25 Project Inc

Love in action for the world's most vulnerable.

aka The 25 Project   |   MCKINNEY, TX   |  www.25project.org

Mission

Our mission is to take the hope and healing of the gospel to orphaned and vulnerable children.

Ruling year info

2012

Executive Director

Kent Jones Davis

Sr. Director of Operations

Sarah Elizondo Teasdale

Main address

PO Box 2908

MCKINNEY, TX 75070 USA

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EIN

45-3800583

NTEE code info

International Relief (Q33)

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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?

Love Steps In

Holistically provide for orphaned and vulnerable children. Through our sponsorship ministry, we provide education, food supplement, and medical care. We also share the hope of the Gospel of Jesus.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Where we work

Accreditations

Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability 2021

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 demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Orphaned and Vulnerable Children

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

    Case management notes,

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

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, 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, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We recently placed all of our children in one of our locations in private schools. This change was based on information we received from the families of the children we serve as well as program supervisors that public school was adequately meeting the needs of our children.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

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

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    We are able to direct our resources where there is the most need according to feedback. These needs vary from country to country and we must be culturally aware of best practices within each country.

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

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve,

Financials

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Operations

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

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25 Project Inc

Board of directors
as of 11/25/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Kent Jones Davis

Curtis Rippee

Rippee, LLC

Bob Patton

Kyle Hendrickson

City Church Melissa

Lance Bauslaugh

Alliance Defending Freedom

Blake Reynolds

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 ? Yes
  • 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

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 9/21/2022

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
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

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

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability