Reeb Avenue Center is a catalyst for change. Located on the south side of Columbus, the renovated historic school is now home to 14 nonprofit tenants and multiple community partners. It has been called a national model and is a powerful example of what can happen with the public, private, and nonprofit sectors come together with a singular purpose – to lift up a community through the power of education and employment.
The nonprofit tenants include:
… All of whom are more than co-locating in a space or collaborating on programs, they are actively co-creating solutions.
The Reeb Avenue Center is vision is to be a hub of hope flourishing on the south side. Its mission is building a prosperous south side community.
“Kerri is an amazing and inspiring leader in fundraising. Through her wide ranging set of skills and expertise, she guided us through a two-year process of raising $12 million in capital, through state, city, private and foundation support. She has the remarkable ability to speak to and influence CEO’s, political leaders, public administrators, non-profit leaders and anyone at any level. She is a highly effective speaker and has thorough knowledge of her subject. Kerri performs extensive research and utilizes sophisticated financial modeling to support the case.”
“With Kerri’s leadership, we have pursued any number of alternative fundraising approaches including; in-kind donations, tax credits, and even creative approaches to at-risk contractors. Kerri also has a great sense of humor that allows us to laugh at ourselves when times get tough!
“[Kerri] is by far the most knowledgeable and professional Fundraising Consultant I have had the pleasure of working with throughout my career.”
“Our project has been a labor of love and Kerri has led this effort with integrity, grace and conviction. She has led us through the process in a timely manner. Kerri is creative in her approach and strategic thinking. Her ability to lead is evident. Kerri adds value on budgeting, pro-formas and endowments.”
Jane Grote Abell