Suncoast Charities for Children Inc

SARASOTA, FL   |  suncoastcharitiesforchildren.org

Mission

Suncoast Charities for Children provides direct financial support to several local non-profit agencies offering programs and services to children, teens, and adults with special needs. It also provides funding to the Suncoast Foundation to help support necessary maintenance and capital expenditures at these local non-profit agencies.

Ruling year info

1994

Executive Director

Lucy Nicandri

Director of Special Events

Lisa Baer

Main address

5317 Fruitville Road - Suite 43

SARASOTA, FL 34232 USA

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EIN

65-0397846

NTEE code info

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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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?

Suncoast Summer Fest

This annual Festival raises money from a variety of events for seven local non-profit agencies providing in support of children, teens, and adults with special needs and their families.

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities
People with physical disabilities

The annual event raises money to provide an annual grant to the Suncoast Foundation, who in turn supports five local non-profit agencies providing services to children, teens, and adults with special needs.

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities
People with physical disabilities

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Visit Sarasota 2022

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Average number of service recipients per month

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Thunder By The Bay Music & Motorcycle Festival

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

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.

Our goals are to stay true to our mission of fundraising and expand our reach to national sponsors and high-net-worth individuals. We are also working on increasing our marketing efforts as it relates to target messaging on all social media platforms.

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?

    Several local non-profit agencies providing programs and services to children, teens, and adults with special needs.

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

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), One on one meetings,

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

    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 now provide bi-annual outcome measurement reports to our donors and sponsors, which include specific counts on the number of individuals and families served by a particular program/service as well as a percentage of demographics surrounding the population served.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

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

    It has strengthened relationships with our donors, as well as, all the agencies to whom we provide funding to.

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

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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Suncoast Charities for Children Inc

Board of directors
as of 08/23/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Greg Linehan

Wittmer Linehan Law Firm

Term: 2022 - 2023


Board co-chair

Jr. Sam Chavers

Suntex Marina

Term: 2022 - 2023

Julie Brown

Community Volunteer

Peter Schneider

Community Volunteer

Jamie Wood

Marina Jack

Greg Linehan

Wittmer Linehan Law Firm

David Oriente

Professional Concrete

Simon Williams

Shore Thing Storage

Bob Morrison

Community Volunteer

Maureen McAuley

Concierge Accounting

Sam Chavers

Suntex Marina

Genevieve Judge

Sarasota Police Department

Paul Kotlarczyk

The Loaded Barrel Tavern

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? 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

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 8/23/2022

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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

The organization's co-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

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

We do not display disability information for organizations with fewer than 15 staff.

Equity strategies

Last updated: 08/22/2022

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Data
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.