Educational Institutions

Manners of the Heart Community Fund

  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • www.mannersoftheheart.org

Mission Statement

Our mission is to enable the home, school, and community to work together to give our children the humble confidence that will carry them through life triumphantly and to instill in our children not only the head knowledge, but the heart knowledge that will allow them to lead in the right direction. We do this by: Equipping schools to teach the principles of goodheartedness in the classroom, Encouraging families to work with their children to develop self-giving respect, Engaging the community to be involved through sponsorship and volunteerism.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Manners of the Heart Elementary Curriculum
  3. Leaders by Example High School Training
  4. Parenting books, seminars, and conferences
  5. Teachers by Example In-Service
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

MOH programs primarily serve the United States and Canada

ruling year

2003

Principal Officer since 2002

Self-reported

Mrs Jill Rigby Garner

Keywords

Self-reported

education, children, parents, manners, etiquette, character, community

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EIN

68-0531760

Physical Address

215 Royal Street

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Also Known As

Manners of the Heart

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

Parent Teacher Group (B94)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

For schools: elementary school curricula (Manners of the Heart, Music of the Heart); leadership trainings for high school and junior high students (Leaders by Example); teacher and child-care trainings and workshops (Teachers by Example). For families: parenting books (Raising Respectful Children, Raising Unselfish Children); parenting seminars and conferences; curricula for parents to use in the home (Manners of the Heart at Home; etiquette classes and manners camp for children; monthly television segments with craft ideas for parents; radio minutes for parents (Manners in a Minute). For communities: corporate manners and etiquette trainings (The Business of Manners); community-wide speaking events (Manners of the Heart Community); events with fellow non-profit organizations (Manners of the Heart at the YMCA)

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Program 2

Manners of the Heart Elementary Curriculum

36-week curriculum for kindergarten through third grade students

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Adults

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Program 3

Leaders by Example High School Training

Social skills and heart education for high school students. Sessions include: The Business of Life, The Business of Communication, The Business of Ethics and Accountability, and The Business of Dining.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

Program 4

Parenting books, seminars, and conferences

Books, seminars, and conferences include: Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World, Raising Unselfish Children in a Self-Absorbed World, and Manners of the Heart at Home

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Adults

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Program 5

Teachers by Example In-Service

3-hour in-service training for educators, childcare workers, and school administrators.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

MOH programs primarily serve the United States and Canada

Social Media

Funding Needs

-Funding for local child, adolescent, and parent programs -Funding for administrative costs -Annual Fundraising Campaign begins in January 2010

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Manners of the Heart, Inc.
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Operations

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Manners of the Heart Community Fund

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mrs Jill Rigby Garner

BIO

Jill Rigby brings more than twenty years of experience as a mother, teacher, speaker, author, and columnist to Manners of the Heart. She is the author of Manners of the Heart at Home (1998), Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World (2006), Raising Unselfish Children in a Self-Absorbed World (2008), and The Business of Manners (2011). She conducts workshops and seminars across the country including the following events: Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World conference; Leaders by Example training for students; Teachers by Example training for teachers; and The Business of Manners corporate training. She has appeared on hundreds of television and radio broadcasts to promote Manners of the Heart programs and products and share her vision for a more respectful, selfless, compassionate society.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Ty Gose

Latter & Blum, Inc.

Term: Jan 2009 - Dec 2010

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