GREEN PETS AMERICA

Seeding a greener tomorrow

aka Seeding Greatness   |   Canton, GA   |  https://SeedingGreatness.org

Mission

Green Pets America Charities Green Pets America - Seeding Greatness practice the philosophy of non-violence and kindness to all living things. Advocating for a radically advanced animal welfare system in America. We support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, adopted by all United Nations Member States as a universal call to action to protect all sentient beings, the planet and ensure that all people live in non-violence to enjoy peace and prosperity.

Ruling year info

2007

Board Chairman - Founder

Mr. Steve Monahan

Main address

613 Atlas Place

Canton, GA 30114 USA

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Formerly known as

Green Pets America

EIN

77-0681947

NTEE code info

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

Media, Communications Organizations (A30)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (K01)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We create National and Global Thought Leadership Events to present and spread imaginative ideas on animal welfare, species extinction, compassionate farming and eating, a greener, sustainable Planet, and more educated and enlightened Humanity. Our mission supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. IRS 501c3 approval year 2007 EIN 77-0681947. Board Chairman - Founder Mr. Steven Monahan GuideStar Number - 7098789987 Main Cause Area (NTEE Code) 1. Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20) 2. Arts & Culture: Media Communication 3. Agriculture, Nutrition, Food, and Advocacy Alliances

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?

Thought Leadership Events - TEDx Dupree Park

Seeding Greatness is producing TEDx Dupree Park, greater Atlanta, USA. in Woodstock Ga. We seed better ideas, conversations, and events, to open diverse community dialog to change an outdated narrative and broken paradigm of what societies should become. Designing a better world for us today, and our children tomorrow.

Our speakers are both adults and children with diverse ideas and diverse backgrounds and life situations. We want diversity of ideas and diversity of presenters to educate and inspire a new dialog and create a new mindset to tackle our Global opportunities for the 21st century.

Population(s) Served
Activists
Academics
Artists and performers
Ethnic and racial groups
Social and economic status

Where we work

Awards

Humanitarian Award 2008

State of Georgia

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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.

Thought Leadership Events to present imaginative ideas on animal welfare, species extinction, compassionate farming and eating, and a greener, sustainable Planet, and Humanity. To help create a green new deal.

For 2020 and 2021 we produce TEDx Dupree Park TV, a weekly live interview show with experts in our mission field We are also producing TEDx Dupree Park: National and Global Live and Virtual Events to showcase thought leaders in their fields to present and spread 18-minute Talks on imaginative ideas for animal welfare, species extinction, compassionate farming and eating, and a greener, sustainable Planet, and Humanity.

Our mission supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

IRS 501c3 approval year 2007 EIN 77-0681947.
Board Chairman - Founder
Mr. Steven Monahan

GuideStar Number - 7098789987
Main Cause Area (NTEE Code)
1. Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs)
2. Arts & Culture: Media Communication
3. Agriculture, Nutrition, Food, and Advocacy Alliances

1. Education and Advocacy
2. Global and National Talks
3. Weekly TV Show.

To achieve our Vision we create national and Global Thought Leadership Events to present and spread imaginative ideas on animal welfare, species extinction, compassionate farming and eating, and a greener, sustainable Planet, and Humanity. To help create a green new deal.

For 2020 and 2021 we produce TEDx Dupree Park TV, a weekly live interview show with experts in our mission field We are also producing TEDx Dupree Park: National and Global Live and Virtual Events to showcase thought leaders in their fields to present and spread 18-minute Talks on imaginative ideas for animal welfare, species extinction, compassionate farming and eating, and a greener, sustainable Planet, and Humanity.

We have grown and expanded substantially since 2004 serving the Greater Atlanta, Georgia area.

Our Global and National Thought Leadership events started in 2012.

We have assembled a Leadership team of ten and a volunteer organization of 100 to create and implement our educational events such as TEDx Dupree Park, TEDx Dupree Park TV, and our many ongoing activities and events to accomplish our mission. We have created a local and nationwide community and social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, and three program website and communities of Green Pets America, Seeding Greatness, and TEDxDupreePark.

We have built strong relations with National and Global Thought Leaders, Business Leaders, our local business community, entrepreneurs, colleges, civic organizations, and political leaders.

Our Founder Steven Monahan, a former Fortune Executive is now a Philanthropist and has been recognized by the State of Georgia, home base city of Woodstock Georgia, and his industry peers.

Awarded Humanitarian award from State Senate of Georgia.

Awarded Community Citizen Award from our home base city of Woodstock.

Created a community pet food pantry, the first in our area.

Built a strong local, national, and global( Europe) internet and social media presence.

Presented talk and seminars on Green Living and the dangers of extinction of our animals and the destruction of our planets eco system.

We have a strong following on all social media channels and on our newsletter, book publishing and website and external events such as our Green 5K Run.

We work diligently to expand our good work, ideas and strategies into neighboring counties, nationally, and globally into Europe, Southeast Asia and Europe as well.

We are rated in the Top 0.5% of all Charities for our work and for our transparency to the public.

Awarded Humanitarian award from State Senate of Georgia.

Awarded Community Citizen Award from our home base city of Woodstock.

Built a strong local, national, and global( Europe) internet and social media presence.

We have a strong following on all social media channels and on our newsletter, book publishing and website and external events such as our People and Pets 5K Run.

We work diligently to expand our good work, ideas and strategies into neighboring counties, nationally, and globally into Europe, Southeast Asia and Europe as well.

We are rated in the Top 0.5% of all Charities for our work and for our transparency to the public.

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?

    the animal welfare and nature community

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

    Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person),

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

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, 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 grew from local to a more statewide and global view.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our community partners,

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

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

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

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GREEN PETS AMERICA

Board of directors
as of 5/10/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mr. Steven Monahan

Steven Monahan Company

Term: 2004 - 2025


Board co-chair

Ms. Jennifer Ritch

Self-Employed

Term: 2011 - 2020

Steven Monahan

Monahan llc

Jennifer Hanson

Self-Employed

Christopher Monahan

Self Employed web designer

Stephen Monahan

Self-Employed

John Ritch

Self-Employed

Board leadership practices

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GuideStar worked with BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit board leadership and governance, to create this section.

  • 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? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 10/24/2020

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

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
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/23/2021

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We disaggregate data by demographics, including race, in every policy and program measured.
  • 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 use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We have a promotion process that anticipates and mitigates implicit and explicit biases about people of color serving in leadership positions.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We measure and then disaggregate job satisfaction and retention data by race, function, level, and/or team.
  • 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.