NAPLES WOMAN'S CLUB

Living The Volunteer Spirit

aka GFWC Naples Woman's Club   |   Naples, FL   |  www.napleswomansclub.org

Mission

The Naples Woman's Club is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the community through philanthropic activities and volunteer service.  Learn more at www.Napleswomansclub.org.

Ruling year info

1951

President

Valerie White

Main address

P. O. Box 662

Naples, FL 34106 USA

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Formerly known as

Naples Woman's Club, Inc.

EIN

59-0907298

NTEE code info

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Currently we are focusing on the following community needs. 1.) Funding health care services to the working poor partnering with local Clinics in Collier Co. 2.) Providing cash donations, volunteers and goods to agencies dealing with food insecurity. 3.) Funding college scholarships to deserving high school students, non-traditional students returning to the work place and scholarship to vocational schools. 4.) Increased social serve and food needs relating to the Pandemic.

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?

Naples Womans Club Education Committee

This committee manages the scholarship program and public education programs provided by the organization.  In partnership with the Community Foundation, the Naples Woman's Club grants year 1 scholarships to graduating seniors headed to college or technical schools, and scholarships to mature women returning to school to advance their professional capabilities. In 2017 we granted 34 scholarships and expect to do a similar level in 2019,

Population(s) Served
Adults

Researches and recommends programs for the NWC annual distribution. Focuses upon but not limited to, Senior needs, Hunger in the Community, Health Care accessibility and Child Development Programs.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Charting impact

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

The overall goal of The Naples Woman's Club wish to enhance the lives of others through philanthropic activities and volunteer service by providing funds and services to those in our community who are in need, enhance available community services and offer meaningful service work for our 250+ volunteers.  Each NWC member is required to serve one one committee and to volunteer at one event, program or provide as service for the Club. We strive to give back to give back to the citizens of Collier and Lee counties, and in doing so, reinforce the commitment of membership to work together, build friendships and partnerships in the community, and enhance the standard of living for our recipients.

Our strategies are: Organize to efficiently and effectively marshal our volunteer resources to support causes in Collier County. Conduct effective fundraising programs to raise funds to support our philanthropic goals. We s eek opportunities to make a meaningful difference in the community by researching community needs and developing joint programs to address the needs of the community and enhance public awareness.

The organization has had a long history of working with the City of Naples and other organizations to make significant impact on the community.  In 1932 we were the primary force behind establishing the Naples Public Libraries. We strive to educate our members about best practices in volunteer management, finance, grant-making and philanthropic strategies.  We have a defined board of directors who have specific responsibilities consistent with best practices.

Each year the organization has increased the amount of funds raised and the number of scholarships and grants given.Our membership is at its maximum and has been for the past two years--we have a waiting list.We have conducted surveys regarding member satisfaction/fulfillment and will continue to do so.

Financials

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Operations

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

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NAPLES WOMAN'S CLUB

Board of directors
as of 11/15/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Valerie White

Valerie White

President

Suzanne King

2nd Vice President

Patricia Taylor

1st Vice President

Sheila McHale

Treasurer

Lisa Bayard

4th VP of Administration

Kathy Peppe

Recording Secretary

Susan Hayes

Corresponding Secretary

Jalna MacLaren

3rd Vice President (Co)

Janet Crozier

3rd Vice President (Co)

Kath Bergin

Parliamentarian

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/15/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

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

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/15/2020

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Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.