Smart Givers Blog
Donate to Charities Review Council
Sign up for our E-Newsletter
Search for organization to which you may donate a car or goods

Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook

Phyllis Wheatley Community Center

Phyllis Wheatley Community Center provides comprehensive, quality programs in lifelong learning, child development and family support for the diverse greater Minneapolis community.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 7/20/2012
1301 - 10th Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Phone: (612)374-4342
EIN 41-0706132
Principal Staff Barbara Milon,
General Information
Board Chair
Number of Board Members 10
Board meetings with quorum 6
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 5
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Board
Accomplishments
Facility ownership agreement completed in October 2011. $635,000 raised in gifts, grants and low interest loans to start phase 1 improvements to facility to make it licensable & accreditable for early childhood programs. Increased visibility through regular presence in local newspapers and increased presence through social media. Increased number of individual donors and total giving: 2011 donors vs. 2010= 180/136 2011 avg gift vs. 2010= 153.04/166.60 2011 total individual donors increased by 32% over 2010 2011 total individual giving increased more than 21% over 2010 Increased volunteer engagement: Professional film-maker Darryl Bullock is volunteering to create promotional video Ernst & Young volunteers completed landscaping project 2011 volunteer vs. 2010= 230/222 2011 volunteer hours vs. 2010= 3,128/2,843 100% of kindergarten age children continuously enrolled for one year met or exceeded Beginning Kindergarten Assessment standards.
Current Goals
Identify opportunities to collaborate for greater collective impact Develop partnerships, based on MACC model, between agencies with common outcomes Develop a business plan for each core program area Demonstrate program quality, effectiveness & value to community
Community or Constituency Served
Culturally diverse, lower and middle income children & youth and family leaders
Geographic Area Served
North Minneapolis and surrounding communities
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $1,221,823 77.2%
Management: $190,456 12%
Fundraising: $169,563 10.7%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2011 2010 2009
End of Year: $294,671 $258,976 $214,342
Beginning of Year $258,976 $214,342 $229,454
Difference $35,695 $44,634 ($15,112)
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $294,671
Based on information provided on 2009 to 2011
Financials
Show all standards met
List of Standards Met