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Ahern clients
From 2001 to 2014 (= Ahern experience to date)
Ahern Ink. works with about 35 clients a year. Projects include case statements, direct mail, thanks, "meeting-request letters," bequest marketing, endowment marketing, community foundation marketing, donor newsletters, audits, communications consulting, advocacy materials, staff training, conference training, and keynotes.

Arts & Culture

The Arts Centre (WVA; through Coviello & Associates)
The Connecticut Forum
Hartford Children's Theater (CT; through Joyaux Associates)
Higgins Armory Museum (collateral)
Houston Grand Opera (TX; advise new donor newsletter)
Maryland Humanities Council
PBS-TV (through Adrian Sargeant) (2013)
Real Art Ways (through Joyaux Associates)
Rhode Island Council for the Humanities
Rhode Island Philharmonic (case; through Joyaux Associates)
The Steel Yard (industrial arts; RI; case & DM; through Joyaux Associates)
Tucson Symphony (case)
UMass Amherst Summer Institute for Arts Management

Training in Communications Best Practices

Academy for Nonprofit Excellence (VA)
ADAPE Australasia Biennial International Conference
Alberta (CN) Fund Raising Conference
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), international conferences, audioconferences
AFP Alaska
AFP Austin
AFP Brandywine (2013)
AFP Calgary
AFP Central Massachusetts chapter
AFP Central Pennsylvania
AFP Connecticut
AFP Dallas
AFP Eastern Oklahoma chapter
AFP Fairfield County
AFP Halifax, Nova Scotia
AFP Hampton Roads (2014)
AFP Manitoba
AFP Massachusetts chapter
AFP Memphis chapter
AFP Mid America (KS)
AFP Minnesota chapter
AFP New Mexico (2014)
AFP NOLA (2014)
AFP North Central OH (2014)
AFP Northern New England (2013)
AFP Permian Basin (TX) (2014)
AFP Quad Cities (IA)
AFP Rhode Island chapter
AFP Tulsa chapter
AFP San Antonio chapter (TX)
AFP Southern Arizona chapter
AFP Southern Minnesota
AFP Toronto (CN)
AFP Tucson
AFP Wisconsin Development Professionals Conference (2014)
Annual Giving Directors' Consortium
Association of Lutheran Development Executives (2014)
Australasian Fundraising Forum
Beldon Foundation (US)
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (MA)
Boy Scouts of America
CASE/District II & the University of Buffalo (2013)
The Centre on Philanthropy (Bermuda)
Cheney & Company annual conference for independent schools
Chronicle of Philanthropy webinars
CommA (US community foundations)
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
Connecticut Association of Nonprofits
CRD -- Region III (community colleges)
DFW Philanthropy Conference
Edison Graduate Academy for Community Leadership (OH)
Emerging Philanthropy Conference (Pittsburgh)
Essex County Development Group (MA)
FINZ conference (New Zealand)
The Foraker Group (AK) (2013)
Fundraising and Philanthropy Australasia annual conference
Girls Scouts USA (development officers) (2014)
Grants Plus (2014)
Grants Professionals Association (2013)
Greater Bridgeport Area Foundation (CT)
Greater Danbury Nonprofit Resource Center (CT)
Greater Worcester Community Foundation
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (CT)
Indiana Philanthropy Day
International Fundraising Congress (the Netherlands)
Maine Community Foundation
National Children's Alliance
National Guild of Community Arts, Northeast chapter
Nebraska, Lincoln AMA (annual training day for nonprofits)
New England Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
Nonprofit Management Center (TX)
The Norfolk Foundation (VA)
Northwest Development Officers Association (2013)
Ohio Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (2013)
Pathfinder International (2014)
Pathways to Education Canada (2014)
The Philanthropic Initiative
Philanthropy Midwest Conference
Plan International USA (2013)
Princeton University
Rhode Island Foundation (2013)
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Sarkeys Foundation (OK)
Seventh Day Adventists
SIDS Alliance (US)
SOS Children's Villages (2014)
Southcoast Health System
Technical Development Corporation (MA)
Training Resources for the Environmental Community
University of Arizona Foundation
University of Calgary
University of Chicago (2014)
University of Colorado Foundation
University of Oregon (2013)
Utah Society of Fund Raisers
Volunteers of America
YWCAs of the Northeast Region
Valley Community Foundation (CT)

Community Foundations, Marketing for

Baltimore Community Foundation
The Boston Foundation
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (2013)
Hampton Roads Community Foundation
Middlesex County Community Foundation (CT)
New York Community Trust
The Norfolk Foundation
Rhode Island Foundation


Achieve Hartford! (nonpartisan school reform)
Achievement Network
Augsburg College
Battle Creek Academy (MI)
Bishop Ward High School (KS)
Bow Valley College (Calgary) (2013)
Campus Compact (through Joyaux Associates)
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Colgate University (through Marts & Lundy)
Crystal Springs Uplands School (CA)
The Discovery Center (case; CT; through Joyaux)
Focus BC
French-American School of Rhode Island (through Joyaux Associates)
Jewish Education Service of North America
Kingsley Montessori School (MA)
The Learning Corridor (CT)
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
MA Charter School Resource Center
Mercy Homes for Boys & Girls (IL)
Paterson Education Fund (NJ)
Providence College
Shawnigan Lake School (BC)
Steppingstone Foundation (MA)
Stony Brook University (through Marts & Lundy)
TMI -- The Episcopal School of Texas
UC Davis College of Letters and Science
Urban Collaborative Accelerated Program (RI)
Volunteers in Providence Schools (RI; through Joyaux Associates)
The Wheeler School (RI)

Environment, Conservation, Advocacy

Alaska Community Action on Toxics
Alaska Conservation Foundation
Alaska Wilderness League
Audubon Society of Rhode Island (through Joyaux Associates) (2014)
Berkshires Natural Resources Council (through Joyaux Associates) (2014)
Chimp Haven (2014)
Clean Water Action Michigan
Drug Policy Alliance
Ecologic Development Fund
Glynwood Center (NY)
Michigan Environmental Council
National Audubon Society (through DonorVoice) (2014)
National Parks Conservation Association
Nature Conservancy of RI
Red Tomato (MA)
Roger Williams Park Zoo (RI)
Sierra Club (through Marts & Lundy)
Texas Parks & Recreation Foundation (through The Compass Group) (2013)
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters
The Wolf Aviation Fund


Alberta Cancer Foundation (2014)
American Psychological Foundation (hdqt: DC; case)
Butler Hospital (RI)
Borgess Foundation (MI)
Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation
CHRISTUS Health (TX-based)
CT Community for Addiction Recovery
Fairview Health Services (MN) (2014)
Greater London Fund for the Blind (UK)
Grossmont Hospital Foundation (CA)
HelpMeSee (2013)
Hospice of the Chesapeake (MD)
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (through THINK) (2014)
LifePath Hospice (FL)
Lutheran Social Services of New England
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Mount Saint Mary Foundation
Museum of Flight (2013)
National Breast Cancer Coalition
Northwest Lions Foundation for Sight & Hearing
Phelps Regional Healthcare Foundation (2014)
Planned Parenthood of Connecticut
Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (2013)
Planned Parenthood of Rhode Island
Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties
The Providence Center (mental health) (2013)
Providence Hospice of Seattle Foundation
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Saint Elizabeth Community (RI)
St. Louis Children's Hospital Foundation (MO)
St. Luke's Hospital (MA)
St. Vincent Foundation (2013)
Sharp HealthCare Foundation (CA) (2014)
Signature/Brockton Hospital (MA) (2013)
Sharp HospiceCare (CA)
Southcoast Hospitals Group
Southwest Mental Health Center (TX)
Us Helping Us (DC)
Vera French Foundation (mental health, IA)
Winsted Health Center (community health, CT)

Human Service

The Arc of Anchorage (AK)
Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket (RI)
Bread for the World (2013)
The Bridge Family Center (CT; through Joyaux Associates)
Catholic Relief Services
Child & Family Services (RI)
Community Legal Aid (MA) (2013)
Covenant House of Anchorage (AK; homeless teens; case)
Crisis Assistance Ministry (NC) (2013)
Doorways for Women and Families (VA; through Coviello & Associates)
Ebony Horsewomen (equine-assisted therapy; CT; case; through Joyaux)
Families in Crisis (CT; through Joyaux Associates)
Family & Child Services of Washington, DC
Greater Lynn Senior Services (MA)
Home Nursing Agency (PA)
Housatonic Youth Service Bureau (CT; through Joyaux Associates)
HousingWorks Rhode Island
International Institute of RI
Jewish Family Service of Worcester (through Joyaux Associates)
Kids in Distress (FL)
Manchester Area Conference of Churches (CT)
Memphis Child Advocacy Center
My Sister's Place (DC; through Coviello & Associates)
National Benevolent Association (through Jerold Panas, Linzy & Partners)
Operation Homefront
Progreso Latino Fund of CFGNH
Quality Trust (DC)
Rhode Island Kids Count
Samaritan Inns (DC)
Save the Children
United Way of Anchorage (2013)
United Way for Southeastern Michigan
United Way of Dutchess County (NY, through Joyaux Associates)
Vocational Resources (Goodwill Industries) (RI)
Women's Fund of RI
Women & Girls Fund of CFGNH
Woonsocket Neighborhood Development Corporation (RI)

Non-Human Service
Animal Rescue League of Boston (2013)

Publishers, Producers, Partners
501 Videos (2013)
Charity Channel (2014)
Dr. Adrian Sargeant and Dr. Jen Shang (2013)
Emerson & Church (2013)
Forum for Fundraising
Nonprofit Finance Fund
Nonprofit Marketing Guide/Ahern Academy (2014)

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