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Giving Guide 2023

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N O N P RO F I T P RO F I L E Established: 1912 / Total number of employees (FTE): 49 year-round, 75 seasonally / Annual revenue: $4.4M TOP FUNDING SOURCES 64% Product Program 17% Other Income 12% Program Fees 5% Public Support and Grants 6% Aftermarket 2% Retail Revenue CONTACT 138 Gannett Drive South Portland, ME 04106 (207) 772-1177 359 Perry Road, Suite B Bangor, ME 04401 (207) 772-1177 @girlscoutsofmaine @GirlScoutsofME @girlscoutsofmaine MISSION STATEMENT Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. SERVICE LOCATIONS GSME serves 9,000-plus members throughout all 16 counties in Maine, including programming at 4 camp properties in Bridgton, Baxter State Park, Readfield, and Kittery Point. Mara Robinov- Moorhead CEO Donna Watson President/Chair 37% Fundraising Events 21% Contributions 18% CPR Training Revenue 14% Other Revenue 10% Bequests BOARD OFFICERS Dottie Chalmers Cutter First Vice-President, Vice President, Operations, Chalmers Insurance Group Glenn Tulloch Second Vice-President, Partner, Varney & Co. Benefits Advisors Jennifer Kruszewski Third Vice-President, Partner, Epstein & O'Donovan LLP Patrick Morin Treasurer, Principal, Risk and Business Advisory, Baker Newman Noyes Elizabeth Rettenmaier Secretary, Senior Facilitator, Council Oak Julia Munsey Immediate Past President WHO WE ARE At Girl Scouts of Maine, over 5,250 girls from across our state are discovering what's important to them, connecting with their community, and taking action to make the world a better place. With the help of over 3,750 volunteers, we are creating adventures, learning opportunities, and future leaders. e Girl Scout Leadership Expe- rience offers girls in grades K-12 the opportunity to take on leadership roles and learn-by-doing in a safe, fun, and cooperative environment – inspiring them to accept challenges and overcome obstacles, now and always. is unique leadership experience is grounded in three processes: f Girl-led: Girl Scouts follow their own lead and grow their skills. f Learning by Doing: Hands-on activities empower Girl Scouts to shape their own experience. f Cooperative Learning: Girl Scouts see firsthand that teamwork, respect and collaboration can fuel them through any challenge that comes their way. And built on four core program pillars: f STEM: Girl Scouts gain confidence in STEM, becoming better problem- solvers and critical thinkers. f Outdoor: Outdoor adventures and activities ignite a lifelong appreciation of nature and a desire to take action as environmental stewards. f Life Skills: Building skills across topics like financial literacy, civic engagement, travel, the arts, and community service – inspire Girl Scouts to be skilled global citizens. AT A GLANCE Girl Scouts of Maine (GSME) f Entrepreneurship: Instills and nur- tures an entrepreneurial mindset and fuels girls' curiosity and confi- dence as they learn the essentials of innovation and running their own businesses. 2024 GOALS f Deliver programming and support members in achieving our Girl Scout Leadership Experience Outcomes for every girl member: Strong Sense of Self, Positive Values, Challenge Seeking, Healthy Relationships, and Community Problem Solving. f Prioritize mental health through innovative mental wellness resources, programming, and training curated specifically to support girls and the adults who interact with them through Girl Scouts. f Amplify programming for older Girl Scouts including international and domestic travel, leadership opportunities, scholarships, and our Highest Awards – the Girl Scout Gold and Silver Awards. f Create new, and expand existing, community partnerships with local organizations, business leaders, and volunteers with a focus on workforce development and mentorship opportunities for Girl Scouts in middle and high school. f Ensure every girl in Maine has access to Girl Scout programming, welcoming and respecting diversity of all kinds so girls of all economic, r a c i a l / e t h n i c a n d r e l i g i o u s backgrounds; sexual orientations; and abilities come together to grow and learn from one another's unique experiences. F U N D R A I S I N G E V E N T S / OPPORTUNITIES Local businesses can support girls through Event Sponsorships or by becoming a Program Provider. Events include Transforming Leadership Conference, Green ME Up, Annual Celebration, Girl Scout Golf Classic, Transportation Expo, and more. L e a r n m o r e b y v i s i t i n g w w w. GIVING OPPORTUNITIES f Corporate partner and community support across our four program pillars: STEM, Entrepreneurship, Life Skills, and the Outdoors fAnnual Fund giving fCampership Fund fPlanned giving fEvent sponsorship Giving inquiries: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Volunteering with GSME can be customized to meet individuals' and organizations' objectives. f Small and large corporate team volunteer opportunities. f Troop leadership opportunities – training, curriculum, and ongoing support provided. fSpecialty volunteer opportunities, in-person or virtually, with our girl members and volunteers. Volunteer inquiries: VO L . X X I X N O. 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