M.C. Byrd

Need HELP with your Public Relations or Fund Raising?

Professional help is just a phone call away.

Fundraising - Public Relations - Volunteer Training - Community Development

Phone:302-761-9600 __ Fax:302-761-9613

Email: mcbyrd@mcbyrd.com

M. C. Byrd, specializing in non-profit agencies and organizations, offers professional, experienced, hands-on assistance in public relations, fund raising, volunteer administration, and community and board development and training.

Specific Services include:

Special Events  

Mary Christine Byrd, most recently Director of Communications for the American Red Cross in Delaware, has 40 years experience in the non-profit area in California, Colorado and Delaware. She has worked with schools, hospitals, and health care organizations, criminal justice and government agencies, arts groups and community based service providers.

During her five years with Red Cross, M. C. Byrd was responsible for raising more than $300,000 a year, in addition to United Way funds, through special events, direct mail, major donor solicitation, and grants. In addition, she directed all public and governmental relations.

She was also in charge of all disaster fundraising in Delaware, which included raising more than $800,000 following hurricaine Andrew in 1992.

M.C. Byrd is well versed in the Delaware non-profit community, having served as the Administrator of the Volunteer Link and as President of the Delaware Volunteer Coordinators.

Although her office is located in New Castle County, she is availalbe statewide, and will arrange an an initial interview free of charge to discuss an agency's needs and the potential application of her services.

Annual Giving Programs

Major Donor Development
Grant and Proposal Writing
Press Conferences
Media Relations Development
Public Relations Campaigns
Volunteer Program Development
Board Training and Facilitation
Volunteer Training
Community Awareness Campaigns
A certified teacher, M.C. Byrd is also available for group training sessions in public speaking, public relations, volunteer administration, financial development and community visibility.