2012-13 Micro Projects
Computer C.O.R.E.’s mission is to help low-income adults acquire the technological and life skills they need to pursue career aspirations. CORE has requested a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project focusing on revising their current dashboard to better fit their strategic plan and enhancing their performance evaluation.
Critical Exposure’s mission is to teach youth to use the power of photography and their own voices to become effective advocates for school reform and social change. Critical Exposure has requested a FUNDING STRATEGY project focusing on creating corporate sponsorship packages.
THE DANCE INSTITUTE OF WASHINGTON
The Dance Institute of Washington (DIW) is a dance education institution committed to providing children and youth the opportunity to develop artistically, socially, emotionally and intellectually through the discipline of dance. DIW has requested a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project focusing on Board structure and organization.
THE FATHER MCKENNA CENTER
The mission of the Father McKenna Center is to meet the immediate needs of the poor and homeless to begin a process of reclaiming lives. Father McKenna Center has requested a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to assist in developing Board roles and structure.
GIRLS ON THE RUN – DC
The Girls on the Run (GOTR) mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running. GOTR has requested a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project focusing on Board structure and organization.
THE JOVID FOUNDATION
The Jovid Foundation’s primary interest is in supporting District of Columbia nonprofit organizations that help District residents in or at risk of long-term poverty to become more self-sufficient. Jovid has requested a STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP project with the goal of creating a database for inter-agency collaboration addressing unemployment in Washington, DC.
OAR OF FAIRFAX COUNTY
The mission of OAR is to rebuild lives and break the cycle of crime with Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources for offenders and their families to create a safer community. OAR has requested a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to measure the effectiveness of the existing OAR Board and evaluate the Board processes.
The PEN/Faulkner Foundation’s mission is to build audiences for literature. The Foundation works to bring excellent literary programs to Washington, D.C., address the intellectual development of youth, and confer an annual prize for literature. PEN/Faulkner has requested a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to establish a timeline for regional expansion, and to identify sustainable revenue streams from open-source web content.
SENIOR SERVICES OF ALEXANDRIA
The mission of Senior Services of Alexandria is to foster independence and self-sufficiency, enabling seniors within the City of Alexandria to age with dignity. SSA has requested a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to assist in evaluating organizational performance and goal setting.