GPS Hope

Janesville, WI   |  http://www.gpshope.org

Mission

Here to walk with grieving parents through the suffocating darkness of child loss, guiding them to a place of hope, light and purpose.

Ruling year info

2011

President CEO

Laura Diehl

Main address

P.O. Box 264

Janesville, WI 53545 USA

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EIN

45-1985266

NTEE code info

Human Service Organizations (P20)

IRS filing requirement

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

Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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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?

Main Calling

To provide encouragement to bereaved parents after the suffocating darkness of child loss. This is done both with online resources such as Facebook pages, blogs, podcasts, emails etc, and in person as we travel the U.S. and speak at grief support groups, churches and just one on one gatherings with grieving parents.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

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.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person),

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

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Added a podcast that was overwhelmingly chosen as another resource to provide grieving parents.

  • 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?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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

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GPS Hope

Board of directors
as of 1/31/2021
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Board chair

Laura Diehl

Sheri Holcomb

Cheryl Ryan

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? 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