Presentation on theme: "Nevada Outdoor School inspires exploration of the natural world, responsible stewardship of our habitat and dedication to community. At Nevada Outdoor."— Presentation transcript:
Nevada Outdoor School inspires exploration of the natural world, responsible stewardship of our habitat and dedication to community. At Nevada Outdoor School, we envision a world where all people have the opportunity to learn and grow outdoors and choose to do so; a world where our youth have the desire and skills to become engaged citizens, to become Our Vision: a 501(c)(3) Nevada Corporation the next generation of leaders, scientists and great thinkers. We will not hide from our need to use or from our responsibility to respect and conserve the Earth’s natural resources. In the society we see, no child born will be the last to be inspired by the natural world. founded in Winnemucca, still our only office location Dutch Oven Cook-Off and 10 Year Celebration, August 24 th, Riverview Park
NOS Education Programs reach over 1,000 students each month, extensively in Humboldt County, but also limited outreach in Pershing, Lander and Elko County. Increased outreach in 2013 to rural Humboldt County students exploring watersheds at Rebel Creek Ranch and Singas Canyon
New Hoop House at Paradise Valley School and replanting of areas affected by the Hanson Fire
ATV Safety and TreadLightly! Certified ASI and OASYREP (Oregon) trainer on Staff. Increasing programming at major events, youth camps and private trainings.
Current Partner Sites: Winnemucca Ministerial Association – Soup Kitchen Pleasant Senior Center Humboldt Volunteer Hospice Winnemucca Community Garden Lander County School District Friends of Nevada Wilderness Friends of Black Rock High Rock Wells Family Resource Center AmeriCorps Program NOS AmeriCorps members: serve 10 week or 1 year terms, full or half-time earn a small living stipend and an education award full time members eligible for health care program recruited both locally and nationally Host sites provide 38% cash match to federal grant
Board of Directors Kelly Novi (President) – Humboldt County School District Briony Coleman (Vice President) – Newmont Mining Corp. Russ Yowell (Treasurer) – Ferguson Harvey Estes – Century 21 Matt Hoffer – Allied Nevada Gold Corp. Tony Lesperance – Retired UNR professor, rancher NOS provides over $150,000 of standards-based educational services to HCSD each year, free of charge. Over the past 3 years, NOS has put more than $1,000,000 in federal funds to work in northern Nevada. We provide the only science education for some rural classes. Full no-questions-asked scholarships available for every summer program with a fee. Total of 24 individuals on payroll this year including AmeriCorps members at remote host sites. NOS Staff: 5 full-time staff, 3 full-time AmeriCorps National Service Members and 3-4 summer seasonal positions
Cash Income by Year Federal Grants $ 317,546 Nevada State Grants $ - Foundations $ 12,130 Corporate $ 53,705 Private/Other $ 52,944 Total: $ 436, Income Grants and donations driven by local employees and individuals: Newmont Legacy Fund Barrick – Turquoise Ridge Secure Rural Schools Act Title II Southwest Gas NV Energy FY 2009 Grant & Donation Income AmeriCorps Grant (AC) $135,000 AmeriCorps Partnership Match (AC Match) $31,462 AmeriCorps VISTA Travel/Training (VISTA Training) $20,000 NV Energy $5,000 State Farm Youth Advisory Board (Sate Farm) $27,445 United Way (UW) $29,133 AmeriCorps VISTA Partnership Match (VISTA Match) $15,025 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) $135,235 Community Partnership (CP) $5,000 NAAEE (North American Association for Environmental Education) $1,200 Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) $9,600 Nevada State Dept of Education (NDE) $7,800 Nevada State Parks (NSP) $69,121 NV Natural Resource Education Council (NNREC) $3,800 Project Learning Tree (PLT) $14,663 Other Donations $20,225 Cash Income Sub-Total: $529,709 In-Kind Donations/Services $17,570 In-Kind Labor $140,745 In-Kind Sub-Total: $158,315 Total: $688,024 Cash Revenue Diversification Federal Grants $290,235 State Grants $86,521 Foundations $63,796 Corporate $32,445 Other $56,712 Total: $529,709 Cash Revenue Diversification Federal Grants $290,235 State Grants $86,521 Foundations $63,796 Corporate $32,445 Other $56,712 Total: $529,709 Cash Revenue Diversification Federal Grants $ 375,098 State Grants $ 10,631 Foundations $ 29,532 Corporate $ 13,700 Private/Other $ 56,283 Total: $ 485,243