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Love Well Spent, Inc.

Your Net Worth is Based on How Much You Give

aka Love Well Spent   |   Staten Island, NY   |  https://www.lovewellspent.org/
GuideStar Charity Check

Love Well Spent, Inc.

EIN: 82-0747861


Mission

We're using service learning to change the face of philanthropy.

Ruling year info

2020

Principal Officer

Dade Akindude

Main address

PO Box 30453

Staten Island, NY 10303 USA

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EIN

82-0747861

Subject area info

Philanthropy

Business and industry

Population served info

Adolescents

Adults

Ethnic and racial groups

Economically disadvantaged people

At-risk youth

NTEE code info

Other Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C. (T99)

Mutual/Membership Benefit Organizations, Other N.E.C. (Y99)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

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

Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Love Well Spent aims to address the lack of equitable access to education and digital resources, particularly among underserved communities and homeschoolers. By integrating service learning and providing technology support, the organization strives to empower individuals with the tools and opportunities needed to enhance their educational experiences and community involvement.

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?

Digital Access Grant Program

The Digital Access Grant is a program by Love Well Spent aimed at supporting homeschooling families in the United States. It provides homeschool educators with a tech device and resources while encouraging the integration of service learning into their curriculum.

Population(s) Served
Single parents
Economically disadvantaged people
People with diseases and illnesses
People with disabilities

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

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

Love Well Spent aims to accomplish several key objectives:

1. Promote Educational Equity: Ensure that all learners, especially those from underserved communities, have equal access to educational resources and opportunities.

2. Integrate Service Learning: Foster a widespread adoption of service learning in educational systems, enriching the curriculum with experiences that combine community service with learning objectives.

3. Enhance Digital Access: Provide essential digital tools and resources to homeschoolers and other learners who lack access, helping to bridge the digital divide.

4. Empower Communities: Build stronger, more resilient communities through educational programs and community service projects that encourage collaboration and civic engagement.

5. Cultivate Lifelong Learners: Support educational growth and personal development for individuals of all ages, encouraging a continuous journey of learning and service.

1. Digital Access Initiatives: We distribute technology like laptops and tablets to underserved students, particularly those in homeschool settings, through our Digital Access Grant program. This initiative also includes training and support for recipients to maximize the use of their new resources.

2. Service Learning Integration: By partnering with educational institutions and community organizations, we design and implement service learning projects that align with curriculum goals and address community needs. This approach not only enriches the educational experience but also fosters civic responsibility among students.

3. Educational Workshops and Training: We offer workshops and training sessions for educators, volunteers, and community leaders to promote the principles of service learning and effective teaching strategies that incorporate technology and active community engagement.

4. Community Engagement and Partnerships: Building strong partnerships with local businesses, nonprofits, and educational institutions is key to broadening our impact. These collaborations help us leverage additional resources, share expertise, and increase our outreach in various communities.

5. Advocacy and Awareness Campaigns: We actively engage in advocacy to raise awareness about the importance of digital access and service learning in education. These efforts include participating in policy discussions, hosting public forums, and creating educational content to inform and mobilize stakeholders.

6. Monitoring and Evaluation: To ensure the effectiveness of our programs and continuously improve them, we implement a robust monitoring and evaluation framework. This allows us to track our progress, assess the impact of our initiatives, and make data-driven decisions for future strategies.

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 inform the development of new programs/projects

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

    We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

Love Well Spent, Inc.

Operations

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

Documents
Letter of Determination is not available for this organization
Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

Principal Officer

Dade Akindude

My ultimate goal for my life is to use my time, talent and treasure by empowering others to impact the world.

There are no officers, directors or key employees recorded for this organization

There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.

Love Well Spent, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 06/20/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board of directors data
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Board chair

Lola Oloko

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? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/11/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

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Disability

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