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CCF IM #5 Archived Project Summaries

2007 Targeted Capacity Building - Homelessness

Published: August 10, 2012
Audience:
Compassion Capital Fund (CCF)

2007 Targeted Capacity Building Program: Homelessness

A Second Chance Outreach Ministry

4425 W. Kiley Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53223
414-247-1513

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
The organization currently serves individuals and families involved with the child welfare system, substance abuse treatment, department of corrections, or welfare who are homeless throughout the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, area.

Project Description:
A Second Chance Outreach Ministry will use CCF funds to purchase a financial software package for nonprofits and a computer to maintain financial records; hire a consultant to train the executive director on the software and develop organizational financial policies and procedures; train the board of directors and executive director on financial management principles; and develop a five-year strategic and fund development plan.

 

 

 

 


Angel Ministries, Inc.

409 North Second Street
Monroe, LA 71201
318-362-0036

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
The organization, founded by Linda Tripp in 1999, provides social services to the homeless, disabled, and seniors in Monroe, Louisiana. Now with a staff of five people, Angel Ministries operates a thrift store, the proceeds from which are donated to supply a food pantry for the needy. In addition, the organization provides upon referreral job training and relief for 24-hour caregivers.

Project Description:
CCF funds will be used to build capacity in the areas of leadership and program and organizational development. Achieving these goals will increase the organization's sustainability and program effectiveness. This will result in an increase of services to the homeless.

 


Bahama Conch Community Land Trust of Key West, Inc.

325 Julia Street
Key West, FL 33040
305-294-0884

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Bahama Conch Community Land Trust of Key West (BCCLT) is a land trust which was introduced to Key West as an essential strategy in the Bahama Village Preservation Plan of 1995, which serves homeless and low-income individuals and families in the historical district of the City of Key West.

Project Description:
BCCLT will use CCF funds for program development, revenue development, and community engagement. Specifically, through an intensive technical assistance and capacity-building initiative, the Legacy Capacity Building Institute, the board, staff, volunteers, and partners will participate in strategic planning workshops and various capacity-building trainings. Planned trainings include: program development and management, revenue strategies, community building, and collaboration and leveraging of community resources.

 


Brookview House, Inc.

2 Brookview Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
617-265-2965

Award Amount: $49,995
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Founded in 1990, Brookview House's mission is to help homeless and at-risk families learn the necessary skills to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. Brookview provides youth development programs, transitional housing, affordable rental apartments, and housing search assistance, along with training and education for life and job skills.

Project Description:
Brookview will use CCF funds to increase its capacity in program development by hiring a consultant to conduct an outcomes-based program evaluation and purchasing software for data collection. This will: enhance the agency's ability to achieve its mission; document and verify outcomes; and increase the impact of service delivery to homeless families.

 


Catherine McAuley Housing dba Mercy Residential Service

198 Oriole Street
Rochester, NY 14613
585-254-2175

Award Amount: $49,900
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Mercy Residential Service (MRS) began in 1980 as Melita House, established by the Sisters of Mercy as a transitional group living residence with support services for pregnant teens in Rochester, New York. Today, the agency is separately incorporated, and added two additional transitional programs: Families First and Catherine McAuley Housing.

Families First offers supportive housing for mothers under the age of 18 who have one child residing with them, and the Catherine McAuley House is a complex of townhouses for young mothers who are at least 18 years of age and their children.

Project Description:
Mercy Residential Service will purchase five new computers and a backup system, as well as a copier and printer; install an updated telephone system; expand its current Web site; establish human resources processes and procedures; and provide leadership training for its program coordinator.

 


Chadwick Residence, Inc.

335 Valley Drive
Syracuse, NY 13207
315-476-6554

Award Amount: $38,413
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Founded in 1986, Chadwick Residence provides transitional living and supportive services to the Syracuse, New York, area. Chadwick's mission is to provide transitional housing and a variety of professional services for women and their children in a supportive environment, empowering them to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to increase their self-sufficiency.

In 2005, Chadwick added a permanent supportive-housing program. The organization leases 12 apartments which provide permanent supportive housing for program participants.

Project Description:
Chadwick will use CCF funds to increase its capacity in revenue and leadership development through producing and implementing a revenue development plan; training the board in revenue development through purchasing donor tracking software; and developing a logo and informational materials.

 


Christian Herald Association

132 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
212-684-2800

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
The Bowery Mission is the flagship program of the Christian Herald Association. The Bowery Mission has served homeless men, women, and children in the Manhattan area of New York City since 1879, providing meals, overnight shelter, clothing, showers, spiritual counseling, and professional medical care free-of-charge. Programs include: The Bowery Mission Discipleship Institute, The Bowery Mission Transitional Center, and The Bowery Mission Women's Center.

Project Description:
The Association will use CCF funds to assist in building its revenue development strategies through: rebuilding its Web site; developing its infrastructure to solicit donors through e-mail; efficiently receipting and recording online donations; and training staff in the new revenue software systems.

 


Fessenden House

236 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
914-966-8051

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Fessenden House is a faith-based institution operated by two Episcopal monks that provides a home in Yonkers, New York, for men in treatment for drug and alcohol abuse, who are hungry and homeless, and who also suffer from cancer, HIV/AIDS, or other chronic illnesses or psychiatric disorders.

Project Description:
Fessenden House will use CCF funds to hire a consultant to develop and implement a fundraising strategic plan; design materials describing the program services, including staff business cards; purchase database to maintan a donors list; train board and staff in database management; purchase a major donors list; and strengthen board and staff skills in planning and executing a major donor program.

 


Freestore Foodbank

1250 Tennessee Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229
513-482-7539

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
FreestoreFoodbank, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, was founded in 1971. It provides a wide range of services, assisting individuals and families with housing, food, clothing, transportation, and other needs to help them create stability and further their self-reliance.

Project Description:
FreestoreFoodbank's Targeted Capacity Building Program will focus on strengthening its IT infrastructure and capabilities. It will hire an IT support technician to augment its current staff; upgrade its database system, Care Traks, which manages all the data for the organization's Emergency Client Services Center; and purchase a new server, backup server, and remote administrator software.

 


Greenville Area Interfaith Hospitality Network

1100 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
864-271-3424

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Greenville Area Interfaith Hospitality Network (GAIHN), established in 2001, mobilizes local congregations to meet the needs of homeless families in the upstate area of South Carolina, with special attention to four distressed communities in the Greenville area. Each year, GAIHN coordinates the efforts of more than 1,000 volunteers, who work toward helping families achieve self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment.

Project Description:
GAIHN will increase its capacity through leadership training for board, staff, and volunteer leaders; enhanced marketing efforts such as newsletters and brochures; a donor development strategy that includes grant-writing training for staff, as well as the organization of an advisory board; and efforts to sustain, enhance, and cultivate collaborative partnerships.

 


Habitat for Humanity of Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park

9506 Center Street
Manassas, VA 20110
703-369-6708

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Established in 1994, Habitat for Humanity of Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park has extensive experience and a proven track record of addressing the needs of distressed communities by providing social services to help the homeless, as demonstrated by its construction programs.

Project Description:
In order to increase its ability to help the homeless in East Biloxi, Mississippi, Habitat will increase its staff capacity, train key volunteers, design a donor development strategy, and implement information technology systems and grant research capability.

 


The Heart Ministry Center, Inc.

2222 Binney Street
Omaha, NE 68110
402-451-2321

Award Amount: $46,040
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
The Heart Ministry Center (HMC) is an outreach organization affiliated with Sacred Heart Parish that operates in the distressed communities of North Omaha, Nebraska. HMC's outreach programs include a food pantry, clothing and household items banks, and a financial assistance program. These programs help prevent homelessness, support the currently homeless, and assist formerly homeless individuals and families to reintegrate into stable environments.

Project Description:
HMC will use CCF funds to: create a comprehensive revenue development strategy; purchase, install, and train staff on donor tracking software; design a marketing brochure; purchase and install four new computers and network all HMC computers; create a policies and procedures manual; and provide training for its executive director.

 


Hope Ministry Project, Inc.

6300 S. Falls Circle Drive
Building 4
Suite 403
Lauderhill, FL 33319
305-759-4023

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Hope Ministry Project is a nonprofit organization serving the homeless in the distressed communities of Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Project Description:
Hope Ministry Project will use CCF funds to establish policies for board governance and to train the board in strategic planning and fundraising. The comprehensive capacity-building project also involves: installing an updated computer network, developing standard operating procedures as well as evaluation procedures, designing a financial sustainability plan, and collaborating with other area agencies and businesses.

 


Meeting Ground, Inc.

P.O. Box 808
Elkton, MD 21922
410-275-2936

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Meeting Ground is a faith-based organization comprised of six major programs that meet the needs of the homeless in Cecil County, Maryland. Meeting Ground provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, and supportive services to homeless individuals who seek its support.

Project Description:
Meeting Ground will use CCF funds for the following: volunteer training, staff training, development of an evaluation plan, grant-writing training, and development of a revenue development strategy plan.

 


Miracle House, Inc.

214 Beechwood Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 6604
203-335-1306

Award Amount: $12,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Founded in 2004, Miracle House provides transitional living and supportive services for homeless women and their children, particularly women exiting Connecticut's correctional system.

Project Description:
Miracle House will use Targeted Capacity Building grant funds to build its capacity in organization and leadership development. The activities are: developing a written conflict-of-interest policy for board, staff, and volunteers; creating an independent audit committee; providing financial management training to board and staff members; and improving financial systems and controls.

 


Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio, Inc.

P.O. Box 07705
67 E. Innis Avenue
Columbus, OH 43207
614-443-6120

Award Amount: $49,719
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
The Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio (NAICCO) is a nonprofit intertribal organization serving the metropolitan area of Columbus, Ohio. NAICCO has cross-cultural outreach that does not exclusively serve the Native American population. It provides services to low-income families and the homeless to counter substance abuse and poverty.

Project Description:
NAICCO will establish fiscal controls that are compliant with generally accepted accounting principles; offer extensive training to its board of directors, preparing them to design and implement a strategic plan; and install new communications systems.

 


Native Directions, Inc. dba Three Rivers Indian Lodge

13505 Union Rd.
Manteca, CA 95336
209-858-2421

Award Amount: 50000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Native Directions, known as Three Rivers Indian Lodge, was founded in 1974 by a community group of volunteers to serve the burgeoning population of homeless Native American men in San Joaquin County, California.

Project Description:
Three Rivers Indian Lodge will work with an executive coach to transition operational responsibilities to the assistant director, allowing the director to focus on fund development strategies. The organization will also create a strategic revenue development plan that involves training for the board, staff, and key volunteers. Finally, it will create a customized database to manage past and present client data.

 


Neighborhood House of Calexico, Inc.

506 E. Fourth Street
Calexico, CA 92231
760-357-6875

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
The Neighborhood House of Calexico, founded in Imperial County, California, in 1939, serves low-income persons of all ages by providing emergency services, transitional housing, and a wide range of activities.

Project Description:
CCF funding will allow NHC to train and develop volunteers, develop intranet and program software, and establish a system for tracking and monitoring donor data.

 


Neighborhood Housing Development Corporation

1468 East Wood Street
Decatur, IL 62521
217-423-3106 x217

Award Amount: $42,811
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Neighborhood Housing Development Corporation (NHDC) was formed in 1989 by residents of Decatur, Illinois, in response to the growing need for a community based, nonprofit affordable housing group that would promote revitalization. The NHDC mission is to enhance the quality of life and living conditions for lower income families and promote self-help and empowerment in low and moderate income neighborhoods through a comprehensive community development approach.

Project Description:
NHDC will use CCF funding to expand its organizational capacity through the participation of board and staff in two areas:  leadership development activities that focus on training and policy development; and  revenue development strategies that focus on relationship building. NHDC's board and staff will gain greater understanding of effective leadership strategies for developing permanent supportive housing for the homeless, and they will establish and strengthen strategic relationships to gain greater understanding of donor expectations to ensure revenue development success.

 


North Brevard Charities Sharing Center, Inc.

4475 South Hopkins Avenue
Titusville, FL 32780
321-269-6555

Award Amount: $14,800
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
North Brevard Charities Sharing Center (NBC), located in Titusville, Florida, was established in 1958. NBC provides a wide variety of services that meet basic human needs; a large portion of its work assists homeless individuals and families.

Project Description:
CCF funds will allow NBC to provide staff development training and purchase a walk-in freezer/cooler to build the organization's capacity for serving food to the homeless.

 


Open Inn, Inc.

P.O. Box 5766
630 E. 9th Street
Tucson, AZ 85703
520-670-9040

Award Amount: $49,893
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Founded in 1974, Open Inn has provided shelter and support services to unaccompanied and system-involved runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth. Open Inn has developed programs for youth and families in rural and urban communities in seven of Arizona's 15 counties. Statewide, Open Inn operates five shelter care facilities for homeless youth and two community assessment centers.

Project Description:
Open Inn will use CCF funds to improve its capacity to serve at-risk youth through program centers in Tucson, Flagstaff, Huachuca City, and Prescott, Arizona. Each program is uniquely designed to support youth at-risk of homelessness, incarceration, and other social ills through outreach, prevention, intervention, case management, shelter, transitional housing, life skills, and aftercare.

 


The Partnership for the Homeless

305 Seventh Avenue
13th Floor
New York, NY 10001
212-645-3444

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
The Partnership for the Homeless (the Partnership) began in 1982 as a partnership between the New York City government and the faith-based community to address area homelessness. The Partnership focuses on three client groups: senior citizens, families, and persons and families living with HIV/AIDS. It provides shelter and nourishment, direct services, skills training, and ongoing support to assist clients in successfully navigating the challenging road from homelessness or near-homelessness to independent living, financial self-sufficiency, and connections to community.

Project Description:
The Partnership will use CCF funds for organizational development to:  Acquire client database software; and  Hire a consultant to implement and customize software. Software will enable the organization to improve program management and evaluate its services

 


Providence House, Inc.

703 Lexington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11221
718-445-0197

Award Amount: $47,840
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Founded in 1979 by four Sisters of St. Joseph, Providence House serves all of New York City, targeting homeless young women with children referred by the NYC Department of Homeless Services, and formerly incarcerated women recently paroled from prison in need of shelter, referred from the New York State Division of Parole. The agency also has shelters throughout New York, including six congregate transitional residences, a 15-apartment transitional housing program, and a permanent housing program.

Project Description:
Providence House will use CCF funds to further its program development through the creation of an outcome tracking system. Establishing this system will require hiring an evaluation consultant and a part-time staff person dedicated to outcome tracking, purchasing outcomes software, and providing staff training.

 


Refuge House, Inc.

P.O. Box 20910
Tallahassee, FL 32316
850-922-6062

Award Amount: $47,060
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Founded in 1978, Refuge House serves as a battered women's shelter and rape crisis center for the residents of the eight-county "Big Bend" region in North Florida. This includes Leon (Tallahassee), Franklin, Wakulla, Gadsden, Liberty, Jefferson, Madison, and Taylor counties. Currently, Refuge House provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, child care for abused children, and counseling, among other services.

Project Description:
Refuge House will use CCF funding for hardware and software purchases to create an accurate and efficient method of data collection, storage, file sharing and reporting on clients. Training will be provided to staff on new data collection/reporting software programs. Funding will also be used for revenue development training and community outreach materials.

 


School on Wheels Corp.

5420 N. College Avenue
Suite 101
Indianapolis, IN 46220
317-202-9100

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
The mission of School on Wheels is to provide free tutoring to homeless children aged from prekindergarten through grade 12 in the Marion County area within Indianapolis, Indiana. The primary program that School on Wheels administers is Taking Tutors to Homeless Children. This one-on-one tutoring program is administered through volunteers and currently takes place at 11 Indianapolis locations, including nine homeless shelters and two elementary schools.

Project Description:
School on Wheels will use CCF funds to train staff and board members on fundraising and board development; facilitate a board and staff retreat on strategic planning and organizational development; upgrade client tracking software and systems; and provide workshops in sustainability, planned giving, and major gifts for senior management.

 


SOS Community Services

101 South Huron Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
731-961-1205

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Founded in 1970 by students at Eastern Michigan University, SOS Community Services (SOS) now provides services to more than 9,000 families, individuals, and children who are homeless or experiencing housing-related crises. SOS's comprehensive services assist people in moving toward self-sufficiency and stable, permanent housing.

Project Description:
SOS will focus its Targeted Capacity Building Program on two main needs within the organization: revenue development and program evaluation. SOS will train staff to use Raiser's Edge software and research prospects for giving, which will lead to development of a targeted fundraising appeal after the project year. SOS will also hire a consultant to assist in developing and implementing an extensive program evaluation.

 


South Brevard Women's Center, Inc.

1425 Aurora Road
Melbourne, FL 32935
321-242-3110

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Founded in 1975, South Brevard Women's Center (SBWC) provides prevention, outreach, long-term housing, and supportive services to homeless women, their families, and victims of domestic violence in Brevard County, Florida. Its service area also includes metropolitan Palm Bay, Melbourne, and Titusville.

Project Description:
SBWC will use CCF funds in organization development to support the FUNDME project, which includes improving the reliability of existing and future work stations, increasing the functionality of the communications strategy, and enhancing the mobility of staff members. Specific purchases for this project include new hardware and software, a new server, IT support, and supplies to expand communication capabilities and staff mobility to meet client needs off-site.

 


Southeast, Inc.

16 West Long Street
Columbus, OH 43215
614-225-0980

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Formed in 1978, Southeast is a comprehensive provider of services in mental health, chemical dependency, and physical healthcare. It operates two homeless shelters and two supportive-housing programs for adult populations in Franklin County, Ohio.

Project Description:
Southeast will use CCF funds to develop its fundraising capacity for Friends of the Homeless emergency shelters it acquired in 2006. Capacity building activities will include creation of a fundraising plan, development of a training program for campaign volunteers, and staff training on fundraising management software.

 


Southeast Center for Independent Living, Inc.

66 Troy Street
1st Floor
Fall River, MA 02720
508-679-9210

Award Amount: $33,900
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
The Southeast Center for Independent Living (SCIL) serves the disabled population of Massachusetts. SCIL runs programs that help people with disabilities, and who are often homeless, to pursue more independent lifestyles.

Project Description:
SCIL will use CCF funds to prepare to open and sustain a new branch of its organization. Grant activities will include developing and implementing a fundraising strategy, providing training for staff members, and strengthening and building collaborative relationships.

 


Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation

11 Fairmount Avenue
Room 101
Hyde Park, MA 02136
617-364-7300

Award Amount: $49,897
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Formed in 2001, the Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation (CDC) is led by and for residents of the Hyde Park and Roslindale neighborhoods of Boston, Massachusetts. CDC serves the community through:  affordable housing development;  advocacy and organizing to support preservation of existing affordable housing and healthy communities; and  strengthening communities through varied initatives.

Project Description:
Southwest Boston CDC will use CCF funds to: complete a "strategic refocusing" process; implement an organizational and programmatic assessment based on results of the refocusing process; develop an organizational structure that supports the focus; and establish a sustainability plan.

 


Span, Inc.

105 Chauncy Street
Boston, MA 02111
617-423-0750

Award Amount: $47,472
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Span, located in Boston, Massachusetts, was founded in 1976 to assist men and women recently released from prison. Span provides these individuals with a variety of services, including case management, counseling, and housing assistance.

Project Description:
Span will use Targeted Capacity Building funds to develop its board of directors by recruiting new members, offering training, and formulating new policies and procedures. The board's fundraising committee will receive extensive training that allows Span to expand its pool of private resources and decrease its reliance on public funds.

 


St. Elizabeth Praise 'n Worship Center COGBF, Inc.

1218 Old Apopka Road
Apopka, FL 32703
407-886-6290

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
In 2005, St. Elizabeth Praise 'n Worship Center COGBF established the New Beginnings program to provide housing and other recovery-support services to adults in need. The New Beginnings program provides housing, meals, transportation, employment readiness training, and referrals to licensed substance abuse and mental health treatment providers in South Apopka, Florida.

Project Description:
To strengthen the New Beginnings program, St. Elizabeth will use CCF funds to: provide board training; establish written policies and procedures; produce a policies and procedures manual; conduct semi-annual functional assessments; upgrade its computer lab; and develop a business plan for a job placement service. To assist with planned activities, technical assistance will be obtained from a local university as well as specialized consultants.

 


The Training Source, Inc.

59 Yost Place
Seat Pleasant, MD 20743
301-499-8872

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Founded in 1993, The Training Source (TTS) is located in the distressed community of Seat Pleasant, Maryland, and serves homeless citizens, the unemployed, at-risk youth, ex-offenders, and others in the Maryland and Washington,DC, areas. The TTS mission is to: provide superior training and related services using state-of-the-art equipment and methodologies; and meet individual and workplace development needs. Its motto is, "We develop people, not just skills."

Project Description:
TTS will use CCF funds to conduct an examination of the organization's internal policies and procedures, as well as procedures surrounding staff development. TTS will use principles and standards outlined in "The Standards of Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Program for the Nonprofit Sector."

 


U.S. Liberia Charity Organization

13321 Occoquan Road
Woodbridge, VA 22191
703-889-8142

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
The U.S. Liberia Charity Organization provides services to homeless and runaway youth by coordinating services with foster homes, case management, assessment, counseling, and other direct services.

Project Description:
With its CCF funds, the U.S. Liberia Charity Organization will: strengthen recruitment strategies and implement board training; train and coordinate additional volunteers; build a solid, long-term approach to planning a sustainable future through revenue development strategies; develop board and staff capacity to raise ongoing funds to supplement public allocations; and create a development plan that would link to the strategic plan and its priorities.

 

 

 

 


Volunteers of America of Kentucky, Inc.

933 Goss Avenue
Louisville, KY 40217
502-636-4655

Award Amount: $49,546
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Volunteers of America of Kentucky (VOAKY) serves homeless families, senior citizens, veterans, at-risk youth, mentally and developmentally disabled individuals, and people with chemical dependency and/or mental illness. VOAKY operates 35 social service programs in Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, and 29 distressed counties in West Virginia.

Project Description:
With CCF funding, VOAKY will install a backup server, implement a Web-based human resources benefits portal, and develop a Web-based intranet to store, manage and share documents. The goals of this capacity building project are to stabilize the organization's information technology infrastructure, better manage a growing staff, and improve communication among affiliates with a centralized network and communications system.

 


Wellspring Revival Ministries, Inc.

1890 Marika Road
P.O. Box 83584
Fairbanks, AK 99708
907-452-2621

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Wellspring Revival Ministries is a faith-based organization addressing the needs of homeless and at-risk youth in Fairbanks' North Star Borough.

Project Description:
Wellspring Revival Ministries will use its CCF funds for program development and professional training for board members, staff, and volunteers to increase capacity to serve homeless youth in the North Star Borough's College and Fairbanks areas.

 


Wisconsin Nazarene Compassionate Center

2904 W. Wells Street
Suite 102
Milwaukee, WI 53208
414-342-3038

Award Amount: $50,000
Award Year: 2007

Organization Description:
Wisconsin Nazarene Compassionate Center, founded in 1994, provides social services to homeless men and women who are in recovery from alcohol and drug addictions. It runs a transitional housing program, operates a food pantry, and offers on-site support groups, among other services.

Project Description:
With CCF funds, Wisconsin Nazarene Compassionate Center will improve its financial functions and controls, create a five-year fund development plan, and develop marketing materials.