Bridges to Learning, Inc.

Mission Statement

Bridges to Learning provides education, health and social development programs to empower impoverished Vietnamese children to change their world.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments In 2018 Bridges submitted a grant request to the Resource Capital Fund Foundation for $22,000 to acquire a school bus for the Viet Anh School which succeeded in obtaining a bus for the school. For Anh Linh School: 1. A total of $29,300 was submitted to the school for the direct support of sponsored children (60) 2. A total of $7,500 was submitted to the school for the Breakfast Funds which supports a healthy breakfast for all elementary school children
Current Goals The programmatic goals for fiscal year 2019 are: 1 - Build the number of sponsored children at Anh Linh school back to 70. 2 - Add at least two more board members to bring the total to eight. 3 - Host 2 yearly events: Wine Tasting and Golf Event.
Community or Constituency Served We currently support two schools in Vietnam, Anh Linh Free School in Ho Chi Minh City and the Viet Anh Primary School in Da Teh district of Lam Dong Province, Vietnam.
Geographic Area Served Vietnam

Reports & Finances

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Major Program Expenses
Anh Linh Sponsorships:
$29,964
Anh Linh Breakfast Fund:
$7,500
Viet Anh Grant:
$22,000
Anh Linh Computer Lab:
$6,600
3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$79,228
90.1%
Management
$2,027
2.3%
Fundraising
$6,680
7.6%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2018
$42,184
$51,539
($9,355)
2018
$42,184
$51,539
($9,355)
2017
$51,539
$48,001
$3,538

Organization Last Reviewed on 09/05/2019

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Address:
1633 Cedar Lake Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Phone: 612-381-1990

General Information

Alternative Name: B2L, Bridges
EIN: 20-1698868
Principal Staff: Linh Phan
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 1
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: Through its direct sponsorship program Bridges supports 60 children at the Anh Linh School in Ho Chi Ming City. The Breakfast Fund provides morning nutrition for 165 elementary children.
Ruling Year: 2004

Board

Board Chair: Linh Phan
Number of Board Members: 6
Board Meetings with Quorum: 5
Average Member Attendance: 4.4

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