PLATINUM2023

Project Natureconnect Inc

Educating, Counseling and Healing with Nature

Mission

Project NatureConnect gives every interested individual an approach to break the pattern of destruction caused by modern culture. To this end, Project NatureConnect empowers individuals to add to their entire being; the magnificence, balance, and restorative powers of the natural systems thinking framework. This is accomplished by using our 54 senses and diversity of scientifically validated approaches with established outcomes that reconnect us to our authentic self and the natural world.

Ruling year info

2018

Director

Stacey Mallory

Main address

890 Madison 5195

Elkins, AR 72727 USA

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EIN

82-4077424

NTEE code info

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

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 address the human/Nature connection to reducing climate impacts. As a result, participants and supporters continue to contribute to and strengthen our relationship with Nature on a global level.

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?

Project NatureConnect Inc

An online worldwide distance education program offering training in applied ecopsychology and eco-arts therapy. USA accredited CEU's. Certificate and Degree options are also available through affiliate universities. Project NatureConnect is 100% volunteer. Volunteer work study may be completed in exchange for costs.

Population(s) Served
Health

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Total number of works exhibited

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

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Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

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.

- Increase human/Nature connection;
- Increase personal well-being;
- Increase planetary health;
-Decrease the effects of modern culture and technologies;
-Decrease the impact of human connection to cultures across the world; and
-Decrease environmental impact locally and worldwide.

We are creating affiliations and partnerships with individuals and organizations who support Project NatureConnect and strengthen Project NatureConnect through new ideas, concepts, and actions.

- updated technologies so we may further develop outreach efforts.
- updated training to include support for climate-related issues caused by human destruction.
-created a directory of partnerships and affiliations.

We have successfully created partnerships worldwide that support reducing climate issues and impact. In addition, partnerships permit us to broaden our perspective and view our work through the lens of creating global change.

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.
  • 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 strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

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

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded

  • 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

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

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Project Natureconnect Inc

Board of directors
as of 04/28/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Dr. Michael Cohen

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Board leadership practices

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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? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 4/28/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 08/02/2021

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • 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 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 seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • 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.