Contact: Professor James E. McKee, email@example.com, 802.865.6495
Students interested in seeing a marketing brainstorming session at work are invited to check out Kelley Marketing Group meetings on campus.
Other Kelley Group meeting dates for spring 2013:
* Weds. February 20
* Weds. March 20
* Weds. April 17
* Weds. May 15
When and Where: 7:45 a.m., Ireland 217
To raise and distribute funds to perform research in the following areas: Causes, Identification, Detection, Prevention, Control, Treatment, and Cure of/for Alcoholism.
Awarding research grants -we have given two of them to date.
Identifying research to be done.
Other disease non-profits.
Private foundations doing alcohol and alcoholism research.
We are young – they are established.
Who Are Your Clients?:
Friends, family, contacts at street fairs, local businesses.
Approximately 250 people on the FAR mailing list.
What Are Your Challenges?:
How to market to/effectively address people who refuse to see alcoholism as a disease?
Growing the volunteer base
Ineligibility for grants – United Way and Vermont Community Fund required us to help people directly and in their geographic area.
Currently Marketing Your Organization?:
email – facebook – USPS – Press Releases – newspaper and media calendars, You Tube, Fairs, Booths, eBay
Have A Marketing Plan?:
yes, but outdated and not in use
What Is Your Profit Goal?:
Fundraising Goal of $2 million in 3 years.
FAR has a 5 member Board of Directors who operates the organization.
FAR has a 6 member advisory panel of experts.
FAR has the pro-bono services of a large law firm In Boston.
FAR received IRS 501 (c) 3 status in July 2008