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Parent Talk

 PO Box 920531
 Needham, MA 02492
[P] (781) 4535418
[F] --
www.parenttalk.info
[email protected]
Nina Selvaggio
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INCORPORATED: 1993
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EIN 04-3155110

LAST UPDATED: 11/14/2017
Organization DBA --
Former Names --
Organization received a competitive grant from the Boston Foundation in the past five years No

Summary

Mission StatementMORE »

Parent Talk is a community-based organization helping families with young children connect, learn, play, and grow together. We offer comprehensive enrichment activities designed to help members build relationships as well as educational tools and vehicles focused on child development and parenting. Our membership is comprised of approximately 500 families residing in Needham, Dover, Westwood, Natick and surrounding towns.

Parent Talk members enjoy numerous benefits including playgroups, newsletters, lectures, free access to our indoor playspace, free museum passes, retail discounts, reduced rates on select children’s classes, family activities, and social events for children and parents. In addition, Parent Talk offers clubs and committees designed to engage members in the community and develop life-long friendships.

Mission Statement

Parent Talk is a community-based organization helping families with young children connect, learn, play, and grow together. We offer comprehensive enrichment activities designed to help members build relationships as well as educational tools and vehicles focused on child development and parenting. Our membership is comprised of approximately 500 families residing in Needham, Dover, Westwood, Natick and surrounding towns.

Parent Talk members enjoy numerous benefits including playgroups, newsletters, lectures, free access to our indoor playspace, free museum passes, retail discounts, reduced rates on select children’s classes, family activities, and social events for children and parents. In addition, Parent Talk offers clubs and committees designed to engage members in the community and develop life-long friendships.


FinancialsMORE »

Fiscal Year June 01, 2016 to May 31, 2017
Projected Income $192,100.00
Projected Expense $156,182.00

ProgramsMORE »

  • Community Service
  • Events
  • Lectures
  • Preschool Fair
  • Summer Camp Fair

Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

Expense Breakdown 2016 (%)

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For more details regarding the organization's financial information, select the financial tab and review available comments.


Overview

Mission Statement

Parent Talk is a community-based organization helping families with young children connect, learn, play, and grow together. We offer comprehensive enrichment activities designed to help members build relationships as well as educational tools and vehicles focused on child development and parenting. Our membership is comprised of approximately 500 families residing in Needham, Dover, Westwood, Natick and surrounding towns.

Parent Talk members enjoy numerous benefits including playgroups, newsletters, lectures, free access to our indoor playspace, free museum passes, retail discounts, reduced rates on select children’s classes, family activities, and social events for children and parents. In addition, Parent Talk offers clubs and committees designed to engage members in the community and develop life-long friendships.


Background Statement

Parent Talk was founded in 1991 by Tammy Lamenzo, a Needham mom of three young children who was working on a graduate degree at Northeastern University. Her frustration with the lack of support for parents of children under five led her to write a business plan for a non-profit organization that would meet this need. Unlike a traditional mom's or dad's group, Lamenzo's concept focused on providing educational and emotional support to the entire family.

What began as a small support network with just a handful of Needham families has grown to include enrichment programs, a renowned lecture series, family and broad community events, a dedicated indoor play space, and so much more. Today, Parent Talk is comprised of 500 families residing in Needham, Dover, Westwood, Natick and surrounding towns.

Parent Talk is run entirely by a network of dedicated volunteers and holds a large and active presence in the local community.

In 1993, Parent Talk held its first Used Clothing, Toy & Equipment Sale. This now twice-yearly event is attended by hundreds of shoppers, and all un-sold items are donated to local charitable organizations that rely on these goods to serve families in need. Parent Talk also proudly supports Project Night Night, a non-profit organization that provides night-night bags to homeless children free of charge to help them feel secure and cozy during their stay in homeless shelters. In the fall of 2008, Parent Talk members filled more than 150 night-night bags with security blankets, books, and toys for homeless children.

In addition to these charitable endeavors, Parent Talk has coordinated fundraising efforts for the refurbishment of three playgrounds (Perry Park, Cricket Field and Mills Field in Needham), recently hosted a food drive for a local food pantry, and annually sponsors a local summer youth concert series.


Impact Statement

Accomplishments:

Parent Talk organizes a semi-annual Used Toy, Clothing and Equipment Sale in Needham.  The Sale provides hundreds of young families from all over the Metro West Boston area with high quality, inexpensive clothing, toys and equipment and are the organization's two largest fundraising events.  At the end of each sale, merchandise that has not been sold is donated to a variety of appropriate local non-profits.
We provide the community with five to six lectures each year by nationally acclaimed authors.  These lectures are open to the public, and on a variety of subjects from parenting to career changes. 
 
We organize playgroups for families with children based on their birth year, and a play space in Dover, MA where they can meet.
 
We provide low-cost and free events for families with small children to come together and begin to build their community.
 
We provide events which are opportunities for these same families to give to others in the community who are in need.
 
Goals:
We are raising funds to contribute to a central community park, Greens Field in Needham, MA
 
We are developing a monthly educational program in the Parent Talk Play Space, including reading time and craft work.
 
We are developing processes and systems that will facilitate the efficiency of this 20 year old 500+ strong member/volunteer organization. 
 
Chief  among these developing processes is one to match volunteer members to community opportunities. Priority factors include skills, time availability, and motivation.  Parent Talk has a wide variety of opportunities and a broad spectrum of membership interests and skills. 

Needs Statement

Parent Talk maintains a Parent Talk Playspace in Dover, MA.  Many of our early childhood programs available to the public at a nominal fee take place here.  This space carries with it a cost of $30,000 a year.  Parent Talk member volunteers organize a wide variety of events, from crafts to reading to entertainment like music and puppet shows.
 
Parent Talk hosts a Flicks on the Field event each summer to which over 800 community members come, and which is free to the public.  The cost of this event is $4,500.
 
Parent Talk brings 5 to 6 nationally known speakers and authors to give lectures in the MetroWest area each year.  This series serves the public, includes a wide variety of subjects of interest to parents of young families, and costs Parent Talk $10,000 annually.
 
Each year, Parent Talk hosts a fundraiser to fund a community service project.  Many years, this has included four  $1,000 pre-school sponsorships for families in the area.  Continuing these sponsorships while funding other community service projects requires partnership with another funder.
 
Parent Talk also sponsors various events throughout the year for young families.  These events have a budget of $6,000 annually.

CEO Statement

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Board Chair Statement

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Geographic Area Served

METROWEST REGION, MA
With over 400 of our 500 member families living in Needham, Massachusetts, and a plurality of the rest in the surrounding towns, Parent Talk focuses our community service work on the MetroWest Region as well as Greater Boston.  There is no residency requirement for membership, but many member benefits are focused in this area.

Organization Categories

  1. Community Improvement, Capacity Building - Community Coalitions
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Independent research has been conducted on this organization's theory of change or on the effectiveness of this organization's program(s)

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Programs

Community Service

At Parent Talk, we aim to involve members in meaningful opportunites to give back to the communities where we live and work.  Past projects include:
 
Assembling bags for children in homeless centers via Project Night-Night.
Food drive for Needham Community Council's Food Pantry.
Assembling baskets for REACH (a hotline and shelter for victims of domestic violence.
Park and town forest clean-ups in partnership with Departments of Public Works.
Fundraising for the re-development of area playgrounds (e.g. Greene's Field, Mills Field and Perry Park)
Preschool Scholarship Program
In addition to member service, Parent Talk sponsors and funds a Preschool Scholarship granted to one Parent Talk member family and one family from the community each year.
 
Budget  $5,600.00
Category  Public, Society Benefit, General/Other
Population Served Families
Program Short-Term Success  To be populated in conjunction with Community Relations Chair
Program Long-Term Success  To be populated in collaboration with Community Relations Chair
Program Success Monitored By 
Amount given or raised
 
Number of people served
Examples of Program Success  Parent Talk children and families decorated and filled bags for 177 children living away from home in 2012 in conjunction with Project Night-Night.

Events

Parent Talk sponsors a wide variety of events each year, often more than two a month for young children and families.  Many of the events are for the whole family, but sometimes there are events just for parents, giving them time with other adults who are raising children much like they. 
Budget  $6,650.00
Category  Arts, Culture & Humanities, General/Other Celebratory Events
Population Served Families Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)
Program Short-Term Success  Short-term success means that a large portion of our member families participate in the events, and build relationships with their communities through them.
Program Long-Term Success  Events are successful if they bring together families who live in the same community to get to know one another and build community ties.  When xx% of our 500 + families participate in one or more event a year, and when those same families go on to become active in the larger community, then the program will be successful.
Program Success Monitored By  The event chairperson who plans the event tracks the number of people at each event and this is recorded in the monthly board minutes.
Examples of Program Success  Many members join the organization to get to know other community members who have children up to five years old.  This is a stage in both the children's lives and their parents at which lifelong connections are built in the community.  Many parents continue to work in the community on education and social issues for years to come after their experience at Parent Talk.

Lectures

A series of lectures at which nationally known authors speak to the public on their area of expertise. 
 
Budget  $10,391.00
Category  Arts, Culture & Humanities, General/Other
Population Served Adults Families
Program Short-Term Success  Like long-term success of this program  the short term success will result in parents the knowledge they need to provide strong family life, knowledge they need to transition successfully back to work, and to build strong communities. Our goal is to have audiences of 75 - 200 at each lecture.  We survey our audiences to measure their satisfaction with our subjects and the presenters.
Program Long-Term Success  Long-term success of this program will give parents the knowledge they need to provide strong family life, knowledge they need to transition successfully back to work, and to build strong communities.
Program Success Monitored By 
Measures of success of a particular lecture in the series is measured by
1. The number of people attending the lecture
2. Subjective response from the attendees in the Q and A session and on surveys that are sent to attendees.
3. Electronic Surveys are also used to gauge the success of the lecture.
4. Potential Audience are asked for recommendations of subjects through
   a. Our general membership surveys .
   b. Social Media points open to the community at large.
Examples of Program Success 
The lectures typically draw 75 to 300 people an evening.  Gaining an audience close to the maximum capacity.
 

Preschool Fair

The annual Preschool & Kindergarten Fair brings together more than 40 preschools and enrichment programs for an information night open to the public.  The volunteers who organize the fair also provide resources to those who attend, including a booklet listing information on many programs, the National Association for the Education of Young Children's 10 Signs of a Great Preschool and a preschool checklist.  
Budget  $1,600.00
Category  Education, General/Other Early Childhood Education
Population Served Families Infants to Preschool (under age 5) Adults
Program Short-Term Success 
Program Long-Term Success  The goals of this program is broadly to serve parents of preschool parents, informing them of their choices in the education of their children.  
Program Success Monitored By 
Examples of Program Success 

Summer Camp Fair

The 2013 Summer Camp Fair was the first of this program.  This is an example of Parent Talk's support of members' efforts to serve their community.  This informational fair provided the general community with information on xx camps and programs available in the metrowest area for children 3 to 15 years of age.  The information includes a list of the programs, including local town sponsored programs and the American Camp Association  
Budget  $1,100.00
Category  Education, General/Other Extracurricular Activities
Population Served Families Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)
Program Short-Term Success 
Program Long-Term Success  The long term success of this program will result in a large number of people in the community able to get information about programs that their children can participate in during the summer months.
Program Success Monitored By 
Examples of Program Success 

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

Parent Talk membership is at an all time high as measured over the course of its 20 year history.  This is an important measure of the organization's success in serving both its membership and the larger community.  As the organization continues to grow, keeping community service programs that will attract the volunteers within Parent Talk, enrichment programs for the children of member families and educational and social programs for parents will be a challenge. We have identified volunteers as a key focus for the coming year. As our membership base grows, so does the pool of potential volunteers to serve the community and organization.  The board is focusing on developing a structure for finding and recording the skills and preferences members have and would like to use and develop in their community volunteer work.  The second stage of developing this program will be matching these preferences with the volunteer opportunities.    The success of this endeavor will result in an increase of volunteer hours being devoted to the organization and to the community as a whole.  In addition, volunteers should have increased satisfaction with their volunteer experiences.

Management


CEO/Executive Director Ms. Susan Tufts Kagan
CEO Term Start Sept 2015
CEO Email [email protected]
CEO Experience

Susan recently led fundraising efforts for the Disability Rights Fund and she has been an advocate for equal access to education, recreation and the community for people with disabilities over twenty years. Susan has served as a fundraising and non-profit organizational consultant and was the Executive Director of Outdoor Explorations, an organization dedicated to providing access to outdoor adventures for people of all abilities. Susan is very involved as a volunteer Board member with BOSTnet, (Build the Out-of-School Time Network) a network of organizations dedicated to early care and afterschool professionals in Massachusetts. Susan has a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology with a specialization in Rehabilitation Psychology and an undergraduate degree in Rehabilitation Services from the University of Connecticut. 

Co-CEO --
Co-CEO Term Start --
Co-CEO Email --
Co-CEO Experience --

Former CEOs and Terms

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Senior Staff

Name Title Experience/Biography
Mary Schneider Business Administrator --

Awards

Award Awarding Organization Year
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Affiliations

Affiliation Year
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Member of state association of nonprofits? Yes
Name of state association Massachusetts Nonprofit Network

External Assessments and Accreditations

External Assessment or Accreditation Year
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Collaborations

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CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Foundation Comments

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Staff Information

Number of Full Time Staff 0
Number of Part Time Staff 2
Number of Volunteers 500
Number of Contract Staff 1
Staff Retention Rate % 100%

Staff Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 0
Caucasian: 2
Hispanic/Latino: 0
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 0
Other (if specified): 0
Gender Female: 2
Male: 0
Not Specified 0

Plans & Policies

Organization has Fundraising Plan? Under Development
Organization has Strategic Plan? Under Development
Years Strategic Plan Considers N/A
Management Succession Plan No
Business Continuity of Operations Plan --
Organization Policies And Procedures Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy No
Whistle Blower Policy No
Document Destruction Policy No
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Yes
State Charitable Solicitations Permit --
State Registration --

Risk Management Provisions

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Reporting and Evaluations

Management Reports to Board? Yes
CEO Formal Evaluation and Frequency No N/A
Senior Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency No N/A
Non Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency No N/A

Governance


Board Chair Ms. Megan Bourque
Board Chair Company Affiliation Community Leader
Board Chair Term June 2015 - May 2017
Board Co-Chair --
Board Co-Chair Company Affiliation --
Board Co-Chair Term -

Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
Leslie Arnould Community Leader Voting
Ellie Beasley Community Volunteer with background in Development at UVA and the Museum of Natural History, NYC Voting
Megan Bourque Dir. Health & Welfare Strategies, CVS Caremark Voting
Michael Cohen Prudential Advantage Real Estate Voting
Joanna Cram Community Leader Voting
Liza d'Hemecourt Community Leader Voting
Jennifer Emmett Community Leader Voting
Michelle Freniere Community Leader Voting
Meredith Giannotti Community Leader Voting
Diana Han Wilson Community Leader Voting
Susan Kagan Parent Talk Executive Director Exofficio
Ms. Nar Lee Financial Analyst; Earthlink Business Voting
Bonnie McLellan Community Leader Voting
Kate Swenson Community Volunteer with background in Real Estate Analysis Voting
Meredith Swisher Community Leader Voting
Elizabeth VanDahm Community Leader Voting

Constituent Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Youth Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Advisory Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Board Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 1
Caucasian: 14
Hispanic/Latino: 0
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 0
Other (if specified): --
Gender Female: 14
Male: 1
Not Specified 0

Board Information

Board Term Lengths 2
Board Term Limits 1
Board Meeting Attendance % 99%
Written Board Selection Criteria Under Development
Written Conflict Of Interest Policy Under Development
Percentage of Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage of In-Kind Contributions 100%
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes

Standing Committees

  • Communications / Promotion / Publicity / Public Relations
  • Community Outreach / Community Relations
  • Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
  • Marketing
  • Membership
  • Volunteer

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

As a membership/volunteer community organization, Parent Talk accomplishes all of its work through it's volunteers, directors and members.
We provide more than 125 events per year for the community and partner with local organizations to provide financial support and family volunteering opportunities.  Our program expenses include the opportunity for our membership to access a playspace in Dover, MA and free museum passes.    

Foundation Comments

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Financials


Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

Expense Breakdown 2016 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2015 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2014 (%)

Fiscal Year June 01, 2016 to May 31, 2017
Projected Income $192,100.00
Projected Expense $156,182.00
Form 990s

2016 990

2015 990

2014 990

2013 990

2012 990

2011 990

2010 990

2009 990

2008 990

Audit Documents --
IRS Letter of Exemption

IRS Letter of Determination

Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Total Revenue $160,753 $180,734 $194,366
Total Expenses $160,241 $177,001 $152,156

Prior Three Years Revenue Sources

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
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Government Contributions $0 $0 $0
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    State -- -- --
    Local -- -- --
    Unspecified -- -- --
Individual Contributions $16,884 $19,816 $34,742
Indirect Public Support -- -- --
Earned Revenue $97,407 $111,747 $116,422
Investment Income, Net of Losses $572 $418 $432
Membership Dues $42,005 $45,320 $42,770
Special Events -- -- --
Revenue In-Kind -- -- --
Other $3,885 $3,433 --

Prior Three Years Expense Allocations

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Program Expense $84,299 $94,540 $82,340
Administration Expense $75,942 $82,461 $69,816
Fundraising Expense -- -- --
Payments to Affiliates -- -- --
Total Revenue/Total Expenses 1.00 1.02 1.28
Program Expense/Total Expenses 53% 53% 54%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue 0% 0% 0%

Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Total Assets $146,572 $146,060 $141,947
Current Assets $146,572 $146,060 $141,947
Long-Term Liabilities $0 -- $0
Current Liabilities $0 -- $0
Total Net Assets $146,572 $146,060 $141,947

Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
1st (Source and Amount) -- --
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2nd (Source and Amount) -- --
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3rd (Source and Amount) -- --
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Financial Planning

Endowment Value --
Spending Policy N/A
Percentage(If selected) --
Credit Line No
Reserve Fund Yes
How many months does reserve cover? 6.00

Capital Campaign

Are you currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Purpose --
Campaign Goal --
Capital Campaign Dates -
Capital Campaign Raised-to-Date Amount --
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No

Short Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities -- -- --

Long Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Long-term Liabilities/Total Assets 0% 0% 0%

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

Our organization is uniquely run by volunteers with no program staff.  We run more than 125 events with all volunteers, most events and educational programs are free to our membership.  We have two administrative consultants and a part-time Executive Director. Please see our narrative annual report for an accurate picture of our program expenses and support to the community.

Foundation Comments

Financial summary data in the charts and graphs above is per the organization's IRS Form 990-EZs.  Contributions from foundations and corporations are listed under individuals as the breakout was not available.

Impact

The Impact tab is a section on the Giving Common added in October 2013; as such the majority of nonprofits have not yet had the chance to complete this voluntary section. The purpose of the Impact section is to ask five deceptively simple questions that require reflection and promote communication about what really matters – results. The goal is to encourage strategic thinking about how a nonprofit will achieve its goals. The following Impact questions are being completed by nonprofits slowly, thoughtfully and at the right time for their respective organizations to ensure the most accurate information possible.


1. What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

Parent Talk was formed by parents in 1991 and we continue to have the same ultimate goal for impact, helping families with young children connect, learn, play and grow together.  We offer comprehensive enrichment activities designed to help members build relationships as well as educational tools and vehicles focused on child development and parenting.  Our membership is comprised of more than 500 families in Needham, Newton, Natick, Westwood, Dover, Medfield, Wellesley and surrounding towns. ParentTalk members enjoy numerous benefits including playgroups, support/affinity groups, networking opportunities, a lecture series, free access to an indoor playspace, free museum passes and retail discounts.  Parent Talk activities are designed to encourage a sense of community, giving back to the community and developing lifelong friendships.



2. What are your strategies for making this happen?

ParentTalk is committed to providing events of different size and scope that will involve parents within the community.  We offer volunteering opportunities for adults/parents only and family volunteering opportunities.  It is our hope that by exposing children within our communities to the concept of giving back and volunteering that it will instill a sense of community at a young age.  
 
We connect new parents with resources available within the community through our website, our online discussion forum, and our PreSchool and Kindergarten Fairs.  It can be overwhelming to find a perfect preschool, a camp that will meet the needs of a young child with disabilities, etc. and ParentTalk mobilizes volunteers and gathers resources to host these networking and informational events.
 

3. What are your organization’s capabilities for doing this?

ParentTalk relies solely on the work of volunteers.  It is astonishing the amount of work and number of successful community events are provided by volunteer members.  Our organization was established by a parent in 1991 and in 2013 hired its first Executive Director.  We currently have a part-time Executive Director, part-time Business Administrator and part-time/contract web administrator.  Our Board of Directors co-chair Committees that oversee Marketing, Fundraising, Events, Community Relations, Membership, Volunteers and our Playspace.  Each Board member commits numerous hours to their role, so that the organization can run itself and have the impact of a much larger non-profit-but, with virtually little to no overhead.  
 
Administrative expenses include the lease of our Playspace within the Community Center in Dover. The Playspace offers a safe and fun environment for member parents to gather and network as a playgroup or on their own.  Our two annual Parent Talk Sales generate revenue that provides support for to continue to offer the Playspace to our members and the community.  
 
It is often stated that when someone moves to the Needham area and has small children, they are told "You have to join ParentTalk".  We are fortunate to have great visibility within our community and are grateful to all of our partners.  ParentTalk is supported by Needham Bank, LINX, Charles River School, Copley Motor Cars, JC Timmerman, TripAdvisor, the Charles River YMCA and many other partners.  
 
 
 
 
 

4. How will your organization know if you are making progress?

ParentTalk Board of Directors monitor the growth of the organization closely.  Each month, Directors are provided with the number of new member families and are presented with detailed financials.  
ParentTalk measures success by:
increased partnerships within the communities we serve;
increased membership each month;
increased attendance at small events (three events per week);
increased attendance at larger events (we provide at least six per year);
increased activity of our playgroups and affinity groups;
an increase in support to other local charitable organizations; 
increased visibility within the community; and,
increased activity and connections made through our online forum, website, newsletters and other social media. 
 
For e.g.; we recently provided a Communications Survey to our membership.  The results from this survey, led by our volunteer Marketing Committee, yielded data that will drive strategic changes in our communications.  We will launch a new website to integrate these new strategies in 2016.  
 

5. What have and haven’t you accomplished so far?

ParentTalk has continued to struggle with the turnover of its Board of Directors. Since the Board is instrumental to our work, the one and two year terms of our Directors is similar to a change over of senior management staff within a larger organization.  ParentTalk will be working with pro-bono consultants, SOAR55 to consider a change to the organizational By-Laws and to explore other strategic initiatives.
 
An additional challenge is the management of so many volunteers-we have begun to streamline our Marketing, Communications and Fundraising activities for all of our events.  These activities were previously accomplished, though successfully, in silos.  It has been decided that all of the organizations efforts and need to be streamlined for greater impact.  We are committed to working with those partners who have supported ParentTalk since 1991 and to grow new partnerships to benefit our communities and the families we serve.