Lenora Williams  NONPROFIT GURU - Company Message
RSS Follow Become a Fan

Delivered by FeedBurner

Recent Posts

Attorneys: Links for Pro-Bono Nonprofit Business Attorneys
Types of Nonprofits by Definition
Nonprofit Internships - Igdealist.org
What are NGOs? - Are they Nonprofits?
KBLX 102.9 Nonprofit Weekend Tip! What are 501c4 Organizations?


KBLX Exhibit Discounts
KBLX Nonprofit Weekend Tips
News - General News Worthy Nonprofit Info
NEWS - Nonprofits Execs Possibly Facing Jail Time
Nonprofit Articles
Nonprofit Audit Info
Nonprofit Budget Templates
Nonprofit Business Attorneys
Nonprofit Compliance
Nonprofit Compliance Laws
Nonprofit Defined
Nonprofit Education
Nonprofit Emergency Funding
Nonprofit ERISA - 403(b) retirement plans
Nonprofit financial education
Nonprofit Financial Report Info
Nonprofit Fiscal Agent/Sponsorship
Nonprofit Health Care Compliance
Nonprofit Internships
Nonprofit Published Articles
Nonprofit Reserves - Cash
Nonprofit Start-Up
Nonprofit Surveys
powered by

My Blog

Youth Nonprofits Are Growing, Are They Effective?

Post newsgroup Publication
www.postnewsgroup.com Weekly Edition Sept. 21-27, 2011 48th Year, No. 12
Non Profit Pointers
Youth Nonprofits Are Growing, Are They Effective?
By Lenora Williams
It’s time to think outside of the box! Our youth are smart, ready for fresh perspectives, and a lot more of our time and support for their ideas. Many youth nonprofits have funds without young people( youth) to fill the programs. Others have youth with ideas,but limited funds to expand programs that will ignite their creativity.
Is everything in place? Government agencies have created youth programs and dedicated funding. Are these government programs thoroughly addressing the needs of our youth?
All youth government and nonprofit programs regardless of their funding source need to be annually assessed for their impact on our communities. Perhaps our youth should weigh in on how well they are being served? If youth–on-youth crime is an indicator, are there more youth that need community based programs than there are nonprofit groups meeting their needs?
What is the responsibility of today’s youth nonprofits? How can we offer more services to our youth while facing
dwindling funds in an extraordinarily tough economy? There are volumes of youth nonprofits,which reflect a variety of programs and venues; churches, charter schools, health clinics,sports, music, arts, judicial, theater, etc. In 1990, the United States as reported by the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) had over 17,000youth nonprofit organizations,in 2009, the NCCS indicated that there are 1.5 million youth nonprofit organizations in the United States. Today we have churches forming grant funded nonprofits serving both faith based and street corner youth programs.
We have charter schools forming nonprofits trying to fix our failing urban school systems. Music, art, and theater programs continue to be cut from inner city public schools.These programs were the cornerstone of our existence beyond the traditional classroom learning. Charter schools are trying to step up to the plate but with limited resources. Their marketing budgets are lean and in most cases, their outreach produces fewer recruits than desired. Like many of our youth nonprofits, charter schools tend to be great institutions with low enrollment and awesome success stories. Our youth are still in sub-standard learning environments, and they have fewer goals and dreams.
By collaborating with schools some nonprofits provide the services and programs that our schools have eliminated, but we still need more. For more information on nonprofit sustainability, and, youth funding sources, please go to my website www.williamsllnonprofitcorner.com.
Take the youth nonprofit survey Part 1 & 2 posted on my facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Williamsllpostnonprofitcorner/132836066768629 and win top billing in a newspaper article featuring your nonprofit.

2 Comments to Youth Nonprofits Are Growing, Are They Effective?:

Comments RSS
watches sale uk on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 8:39 AM
Excellent post. I was checking continuously this blog and I'm impressed! Very useful information particularly the final phase :) I deal with such information much. I was looking for this certain information for a long time. Thanks and good luck.
Reply to comment

Dianne on Saturday, October 13, 2018 12:02 AM
Customary redirection is valuable for the overall public and thusly they endeavor to keep up their wellbeing and now is the best chance to get assignment writing service for your educational task. The estimation of the ordinary entertainment is for each situation incredible and there is certainly not a feasible option for the trademark redirection. Thusly, your mind advances toward getting to be loosening up.
Reply to comment

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment