TOOTS FOR BOOKS INC.

dedicated to decreasing crime and poverty

aka toots for books   |   Mcdonough, GA   |  www.tootsforbooks.org

Mission

Toots for Books is a 501c3 nonprofit organization focused on civic engagement and community learning. It is geared towards eliminating childhood low literacy, crime and poverty by focusing on reading comprehension. College scholarships are awarded to high school seniors and books are donated to various daycare centers, after-school programs, summer camps and schools. Toots for Books fuels children to read and take control of their future through the utilization of their imagination which is expanded by continuous reading.

Ruling year info

2014

Director

KATORIA CHANYASUBKIT

Main address

902 Ellesmere Pt

Mcdonough, GA 30253 USA

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EIN

46-5153910

NTEE code info

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS filing requirement

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

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Toots for Books understands that crime and poverty are directly correlated with high illiteracy rates. Toots for Books enhances literacy in impoverished communities.

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?

Beyond the Challenge

Our Beyond the Challenge Program offers students an opportunity to achieve their goals in spite of challenges they may have had along the way. Toots for Books is dedicated to eliminating childhood illiteracy, crime and poverty by increasing literacy, education, and opportunities among socially and economically disadvantaged 16-23 year old. We provide books or book stipends, tutoring, GED preparation, college preparation, scholarships, off campus student housing, job training and placement.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

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 free participants on field trips

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Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Age groups, Ethnic and racial groups, Family relationships, Health, Social and economic status

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Total number of free admissions

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Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Age groups, Ethnic and racial groups, Family relationships, Social and economic status

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of students showing interest in topics related to STEM

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Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Age groups, Ethnic and racial groups, Social and economic status, Family relationships

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Total number of free performances given

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Age groups, Social and economic status, Health, Family relationships, Ethnic and racial groups

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Charting impact

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

The vision of TFB is to be the premier pro literacy organization that addresses the immediate need of those who wish to enhance their lives for the purpose of becoming productive members in their families and communities.

Strategy: Develop book drive to solicit books from individuals,
organizations, etc.
ii. Strategy: Identify eligible organizations and afterschool programs and
schedule site visits to deliver books
iii. Strategy: Provide eligible program participants with books and/or book
vouchers

Develop and launch an Annual Giving Campaign each fiscal year to
generate $30,000.00 in 2017, $45,000.00 in 2018 and $60,000.00 in 2019 for
Annual Giving.

In 2018 Toots for Books provided human economic development and sustainability to over 2000 low income families in 4 counties across Florida and Georgia.

Financials

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Operations

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

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TOOTS FOR BOOKS INC.

Board of directors
as of 11/19/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

KATORIA CHANYSUBKIT

TOOTS FOR BOOKS INC.

Term: 2013 -


Board co-chair

Charles Scott

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 ? 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? 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

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/19/2021

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