COLOR OF AUTISM FOUNDATION INCORPORATED

Autism Doesn't Discriminate!

Beverly Hills, MI   |  www.thecolorofautism.org

Mission

The Color of Autism Foundation is committed to raising public awareness about autism spectrum disorders and devoted to empowering families and lessening their isolation. We are dedicated to ensuring that all people with autism receive appropriate, effective services to maximize their growth potential and to enhance the general public's awareness of autism.

Notes from the nonprofit

Our goals are to ensure that all individuals on the autism spectrum have the support they need to thrive.

Ruling year info

2011

Principal Officer

Camille Proctor

Main address

ly Hills

Beverly Hills, MI 48025 USA

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EIN

26-4664321

NTEE code info

Autism (G84)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (O12)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (E01)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We're working to address the disparities in underserved communities. Our goal is to provide individuals on the autism spectrum and their families the support they need to flourish. Providing parent training, support services, transition services, job training, and transition​ services.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Spectrum of Care

Community Training

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups
People of African descent

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of participants engaged in programs

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults, Children and youth, Ethnic and racial groups

Related Program

Spectrum of Care

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

To end the disparity of services in underserved communities.

Connecting with other community organizations that support​ our target audience.

We are families affected by autism spectrum disorders comprised of Parents, Therapists, and Advocates. We provide culturally competent support to families and underserved communities.

We've made many strides with our programming and support services which in previous years had a heavy focus on early intervention. Moving forward we plan to expand our services to support young adults/adults.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Community meetings/Town halls, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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COLOR OF AUTISM FOUNDATION INCORPORATED

Board of directors
as of 2/4/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Camille Proctor

Director

Term: 2009 - 2020

Camille Proctor

Director

Jilllian Nathan

Director of Communications

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 06/09/2020

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 06/09/2020

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Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.