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Sara jane lowry

Coaching and Consultation



 

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federal grants

marketing / pr

Improving fundraising and advocacy


Working with staff and board on improving their ability to raise more money

  • Northland Public Library Foundation
  • Allegheny County Library Assn.'s libraries
  • Murrysville Community Library Foundation
  • Strong Women Strong Girls

​Westmoreland Museum of American Art

  • IMLS General Operating Grant

Allegheny County Library Association

  •  IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian STEM grant 

The Birth Circle @ East Liberty Health Center 

  • Federal grant to support doula midwives

Consumer Health Coalition

  • federal grant to support getting more children signed up for CHIP in Western PA 

 


Board DEVELOPMENT


Boards' essential roles, tools, and functioning, particularly their role in fundraising and strategic planning

  • Northland Public Library Foundation
  • Bach Choir of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh International Children's Theater
  • Allegheny County Library Assn.'s libraries
  • Murrysville Community Library Foundation
  • Bridgeville Public Library

Some of the ways I've helped other organization achieve their goals

Capital campaigns


Allegheny County Library Association

  • Raised $1MM and helped to develop, test and launch the library summer learning game, Questyinz©
  • Worked with the Communications Alliance on two communications workshops targeted to library boards and staffs on "Telling Your Library Story."

​​International Society of Antique Scale Collectors

  • Planning and Development of a Museum

Strategies are designed to communicate value for donors, spread the message of the organization, solicit donations or call for volunteers.

  • Northland Public Library Foundation
  • Bach Choir of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh International Children's Theater
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
  • Westmoreland Museum of American Art
  • National Kidney Foundation of Western PA
  • Westinghouse Credit Corporation

special projects

Westmoreland Museum of American Art

  •  Capital/Endowment campaign ($4.7MM)

Murrysville Community Library

  • Children's area expansion ($500K)

Columbus Metropolitan Library

  • capital campaign grant proposals ($20MM)

Moon Township Public Library

  •  capital campaign ($3.9MM)

     


Shaping Lives, Organizations, and Community
  • Growth through Conscious Evolution    
  • Sustainability through Conscious Action
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