A Place Along the Way is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization all donations are tax deductable. A Place Along the Way

A Place Along the Way





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COMMITTEES

Initial Committees

Operating Committee – This committee will work together to handle the day-to-day functions of A PLACE ALONG THE WAY (i.e., website and other technology, donor recognition, mailings, bookkeeping, information management, facility location, etc.)

Finance Committee – The primary responsibility of this committee is budgeting and planning. This committee will also work with the treasurer and secretary to respond to federal, state and county laws governing non-profit organizations and fundraising. This committee will also be responsible for monitoring A PLACE ALONG THE WAY’s compliance with reporting and other legal requirements. In addition, this committee will monitor how funds provided by A PLACE ALONG THE WAY (i.e., paying ones utilities, buying food, clothing, etc.) are spent, and it will report its findings to the board on a regular basis. It is anticipated that the compliance and monitoring functions of this committee will be split off into a separate Audit Committee when A PLACE ALONG THE WAY becomes fully functional.

Fund Development Committee – This committee will conduct the various fundraising operations of A PLACE ALONG THE WAY (i.e., annual event, sustaining donor’s program, business partnerships program, grant writing, etc.) and the community volunteer program, as well performing donor research and database management. An alumni development program is planned for the future. It is anticipated that this committee will eventually break into several subcommittees, likely one for each fundraising program.

Program Committee – This committee will operate A PLACE ALONG THE WAY’s fund distribution, educational, and volunteer programs. It is anticipated that this committee will eventually break into several subcommittees, likely one for each different program.

Public Relations Committee – This committee is responsible for press releases and materials published by the foundation. The committee will also work with the program and audit committee to make information about foundation programs, district spending, and school finances accessible to the public.

Future Committees

Investment and Endowment Committee – This committee will be responsible for developing the foundation’s endowment, encouraging planned giving to the foundation, and ensuring that funds are invested according to the Board’s investment policy.

Personnel and Nominating Committee – This committee will be responsible for coordination of volunteers and recruitment and nomination of new Board and Advisory Council members. This committee will also responsible for training and recognition of volunteers.