Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Ukes for Schools

Dedicated to putting ukuleles in the hands of our local youth

ROSEVILLE, CA   |  ukesforschools.org

Mission

To support music education and to provide free (or low cost) ukuleles for school-age children and music teachers in the Sacramento Valley area

Ruling year info

2018

President

Budd Snell

Main address

209 VERNON ST

ROSEVILLE, CA 95678 USA

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EIN

46-4183050

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Music (A68)

IRS filing requirement

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

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

No teachers to lead a ukulele school program.

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?

Ukueles in Saramento Calif area

to support music education and to provide free (or low cost) ukuleles for school-age children and music teacher in the Sacramento area

Population(s) Served
Children and youth (0-19 years)
Budget
$3,000

Where we work

Charting impact

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

To expand our reach from 37 schools to 55 schools and increase ukuleles loan to 1035 a 51% increase.

Form a out reach committee to compose a letter to 350 elementary schools.

Ukes for schools can loan ukuleles to the schools. Ukes for Schools can assist the teacher in starting a program. Ukes for schools can assist the teacher in leading the program. Ukes for schools can provide instructions to the teacher to learn to play the ukulele. Ukes for Schools has lukulele essons plans for the teachers.

Ukes for Schools will monitor the results from the letters sent to the teachers and schools.

The Outreach committee has composed a letter to send to the schools.

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.
  • How is the organization collecting feedback?

    We regularly collect feedback through: suggestion box/email.

  • How is the organization using feedback?

    We use feedback to: we don't actively use collected feedback.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    We share feedback with: our board.

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to: it is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback.

  • What significant change resulted from feedback

    none collected at this time

Financials

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Operations

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

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Ukes for Schools

Board of directors
as of 4/7/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Budd Snell

Ukes for Schools


Board co-chair

George Thomas

Ukes for Schools

Kathy Mitchell

Secretary

George Thomas

Vice-President

Tom Dorr

Treasurer

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 ? 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? Yes
  • 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? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/06/2019

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
Decline to state
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Keywords

Ukuleles, Music, Education, Sacramento Area