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Girls For A Change

Our mission is to prepare Black girls for the world and the world for Black girls.

aka GFAC   |   North Chesterfield, VA   |  https://www.girlsforachange.org

Mission

Preparing Black Girls for the World — and the World for Black Girls

Ruling year info

2022

CE0

Mrs. Angela Patton

Main address

100 Buford Road

North Chesterfield, VA 23235 USA

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EIN

26-0035835

NTEE code info

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Citizenship Programs, Youth Development (O54)

Women's Rights (R24)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Multiple Programs

About Girls For A Change

Since its founding in 2000, Girls For A Change (GFAC) has utilized an asset based approach to ensure that over 30,000 Black girls across Richmond, VA are prepared to navigate the world through our five signature programs:

The After School Program, which supports Black girls from elementary to middle school for extended after school hours with tutoring, STEM education, fitness and nutrition, financial literacy instruction, and community building;
Camp Diva Leadership Academy, a summer leadership program designed to culturally enrich and reinforce the strengths of Black middle school girls by providing a joyful environment for learning, leading, and building community. This program also provides dedicated support for Black middle school girls to successfully transition into 9th grade;
Girl Action Teams, a 12-24 week after-school program designed to give Black girls in grades 6-12 opportunities to lead and exercise agency by identifying challenges in their

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
People of African descent

Where we work

Financials

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Girls For A Change

Board of directors
as of 09/28/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms Maureen Jules-Perez

Capital One

Anita Manwani

Carobar Business Solutions, Founder/CEO

Deborah Ludewig

DJL Corporate Law, Founder

Michelle Swenson

Optimal Ventures, Partner

Onagh Ash

Ash Family Trust, Partner

Priyanka Bhatia

Student

Caroline Burruss

Madison House Presents, Chief Marketer

Niko Everett

California Career College, Founder and President

Jennifer Garcia

Student, Cal State University East Bay

Natasha Gonzalez

Community Volunteer

Sejal Hathi

Girls Helping Girls Intl, Founder

Phyllis Liu

MBA Candidate, Wharton

Katherine Nasol

Student, Stanford

Aline Sibomana

Student, Northern Arizona University

Amiti Uttarwar

Student, Carnegie Mellon University

Morgan Wiley

Peak Teams, Relationship Manager

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/9/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability