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Watch Duty

Real-time information about wildfire movement and firefighting efforts

Santa Rosa, CA   |  https://www.watchduty.org

Mission

Solving obvious problems for underserved communities, starting with wildfires.

Ruling year info

2021

CEO

John Mills

Main address

422 Larkfield Center #423

Santa Rosa, CA 95403 USA

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EIN

87-1454433

NTEE code info

Safety Education (M40)

IRS filing requirement

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

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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?

Watch Duty

Watch Duty is a non-profit wildfire alerting, mapping, and tracking service operated by experienced fire reporters and many other collaborators who diligently monitor radio scanners and other data sources 24/7. We have created dozens of internal collaboration tools from messaging to alerting systems to be notified of every fire start across the great state of California. At any given time there are a half-dozen reporters monitoring everything. Rest assured that we are always on watch duty and we will keep you up to date when it matters most.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

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 identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, 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 collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, 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 share the feedback we received with the people we serve, 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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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Watch Duty

Board of directors
as of 02/10/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

John Mills