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Mission Critical Outcomes: Philanthropy

Raise Financial Resources For Our Foundation

Number

Metric No. 1: Grants  
- AgStar Financial Services $25,000
- AgStar Funds for Rural America $2,500
- Blandin Foundation $50,000
- Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation $5,000
- Bush Foundation $200,000
- Corporation for National & Community Service $184,000
- Delta Dental of Minnesota $50,000
- Mid-MN Fed Credit Union $5,000
- Minnesota Dental Foundation $500
- Minnesota Power, an Allete Company $10,000
- Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development $25,000
- National Joint Powers Alliance $2,500
- Nonprofits Assistance Fund $250,000
- Otto Bremer Trust $60,000
- USDA Rural Development $172,372
- Xcel Energy Foundation $20,000
Subtotal $1,443,822
   
Metric No. 2: Turn Key Funds  
- Host and manage special project funds and non-endowed funds for Turn Key Fund  $896,115
- Endowment fund growth   $191,723
 Subtotal  $1,087,838
   
Metric No. 3: Fund Development  
- Local governments will have a stronger connection with the Foundation, resulting in increased contributions to the general endowment. Measure: Five-year Target - Raise $530,000 in general endowment support ($106,000 per year) $171,150
- Utilities will have a stronger connection with the Foundation, resulting in increased contributions. Measure: Five-year Target Raise $220,000 in general endowment support ($44,000 per year). $50,500
- Businesses will have a stronger connection with the Foundation, resulting in increased contributions to the general endowment. Measure: Five-year Target: Raise $190,000 in general endowment support. ($38,000 per year). $13,400
- Financial Institutions will have a stronger connection with the Foundation, result in increased contributions to the general endowment. Measure: Five-year Target: Raise $130,000 in general endowment support ($26,000 per year). $25,000
- Individuals will have a stronger connection with the Foundation, resulting in increased contributions to the general endowment. Measure: Five-year Target: Raise $270,000 in general endowment support ($54,000 per year). NOTE: the 12/31/15 report and Work Plan shows that the goal for 2015 was changed to $41,000.  $21,000
Subotal $281,050
   
Metric No. 4: IQ Magazine Ad Sales $110,043
Total $2,922,753

Leverage Financial Resources For Our Partners

Number

Metric No. 1: Grantees $3,649,128
Metric No. 2: Resilient Businesses: Private Leverage $11,805,947
Metric No. 3: VISTA Cash Resources + Non-casah Resources Developed $46,390
Total $14,885,133

Inspire Volunteers: Value of Time (Independent Sector $21.79/hour)

  Hours Value
VISTA Supervisors 1,794 $42,267
VISTA-Recruited
Community Volunteers
3,387 $79,798
VISTA Metric 1 5,181 $122,064
Metric 2: Turn Key Partner Funds 3,184 $75,015
Metric 3: Grantees 3,184 $75,015
Metric 4: IF Board & Staff 109,536 $2,580,668
Metric 5: Early Childhood Dental Netwookr (ECDN) Advisors 1,950 $45,942
Metric 6: Emerging Leaders Advisory Council (ELAC) 0 0
Total 119,851

$2,823,690

Metric 7: Marketing & Communication Strategies (Online Survey: Chose “Agree” or “Strongly Agree”)
“Inspired me to volunteer my time in the community” N/A
“Inspired me to make a financial contribution.”  N/A

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