PEDAL IT FORWARD NWA, Inc.

Everyone Needs A Bike

aka Pedal It Forward   |   Bentonville, AR   |  www.pedalitforward.org

Mission

Pedal It Forward works to increase the number of people using bicycles for health, transportation or recreation by partnering with local organizations to distribute free or low-cost bikes to those who can't afford them. Community partners include the VA, local schools, Boys & Girls Clubs, health clinics, churches, homeless shelters, recovery programs, public safety and more.

Ruling year info

2015

Board President

David Tovey

Program Director

Kenny Williams

Main address

3902 NW Wishing Springs Rd.

Bentonville, AR 72712 USA

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EIN

47-3601664

NTEE code info

Health Support Services (E60)

Nonmonetary Support N.E.C. (N19)

Recycling (C27)

IRS filing requirement

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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?

“Free Bicycles for Low Income Youth, Families and Adults"

The purpose of this program is to increase the number of low-income people using bicycles for health, transportation or recreation.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Adults

Pedal it Forward NWA provides bicycles to any school, church, or organization serving disadvantaged or at-risk youth that want to use bicycles as incentives for the youth to work towards a school approved goal or participate in a specific program.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adolescents

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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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.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Under served, under represented, and low income people of Northwest AR who cannot afford or otherwise obtain bicycles

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

    Case management notes, Suggestion box/email, Follow up interview,

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

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, 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 have begun inviting more people to give back with volunteer labor

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders,

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

    People feel more engaged and respected when they can give something back, even if that something is only sweat equity.

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

    We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently,

Financials

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PEDAL IT FORWARD NWA, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 5/6/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

David Tovey

Off Center Design LLC

Term: 2019 - 2021

Elaine McCool

McCool Consulting

David Tovey

Off Center Design, PLLC

Matthew Crafton

Crafton Tull

Steve McBee

Creative Promo

David Smith

Rogers Public Schools

Andrew Curry

Watkins, Boyer, Gray & Curry, PLLC

Justin Tubb

Walmart Aviation

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? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • 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 5/6/2021,

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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
Decline to state

The organization's co-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

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 05/06/2021

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Data
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.