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Scripps Mesa Fireworks Inc

A Neighborhood Celebration!

San Diego, CA   |  www.scrippsmesafireworks.org

Mission

Giving back to the community by celebrating our freedom under a show in the night skies.

Ruling year info

2000

President

Mr Michael Alexander Spencer

Main address

PO Box 261264

San Diego, CA 92126 USA

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EIN

31-1695456

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs and results

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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?

4th of July Fireworks Show

Providing the funding for the 4th of July Fireworks Show for the San Diego Communities of Scripps Ranch and Mira Mesa

Population(s) Served
Adults

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 competition entrants

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

T-Shirt Design Contest

Number of donations made by board members

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Totals By Year
Related Program

4th of July Fireworks Show

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

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

Charting impact

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

Raise the funds for the 4th of July Fireworks Show over Mira Mesa for the residents of Scripps Ranch, Mira Mesa, and Miramar.

Raise awareness of the Scripps Mesa Fireworks show through T-Shirt design contests, advertising, and direct community interaction at local festivals and events.

12 Dedicated volunteers assist in developing and distributing marketing materials, judging the T-Shirt design contest, and attending events.

Successful T-Shirt design contest. Preparing to release funds for the deposit to the pyrotechnic specialists.

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 using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback

Financials

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Operations

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

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Scripps Mesa Fireworks Inc

Board of directors
as of 10/08/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Michael Spencer

Lou Labaw

Treasurer

Board leadership practices

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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? Not applicable
  • 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? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 10/8/2023

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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