Educational Institutions

Destination Imagination Inc

  • Cherry Hill, NJ
  • www.destinationimagination.org

Mission Statement

To develop opportunities that inspire the global community of learners to utilize diverse approaches in applying 21st century skills and creativity.

The Destination Imagination program encourages teams of learners to have fun, take risks, focus and frame challenges while incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), the arts and service learning. Our participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas, and the collaborative problem solving process. Teams may showcase their solutions at a tournament.

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Destination Imagination has affilates in most US states, several Canadian provinces, China, England, Poland, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico and several other countries.

ruling year

1988

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mr. Charles Cadle

Keywords

Self-reported

Destination Imagination, CPS, Creative, Problem Solving, Challenges

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Also Known As

DI

EIN

22-2415554

 Number

0996363243

Physical Address

1111 S Union Avenue

Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 3331

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

To be the global leader in teaching the creative process from imagination to innovation and to develop opportunities that inspire the global community of learners to utilize diverse approaches in applying 21st Century Skills and creativity. The Destination Imagination program encourages teams of learners to have fun, take risks, focus and frame challenges while incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), the arts, and service learning. Our participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas, and the collaborative problem solving process. Teams may showcase their solutions at a tournament.

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Destination Imagination has affilates in most US states, several Canadian provinces, China, England, Poland, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico and several other countries.

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Financials

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DESTINATION IMAGINATION INC
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Destination Imagination Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Charles Cadle

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Pamela Schroeder

Minnesota DI

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?