JP Jumpers Foundation
9700 Lockberry Ridge Loop
Richmond VA 23237
Mission Statement
The mission of JP Jumpers Foundation is to provide hands-on tangible assistance for the everyday challenges of the special needs community, families and other charitable organizations. This assistance is executed through fundraising activities where, in turn, donations are made to organizations and individuals to meet their needs.
 
The Foundation conducts activity to provide community awareness and education about the special needs community and legislative activity to advocate for the community and a variety of community programs to assist further assist the Special Needs Community.
 
 
Web and Social Media
Multi-Media Comments The RVA Has Talent and The JP Jumpers Foundation collaborated to produce the "RVA Happy In A Special Way" video which presents the many faces of the Special Needs Community including members of the JP Jumper Board of Directors.
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Jerry Richards
Board Chair Mrs. Pamela Mines
Board Chair Company Affiliation Founder/Owner-Lov'em Like Mines Mentoring Service
Contact Information
Address 9700 Lockberry Ridge Loop
Richmond, VA 23237
Telephone 804 651-1225
Fax 888 370-3105
E-mail Info@JPumpersFoundation.org
History and Background
Year of Incorporation 2015
Financial Summary
Revenue vs Expense Bar Graph - All Years
Expense Breakdown Bar Chart - All Years
 
 
Projected Revenue $10,000.00
Projected Expenses $10,000.00
Statements
Mission
The mission of JP Jumpers Foundation is to provide hands-on tangible assistance for the everyday challenges of the special needs community, families and other charitable organizations. This assistance is executed through fundraising activities where, in turn, donations are made to organizations and individuals to meet their needs.
 
The Foundation conducts activity to provide community awareness and education about the special needs community and legislative activity to advocate for the community and a variety of community programs to assist further assist the Special Needs Community.
 
 
Impact

Community Programs-2015-Board President and JP Jumper Board and Friends assisted with organizing the Camp Warrior Program. Children with special needs are taught how to play baseball by the Richmond Flying Squirrels Baseball Team; JP Jumper Foundation Giving Tree Event to provide gifts to over a 100 children with special needs; Special Needs Service. Special Needs children and adults display and showcase their special talents and gifts at a Special Needs Service at a local church where the public is invited. Goal Raise $5,000

Educational Programs-2015-
Board President made numerous presentations to a variety of groups educating them on Autism and other disabilities and special needs community in general.

Goal: Continue Educate Community On Special Needs Community

Community Awareness Project-2015-
The JP Jumpers Foundation held a community awareness of Autism Awareness Month and event called Light It Blue (LIUB) at the Virginia Science Museum whereby the building was light up with blue lights and the community was invited to be present help celebrate the Autism Community and Autism Awareness Month.

Goal: Conduct three community awareness activities.

Fundraising & Donations 2014
- The JP Jumpers Foundation raised funds through Giving Tree Reception Celebration, JumpUp New Year's Event, Diamond Sisters Play and Show with proceeds to the Foundation many other events.


Needs

JP Jumpers Foundation Needs includes the following:

  • Additional funding to provide assistance to those with special needs and organizations.
  • Volunteers to assist the Foundation with community programs and projects.
  • Support by the community of our fundraising efforts and fundraising activities.
Background JP JumPers Foundation was started by Pam Mines as an Autism Walk Team in 2007 honor of son JP, 7 months after he was diagnosed with Autism. He was only 2 years old. JP JumPers started as a team of 6 and by 2012 grew to over 130 During that time the JumPers raised over $11,000 for the Autism Society of Central VA. In 2010, the JP JumPers created an official logo and asked the community to not only for Autism Awareness but for other community/volunteer projects as well (i.e. Feeding the Homeless, Voter Registration Initiatives, Walks for Breast Cancer, Down Syndrome and Diabetes, Special Olympics Volunteers; etc. Because of all of the & JumPing In that was happening, Pam decided to start her own non-profit so she could give back in her own way with no restrictions because of a national organizations.
Board Chair Statement

The purpose of the JP JumPers Foundation is to positively impact families affected by Autism, Special Needs and Unique Circumstances. Our purpose involves financial assistance to families and individuals, to advocate for legislative action to affect promote laws to benefit this population and discourage laws that adversely affect this population, to conduct educational programs to the public and caretakers about the special problems and challenges and encourage tolerance and understanding.   Our primary function and goal of this Foundation is raising funds to support the efforts of this Foundation for these very special individuals and their unique circumstances.

Areas of Service
Areas Served
Area
Metro Richmond
Board Chair
Board Chair Mrs. Pamela Mines
Company Affiliation Founder/Owner-Lov'em Like Mines Mentoring Service
Term Jan 2016 to Jan 2018
Email Pam.Mines@JPJumPersFoundation.org
Board CoChair
Board CoChair Ms. Tracy Ross
Company Affiliation Founder/Owner-3inspirations
Term Feb 2016 to Feb 2017
Email Tracy.Ross@JPJumPersFoundation.org
Board of Directors
Board Members
NameAffiliation
Ms. Hope Duck Capital One
Ms. Shanika Hickson Amazon Fulfiment Associate
Mrs. Zelda West Johnson, MD Dr. Zelda West Johnson & Associates
Mr. Floyd Miller Director of Urban Programs-Special Olympics
Mrs. Pamela Mines Owner/Founder Luv'em Like Mines Mentoring Services
Mr. Perry Mines Program Manager-Luv'em Like Mines Mentoring Service
Ms. Tomeika Moody Teacher for Children with Autism-Chesterfield County Public Schools
Ms. Felicia Morris IT &Travel Consultant-Beyond the Norm Consulting Services
Ms. Luvenia Richards Retired
Mr. Jerry Richards Retired
Ms. Delores Richards Community Relations Coordinator-Va Treatment Center for Children
Ms. Tracy Ross Owner/Founder-3inspirations
Ms. Alena Stewart Owner-Home Day Care
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 13
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 0
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 3
Female 10
Governance
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 3
Board Meeting Attendance % 50
Written Board Selection Criteria? Under Development
Written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 100
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 100
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 9
Standing Committees
Community Outreach / Community Relations
Advisory Board / Advisory Council
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Other Boards
The tables below contain information about other groups that advise this nonprofit on operations and projects.
Advisory Board Members
NameAffiliation
Ms. Kecia Allen Community Volunteer
Ms. Alma Hudges Consultant
Ms. Monica Lucas Community Volunteer
Comments
The mission of JP Jumpers Foundation is to provide hands-on tangible assistance for the everyday challenges of the special needs community, families, and other charitable organizations. This assistance is executed through fundraising activities where in turn donations are made to organizations and individuals to meet their needs. The Foundation conducts activity to provide community awareness and education, legislative activity to advocate for the community and a variety of community programs to assist further to meet the needs of the Special Needs Community.
Executive Director
Executive Director Mr. Jerry Richards
Experience

 

 

 

 

Co-CEO
Co-CEO Mr. Jerry Richards
Term Start Sept 2015
Email jerry.richards@jpjumpersfoundations.org
Experience

Job Description

Executive Director of the JP Jumpers Foundations

General Responsibility:

The Executive Director of The JP Jumpers Foundations (hereafter referred to as JPJP) will report to the Board President and Board of Directors. The Executive Director (ED) will assist the Board President with the execution of its mission of JPJF and overall strategic and operational responsibility for programs operations.

General Duties:

Financial Management

The Executive Director will assist the Board President and Board of Directors to manage and monitor the financial resources of the JPJF to include, but not limited, to

  • Submission to the Board a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.

  • The fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.

  • File Annual IRS tax form (IRS 990)

 

General Administrative Management

Assist the Board President and Board of Directors maintain the organizational documents to maintain JPJF’s legal standing in the community are current to include, but not limited, to:

·         Directors and Officers liability insurance

·         IRS Tax Exemption (501c3)

·         Virginia Solicitation Permit

·         Registration with the State Corporation Commission

Leadership & Management:

Assist the Board President and Board of Directors to ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals

Assist the Board President and Board of Directors with actively engage and energize volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders

Assist the Board President and Board of Directors to develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors: serve as ex-officio of each committee, seek and build board involvement with strategic direction ensure effective systems to track progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents

Fundraising & Communications:

Assist the Board President and Board of Directors with fundraising and developing other resources such as submission of grants and other financial opportunities necessary to financially support JPJF mission. Also secure non-monetary in-kind resources to reduce JPJF expenses.

Assist the Board President and Board of Directors to expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations

Assist the Board President and Board of Directors to deepen and refine all aspects of communications from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand

Assist the Board President to develop relationships and garner new opportunities

Planning

Assist the Board President and Board of Directors to develop and annual operating and strategic plan.

Assist the Board President and Board of Directors to build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the funders, and political and community leaders at each expansion site

 

Qualifications

The ED will be thoroughly committed to assisting the Board President and Board of Directors to meet the JPJP mission and have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

  • Advanced degree, ideally an Master in the social science, with at least 1-2 years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading and regionally and/or nationally scaling a performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth

  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation

  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget

  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships

  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills

  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning

  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

     

Staff
Full Time Staff 0
Part Time Staff 0
Volunteers 13
Contractors 0
Retention Rate 100
Plans
Organization has a Fundraising Plan? Under Development
Organization has a Strategic Plan? Under Development
Years Strategic Plan Considers N/A
Management Succession Plan? Under Development
Organization Policy and Procedures Under Development
Nondiscrimination Policy No
Whistleblower Policy No
Document Destruction Policy No
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy No
Collaborations
 The JP Jumpers Foundation to assist individuals with Special Needs and the organization that provides services to them. The Foundation collaborates with many organizations to raise funds, provide educational programs, promote community awareness and conduct legislative/advocacy efforts. The organization the Foundation collaborates with include, but are not limited, to  RVA Has Talent-fundraising, Nationwide Insurance Co.Fundraising, 2nd Baptist Church-Special Needs Service, Special Olympics VA-Board Membership, Virginia Commonwealth University-Academic Campus-Educational Program, The Funny Bone Comedy Club-Fundraising, VA General Assembly-Enactment of  the JP Law, City of Richmond Police Department-Education on JP Law, Richmond Flying Squirrel-Camp Warrior and ARTisan Cafe'- Speical Needs Christmas Tree
Programs
Description The JP Jumpers Foundation raises funds to assist individuals with Special Needs and the organization that provide service this population.
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)
Budget $1,000.00
Short Term Success The JP Jumpers Foundation would raise funds to provide 100 Special Needs individuals with GPS Trackers.
Long Term Success The Foundation would like to provide funding to individuals to improve their quality of life. For example the Foundations would provide GPS Trackers to children and adults to keep track of their whereabouts if they should wander from their home. There have several incidences in the Richmond Metro area whereby children and adults with Autism have wandered from their homes and were not rescued for days and even weeks. A GPS Tracker would have made it possible for them to be rescued within hours.
Description The JP Jumpers Foundation would conduct programs in the community to improve the quality of life of individual with Special Needs. The program are intended to assist this population to improve their self esteem and provide joy to their to lives.
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)
Budget $1,000.00
Short Term Success Short term success is the Foundation having a Special Needs Worship where those display their gifts and talents. The Foundation having a Special Needs Walk, Easter Egg Hunt and a Special Needs Christmas Tree when gifts are given to children by the public.
Long Term Success The JP Jumpers Foundation would like to have six community programs during 2015 and 2016. 
Description The JP Jumpers Foundation conducts training and educational programs to educate the public and professionals that assist those with Special Needs.
Population Served Adults
Budget $500.00
Short Term Success Short term success is the Foundation conducting a 12 educational sessions in the Richmond metro area in 2015-2016
Long Term Success The Educational Program would assist the community that has contact and professionals that assist those with Special Needs. The program would increase would increase understanding of this population and assist the public to feel more interacting with those with Special Needs.  Professionals such as police officers and teachers would assist those with Special Needs more effectively and efficiently.
Description The JP Jumpers Foundation conducts community awareness activities to assist the public to understand the uniqueness of the Special Needs community thereby reducing the stigma of this population
Population Served Adults
Budget $2,000.00
Short Term Success The Foundation would like to conduct to 4 community awareness activities such during Autism Awareness month and activities in collaboration with the Special Olympics.
Long Term Success  The JP Jumpers Foundation wants the community to be aware the Special Needs community and understand and embrace their differences and respect this population
Description The JP Jumpers Foundation is involve in activity to enact laws that assist the Special Needs community and change laws the do harm to this population.
Population Served Adults
Budget $500.00
Short Term Success The JP Jumpers Foundation was successful to have enacted the JP Law in 2014. The law provides for a code to be added to a photo ID that identifies an individual as having a Special Needs condition. This is especially important when an individual is approached by police officer during a traffic stop and the officer will understand the individual's behavior before assuming the person is threatening the officer or is under the influence of a substance. It is hoped all those with Special Needs receive an photo ID with the code.
Long Term Success The JP Jumpers Foundation wants laws enacted to assist those with Special Needs and change laws the do not benefit or do harm to this population.
CEO/ED/Board Comments


Fiscal Year
Projected Revenue $10,000.00
Projected Expenses $10,000.00
Spending Policy Income Only
Form 990s
Audit Documents
IRS Letter of Exemption
Detailed Financials
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201520142013
Program Expense$3,500----
Administration Expense$800----
Fundraising Expense$700----
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.00----
Program Expense/Total Expenses70%----
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue14%----
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201520142013
Total Assets$0----
Current Assets$0----
Long-Term Liabilities$0----
Current Liabilities$0----
Total Net Assets$0----
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities------
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets------
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
State Charitable Solicitaions Permit
Solicitations Permit
Solicitations Permit ExemptionView