Nonprofit Organization Opens in Good Times and Bad
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Nonprofit Organization Opens in Good Times and Bad
Week 2 Disc 1
Nonprofit Organization Opens in Good Times and Bad
Prepare: Prior to completing this discussion, read “Right on the Money: How to Keep the Doors of Your Nonprofit Organization Open in Good Times and Bad.” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Reflect: You may wish to review the following resources to help support you in your discussion.
ResCare: Residential Services (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – (Displaced persons of special needs after tornado disaster) Requesting $60,000
Big Brothers – Big Sisters (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – (Children coping with the disaster with P.T.S.D. Training of volunteers in working with children and P.T.S.D.) Requesting $30,000
Children’s Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – (A not-for-profit organization providing a safe, child friendly setting for the investigation of child abuse in Southwest Missouri wishing to start a family counseling program.) Requesting 30,000
Joplin NALA (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – (Mission of fostering and strengthening literacy skills enabling learners to reach their full potential. We accomplish our mission by recruiting and tutoring adults who need help in reading, math, and/or English as a second language) Requesting $30,000
The Alliance of SWMO (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – (Parenting training program in the child abuse prevention program.) Requesting $35,000
Spiva Center for the Arts (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – (Develop and implement children’s summer art program.) Requesting $35,000
Joplin South Little League (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – (Support players from low income families and those displaced from the tornado) Requesting $30,000
Ozark Center Crisis Services (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – (Support for suicide prevention hot line for the elderly.) Requesting 40,000
Write: Human Services and care are provided in many formats. You have been asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri INC. After you have started with the Board you are placed on the grant allocation subcommittee. Your committee is charged with the distribution of grants and with a focus on Joplin Mo. Joplin, as noted above, was devastated by a tornado in May 0f 2011. The community is still recovering and over stressed human service programs still work hard to provide services. Your organization received a donation from The Duke Endowment (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (http://dukeendowment.org/) for a total of $170,000. Your organization must distribute the money throughout the community. The foundation received over 30 applications but narrowed this to eight applicants listed in the Reflection section along with the amounts requested. There is $290,000 applied for in regard to this money. Each member of your subcommittee has been asked to submit who they would like to recommend the money go to and how much they would receive. It is suggested that only five applicants receive money. In this discussion of 350 words present the five organizations that will receive money and to what amount. In the discussion utilize these prompts:
Identify who you have chosen and how much will they receive.
Explain the criteria you used to select them and the amount.
Describe the requirements you used in selecting the five applicants.
Explain if your selected programs met all your requirements.
Reflect on your HHS ethics and values and how these influenced your choices.
Guided Response: Post your 350 word discussion and respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings in this discussion. You can use the following prompts:
Did your criteria of selection match?
If your classmate was a fellow subcommittee member and differed from your decisions how would you respond to persuade them to your thinking?
Have you been persuaded by your fellow member to change your decisions?
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Elements of the required response may also be lacking. 40 points out of 50: The essay illustrates solid understanding of the relevant material by correctly addressing most of the relevant content; identifying and explaining most of the key concepts/ideas; using correct terminology; explaining the reasoning behind most of the key points/claims; and/or where necessary or useful, substantiating some points with accurate examples. The answer is complete. 50 points: The essay illustrates exemplary understanding of the relevant material by thoroughly and correctly addressing the relevant content; identifying and explaining all of the key concepts/ideas; using correct terminology explaining the reasoning behind key points/claims and substantiating, as necessary/useful, points with several accurate and illuminating examples. No aspects of the required answer are missing. Use of Sources (worth a maximum of 20% of the total points). Zero points: Student failed to include citations and/or references. Or the student failed to submit a final paper. 5 out 20 points: Sources are seldom cited to support statements and/or format of citations are not recognizable as APA 6th Edition format. There are major errors in the formation of the references and citations. And/or there is a major reliance on highly questionable. The Student fails to provide an adequate synthesis of research collected for the paper. 10 out 20 points: References to scholarly sources are occasionally given; many statements seem unsubstantiated. Frequent errors in APA 6th Edition format, leaving the reader confused about the source of the information. There are significant errors of the formation in the references and citations. And/or there is a significant use of highly questionable sources. 15 out 20 points: Credible Scholarly sources are used effectively support claims and are, for the most part, clear and fairly represented. APA 6th Edition is used with only a few minor errors. There are minor errors in reference and/or citations. And/or there is some use of questionable sources. 20 points: Credible scholarly sources are used to give compelling evidence to support claims and are clearly and fairly represented. APA 6th Edition format is used accurately and consistently. The student uses above the maximum required references in the development of the assignment. Grammar (worth maximum of 20% of total points) Zero points: Student failed to submit the final paper. 5 points out of 20: The paper does not communicate ideas/points clearly due to inappropriate use of terminology and vague language; thoughts and sentences are disjointed or incomprehensible; organization lacking; and/or numerous grammatical, spelling/punctuation errors 10 points out 20: The paper is often unclear and difficult to follow due to some inappropriate terminology and/or vague language; ideas may be fragmented, wandering and/or repetitive; poor organization; and/or some grammatical, spelling, punctuation errors 15 points out of 20: The paper is mostly clear as a result of appropriate use of terminology and minimal vagueness; no tangents and no repetition; fairly good organization; almost perfect grammar, spelling, punctuation, and word usage. 20 points: The paper is clear, concise, and a pleasure to read as a result of appropriate and precise use of terminology; total coherence of thoughts and presentation and logical organization; and the essay is error free. Structure of the Paper (worth 10% of total points) Zero points: Student failed to submit the final paper. 3 points out of 10: Student needs to develop better formatting skills. The paper omits significant structural elements required for and APA 6th edition paper. Formatting of the paper has major flaws. The paper does not conform to APA 6th edition requirements whatsoever. 5 points out of 10: Appearance of final paper demonstrates the student’s limited ability to format the paper. There are significant errors in formatting and/or the total omission of major components of an APA 6th edition paper. They can include the omission of the cover page, abstract, and page numbers. Additionally the page has major formatting issues with spacing or paragraph formation. Font size might not conform to size requirements. The student also significantly writes too large or too short of and paper 7 points out of 10: Research paper presents an above-average use of formatting skills. The paper has slight errors within the paper. This can include small errors or omissions with the cover page, abstract, page number, and headers. There could be also slight formatting issues with the document spacing or the font Additionally the paper might slightly exceed or undershoot the specific number of required written pages for the assignment. 10 points: Student provides a high-caliber, formatted paper. This includes an APA 6th edition cover page, abstract, page number, headers and is double spaced in 12’ Times Roman Font. Additionally, the paper conforms to the specific number of required written pages and neither goes over or under the specified length of the paper.
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