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PennPAC Annual Report 2019-2020

The PennPAC Annual Report 2019-2020 is now available! Read more about our year of growth and strength.

We Have Big News!

We are so excited to announce that PennPAC has been selected by the University to be a Shared Interest Group (SIG)!  The University’s vast reach will enable PennPAC to communicate our opportunities to many more in the alumni community. Read the University’s press release.

We thank our many strong advocates for making this partnership a reality!

Meet the New Members of Our Advisory Board

We want to extend a big welcome to the three newest members of PennPAC’s Advisory Board!

Tobi Bosede (SAS ’11), Crystal Caligiuri (WH ’99), and Vivien Hoexter (WG ’86) each bring a different skill set and perspective to our Advisory Board. They are eager to grow our organization, increase our visibility and, of course, continue supporting PennPAC as we serve our local, nonprofit communities.

Spotlight on PennPAC’s Coaching Program 

The PennPAC Coaching Program has taken off! We provide targeted guidance from a small group of experienced leaders often to start-up or small nonprofits. Many clients are President’s Engagement Prize winners or otherwise connected to the Penn community.

Over the past year, PennPAC has supported six organizations – Chicago Furniture Bank, Collective Climb, Getz Movin, Global Fund for Widows (image), Rebound Liberia, and The Unscripted Project. With varying missions and needs, these nonprofits are working to improve their local communities.

Our First Virtual ImPACt Event Helped 3 NYC Nonprofits

On April 28th, we held our first, virtual ImPACt event and it was productive, engaging and overall, a great success! With nearly 30 volunteers and facilitators, we were able to assist three nonprofits – The Bay Ridge Center, Grace Institute & JustLeadership – work through some strategic challenges amid this ongoing crisis. A big thank you to our amazing volunteers who were so eager to help during this difficult time!

A Proven Model

PennPAC's Impact in Numbers

“We saw a 44% year over year increase in December funds raised following our annual Thanksgiving appeal designed by PennPAC.”

- Melony Samuels, Executive Director, Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger

“Following PennPAC’s recommendations on messaging, donations at our annual luncheon increased by 65% over last year.

- Kerri Osborne, Executive Director, Jumpstart

“The expert team of PennPAC gave us a tremendous boost of confidence that yanked us out of the worst financial year ever, and energized our annual appeal campaign to bring us a 50% increase over the past year.”

– Yeou-Cheng Ma, Executive Director, Children's Orchestra Society

“Due to our PennPAC engagement, our revenue increased by 31% for the following fiscal year and we have been able to hire additional staff. The pricing model developed for determining those program fees has been indispensable.”

- DC Vito, Executive Director, Learning about Multimedia Project
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