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Brightside Power Point Presentation, General

  1. 1. Uniting people in clean and green activities to beautify Louisville and foster community pride.<br />
  2. 2. What is Brightside?<br />A non-profit organization focused on city-wide beautification projects, urban reforestation, litter prevention and youth environmental education.<br />Empowers citizens to become directly involved in city revitalization efforts<br />Drives awareness, interest and impact for ongoing community clean-up efforts<br />Saves Metro Government $800,000 in privately funded programs, related volunteer services, and media impact.<br />Louisville’s Keep America Beautiful affiliate.<br />
  3. 3. OrganizationBrightside’s small staff is experienced and focused on delivering services<br />Matt Nally– Landscape Manager<br />9 years<br />Lisa Gunterman– Director of Programs<br />4 years<br />Diana Alvey– Development Assistant<br />6 years<br />Julie Fried – Education Coordinator<br />11 years<br />Mary Byrne– Volunteer Coordinator<br />3 years<br />NOT SHOWN<br />Mike Seebert – Interim Executive Director<br />Steve Johnson – Landscape Crew<br />1 year<br />
  4. 4. Scope of Services<br />Youth Outreach Programs<br />Environmental Youth Summit<br />Eco-Drama<br />Outdoor Classrooms<br />Development Activities<br />Fundraising<br />Gallopalooza<br />Volleyball Tourney<br />Green Tie Bash<br /><ul><li>Clean Programs
  5. 5. Community-Wide Cleanups
  6. 6. Neighborhood Cleanups
  7. 7. Pre-Derby Cleanups
  8. 8. Adopt-a-Mile
  9. 9. Clean Sweep
  10. 10. Green Programs
  11. 11. BrightSites & Interstate Plantings
  12. 12. Urban Reforestation
  13. 13. NatureScape Grants
  14. 14. Community of Trees Partnership</li></li></ul><li>Green Programs Selected BrightSites<br />1st & Liberty<br />I-264 & Bardstown Road<br />Baxter<br />
  15. 15. Green Programs <br /><ul><li>28 BrightSites & Interstate Plantings
  16. 16. 105 NatureScapes – community gardens, outdoor classrooms and landscaped areas managed by neighborhoods, schools and other non-profit organizations.</li></ul>Spaghetti Junction<br />Gene Snyder Freeway<br />Outer Loop<br />
  17. 17. Clean ProgramsSelected Programs and Initiatives <br />Anti –Litter Campaigns<br />Community-Wide Cleanup<br />Description: Recurring neighborhood cleanup programs<br />Reach: 20,000 volunteers per year participate<br />Outcomes: Campaigns have won awards from PRSA and Advertising Federation<br />Description: One day community cleanup<br />Reach: 230 neighborhood groups<br /> 6,000 volunteers<br />Outcomes: Neighborhoods cleaned<br />
  18. 18. Youth Outreach Programs<br />Eco-Drama<br /><ul><li>Partnership between Brightside, Stage One and MSD
  19. 19. Over 24,000 students served since 2001.</li></ul>Environmental Youth Summit<br /><ul><li>Partnership between JCPS Center for Environmental Education, Metro Government and U of L
  20. 20. Since its inception in 2005, over 3,000 students have participated</li></ul>“We are honored to host Brightside’s Youth Summit. Sustainability and environmental issues have never been more important to us in education.” Dr. James Ramsey<br />
  21. 21. Corporate PartnershipsBreadth and depth of strong, enduring partnerships <br />
  22. 22. Development Efforts<br />Annual Events<br />Brightside Volleyball Classic<br />Green Tie Bash<br />Fundraising Efforts<br />Bulb / Compost Sales ▪ Corporate Sponsorship<br />Annual Solicitation ▪ Gallopalooza<br />Ongoing efforts to diversify revenue stream<br />
  23. 23. Brightside Impact Summary<br />$800k savings for Metro Government through private / public partnership<br />20 tons of trash collected on one program day; 65 tons collected per year<br />22,000 volunteers– largest volunteer base in the state<br />3,000 students reached per year via existing environmental educational program<br />
  24. 24. Donor-funded and volunteer-driven for a more beautiful Louisville. Join us!<br />

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