Educational Institutions

Rancho Bernardo High School Friends of the Library

  • San Diego, CA
  • http://www.rbhsfriendsofthelibrary.org

Mission Statement

The Rancho Bernardo High School Friends of the Library is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the RBHS Library in meeting the intellectual, curricular, and technological needs of all Rancho Bernardo High School students and staff through fundraising and advocacy.

Main Programs

  1. Rancho Bernardo High School Library
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer since 2015

Self-reported

Ms. Linda Gannon

Keywords

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ebooks, RBHS FOL, Bookin' It for the Broncos 5K, Poetry Reading, Library Assistant

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EIN

77-0630948

 Number

1592826688

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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The top accomplishments from this past year are:Increased available books in library by $8KSupported critical staffing needs for $16KCommunity/student outreach by supporting school activities such as Poetry Contest and Bookin' It for the Broncos 5K Run/WalkTop Goals for the current year of 2013/2014: Continue to procure grants and donations to support the purchasing of books and other learning tools for RBHS library and for library staff supportTo foster the development and effective use of 21st Century information skills among RBHS students.To enhance the collection of RBHS Library resources for students and staffTo increase awareness and support for the RBHS Friends of the Library programs among RBHS parents and the community.To advocate for adequate funding, services, and staffing for school libraries from state, district, and school site resources.

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

Rancho Bernardo High School Library

RBHS FOL is a volunteer only run 501(c)(3) non-profit. Our program is committed to providing tools for student research, fostering literacy, providing quality resources both in print and electronic formats and motivating our 2300 Rancho Bernardo High School students to achieve.

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

$26,000.00

Charting Impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    •To foster the development and effective use of 21st Century information skills among RBHS students.

    To enhance the collection of RBHS Library resources for students and staff

    •To increase awareness and support for the RBHS Friends of the Library programs among RBHS parents and the community.
    •To advocate for adequate funding, services, and staffing for school libraries from state, district, and school site resources.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    Not available.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Not available.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    Not available.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    Not available.
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Funding Needs

The Rancho Bernardo High School Friends of the Library (RBHS FOL) 5 most pressing needs are: 1) Reach our fundraising goal of $30,000 -The primary goal of the RBHS Friends of the Library (FOL) is to raise money for much needed staffing and new library books ; 2) Increase our volunteers for RBHS FOL; 3) Expand programming to include more creative ways to reach out to our community for support of RBHS FOL programs4) Continue to advocate with the PUSD to reinstate funding for the school libraries5) Keep up with the technological advances for library learning to benefit our students of today who are the future leaders of tomorrow

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Operations

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Rancho Bernardo High School Friends of the Library

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Linda Gannon

BIO

RBHS FOL is strictly a volunteer run organization - no compensation provided.

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"We are a volunteer organization - no CEO/Executive Director- see statement from Board President below."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ms. Linda Gannon

PUSD

Term: Jan 2015 - June 2015

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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