Project FINE (Focus on Integrating Newcomers through Education)
To stengthen and enrich our community by facilitating the integration of people who are ethnically diverse.
Review Completed: 5/24/2011
202 West Third Street
Winona, MN 55987
||Fatima Said, Executive Director
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||Dr. Scott M. Hannon
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Most Recent 990
During 2010, Project FINE:
Served more than 2,500 newcomers through educational
Provided 6,592 Advocacy and Information Referrals
Spent over 1,400 hours working one-on-one with middle and
high school students throughout Winona County
Developed 4 Resilient Partnerships to strengthen the Diversity
Youth Quest program
Provided $5,000 in scholarship funds to first-generation college
students from immigrant and refugee families.
Provided Diversity Education to over 300 individuals.
As part of the Voices in Harmony program, participants
donated 702 pounds of fresh produce to the local food shelf.
Project FINE staff spent more than 225 hours to ensure that
newcomers in Winona County completed their 2010 Census
New programs and educational sessions during 2010 included:
Resilient Organizations - Diversity Youth Quest Partnerships
Voices in Harmony program
Census Education Sessions
Farm Laborer Training project
Developed Strategic Plan for 2011-2014
To meet and maintain compliance with all Charities Review Council standards.
Develop new programs and educational offerings to meet identified needs in the community.
Project FINE Board of Directors will participate in ongoing Board Development Activities.
Focus on implementation of 2011-2014 Strategic Plan.
Community or Constituency Served
Refugees and Immigrants, as well as established residents, businesses, organizations and service providers.
Geographic Area Served
Winona County and surrounding region, including Goodhue, Wabasha, Olmsted, Fillmore and Houston Counties in MN and Buffalo, Trempealeau and LaCrosse Counties in WI.
Impact and Programs
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|Based on information provided on 2008 to 2010