Jenne Vanderbout has been named Executive Director of Support Kansas City

Support Kansas City is thrilled to announce that Jenne Vanderbout has been named Executive Director of the organization, effective December 1, 2020.

Jenne brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the nonprofit and education sectors, providing a collaborative and results-driven culture around her. Jenne joined SKC in March of 2018 as the Chief Operating Officer and was integral in the continued improvements to the organization’s processes and procedures, online infrastructure, and client relationship management.

For the last six months, Jenne has served as SKC’s Interim Executive Director. In that time, she has shown outstanding leadership. Tracy Hale, SKC Board Chair, stands in unity with the rest of the board in their confidence in Jenne, stating “I am thrilled about Jenne’s appointment and have complete faith in her ability to continue leading the SKC staff into a new chapter of growth and success.”

Reflecting on her new position, Jenne says “I am humbled and honored that the board would entrust the leadership of Support Kansas City to me, and excited about the opportunity to lead SKC and serve the Kansas City nonprofit community.”

Support Kansas City will continue to be a partner to nonprofits in the Kansas City community who are driven to stay mission focused for years to come. Please join us in congratulating Jenne on her new position.

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For the benefit of the nonprofit sector everywhere, we wanted to provide resources for ways we can continue to operate and grow within this era. And once social distancing begins to fade, what lessons can we take from this to improve our operations permanently. Come back often for more updates.

Accounting & Fiscal Management

  • Structure general ledger, chart of accounts, setup assistance
  • Monthly accounting support: accounts payable, accounts receivable, deposits and receipts, bank reconciliation
  • Payroll preparation
  • Preparation of management reports
  • Financial report preparation for board meetings
  • Grant tracking and reporting
  • Preparation of IRS Form 990
  • Preparation of annual 1099’s
  • Preparation of schedules for independent audit, assistance with audit completion
  • Cleanup of past accounting records
  • Budget preparation assistance, reporting and analysis
  • QuickBooks training

Governance & Strategy Development

  • Governance training
  • Executive mentoring and coaching
  • Board retreat facilitation
  • Strategic planning documents
  • Outcomes and impact measurement and reporting
  • Survey assistance

Database Management

  • Database design and development
  • Gift and demographic data entry
  • Donor acknowledgement letters
  • Import and export of data; mail merges; exports to mail house
  • Data and donor analysis
  • Integration with accounting systems, fund development and social media activities
  • Database training
  • Ongoing support and technical assistance

Fund Development

  • Create annual fund development plan
  • Fund development plan audits
  • Board Training
  • Capital campaigns
  • Grant management: research, writing and reporting
  • Major gifts and planned giving
  • Special event planning and support
  • Annual fund drives
  • Annual appeal mailings