Submitted Summaries of Programs (Reviews)
Between April 10 and April 16 (Review Summaries):
Submit your review summary for your assigned program via the “Submit Your Summary link below. Once it is submitted, it will appear on the list below the link. You are free to read other summaries that have been submitted at this point, but comments will not open until April 17.
Between April 17 and May 1 (Evaluations):
Family Violence Project
Family Violence Project is the only non-profit organization in our service area educating and addressing violence and abuse. The purpose of the program is to educate young community members the importance of healthy relationships. At this time, they visit and have material for over 10 high schools in the service area. While there is content for younger age groups, they simply do not have the funding to extend this program beyond the high school curriculum. This program also provides education and training for adults who teach these students on how to detect potential abuse and increase awareness of violence.
This program does align with the education focus areas. On the application, FVP had labeled this under health. While emotional and physical health can potentially be a byproduct of the program, I think education is probably the most appropriate focus area for School-Based Education.
Site Visit/Phone Conversation Notes:
Barbara Covey and myself met with Pam Morin, Karen Woodcock, Heidi Hall, Shawna Lund and Beth Crowe. The visit was very informational and they went over all of the essential functions of the FVP, including the School-Based education sector of the organization. They shared their presentation with additional information on how they increase awareness while talking with the students. The site visit was extremely informative and it was very clear to me that the FVP has a plan in place for the future.
Only program creating awareness for violence in the area, Experienced staff help understand the program and what they seek to accomplish, Increased participation from administrators in our service area
Not enough staff to accomplish everything the organization would like
James Wood feels this programs aligns with Education better than the area indicated on the application.
This program has requested $15000.
James Wood’s Recommendation: Definitely Fund for $15000
Recommendations and Comments
Definitely Fund = No question, UWMM should fund this program.
Maybe Fund = I think UWMM should fund this program, but I have outstanding questions.
Maybe Don’t Fund = I don’t think UWMM should fund this program, because I have outstanding concerns.
Don’t Fund = UWMM should not fund this program.
Rachel GrantDefinitely Fund
Leon Duff/Ann LindemanDefinitely Fund
Cheryl flewellingDefinitely Fund
Michelle CesareDefinitely Fund
Robert DahlgrenDefinitely Fund
Fills gaps other services don’t provide, and sister to a program by the same agency that I definitely recommend funding. I’m curious about the ask – this request is 50% higher than a similar service (provided to a different demographic) by KVCAP. Perhaps other funding sources make up the difference. Perhaps a partial fund?
Jackie DaltonMaybe Fund
$15,000 for a new program to UW funding may be a bit high given UW’s tight budget this year, worthy program, but perhaps just partially funding.
George ColemanDefinitely Fund
Susan RoyDefinitely Fund
Maybe fund at a lower level.
Rick DorianDefinitely Fund
Perhaps half-funding for year one.