AGAPE RESOURCE & ASSISTANCE CENTER

Mission/Vision Statement: Provide transitional housing and support services to homeless women, moms, and children to empower them to move from crisis and poverty to self-sustaining lives.

Board of Directors Commitments: Meetings monthly, attendance not more than 3 absences per year. Give or get $2,500 per year towards fundraising, no dues.

 

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, GREATER DALLAS

Mission/Vision Statement: To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Board of Directors Commitments:

Gala Committee:

  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Aim to raise a minimum of $5,000 through sponsorships and auction items
  • Invite individuals from personal network to support and attend gala
  • Plan to attend gala and help with set up on the day of the event

CASA (COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES) OF COLLIN COUNTY

Mission/Vision Statement: CASA of Collin County promotes and protects the best interests of children who have been abused or neglected by training volunteer advocates to improve the child’s quality of life and serves as their voice within the court system to ensure they are placed in a safe, permanent, and loving home.

Board of Directors Commitments:

CASA of Collin County has two boards:

  • Advisory and Governing.
  • Meeting – Every other month.
  • Fundraising – Give or Get Policy.
  • Dues – None.
  • Process – Application, Interview, and Background Check Required.

FAMILY COMPASS

Mission/Vision Statement: To build healthy families and a strong North Texas community by preventing child abuse and neglect.

Board of Directors Commitments: 

  • Quarterly meetings
  • $5,000 giving/fundraising commitment (Give $2,000, Get $3,000)

FRIENDS OF THE PLANO PUBLIC LIBRARY

Mission/Vision Statement: Stop by the table for additional details!

Board of Directors Commitments: Stop by the table for additional details!

 

HENDRICK SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Mission/Vision Statement: To provide Plano ISD graduates who have overcome adversity with scholarship and support services to promote success in life.

Board of Directors Commitments:

  • Advocate for the Hendrick Scholarship Foundation favorably throughout the community and communicate its mission and goals.
  • Support the foundation with a personal gift to demonstrate 100% participation of Directors as donors to our organization to current and potential external donors.
  • Make an effort to attend 70% of board meetings. There are a minimum of 8 board meetings per year and one half-day retreat.
  • Support one or more of the fundraisers to the best of your ability, through sponsorship, table or ticket purchase, live/silent auction donation and/or volunteer.
  • Identify individuals or corporate/foundation prospects for funding programs and activities.
  • Agree to serve on at least one of the following committee/task force:
    • Student Success Committee
    • TASTE
    • Strategic Planning (task force)
    • Fund Development
    • Golf Tournament
    • Marketing/Communications
    • Finance Committee
    • Board/Staff Development Committee
    • Information/Technology Committee
  • Make an effort to attend 70% of meetings of the committee on which you agree to serve. Most committees, task forces meet as needed.

 

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF DALLAS

Mission/Vision Statement: To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

Board of Directors Commitments:

  • Engage professional and personal network to motivate financial contributions and recruit volunteers.
    • Individual goals are discussed and set during summer prior to each fiscal year (July 1st).
  • Make an appropriate personal contribution each year. (2017-18 average gift was $2,860)
  • Participate in and attend Board of Directors’ meetings.
  • Attend the Annual Board Retreat – ½ day during May of each year.
  • Identify new companies to provide resources for JA annually.
  • Identify new board members committed to the JA mission to impact youth by teaching entrepreneurship, workplace readiness, and financial literacy.
  • Generate (give or get) a minimum of $25,000 of financial support each year.
  • Attend Board orientation within the first three months of membership.
  • Volunteer in a classroom each year.
  • Visit or teach at least one class annually.
  • Participate on a minimum of one Action Team annually.

LIFEPATH SYSTEMS

Mission/Vision Statement: To serve individuals and families impacted by behavioral health, intellectual or developmental challenges, resulting in stronger communities. 

Board of Directors Commitments: The LifePath Systems Foundation Board meetings monthly, there are no dues and the Board members are expected to help fundraising events and community awareness.

 

MISSION POSSIBLE KIDS

Mission/Vision Statement: MISSION POSSIBLE KIDS (MPK) engages and inspires youth in lives of service, showing them how they can make a difference now, locally and globally. We are a nationwide service learning and character-building program based in Plano and hosted at schools, churches, and nonprofit sites beyond the school day. Through “TOP SECRET missions to change the world”, our kids have helped over 4 million people in need, and donate $1 million in in-kind goods in our communities annually. Additionally, we are the #1 provider of summer internships for Collin County teens at a single site.

Board of Directors Commitments:

  • Regularly attend quarterly meetings (3-year term).
  • Involvement on at least 1 committee (nominating, governance, or marketing/special events). Meeting generally 1-2 times/year.
  • Actively promote MPK, its programs, and its needs to your sphere of influence.
  • Annual dues: $1,000/year “give or get” donation(s)

 

NORTH TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS

Mission/Vision Statement: NTPA Repertory is a community theatre featuring age appropriate casting (youth and adults). The mission of NTPA Repertory is to deliver professional quality theatrical productions that inspire audiences and empower artists from Broadway to the Burbs.

Now in its third season, NTPA Repertory produces eight productions a year at the Willow Bend Center of the Arts at The Shops of Willow Bend. Our 2018-2019 Season Titles are Mamma Mia, Steel Magnolias, Disney’s Beauty and Beast, West Side Story, Peter and Starcatcher, Addam’s Family, Scrooge, and a Broadway Review. Our performances come from all over North Texas to perform on our stage. The directors and creative team are professionals in their field.

Board of Directors Commitments: 

  • Board meetings are once a month. The Board meetings are open to the public and the next one is Sunday, August 4th at 6 p.m. at Willow Bend Center of the Arts.
  • Committee Chairs: Chair, Secretary, Financial, Fundraising, Marketing, Special Events, Community Outreach, Volunteer Recruitment.
  • Volunteer opportunities include set build, prop coordination, costuming, ushering, concessions, community events, opening night reception, box office, lighting operator, backstage, photography, social media.
  • Board Members must submit to a third-party criminal background check.
  • Board members must become a NTPA member (membership starts at $50 a year) and donate $100 to North Texas Giving Day Pre-giving.
  • Board members are expected to volunteer at least four hours for each NTPA Repertory production. Board members may schedule their volunteer time to fit their schedule.
  • The North Texas Performing Arts Governing Board carries the fiduciary and legal responsibility for the North Texas Performing Arts organization.
  • Most board members serve at least two years.

 

SALVATION ARMY

Mission/Vision Statement: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Board of Directors Commitments: S

  • Once per month meetings
  • DFW Fundraisers include:
    • Dallas Cowboys Luncheon
    • Reliant Cowboy Homerum Derby
    • Annual Doing the Most Good Luncheon

 

TEXAS POOL

Mission/Vision Statement: The Texas Pool Foundation is dedicated to the preservation of the Texas Pool landmark and to community outreach. Historically and architecturally unique, the Texas Pool is a local treasure and tourist attraction maintained and preserved by the Texas Pool Foundation. The Texas Pool Foundation provides access to swim safety education, swim lessons, and swimming opportunities for the general public, underserved, underprivileged, and special needs populations of Collin and Dallas Counties. The Texas Pool Foundation supports community building civic and public events held at the Texas Pool facility. With Texas’ legendary spirit for living and giving, the Texas Pool Foundation honors the past, preserves the future and provides for today.

Board of Directors Commitments: Stop by the table for additional details!

 

THE WOMEN’S AUXILIARY TO CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER PLANO

Mission/Vision Statement: To support Children’s mission to make life better for children

Board of Directors Commitments: The Women’s Auxiliary to Children’s Medical Center Plano Board of Directors hosts monthly meetings to discuss and plan annual activities and events. The Auxiliary Board and members actively participate year round. Annual membership dues include three levels: $50 – Friend, $100 – Parton and $1,000 – Lifetime member (one-time fee).

 

PLANO FAMILY YMCA

Mission/Vision Statement: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Board of Directors Commitments: The board meets 9 times per year, the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 am. Board members are expected to fundraise each year. Serving on a committee is required as well.

For more information, contact Cassie Ram, Education & Volunteer Manager, at (972) 424-7547 ext. 212.


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