Arrowmont School of Arts        Chicago, IL
     and Crafts, Gatlinberg, TN    - Oak Park Area Arts
   - Urban Gateways,                 Council, Oak Park, IL
     Chicago, IL                   - Art Resources in
   - Glessner House, Chicago, IL     Teaching, Chicago, IL
For Further Information:
  Nike B. Whitcomb Associates, Inc.
  205 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 2022
          Chicago, IL 60606

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