Public, Society Benefit

Center for School Mold Help

  • La Mesa, CA
  • http://www.schoolmoldhelp.org

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Mission Statement

SMH provides advocacy and comprehensive, up-to-date resources focusing on school mold prevention and solutions.

Main Programs

  1. Educational Website (2007)
  2. Educational Website (2008)
  3. Educational Website and Advocacy (2009)
  4. Educational Website and Advocacy (2010)
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

National nonprofit serving all states and territories of the United States of America

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer since 2005

Self-reported

Susan Brinchman

Keywords

Self-reported

school mold, public health, education, child health

Also Known As

SMH

EIN

73-1730140

 Number

7700127124

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Safety Education (M40)

Single Organization Support (B11)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

The Center for School Mold Help (SMH) has provided information to improve public health to over 2 million site visitors, since 2005. In 2009 and 2010, SMH worked with the Centers for Disease Control to update CDC's online mold information.

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

Educational Website (2007)

The Center for School Mold Help website, at www.schoolmoldhelprovides over 1000 articles related to school mold for the public benefit.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

General Public/Unspecified

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Budget

$2,200.00

Program 2

Educational Website (2008)

The Center for School Mold Help offers comprehensive, online information related to mold and health & school mold prevention and solutions at www.schoolmoldhelp.org(http://www.schoolmoldhelp.org) .

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

General Public/Unspecified

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Budget

$5,500.00

Program 3

Educational Website and Advocacy (2009)

Educational website provided at www.schoolmoldhelviewed by up to 30,000 visitors per month, additional consultation, information, and advocacy provided to individuals and groups.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$7,000.00

Program 4

Educational Website and Advocacy (2010)

Educational website provided at www.schoolmoldhelviewed by up to 30,000 visitors per month; additional consultation, information, and advocacy provided to individuals and groups.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$10,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

National nonprofit serving all states and territories of the United States of America

Funding Needs

Contributions and grants are needed to pay for office, webmaster, and Internet expenses. We have provided all services on a volunteer basis since our inception in 2005. Our yearly expenses have averaged between $7,000 - $10,000, subsidized primarily through donations and site subscriptions. With additional funds, we can expand our advocacy, public information and media technologies, reaching more people with our vital information.

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Operations

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Center for School Mold Help

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Susan Brinchman

BIO

Executive Director, Susan Brinchman, an educator for over 25 years, has experienced the problem of mold in our schools, first-hand, as a school mold victim. Once she discovered this to be an extensive national problem, The Center for School Mold Help was founded to provide key resources and educational materials to help prevent mold in schools from destroying the health of millions. Mrs. Brinchman has a Masters in Educational Technology, with 4 teaching credentials. She has served as our volunteer Executive Director since 2005.

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"The Center for School Mold Help (SMH) provides help for school dampness and mold to school staff, parents, and students. Our extensive, authoritative information is found nowhere else and has reached members of the US Congress, the Centers for Disease Control, NIOSH, the EPA, and OSHA. Entirely supported by our site visitors, we ask for you to help us end the public health problem of mold and dampness in our nation's schools. Join us now with your generous donation!"

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

C. Felicijan

No Affiliation

Term: Jan 2005 -

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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