The Family Access Network is the recipient of $20,000 in grant funds to increase development efforts, focusing on sustainable fundraising and new revenue resources for FAN.
FAN has received a $20,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation through the Robert W. Chandler II Fund, Morrison Family Fund, and the Todd and Lorri Taylor Fund.
?Over the past several years FAN has worked diligently to diversify our resources. The grant received from Oregon Community Foundation will help us continue to reach our goal of a sustainable funding base so FAN is available to our disadvantaged families for many years to come,? Kristi Miller, FAN Foundation, Chair.
FAN began in January 1993 and currently employs 26 advocates in 45 public schools (K-12) and early childhood sites. FAN strives to improve lives by ensuring all children in Deschutes County have access to basic-need services. FAN is unique to Deschutes County, utilizing advocates to efficiently reach and connect disadvantaged children and families with basic needs, such as food, shelter, and health care.
The mission of the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) is to improve life in Oregon and promote effective philanthropy. OCF works with individuals, families, businesses and organizations to create charitable funds to support the community causes they care about. Through these funds, OCF awards more than $60 million annually in grants and scholarships.
Attached picture, left to right: Brooke Garcia (FAN Foundation Vice Chair), Shannon Hinderberger (FAN Foundation board member), Libby Hervey (FAN Foundation board member), Kristi Miller (FAN Foundation Chair), Romy Mortensen (OCF volunteer and Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Brooks Resources), Dorie Hanson (FAN Foundation board member), Rose Archer (FAN Foundation board member).
To learn more about Family Access Network, visit www.familyaccessnetwork.org or call 693-5675.
The Family Access Network is committed to building a healthy community by alleviating the suffering of children in need. During the 2011-2012 school year FAN advocates improved the lives of over 9,000 children and family members in our community.