Friends and Partners in Your Community
Nonprofit management, strategic planning, and grant writing clients
Jack O'Byrne, PhD took began managing the Camden Shipyard & Maritime Museum in April 2015 and opened the new museum in September 2016 to rave reviews. In March 2017 the museum adopted the adjacent Veterans Park which rededicated in November 2017 after extensive improvements. In October 2017 the renovated former church rectory will become the Waterfront South Artist Residency and the 1st floor will be the Shipyard Worker House exhibit.
Dr. O'Byrne provides part-time management and fundraising services for the historic house and studio of John F. Peto known as "America's Rembrandt". Jack helped complete their strategic plan in December 2017, a new website in May 2018, and a major donor campaign beginning in the summer of 2018.
Jack completed the NeurAbilities Strategic Plan in November 2017 and took over management in January 2017. With it's renewed focus on creative arts programming for persons with neurological disabilities, three creative arts programs including music, drawing, and dancing will begin in September 2017.
O'Byrne led of the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association through a strategic planning process and the three year plan was adopted by the Board of Trustees in October 2016. The Board will soon be taking possession of their new Writers House headquarters opening in the fall of 2017.
In 2016 Jack assisted the International Fine Art Fund in acquiring their nonprofit status and researched locations for an art center in Philadelphia. Assisted with nonprofit consultation and grant writing services until their relocation to Los Angeles.
In 2014 Jack provided nonprofit consultation and grant writing services, helped created a raised bed the Arcadia Commons community garden and street furniture for the Emerald Green community park.