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Nonprofit Management Expert Honored with 50 Over Fifty Award

New York, NY, January 31, 2017

Last night City & State magazine honored Judy Levine, Executive Director of Cause Effective, in its second annual 50 Over Fifty Awards, paying tribute to the “most distinguished public servants in New York City who have committed decades of their life to making the city a better place.”


Cause Effective Announces Gregory Cohen’s Advancement

New York, NY, August 3, 2016

Cause Effective, the non-profit specializing in Board governance training and fund development, is proud to announce the promotion of Gregory Cohen to Associate Director, a new position. He joined Cause Effective in 2006 and has served hundreds of non-profits in the New York metropolitan area by providing coaching and training to their boards and staff on successful fundraising, planning, individual donor development and governance.


Press Quotes

Nonprofits Appeal for Private Funding

Crain’s, December 11, 2011


To Ask and How to Ask: Those Are the Questions

The New York Times, November 14, 2005



Listen to Senior Associates Susan Gabriel and Greg Cohen live on Tony Martignetti's Nonprofit Radio Station:


  • Cause Effective Associate Director Gregory Cohen talks about how if done right, Board Retreats will energize and focus your board and get them working as a team: Listen here!


  • Cause Effective Associate Director Gregory Cohen answers questions on Volunteer Giving like, "When is it OK to ask volunteers to donate? How do you get started? What about objections?" Hear the answers here!


  • Cause Effective Associate Director Gregory Cohen wants you to understand how important your Development Committee is to your board fundraising success. What does a high performing committee do and how can you support them? Plus he gives practical tips on recruiting and mentoring: Listen here!


  • Cause Effective Senior Associate Susan Gabriel gives tips to make your Anniversaries - 5th or 125th - more than a night or a weeekend: Listen here!



See Cause Effective's articles published in New York Nonprofit Press and Grassroots Fundraising Journal HERE