Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

Broad Street Children's Foundation

Jacksonville, FL

Mission

We are dedicated to the support of children's homes that continue to do an exemplary job of caring for and raising children whom have found themselves deprived of a loving and nurturing home environment.

Ruling Year

1997

President

Mara Kelly Webb

Main Address

10930 Paddington Way

Jacksonville, FL 32219 USA

Keywords

Grant-making, Program Support, Building Fund Support

EIN

59-3389508

 Number

1819731646

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Private Grantmaking Foundations (T20)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

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According to childtrends.org "The number of children entering foster care has increased in recent years...' and that 'Children who experience foster care tend to exhibit more behavioral and emotional problems, physical and mental health challenges, and poorer educational outcomes than children who do not." Broad Street Children's Foundation was founded in 1996 as the Boys Home Foundation by former residents of the Virginia Home for Boys. Our goal is to help change the way America cares for our children. We are dedicated to the support of children's homes that do an exemplary job of caring for and raising children whom have found themselves deprived of a loving and nurturing home environment.

Our programs

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Program Support

Where we workNew!

Charting Impact

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We strongly believe every child can succeed in life regardless of their circumstances. With your help, we can give children's homes across America the support needed to help end the generational cycle of poverty, abuse and violence that affects so many children today. By supporting homes that lift children up, healing their wounds and put them on the path to a brighter future. Support to help children heal, be educated and grow to prepare them for a successful future as productive members of our society.

Broad Street Children's Foundation supports self-sustaining children's homes across the United States that actively foster the development of strong, well-rounded children in their care. Whether the outcome is adoption, reunification, or independent living, we strongly believe every child can succeed in life regardless of their circumstances if they are given the right tools. With your help, we can give children's homes across America the support needed to help end the generational cycle of poverty, abuse and violence that affects so many children today.

Broad Street Children's Foundation was founded in 1996 as the Boys Home Foundation by former residents, Patrick Kelly, James Kelly and Jim Hingley, of the Virginia Home for Boys. Our goal is to help change the way America cares for our children. We are dedicated to the support of children's homes that do an exemplary job of caring for and raising children whom have found themselves deprived of a loving and nurturing home environment. Children, that through no fault of their own, have found themselves alone, abandoned, neglected or abused.

Broad Street Children's Foundation supports self-sustaining children's homes across the United States that actively foster the development of strong, well-rounded children in their care.

Since the start of the Foundation, over $800,000.00 in grants have been donated to children's homes across the country. Additionally, through the Bill and Jackie Hazelgrove Scholarship Program, we have been able to assist a number of young people to continue their education and work towards a college or vocational degree.

As part of the Grant Program, we investigate by personal inspection each of the children's homes that request assistance in their programs. We not only try to provide the funds requested, but assistance in way to become more efficient in the use of their resources.

Broad Street Children's Foundation is dedicated to the support of children's homes that continue to do an exemplary job of caring for and raising children whom have found themselves deprived of a loving and nurturing home environment. We support both boys and girls residential homes across the United States which receives 25% or less of their funds from government sources.

Since the start of the Foundation, over $800,000.00 in grants have been donated to children's homes across the country. Additionally, through the Bill and Jackie Hazelgrove Scholarship Program, we have been able to assist a number of young people to continue their education and work towards a college or vocational degree.

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Financials

Broad Street Children's Foundation

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Board Leadership Practices

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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?

No

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?

No