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Way to Grow, Inc.

Working closely with parents and communities, we ensure that children within the most isolated families are born healthy, stay healthy and are prepared for school.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 2/6/2013
125 W Broadway #110
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Phone: 612-874-4740
Fax: 612-874-4757
EIN 71-0956749
Principal Staff Carolyn Smallwood,
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 33
Number of Volunteers 98
Number of Clients Served 2300
Tags / Keywords Nonprofit Services, Elementary & Secondary Schools, Children & Families
General Information
Board Chair Maria Christu
Number of Board Members 16
Board meetings with quorum 8
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 9.38
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
10,725 home visits completed, 2,289 unduplicated clients served, 2,362 referrals to agencies to access food, clothing, affordable husing and other support, 244 pregnant mothers received individualized prenatal home visits, 95% of pregnant mothers served had a healthy birth outcome, 93% of two-year olds serves were immunized, 86% of children completed an annual physical, 80% of children were deemed kindergarten ready (IGDI Assessment), 132 children graduated Way to Grow Learning program and started kindergarten more prepared to learn, 53 3-5 year olds received quality center based early learning programming through Preschool Pals, 124 Minneapolis Kindergarten and 1st Grade students participated in the 2011-2012 Elementry Education Program, 77% of participants were reading above grade level, 92% of families attended both Fall and Spring Conferences
Current Goals
Build a strong, mission-driven nonprofit organization. Provide innovative, quality services to diverse families in Minneapolis and neighboring communities. Continue to develop effective community and stakeholder partnerships Diversify and increase the revenue base to build a financially stable orginzation.
Community or Constituency Served
City of Minneapolis
Geographic Area Served
City of Minneapolis
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $1,597,413 79.6%
Management: $217,744 10.9%
Fundraising: $191,495 9.5%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2011 2010 2009
End of Year: $285,124 $269,956 $544,249
Beginning of Year $269,956 $544,249 $506,590
Difference $15,168 ($274,293) $37,659
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $285,124
Based on information provided on 2009 to 2011
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