Educational Institutions

Bridges To Leadership Inc

  • SOUTH BEND, IN
  • http://www.bridges2leadership.org

This organization is a 501(c)(3) Private Nonoperating Foundation (This organization has notified the IRS of its intention to convert to a public charity, and the IRS has ruled that grantors and contributors may consider it a public charity for the purpose of making contributions to the organization.).


This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.


This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.


This organization is not registered with the IRS.

Mission Statement

Bridges To Leaderhip, Inc., founded in 1996, was formed out of the need to help youth and families to be connected with educational, financial, health and spiritual opportunities. Bridges To Leadership, Inc. is entirely of comprised of volunteers that assist with office and clerical, building maintenance, special events and school organization assignments. Additionally, a great deal of BTLI's efforts are directed at educating youth and families about opportunities that will improve their lives. BTLI's goal is to provide education and activities that builds the family as a whole. We also have a focus on helping families make the connection with their child's education.

Main Programs

  1. Youth and Family Enrichment

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Service Areas

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Indiana

South Bend and surrounding areas

ruling year

2000

Principal Officer since 2010

Self-reported

Vida Harley-Bridges

Keywords

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access, bridges to leadership, lead, bridges,youth,families,m parents involvement, credit money

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Also Known As

BTLI

EIN

39-1946082

 Number

6282226942

Physical Address

3212 Revere Place

SOUTH BEND, IN 46619

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (C12)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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By providing educational and other community resources, youth and families become empowered to improve their lives.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Youth and Family Enrichment

Bridges To Leadership, Inc. program includes a community referral, school and job placements, support groups, Educational workshops and programs and leadership training. WE also publish a newsletter called Empowerment News. We sponsor a Ken Nelson Community Service Awards Dinner, and give out a educational scholarship and awards.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General

Budget

$30,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Indiana

South Bend and surrounding areas

Social Media

Affiliations + Memberships

Second Harvest Food Bank

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Financials

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Operations

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

Bridges To Leadership Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Vida Harley-Bridges

BIO

Vida Harley-Bridges, President is Bridges To Leadership, Inc. BTLI, founder. The mission of the organization is to provide educational opportunities for youth and families. Community service and grassroots organizing has been the backbone to the success of the organization. She also is the owner of Harley & Associates,marketing and business planning for small businesses, organizations and schools who are starting up and expanding their programs.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Vida Harley-Bridges Mrs.

Success Unlimited High Tech Marketing

Term: Sept 2010 - Oct 2013

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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