Human Services

CREATIVE VISIONS

  • Des Moines, IA
  • www.creativevisionsia.org

Mission Statement

To develop economically vulnerable individuals, families, and communities into
becoming self-empowered, self- responsible, self-sufficient through education
and economic empowerment.

Main Programs

  1. Outside the Box Graduation Program
  2. Traffic Safety Program
  3. I am Green
Service Areas

Self-reported

Iowa

We primarily serve the central Iowa area, including Des Moines.

ruling year

1997

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mr. Ako Abdul-Samad

Keywords

Self-reported

Graduation Traffic Safety Environmental Sustainability

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EIN

42-1461559

 Number

3328174608

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Urban, Community (S31)

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

Outside the Box Graduation Program

The Outside the Box program aims to keep students in school through graduation.

Category

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Program 2

Traffic Safety Program

The traffic safety program works to promote safe driving skills and habits.

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 3

I am Green

The I am Green project works to promote sustainability and environmental friendliness through energy efficiency.

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Iowa

We primarily serve the central Iowa area, including Des Moines.

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Financials

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CREATIVE VISIONS
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Operations

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CREATIVE VISIONS

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Ako Abdul-Samad

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Michael Sadler

No Affiliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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