Youth Development

Bolder Options

  • MINNEAPOLIS, MN
  • http://www.bolderoptions.org

Mission Statement

Mission: Teaching youth to succeed in ALL of life's races. Ø
Our comprehensive program pairs referred youth, age 10-14, with caring adult mentors for one year. The program utilizes physical activities, academic support, nutrition, goal setting, financial literacy, leadership and volunteerism.

Service Areas

Self-reported

Minnesota

ruling year

1998

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mr. Darrell Thompson

Keywords

Self-reported

youth, motivation, mentor, volunteer, grant, non-profit, children, at-risk

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EIN

41-1909408

 Number

5842055582

Physical Address

2100 Stevens Ave South

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Adult, Child Matching Programs (O30)

Other Recreation, Sports, or Leisure Activities N.E.C. (N99)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

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?

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

The first phase of the program includes: home visits, matching youth with a running or biking mentor, community races or rides, goal setting activities, an adventure learning event, community service, tutoring and youth educational meetings with community leaders. The second phase, community integration, includes: additional home visits, youth-mentor support, a graduation banquet, and track team participation.

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Service Areas

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Minnesota

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Financials

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BOLDER OPTIONS
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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

Bolder Options

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Darrell Thompson

BIO

Former Minnesota Gopher and NFL great Darrell Thompson, who first came to Bolder Options as a speaker, has led the program as executive director since 1995.

Governance

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

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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