I would like to say that 100% of all donations go toward our programming, but I can't. The reality is that a lot of administrative work goes into a running any organization (or business) As the Executive Director of RPM, my job responsibilities include filing reports for our board members, our donors, and granting agencies. This administrative work ensures that your donations are being properly managed. It is part of the nonprofit process, but I admit it is not glamourous.
Since our nonprofit determination in 2010, Real People Media has operated on a very small budget, but we have accomplished many great things! We have collaborated with many other nonprofits, schools (Sault Ste. Marie, Charlevoix and East Jordan) and libraries in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties to help them share their stories. To learn more about these activities visit our "Success Stories." We have accomplished much over the years on a shoe-string budget, imagine what a well-funded RPM could do!
In the next month, the board and I will be sharing with you RPM's exciting plans for the future. I hope you will share this excitement and support us on this fulfilling journey!