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PEOPLES FOUNDATION FOR CONNECTING COMMUNITY MILITARY & VETERANS

Quick Facts

aka Peoples Foundation for CCMVS

Lompoc, CA

Mission

Mission: To provide support to disabled military and disabled veterans through recreational therapeutic-adaptive activities. For our therapeutic-adaptive sporting activity our geographic area initially focused on the rural areas specifically Lompoc Valley- Vandenberg Air Force Base. Our organization also provides support to K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math education in an After School setting serving an underserved disadvantage urban/rural community of Lompoc Valley.

Our mission supporting those who serve and served our country and building a STEAM pipeline to support global growth and providing STEAM educational services for ALL children

Notes from the Nonprofit

We are a non-profit who's go is: To be the difference we want to see in this world. We do hat thy doing the right thing all the time, providing essential services in our community and leading in transparency. We will have all financial data posted on our website and we hold our selves to impact results otherwise no funds will be aligned to that program. If you have any questions that are not answered in this forum please email us with our questions and we will get you an answer as soon as possible.

Ruling Year

2015

Founder - Board President

Ms Tameka R Peoples

Program Outreach and Volunteer Director

Ms Audriana N Richey

Main Address

1305 North H St Ste A # 223

Lompoc, CA 93436 USA

Keywords

Military/Veteran & Children

EIN

47-3814400

 Number

8553212811

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Military/Veterans' Organizations (W30)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Our programs

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Community Based Therapeutic-Adaptive Sports (Disabled Military/Veterans)

After School S.T.E.A.M Programs for Urban/Rural Communities

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Our Results

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Number of groups/individuals benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

Adults,

Veterans

Related program

Community Based Therapeutic-Adaptive Sports (Disabled Military/Veterans)

Context notes

Providing therapeutic-adaptive golf services for disabled military and disabled veterans in a small community with population of under 50,000. Participants are in rehabilitation and community members

Number of health education trainings conducted

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

Adults,

Veterans

Related program

Community Based Therapeutic-Adaptive Sports (Disabled Military/Veterans)

Context notes

Bi-monthly golf clinics 2-days out of the week participants receives healthy rehabilitative tips and instructions for 2 hours in support of their recovery/rehabilitation

Number of children able to exercise appropriate control in independent and group activities

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

K-12 (5-19 years),

Minorities,

At-risk youth

Related program

After School S.T.E.A.M Programs for Urban/Rural Communities

Context notes

In class mentoring school hosted Instill Hope days to inspire young adults to continue educational path. All students participate and had positive in school results post our support i.e. graduation

Number of youth who plan to attend post-secondary education

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

K-12 (5-19 years),

Minorities,

At-risk youth

Related program

After School S.T.E.A.M Programs for Urban/Rural Communities

Context notes

Those polled in our mentoring and instill hope day events more than half indicated they now he to finish school and attend college in order to pursue their dreams

Dollars donated to support advocacy efforts

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

K-12 (5-19 years),

Minorities,

At-risk youth

Related program

After School S.T.E.A.M Programs for Urban/Rural Communities

Context notes

Donations to scholarships, Instill Hope Days and Inclass Mentoring

Number of polls conducted with advocacy audience(s)

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

K-12 (5-19 years),

Minorities,

At-risk youth

Related program

After School S.T.E.A.M Programs for Urban/Rural Communities

Context notes

98% of those polled, liked events and support received and would recommend to other schools/students

Number of accredited local public health agencies

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

Adults,

People who abuse drugs, alcohol, or other substances,

People with physical disabilities

Related program

Community Based Therapeutic-Adaptive Sports (Disabled Military/Veterans)

Context notes

We actively support all community partners specializing in recovery in Lompoc Valley, CA with our free Therapeutic golf clinics at Lompoc Hospital District - Champion Recovery Center & Coast Valley

Number of youth service participants who have involvement in juvenile justice system

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

K-12 (5-19 years),

Adolescents (13-19 years),

At-risk youth

Related program

After School S.T.E.A.M Programs for Urban/Rural Communities

Context notes

Support to youth and with mentoring and opportunities such as internships and scholarship support

Number of clients engaged in the criminal justice system in the last 12 months

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

Adolescents (13-19 years)

Related program

After School S.T.E.A.M Programs for Urban/Rural Communities

Context notes

Youth involved with justice system

Charting Impact

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What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

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What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

Provide: 4 weekly and 1 mobile clinics at 2 golf course: Marshallia and La Purisma Golf course and expand to others on the central coast. Create local and regional promotion plan that includes local TV Stations. Develop plan for sports complex. Establish relationship with security investigation firm to run security investigation for potential teachers for after school program.

Create sponsorship relationships for: golf clinics, coaches, schools air force base etc. Create contractual relationship for advertisement with the following local news stations: KCOY, Fox 11. Create contract advertising relationship with local radio stations: 97.1, mix 96, and 104.1. Utilize for national advertising platform of already paid for slot on SIRIUS XM radio. to increase support, participation in programs. Hire, teacher to implement the developed Girls Who Code curriculum for after school environment. Solicit volunteers from local Air Force base (through established process) & Community College for teachers/instructors in support of STEAM program. Identify all transportation needs to ensure inclusion for all students from all local schools 11 total

Capabilities to form relationships and initiate contractual support all ready in place with board and founder Volunteer solicitation process already established for local Air Force base and community college and universities to support the after school teacher/instructor core for the community center. Advertising and grass roots outreach should spur donation to meet need to procure facility an grant award should also assist with meeting the monetary goal for the educational STEAM program. Finalize sports complex business plan, go through sit survey and approval to operate on public access Air Force Base land-continue to work funding for sports complex building and establish mutual use agreement with local sports clubs in community and with schools

We will know and have indications of our organizational progress will be captured in: clinic participation and goals of those participated in clinics increase, donations increase, bushes plan for sporting complex is approved at city & base level and plans proceed. Lease of after school facility is approved and construction for facility improvement begins, official sponsorship and mutual support of after school programs from local schools meeting with principals remain.
Of course opening of facility for after school program and routine attendance. The provision of transportation for all and creations of full time tutoring support.

Our organization has completed the following:
- Completed clinic establishment/contracts with coach, contacts for all systems to support organization: DocuSign, lawyers, contact with local Air Force Base.
-Created volunteer request mechanism to Air force base, and have worked with local university and community members for support to after school program.
- Established active support for local high school program working on mutual support relationship for our STEM after school program. - Created business plan for sports complex, (feasibility Analysis remains)
- Initiated site evaluation request with Dept. of Air Force for use of public access land
- Wrote grant for NASA STEM after school program in order to support STEM portion of after school program
-created advertisement in local physical therapy offices for increase participation in therapeutic adaptive golf clinics. (posting of flyers remain)

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BOARD ORIENTATION & 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 & 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

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Yes

Organizational Demographics

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Diversity notes from the nonprofit
At Peoples Foundations we make it our goal to support a diverse comity and our board and members will be reflective of the community we support and we will institute a non-discriminatory volunteer and hiring practice and evaluate this daily, and adjust on boarding if our hiring practices are not reflective of our policy and actual numbers