Albert Schweitzer Fellowship of Alabama

Improving Health, Developing Leaders, Creating Change

Birmingham, AL   |  http://www.asfalabama.org

Mission

ASF is preparing the next generation of professionals who will serve and empower vulnerable people to live healthier lives and create healthier communities.

Ruling year info

2019

Executive Director

Mrs. Kristin Boggs

Main address

VH 226; 1720 2nd Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35294-0019 USA

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EIN

82-5300067

NTEE code info

Leadership Development (W70)

IRS filing requirement

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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?

Fellowship

ASF of Alabama annually provides over 50 hours of workshops to train graduate and professional school students in how to identify unmet needs, develop projects to meet those needs, evaluate the impact, and create methods for sustaining the project. Students participate in experiential learning service projects, spending 200+ hours in partnership with a community-based organization.

Population(s) Served
Students
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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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 demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Each year, we partner with about nine to sixteen (16) nonprofit organizations to pilot a project that improves the health and wellbeing of their clients. In addition, we work with several academic institutions to provide a community leadership-development and service-learning program that integrates with their institution's mission.

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

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.),

  • 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 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 are increasing communication throughout the year with our partners through a more efficient process of the student submitting written reports and we invite our partners to join goal-setting and review meetings at the beginning and middle of the year, respectively.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our funders,

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

    We would like to move to a more partner-driven model where projects originate from their ideas rather than our organization or student-led ideas. This continues to be a process that is under refinement.

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

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time,

Financials

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Operations

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Albert Schweitzer Fellowship of Alabama

Board of directors
as of 8/9/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mrs. Brooke Bowles

Birmingham Southern College

Term: 2021 - 2022

Lisa Graham

McDonald Graham

Prince Cleveland

EBSCO

Myeisha Hutchinson

Office of Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Brooke Bowles

Birmingham Southern College

Stacey Walters

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Steve Yoder

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Michelle Robinson

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Stirling Hutchins

United Way of Central Alabama

Matthew Stuenkel

Medical Properties Trust

Jan Hofman

Regions Bank

Nancy Ferren

Veritas Medical Real Estate

Jeff Eliasoph

WVTM 13

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? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 10/30/2019

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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

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Disability

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