May 27, 2012
A Community Nonprofit Fights to Raise Its Profile to Win New Supporters
Heritage Community Initiatives, a nonprofit outside Pittsburgh that nearly folded, faces lots of hurdles when it comes to raising money from affluent people. Perhaps the toughest: unfamiliarity.
When the charity asked a potential supporter from a neighboring city to tour its facilities, the man had no idea how to get there.
“I live eight or nine miles from Braddock,” says Erik Sobkiewicz, a Pittsburgh lawyer from a town just up the river from the social-service
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