CRITERIA

WEIGHT


The organization's fit with the Foundation's purpose.


The extent the organization fosters spiritual growth and self esteem.


The contribution leverage (yield), i.e.:

      a - The number of individuals served per $1,000 contributed.
      b - Ratio of volunteers to staff.
      c - Percentage of revenue used to raise funds.
      d - The extent the organization helps others to help themselves, i.e.: the lasting impact.


The type and needs of individuals served.
 

The caliber of leadership, both staff and board.


The organization is in line with one or more of the Foundation's board members' charitable interests.
 

The financial health of the organization.


The organization serves people in Southern California, Illinois, Wisconsin, Montana, Texas, or developing countries.


Documentation of the benefits or impact on individuals served.


Access to other sources of funds.


The degree to which the organization has broader goals to directly or indirectly replicate programs and services outside their current community.

 

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