Black Fairy Godmother Foundation

Fairy Dust Isn't Always Shiny

Fort Lee, NJ   |  http://theblackfairygodmother.org

Mission

The Black Fairy Godmother Foundation, is a non profit organization formed to help families in crisis who are fleeing domestic violence & experiencing economic hardship. Our mission is to restore marginalized families in the US back to stability

Ruling year info

2021

Founder & CEO

Simone Nichole Gordon

Main address

2037 Lemoine Ave Suite 211

Fort Lee, NJ 07024 USA

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EIN

86-1228717

NTEE code info

Human Service Organizations (P20)

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

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Angel Food Assistance Program(Same Day Assistance)

The United States is one of the world's wealthiest nations, yet more than 40 million Americans, including 12 million children, live in households that struggle to put food on the table. How can you help fight hunger? When you donate to this fund, it goes directly to families who have contacted us needing groceries. Orders are placed through Instacart & pics/receipts are always shared on our Instagram page.

Population(s) Served

The Fairy Dust Scholarship Program
The BFGM Foundation is proud to be launching the second annual scholarship program; created March 2021 by our incredible founder Simone N Gordon; who was previously impacted by trauma , and systematic poverty. The scholarship program is intended to provide marginalized single mothers between ages of 21-40 who are on their journey to higher education and stability. The mothers will have second change at education while attending a GED approved school; trade or college/ university of their choice. Recipients are announced on Mother's day of each year.

Population(s) Served
Adults
People of Latin American descent
People of African descent
Economically disadvantaged people

Our Emergency Assistance Program is for the sole purpose of helping families with IMMEDIATE needs for transportation, utility bills, domestic violence, relocation assistance, emergency housing, urgent medical care, and other critical situations.

Contributing to this fund helps keep families in crisis from experiencing additional loss and can change the lives of a whole family.

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups
Social and economic status
Health
Ethnic and racial groups
Social and economic status
Health

Where we work

Awards

Webby Special Achievement 2020

24th Annual Webby Awards

Our results

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Related Program

BlackFairyGodMother Emergency Assistance Program

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Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

62 families received emergency housing, 410 Instacart Orders, 20 mothers received Fairy Dust Scholarships for continued education, 25 people escaped domestic violence

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Giving Participants a new lease on life by providing them with stability, a new start, a new foundation where things that are absent due to domestic violence, homelessness, unemployment, etc

Our foundation strategies for making participants stabilized are providing a program called BFGM Emergency Assistance that is a comprehensive 90 day to 6 months worth of support for housing, finding educational trade/ programs within the community, counseling, and vision board step by step training.

Our foundation has partnered up with many educational resource centers, hotels, and 50 volunteers globally who currently helping many participants achieve the goal of stability. Our team has a 81% success rate.

Our foundation have accomplished 5 significant awards including the Webby Awards. Our team wants to continue to build the lives of many marginalized families in need by opening up chapters in the cities that need it the most.

Financials

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Black Fairy Godmother Foundation

Board of directors
as of 5/6/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Simone Gordon

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Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 08/19/2021

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Leadership

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 08/19/2021

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  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
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.