SIMON FOUNDATION

aka The Simon Foundation For Continence   |   Wilmette, IL   |  https://www.simonfoundation.org/

Mission

The Simon Foundation for Continence is dedicated to:

Bringing the topic of incontinence out into the open, removing the stigma surrounding incontinence, and providing help and hope for people with incontinence, their families, and the health professionals who provide their care.

Ruling year info

1984

President and Founder

Ms. Cheryle B Gartley

Main address

PO Box 815

Wilmette, IL 60091 USA

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EIN

36-3252903

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (E01)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (G01)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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

I Will Manage

Community education program

Population(s) Served
Adults

An international biennial conference series dedicatd to increasing the creativity and rate of development of products and devices for the management of incontinence.

Population(s) Served
Adults

A new book and website that provides practical information and techniques on how to live with incontinence that cannot be cured.

Population(s) Served
Adults

A website devoted to providing those living in the US that includes a full range of product options for those living with urinary and bowel incontinence, along with information on reimbursement, where/how to buy products, and how to properly select incontinence management products.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Rude2Respect program is about challenging health stigma. It will create awareness of the many ways stigma is conveyed and help reduce the hurtful, isolating impact it has. It will tell its story in personal, human terms by giving voice to those who have experienced either side of the stigma issue. Rude2Respect will help all of us learn to see with our hearts.

Population(s) Served
People with diseases and illnesses
People with disabilities

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

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SIMON FOUNDATION

Board of directors
as of 8/31/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Cheryle Gartley

The Simon Foundation for Continence

Daniel Hales

Private practice

Ron Rozensky

Dept. of Clinical & Health Psychology, University of Florida

Steven Tovian

Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University

Mary Klein

Assisted Living Associates

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? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • 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? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No