ESCC 2012 Annual Report to the Community

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  • 1. Strengthening Nonprofits Since 1995

2. ESCC Board of Trustees 2012 Board Officers ESCC management team Aubrey Herman, Chair Franchisee Ameriprise Financial Richard E. Friedman, Vice Chair Adjunct Professor University of Cincinnati Robert Conklin, Treasurer Retired Section Head Procter & Gamble Carole Register, Secretary Retired VP/Community Relations WellSpan Health System Board Members Robert Allanson Vice President and Sales Manager Summit Funding Group Doug Bolton Managing Principal Cassidy Turley James D. Cohen President Community Management Corporation (CMC) Mark Grote Retired Director of R&D P&G Fred Heyse Retired Associate Director/ MIS P&G Julia Johnson Retired Superintendent of Administrative Services Division City of Cincinnati Metropolitan Sewer District Margaret Lawson Partner Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP Carol Leigh Retired Manager Marketing Communications The Ohio River Company June Reynolds Retired Finance Manager P&G Dan Rolfes CEO Meridian Mark & Holiday Homes Alfred J. Tuchfarber, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Political Science University of Cincinnati David Wallace Staff Attorney United States Court of Appeals Yvonne Washington COO United Way of Greater Cincinnati Andy McCreanor, CEO/Executive Director; Darlyne Koretos, Director of Marketing/ Public Relations; Roseanne Colleran, Office Supervisor; Craig Kowalski, Director of Operations/Programs 3. Experienced volunteer workforce contributes talent to the community Our volunteers bring positive change to the local community by helping nonprofits operate more effectively. This allows our clients to focus on fulfilling their missions that help the individuals they serve. On average, an Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati (ESCC) volunteer consultant brings more than 25 years of experience in leadership and management in various industries and across many areas of expertise. The community is the beneficiary of these selfless men and women who deliver 100 percent of ESCCs services. Nearly 10,000 hours of volunteers consulting services, valued at approximately $1.6 million, made a difference at 92 area nonprofits. In the following pages of the Report to the Community you will learn how a team of ESCC volunteers partnered with The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati on a major business initiative that will help position the Federation to serve its broader community needs. In another instance that several volunteers worked with a large, local school district to conduct a competitive labor market analysis of the community it serves. The findings show that the district has a strong competitive edge and is able to recruit and hire the best qualified teachers and staff. The World Choir Games was perhaps the most visible area event to occur in 2012. By assisting the WCG staff in training the 4700 volunteers involved in the Games, ESCC consultants brought great value to this milestone event that helped raise worldwide awareness of the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area. With the implementation of ESCCs Community Benefit Business Model in 2013, we will continue to harness the power of our volunteer workforce and improve delivery of our services to nonprofits. Andrew McCreanor Aubrey Herman Executive Director/CEO Board Chair Our Mission We strengthen nonprofits to reach bold community goals. We provide effective yet affordable consulting, coaching, and training services using a volunteer workforce of highly skilled professionals. We assist our clients and community leaders to attain their goals. 4. Clients We have Served Allen Temple American Heritage Girls American Red Cross Art Academy Autism Society Avondale Comprehensive Development Corporation Bethel Baptist Church Bi-Okoto Cultural Institute BLOC Ministries Building Blocks for Kids Camp Joy Camp Livingston ChangingGears Childhood Food Solutions Childrens Home of Northern Kentucky Cincinnati Area Senior Services Cincinnati Center for Autism Cincinnati Public Schools Cincinnati Union Bethel Cincinnati Works Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati College of Mt. St. Joseph Connect2Success Cornerstone Corporation for Share Equity Corpus Christi Food Pantry Countryside YMCA Lebanon Culture Works, Dayton OH Dayton Christian Center Easter Seals Eve Center Freestore Foodbank Leadership Institute GE Community Wellness Association (GECWA) Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance. Greater Cincinnati Minority Counsel Program Hamilton County Park District Impact 100 iSpace The Mayerson Jewish Community Center The Jewish Family Serviceof Cincinnati The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Jobs for Cincinnati Graduates Kennedy Heights Arts Center Kirkwood Ministries Know Theatre Lakota Local School District Larry H Spears Foundation Lawn Life LIFE Food Pantry Life Success Seminars LifePoint Solutions Lighthouse Youth Services Literacy Center West Music Resource Center National Vitiligo Foundation New Life Temple Sharing & Caring North Fairmount Community Center Open Door Ministries Operation Give Back Over-the-Rhine Foundation Over-the-Rhine Community Housing Partners in Prime PAST Foundation Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region Pones Requiem Project Rescue Community Center Resident Home Corporation Ruah Woods Senior Services Northern KY Serenity Recovery Network Southwest Ohio Region Workforce Investment Board St. Rita School for the Deaf The Strive Partnership SVDP Church of the Resurrection, Bond Hill Talbert House Tender Mercies The AMOS Project The Grail The Womens Connection UC College of Engineering Alumni UC Economics Center United Coalition for Animals Urban Partnership of Covington West College Hill Neighborhood Services West End Emergency Center Women Writing for a Change WordPlay Cincy World Choir Games Xtraordinary Women York Street United Methodist Church Zion United Church of Christ 2012 Projects by Major Area of Service ESCC Endorses United Way (UW) Bold Goals ESCC has joined forces with United Way and other community partners in endorsing UWs Bold Goals around Education, Health and Income. By aligning our projects and programs with selected community indicators, we will be helping to accelerate system-wide, measurable change. Additionally, ESCC supports the important work being done by other organizations, such as Agenda 360, Vision 2015, and the Strive Partnership in their efforts to improve our regions overall socio-economic health. 13% 8% 51% 11% 12% 5% Strategic Planning Business Improvement Training Board Development Coaching Research 2012 BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS SERVICES PROVIDED 11% 32% 8% 8% 41% IT Marketing Financial Human Resources Fundraising 2012 Project Clients by Nonprofit Sector Community Development Arts & Culture Health Education Social Services Multiple 13% 35% 11% 21% 13% 7% 2012 Clients Aligned with UW Bold Goals(several address more than one goal) Education Health Income 39% 19% 42% 5. Our Vision ESCC is a recognized leader in assisting nonprofits to achieve better community outcomes. Our Values We have the courage to help shape a better future: Volunteering the passion and dedication of our volunteers are key to our unique, high-quality affordability Expertise we possess the life experiences and knowledge needed for each situation Commitment we finish what we start and deliver on our promises Accountability we feel a sense of shared ownership with our clients and partners for positive measurable results Coaching/Guiding we teach clients better methods Learning/Growing we pursue and promote continuous learning and growth both personally and professionally for our volunteers and clients Collaborating together we can do more, connecting and mobilizing community resources to attain common goals Leading we practice, teach and nurture strong leadership of ESCC, our volunteers, nonprofit clients, and community investors Inclusive we serve all nonprofits regardless of sector, mission or demographics Our Volunteers More than 80 volunteers contributed 9600 hoursin 2012. 400+ hours 200+ hours 100+ hours Client and Project Information 92 clients (51 project clients) 73 projects for 51 clients 37 agencies participated in NLI 2011-2012 and NLI 2012-2013 programs 12 agencies participated in FSFB LI 2011-2012 Building Blocks for Kids (BB4K) is a last resort financial resource for kids facing any type of physical, emotional, and/or developmental challenge. Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, BB4K has helped more than 350 tri-state children by providing assistance for hearing aids, adaptive equipment, seizure assistance dogs, and more. Executive Director Dynette Clark attributes much of her organizations success to its ongoing partnership with Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati. I really benefited from the first moment I met with ESCC, she explained. My participation in ESCCs Nonprofit Leadership Institute proved so valuable that I arranged for my board president and assistant director to enroll, as well. Clark has partnered with ESCC since 2003. I rely on the expertise available through ESCC and definitely plan to involve them in the future as the need arises. Long-term client partnership is key to sustainability Dynette Clark with Elisha Roysdon, a child who received an accessible van through BB4K in a collaboration with McMobility Systems. Jerry Lewis, Randy Harris, Carol Leigh, Tom Monaco, Fred Heyse Denny Fennema, Rod Trombley, Bob Conklin, Mick Fusco, Rick Findlay Bob Wuerdeman, Connie Hinitz, Meta Sien, Dick Fencl, Tony Cipollone, Hirsh Cohen, Ed Hand, Duane Tennant, Russ Rosen, Charmaine Kessinger, Julia Johnson, Rebecca Huesman, Michael Peitz 6. The Nonprofit Leadership Institute, a dynamic, interactive ten-month program specifically designed for executive directors and senior managers, has provided instruction and coaching to 100 community leaders since 2008. While each monthly day-long module is distinct, the overall pro