THE ENHANCEMENT FOUNDATION, INC.

"In Hands Meant for Praise" 

     Welcome to the Enhancement Foundation, Inc. !

     Our Purpose

                                                                                                                                                                                     

The Enhancement Foundation, Inc., is a nonprofit corporation operated exclusively for charitable, inspirational, educational, and scientific purposes as approved by the IRS as an exempt organization from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 50l(c) (3). Donors can deduct contributions they make to the Enhancement Foundation under IRC Section 170. We are also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522. Please that we can provide a copy of our organization's exemption letter to resolve questions on our exempt status. Organizations exempt under IRC Section 50l(c) (3) are further classified as  either public charities or private foundations. The IRS has determined that the Enhancement Foundation is a private foundation within the meaning of Section 509{a).


The Enhancement Foundation, Inc., was established and incorporated in 2012 by its' founding CEO Ms. Brenda Campbell to support the quality of lives, value and contributions of women in every aspect of their daily living. However, planning and full operations began in third quarter of 2017. However, planning and seeking funding to begin full operations was initiated in the third and fourth quarter of 2017.  


Enhancement Foundation Inc.’s purpose is to empower, advocate, educate and support the quality of life, value and contributions of women in society through offering them inspirational, social (relationships w/family and others), emotional, educational, entrepreneurial, vocational/career, coaching and technical training. Health awareness seminars will also be coordinated through the establishment of interagency agreements with organizations in neighboring communities where women are provided with specialized information concerning various health challenges that may impact them and provided with resources to further support their needs to overcome these challenges.  We will evaluate the effectiveness of the program by examining our process and the results of women participants. 


Volunteers are joining the Enhancement Foundation to ensure that our event focuses on the importance of establishing and maintaining healthy relationships among all women with a special dedication segment for bonding relationships of mothers and daughters. Our research has revealed that women represent nearly two-thirds of the world's illiterate, 31 million girls are still out of school around the world, and completion rates and learning levels of girls are lower than boys.  


Our organization sponsored its very first i n a u g u a l  e v e n t  Diamonds and Pearls Women's Empowerment Bonding Dedication on Saturday, June 16, 2018 - from 8am to 3:30pm at the Marriott Richmond Short Pump located 4240 Dominion Blvd, Glen Allen, VA 23060. For more information on the event click on this link below: 


https://www.enhancementfoundation.org/upcoming-event
 
 

                 Our Vision

                     Our Mission

The vision of the Enhancement Foundation Inc’s organization is to proactively serve as a catalyst for change for the whole woman where we will empower and educate women to leave positive legacies not only for themselves but also for the lives and future generations of women.

The mission of the Enhancement Foundation, Inc., is to enhance and empower the abilities of women to effectively plan for their personal, social, professional growth and development, by training and leading them toward a quality lifestyle, which will contribute, to positive legacies for the future of all women. In an effort to propel this mission, we will be sending out ambassadors to raise social consciousness about our program supports, resources, training and solicit participation of all women so they may mitigate and avoid any crisis or risk they may encounter which may take them off their personal focus, plan and goals.


 Women Target Population Program Participants Criteria


To provide women with various empowerment training, core competency skills, resources and the awareness to the concerns that our women participants may or would not normally or necessarily have access to.


Although all women are able to participate in this program, as a priority, our specialized training programs, counseling and consulting services will be offered to women who also meet the following criteria:


  • If participant has qualified for the Department of Social Services TANF, Medicaid or SNAP Programs
  • Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Family Violence
  • A Survivor or Victim of Sexual Violence
  • Serve as a Homeless Referral to Federal and State Programs and Resources
  • Unemployed
  • Women facing Health Challenges
  • High School Drop Out and Runaway Teenagers
  • Recent Divorcee
  • Returning to the Community
  • Need Vision Planning Skills
  • Veterans
  • Women who are in need of inspirational support


Please Note: Donations are accepted for all women who want to participant in any of our empowerment programs and who do not fall under any of the categories of prerequisites listed  above. It is our goal to serve all women. Therefore all donations received will be utilized for the intended purposes of this 501(c)(3) Women's Empowerment program.


Our Goals

  • To encourage the use of God's wisdom and legacy building knowledge
  • To improve our cause to make a difference in others by helping them to improve the following in:
    • Median Household Income, Wages for common jobs and entrepreneurship skills, the inequality of wage distributions, income by location, poverty by age and gender, by race and ethnicity and employment by occupations for women including veterans. We also will help the women to make better choices in mitigating any  health risks, crime, risky and harmful behaviors, educational gaps and completion of school requirements by the supportive workshop trainings and seminars, mentorship, counseling, empowerment events and resources provided and acquired through enhancing the lives of women in this program.
  • To improve social values and relationships
  • To improve professional and personal development
  • To expose women to various cultural and leadership experiences
  • To garner a more diversified group of women in our program
  • To identify quantitative data that will show measurable research results found through our footprints in the community  
  • To capture and compile supporting documentation to justify funding
  • To strategically execute all facets of our program operations by planning and education
  • To establish community partnerships, affiliations and interagency agreements as collaborative tools for strengthening our programs
  • To create an open dialogue with the community to receive customer feedback
  • To be visible within the community 
  • To understand and make women aware of new legislations and regulations effecting women 

Our Objectives and Strategies

Our Objectives and Strategies will be accomplished through:

  • Studying and teaching God's word to incorporate spiritual principles so that women may integrate these principles into their daily lives.
  • The shared experiences of dynamic speakers who serve as a vessel for depositing strategies that will lead to successful and impactful living.
  • The research and exploration of critical data that we will share to increase the knowledge of women and that of our funders.
  • The development of educational and cultural classes, retreats, field trips and special events
  • An established reputation of experienced subject matter experts and board members who are serious and committed to the advancement of all women.
  • Building relationships that are valuable with women and their families.
  • Invoking confidence in women to freely utilize their past experiences; knowledge; talents, gifts and abilities to stimulate a powerful social legacy for themselves and the next generation.
  • Cultivating key spiritual principles,  planning capacities,  and core competencies that will lead to clearer introspection into women's real purpose of self in this world.
  • Fostering life changing and long lasting social and emotional decisions that will help to meet challenges head on among women.
  • Hosting various benefit events and activities that will broaden awareness of the need for research dollars that may strengthen and ultimately improve the quality of lives in the community for women. 
  • Improving social family values and relationships.
  • Assisting women veterans in reestablishing themselves by exposing them to much needed resources.
  • Assisting women who have been incarcerated and transitioning them back into the community.
  • Keeping track of the women's status in the community who are apart of our program through the technology of our case management system and quality assurance process.
  • Sponsoring networking events for career development opportunities and business matchmaking events
  • Conducting personal, professional, management and leadership development workshops, conferences and pageants
  • Attracting funders to create mentorship opportunities that help define measurable performance goals and support legislative regulations
  • Hiring a staff of committed individuals who have core competency that can help organize and execute the vision.
  • Working with various collective projects where all can be appreciated and feel the necessary support required to execute the vision and the philosophy of this organization. 

Our Network

As a private foundation, we will be acquiring most of our funding through, local, state, federal civilian and military government organization, commercial sponsors, other private philanthropic groups and individuals.Therefore, all proceeds from all events and activities will go directly toward assisting the Enhancement Foundation’s Empowerment efforts to sponsor, train and provide resources for all women including the victimized, undeserved and underprivileged, and veteran women, who have faced various life challenges as we assist them through our planned programs offered.

We Believe

We believe it is our responsibility as a women's organization to ensure that women are developed appropriately, loved, empowered, supported, nurtured, protected and respected. Therefore, we will strive to ensure that women are embraced in these areas and that their lives are impactful. We will be focused on establishing our credibility within the community, churches, professional organizations, government, and others that will support this belief.

Our Commitment

It is our commitment to support women with their aspirations and identify the necessary funding sources via grants, donations or other public support and fundraisers that can support this plan in the community, while providing mentorship and employment to women where applicable. 

Why Choose Us?

We are dedicated to making women our top priorities.

  • We will teach and inspire women to stay focus and be self determined to never give up.
  • We will encourage women to seek God's wisdom and walk in God's image.
  • We will help women to become confident and not destroy their self esteem.
  • We will challenge women to live and not just survive,
  • We will help women add value and build legacies for future impact of the next generation.
  • We will help women strive toward positive results.
  • We help women transition back into the community and acquire the necessary resources
  • We will fully utilize funding via grants, contributions and donations for women programs that will impact their growth and development.

Most of all we will help women to learn how to love the greater spirit within themselves, and others!