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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
A Vision For the Future
By nsbyrer @ 4:28 PM :: 3823 Views :: Article Rating :: Mentoring
A Vision For the Future is an article written by Dr.Ghanem J. Al-Bustami
Mentoring Program Supervisor, Questscope, Amman, Jordan
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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
DONATING TO TUTOR/MENTOR CONNECTION!
By nsbyrer @ 4:22 PM :: 3197 Views :: Article Rating
What will the impact of your life be in 100 years? Will it be measured by the wealth you accumulate or the people you develop to be leaders of the future? Will you have contributed to building a bridge from poverty for children and youth around the world?

Note: While you cannot take your money with you when you move to another life, you can leave a legacy by supporting programs that help disadvantaged youth have the same opportunities that you have had from your own life.


NOTE: If you operate a Chicago area program, and are not listed in the Program Locator, or if your information is not current, you can now add or edit your own information on the web site. Contact the T/MC and let us show you how to keep your information current. This will help you find volunteers and donors for your organization.
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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
SPONSORED EVENTS
By nsbyrer @ 4:21 PM :: 3409 Views :: Article Rating :: Funding and Philanthropy
Jimmy Biggs Memorial Cabrini Connections Golf Benefit, to be held July 20,2006 at Highland Park Country Club.

Note: The annual golf benefit is this week. Your support is needed. Visit http://www.cabrinitmcgolf.org to learn more.
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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
DONORS who have supported the T/MC or Cabrini Connections
By nsbyrer @ 4:21 PM :: 4237 Views :: Article Rating :: Funding and Philanthropy
Without the support of an orchestra of donors, who have provide large and small grants and individual contributions since 1993, there would be no Tutor/Mentor Connection and no Cabrini Connections.

We thank everyone who have made a contribution. Listed below are corporate and foundation donors who made gifts of $10,000 and above from 2005 and 2006.

Note: Finding consistent, flexible operating dollars is the most difficult challenge of any charity, including the Tutor/Mentor Connection and Cabrini Connections.  Please add your name to this list of donors. Send contributions to: Cabrini Connections Tutor/Mentor Connection, 800 W. Huron, Chicago, Il. 60622.


Write for a copy of our latested audited financial statements. Our annual report can be found in PDF format at the Cabrini Connections.net web site.
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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Fund Raising Resources for Tutor/Mentor Programs
By nsbyrer @ 4:20 PM :: 3762 Views :: Article Rating :: Funding and Philanthropy
INDEPENDENT SECTOR Endorses General Operating Support Grants as a preferred Funding Mechanism(Washington, DC, April 8, 2004)- INDEPENDENT SECTOR has endorsed recommendations from a group of nonprofit and philanthropic leaders that encourage foundations to give general operating support grants in order to provide the most flexible funding to their nonprofit partners.

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If we can teach charities and donors to choose a cause and find an information portal, such as this, that shows the long-term work needed for a tutor/mentor program to help a youth to a career, then we can teach the donor to pick a charity based on where the need is greatest (map) and what organization is providing service in that zip code (Program Locator). once a donor gets to the few tutor/mentor program choices that exist in a zip code, it is up to the donor to determine how much he/wants to help, then write a check and send it to the organization. If an organization maintains a web site that shows why they are needed, where they are needed, where they operate and what services they provide, the donor should be able to choose between multiple organizations providing the same service in the same neighborhood. If your tutor/mentor program has a web site, you can put its link in the LINKS section of this web site. You can also email tutormentor2@earthlink.net to add it to the Program Locator database.

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