Presentation to Leadership Chapel Hill-Carrboro on Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate
Blue Ribbon Mentor-AdvocateAubrey Fox and Kristen Smith
What does BRMA do?BRMA provides students of color in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district with:• One-on-one adult mentoring• Tutoring and Advocacy• Enrichment opportunities• Leadership Training• Scholarships for Post-Secondary Education
How could BRMA use additional funding?• Youth Leadership Institute – Lost 50% of its funding – Affected by federal budget cuts – Two private donors unable to sustain past levels of funding• Sponsor-A-Scholar• 2011 Spring Break Service Trip – Areas affected by Hurricane Irene – Washington, D.C.
WHY I’M INVOLVED:Kendretta Pierre and Kristen Smith
How can Leadership Chapel Hill help?• Raffle for dream vacation worth $10K – 500 tickets at $100/per ticket – Collaborate with other education nonprofits – Ask for corporate sponsors and work with local travel agent• Or a fundraiser done jointly with Leadership Chapel Hill and Youth Leadership Institute
Why BRMA is a great pick for Leadership Chapel Hill• Education is a core value of this community• Opportunity for service component, beyond just philanthropy• Quantifiable impact on future leaders of the community• These young leaders in turn help other nonprofits in our community• Potential to collaborate with other area education nonprofits• Existing fundraising idea with proven success in Asheville, NC