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Soroptimist International of Saddleback Valley

 PO BOX 1148
 LAKE FOREST, CA 92609
[P] (949) 933-9110
[F] --
http://www.sisaddlebackvalley.org
[email protected]
Patti Farina
FOUNDED: 1973
INCORPORATED: 1973
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Organization DBA Soroptimist International of Saddleback Valley
Former Names Soroptimist International of Lake Forest (2001)
Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years No
Employer Identification Number 23-7309291 00001

Summary


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Mission StatementMORE »

Soroptimist International of Saddleback Valley is a local volunteer organization, part of a global organization, working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. They are a part of Soroptimist International of the Americas which is part of Soroptimist International, which comprises almost 95,000 members in about 120 territories and countries. The name, Soroptimist, means 'best for women,' and that's what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best working to help other women to be their best. Soroptimist members belong to local clubs, which determine the focus of service to their communities. Club projects range from renovating domestic violence shelters, to providing mammograms to low-income women, to sponsoring self-esteem workshops for teenage girls. In addition, Soroptimists participate in organization-wide programs that include the Live Your Dream Awards, Soroptimist Club Grants for Women and Girls, the Soroptimist Workplace Campaign to End Domestic Violence, the Making a Difference for Women Award and the Dream It, Be It Award. All projects seek to make life better for women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world.

Mission Statement

Soroptimist International of Saddleback Valley is a local volunteer organization, part of a global organization, working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. They are a part of Soroptimist International of the Americas which is part of Soroptimist International, which comprises almost 95,000 members in about 120 territories and countries. The name, Soroptimist, means 'best for women,' and that's what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best working to help other women to be their best. Soroptimist members belong to local clubs, which determine the focus of service to their communities. Club projects range from renovating domestic violence shelters, to providing mammograms to low-income women, to sponsoring self-esteem workshops for teenage girls. In addition, Soroptimists participate in organization-wide programs that include the Live Your Dream Awards, Soroptimist Club Grants for Women and Girls, the Soroptimist Workplace Campaign to End Domestic Violence, the Making a Difference for Women Award and the Dream It, Be It Award. All projects seek to make life better for women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world.

FinancialsMORE »

Fiscal Year 2018
Projected Expenses $15,000.00
Projected Revenue $15,000.00

ProgramsMORE »

  • Live Your Dream
  • Smart Girls Program
  • Stop Human Trafficking
  • Dream It, Be It

Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

Expense Breakdown 2016 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2015 (%)

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For more details regarding the organization's financial information, select the financial tab and review available comments.


Overview


Mission Statement

Soroptimist International of Saddleback Valley is a local volunteer organization, part of a global organization, working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. They are a part of Soroptimist International of the Americas which is part of Soroptimist International, which comprises almost 95,000 members in about 120 territories and countries. The name, Soroptimist, means 'best for women,' and that's what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best working to help other women to be their best. Soroptimist members belong to local clubs, which determine the focus of service to their communities. Club projects range from renovating domestic violence shelters, to providing mammograms to low-income women, to sponsoring self-esteem workshops for teenage girls. In addition, Soroptimists participate in organization-wide programs that include the Live Your Dream Awards, Soroptimist Club Grants for Women and Girls, the Soroptimist Workplace Campaign to End Domestic Violence, the Making a Difference for Women Award and the Dream It, Be It Award. All projects seek to make life better for women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world.

Background Statement


Soroptimist International of Saddleback Valley was founded in 1973 by a group of business and professional women who wanted to help improve the lives of women and girls around the world and especially in the Saddleback Valley area. The organization and our club, is particularly concerned with providing women and girls access to education, as this is the most effective path to self-determination.

 


 

Soroptimist International of Saddleback Valley is a small club striving to make a big difference. We meet at 6:30 PM on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Lake Forest Beach & Tennis Club.

We are looking for members and will enjoy meeting you, for more information, please call Patti Farina at 949-202-6470 or check out our website www.sisaddlebackvalley.org.

 


Impact Statement

Each year SISV presents three monetary awards in our local community plus two grants to Soroptimist International.

Live Your Dream Award is given to a "head-of-household" woman to continue her education, which will improve her life and that of her family. When possible, our club gives this award to more than one woman.

Soroptimist Disaster Relief Fund provides funds for international programs that assist women and girls after a man-made or natural disaster.

Soroptimist "Club Giving" provides funds to Soroptimist clubs internationally to support Soroptimist programs, Club Grants and the Soroptimist "Stop Human Trafficking" program.

Other projects that we support:

Smart Girls Program – Offered at local elementary schools in coordination with the Lake Forest Boys and Girls Club. SISV sponsors this program which teaches girls in an age appropriate fashion about nutrition and positive self image as well as skills for dealing with peer pressure and avoiding drugs and teen pregnancy.

Laura's House - Donation collection to support Laura's House in their mission of awareness of domestic violence, we also make jewelry which we donate to women and girls living in Laura’s House.

Security Blankets – Once a year we invite the community to help us make “no-sew fleece blankets” which are donated to families in need in our community and other organizations such as South County Outreach,  Breast Cancer Solutions and families in need at Camp Pendleton..

Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce, City of Mission Viejo, Lake Forest Chamber of Commerce and City of Lake Forest - Donating our time in support of their projects.

 


Needs Statement

Soroptimist International of Saddleback Valley needs your help raising funds, we are a small group of women striving to make a big difference. Most of the monies collected is distributed in Orange County supporting our “Live Your Dream Award”, “Dream It, Be It Award", “Smart Girls” and other programs. Soroptimist International of Saddleback Valley is an all volunteer organization that educate and empower women and girls.  The more money raised the more we are able to donate to these worthy programs.


 


CEO Statement

Soroptimist International of Saddleback Valley is a small club with a huge spirit. We consider ourselves women of character who are sincerely committed to improving our lives by helping other women and girls improve their lives. This is not a club with hundreds of women but a dedicated group of women where every voice is heard and listened to, where cherished friendships are formed and where our actions really make a difference. This is where we learn information, where opinions are heard, debated and respected…this is a great club where I am surrounded by women who make me want to be a better person.


Board Chair Statement

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Other Ways to Donate/Volunteer

Soroptimist International of the Americas also sponsor www.liveyourdream.org,  an online community empowering offline volunteer action. The self-motivated network is made up of people who wish to support women and girls in their quest to lead better lives, while gaining inspiration in their own lives. Members of the free online community work on topics such as women's economic empowerment, ending violence against women, human trafficking and more. They also have access to inspirational articles, tips and blogs that can help them live their own personal dreams.


Geographic Area Served

South Orange County
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Organization Categories

  1. Philanthropy,Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations - Voluntarism Promotion
  2. Public & Societal Benefit - Fund Raising & Fund Distribution
  3. Education - Scholarships & Student Financial Aid

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Programs


Live Your Dream

Last year Soroptimist Clubs, gave more than $4 million in education grants that was awarded to more than 3,000 women, many of whom have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Live Your Dream Award recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare, tuition and transportation. Last year our club was able to give this award to four women.

Budget  $6,000.00
Category  Education, General/Other Education, General/Other
Population Served Families Females Adults
Program Short-Term Success  One of last years winners will receive her masters degree in May.
Program Long-Term Success  Women who have received this award have successfully completed college.
Program Success Monitored By  Our club monitors the awardees through their counselors and personal phone calls.
Examples of Program Success  Our club keeps in contact with past winners, they tell us about their graduation plans or employment.

Smart Girls Program

Smart Girls Program teaches girls about health, fitness and positive self-image. Girls also learn decision making skills and how to avoid alcohol, tobacco, drugs and premature sexual activity. Our club sponsors this program in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club Program in Lake Forest. This program is presented in local elementary schools and our goal is to expand the program to middle and high school girls.

Budget  $5,000.00
Category  Education, General/Other Afterschool Enrichment
Population Served K-12 (5-19 years) Females
Program Short-Term Success  Girls who have complete the program have expressed how much they learned.
Program Long-Term Success  Our club relies on the elementary school teachers to validate the program.
Program Success Monitored By  Monitored by the teachers.
Examples of Program Success  Girls who have completed the program said it was very beneficial.

Stop Human Trafficking

Our club also gives funds to Soroptimist International of the Americas to support their Soroptimist “Stop Trafficking Program”. In 2007, Soroptimist launched a major campaign - Soroptimists STOP Trafficking - aimed at raising awareness about the devastating practice of sex trafficking. Soroptimist club members place sex slavery awareness cards in highly visible locations including police stations, women’s centers, hospitals, legal aid societies, etc. The program has evolved to include a multi-dimensional approach to end sex trafficking including raising awareness, assisting victims, preventing sexual slavery, and advocating for better laws and enforcement.

Budget  $2,000.00
Category  Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other Women's Rights
Population Served Females At-Risk Populations Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)
Program Short-Term Success  More women and children are being rescued.
Program Long-Term Success  Better public awareness about Human Trafficking.
Program Success Monitored By  Soroptimist International of the Americas monitors the program.
Examples of Program Success  --

Dream It, Be It

: This is a new program being developed that will provide career information/scholarship money for girls in secondary school who face obstacles in achieving their goals.

Budget  $1,000.00
Category  Community Development, General/Other Community Development, General/Other
Population Served Adolescents Only (13-19 years) Females
Program Short-Term Success  new program
Program Long-Term Success  new program
Program Success Monitored By  school counselors
Examples of Program Success  new program

Management


CEO/Executive Director Tibby Montgomery
CEO Term Start July 2017
CEO Email [email protected]
CEO Experience --

Former CEOs and Terms

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Senior Staff

Name Title Experience/Biography
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Awards

Award Awarding Organization Year
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Affiliations

Affiliation Year
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External Assessments and Accreditations

External Assessment or Accreditation Year
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Collaborations

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Staff Information

Number of Full Time Staff 0
Number of Part Time Staff 0
Number of Volunteers 18
Number of Contract Staff 0
Staff Retention Rate % --
Staff Professional Development No

Staff Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: --
Asian American/Pacific Islander: --
Caucasian: --
Hispanic/Latino: --
Native American/American Indian: --
Other: --
Other (if specified): --
Gender Female: --
Male: --
Not Specified --

Plans & Policies

Organization has Fundraising Plan? Yes
Organization has Strategic Plan? No
Years Strategic Plan Considers --
Management Succession Plan Yes
Organization Policies And Procedures Yes
Business Continuity of Operations Plan No

Risk Management Provisions

Nondiscrimination Policy No
Whistle Blower Policy No
Document Destruction Policy No
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy No

Reporting and Evaluations

Management Reports to Board? No
CEO Formal Evaluation and Frequency No N/A
Senior Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency No N/A
Non Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency No N/A

Government Licenses

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CEO Comments

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Foundation Comments

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Governance


Board Chair Tibby Montgomery
Board Chair Company Affiliation --
Board Chair Term July 2017 - June 2018
Board Co-Chair Sue Burke
Board Co-Chair Company Affiliation --
Board Co-Chair Term July 2017 - June 2018

Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
Sue Burke -- Voting
Diane Ealy Community Volunteer --
Barbara Foster Community Volunteer --
Nikita Ganatra -- Voting
Loydele Kehler -- Voting
Tibby Montgomery Community Volunteer --

Constituent Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Youth Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Additional Board Members and Affiliations

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Board Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 0
Caucasian: 80
Hispanic/Latino: 10
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: --
Other (if specified): 10
Gender Female: 100
Male: 0
Not Specified 0

Board Information

Board Term Lengths 1
Board Term Limits 0
Board Meeting Attendance % 90%
Written Board Selection Criteria Yes
Written Conflict Of Interest Policy No
Percentage of Monetary Contributions 0%
Percentage of In-Kind Contributions 20%
Board Orientation Yes

CEO Comments

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Foundation Comments

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Standing Committees

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Financials


Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

Expense Breakdown 2016 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2015 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2014 (%)

Fiscal Year July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2018
Projected Revenue $15,000.00
Projected Expenses $15,000.00
Form 990s

2015 990

2014 990N

2013 990N

Audit Documents --
IRS Letter of Exemption

IRS Letter of Determination

Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Total Revenue $15,465 $15,685 $7,273
Total Expenses $14,310 $18,711 $10,354

Prior Three Years Revenue Sources

Revenue By Revenue Source
Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$160 $198 $219
Government Contributions $0 $0 $0
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    State -- -- --
    Local -- -- --
    Unspecified -- -- --
Individual Contributions $501 $553 $144
Indirect Public Support -- -- --
Earned Revenue -- -- --
Investment Income, Net of Losses -- -- --
Membership Dues $5,384 $2,099 $3,625
Special Events $9,418 $12,833 $3,284
Revenue In-Kind -- -- --
Other -- -- --

Prior Three Years Expense Allocations

Expense By Type
Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Program Expense $3,242 $7,952 $5,179
Administration Expense $1,640 $1,582 $1,548
Fundraising Expense $5,135 $5,949 $1,560
Payments to Affiliates $4,291 $3,226 $2,066
Total Revenue/Total Expenses 1.08 0.84 0.70
Program Expense/Total Expenses 23% 42% 50%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue 51% 44% 43%

Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities

Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Total Assets $9,246 $8,092 $10,190
Current Assets $9,246 $8,092 $10,190
Long-Term Liabilities -- -- --
Current Liabilities -- -- --
Total Net Assets $9,246 $8,092 $10,190

Short Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities inf inf inf

Long Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Long-term Liabilities/Total Assets 0% 0% 0%
Endowment Value --
Spending Policy Income Only
Percentage(If selected) --
Are you currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Purpose --
Campaign Goal --
Capital Campaign Dates -
Capital Campaign Raised-to-Date Amount --
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? --

CEO Comments

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Foundation Comments

Due to its size, this organization files a 990N.  Summary financial data is per the financials provided by the organization and consultation with the organization. 

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