Rise Up Cooperative

Equipping at-risk youth to have a better tomorrow

aka RiseUP   |   Hixson, TN   |  www.riseupcooperative.org

Mission

RISE UP is a group that supports teens and at-risk youth (13-23 yrs old) by teaching life and leadership skills and filling in the service gaps. RISE UP works to help these teens and at-risk youth from becoming a statistic. By teaching them to be Responsible, Independent, Strong, Empowered, Upstanding and Productive as they learn skills such as communication, self esteem, budgeting, hygiene and much more. RISE UP surrounds them with love and with the basic supports of a caring family, in hopes that it can help them succeed tomorrow.

Ruling year info

2020

CEO

Sandy Pricer

Co-founder

Joe Pricer

Main address

6404 Chases Lndg

Hixson, TN 37343 USA

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EIN

85-2831597

NTEE code info

Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations (P80)

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 work to address

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?

Life and Leadership Workshops

RISE UP is a group that supports teens and at-risk youth (13-23 yrs old) by teaching life and leadership skills and filling in the service gaps. RISE UP works to help these teens and at-risk youth from becoming a statistic. By teaching them to be Responsible, Independent, Strong, Empowered, Upstanding and Productive as they learn skills such as communication, self esteem, budgeting, hygiene and much more. RISE UP surrounds them with love and with the basic supports of a caring family, in hopes that it can help them succeed tomorrow.

Population(s) Served
At-risk youth
Young adults
Families
Foster and adoptive children
Transitioning children

Helping Parents learn how to better equip themselves to be better parents.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Family relationships

Incentive program for teens that participate in our workshops to earn outdoor adventures.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Non-adult children
At-risk youth

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.

Rate of student attendance during the reporting period

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adolescents, Family relationships, At-risk youth, Economically disadvantaged people

Related Program

Life and Leadership Workshops

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Total number of classes offered

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adolescents, Families, Non-adult children, Parents, At-risk youth

Related Program

Life and Leadership Workshops

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of training events conducted

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults, Family relationships

Related Program

Life and Leadership Workshops

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Total dollars received in contributions

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adolescents, At-risk youth, Economically disadvantaged people, Adults, Family relationships

Related Program

Life and Leadership Workshops

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

We started 9/1/2020

Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adolescents, At-risk youth, Economically disadvantaged people, Families, Parents

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

We started 9/1/2020

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 shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    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?

    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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Rise Up Cooperative

Board of directors
as of 7/26/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

DR James Turner

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? Not applicable
  • 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 01/19/2021

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

Leadership

No data

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

No data

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 01/19/2021

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.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.