Blank Cape Project Inc

#TransformyourStory

Fort Myers, FL   |  https://www.blankcapeproject.org/

Mission

Our mission is to provide tools of self discovery to youth that re-awaken their innate Hero-Self. The goal of the Blank Cape Programs is to allow youth and those working with youth new opportunities to learn productive and self-directed tools that dismember the various destructive webs of poor self- esteem, depression, abuse, violence, truancy, substance abuse, and criminal justice involvement. The Blank Cape Project is designed to empower at risk youth by focusing on positive change, mindfulness tools and personal awareness. The Blank Cape Project has developed an innovative gender and age sensitive intervention that combines mindfulness, neuroscience, movement and an innovative 12 step Journey Curriculum.

Ruling year info

2019

Founder, COO

Danielle Paez

Main address

11561 Villa Grand Apt 712

Fort Myers, FL 33913 USA

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EIN

84-2756839

NTEE code info

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Group Home, Residential Treatment Facility - Mental Health Related (F33)

Rehabilitation Services for Offenders (I40)

IRS filing requirement

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

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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?

JOURNEY PROGRAM

Journey men / Her O Journey 1-3 day workshop 6-8 weeks Intensive
Youth are supported as they embark on an intensive inner Journey where they learn how to identify and overcome self-defeating behaviors. Here they master self-motivation and realize unlocked potential as they become the Heroes of their own life stories .

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
At-risk youth

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

ACCI 2020

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings/Town halls, Suggestion box/email,

  • 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,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

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

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

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for 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

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

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Blank Cape Project Inc

Board of directors
as of 10/4/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jonathan Castillo

Jonathan Castillo

Jessica Steger

Laura Hill

Dennise Williams

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 ? Not applicable
  • 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 11/27/2019

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
Multi-Racial/Multi-Ethnic (2+ races/ethnicities)
Gender identity
Female

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/27/2019

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Data
  • 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.
Policies and processes
  • 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 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.