2012 – 2015 Strategic Plan
Bread for the City’s Board of Directors unanimously passed a new strategic plan– our road map for the next 3.5 years as we look to deepen our impact on DC’s low-income community.
The strategic priorities of this plan are:
- Increase the impact, effectiveness, and sustainability of our programs and services.
- Institutionalize and strengthen regular, meaningful opportunities for client engagement.
- Structure advocacy to be coordinated, collaborative, and accountable to the community.
- Expand Bread for the City’s overall service capacity and service area.
- Establish Bread for the City as a pre-eminent anti-poverty organization in Washington, DC
Some highlights of what we hope to accomplish over the coming years are:
- Become a Federally Qualified Health Center
- Expand behavioral health programming
- Expand food program eligibility
- Improve cultural competency, as well as racial/ethnic, economic, and linguistic diversity of staff
- Transition our vision clinic from a volunteer model to regular staff-led practice
- Become the medical home for 3,000 additional medically underserved residents
- Develop a community organizing initiative in our legal clinic
- Increase the number of clients participating in our Pre-Employment Program by 50%
- Develop an Advisory Board of Directors to work in partnership with our patient-led governing Board of Directors
- Establishing a structured advocacy unit within Bread for the City, with clearly defined staffing, accountability, and work plans
- Expand the Southeast Center
You can download the full plan, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the full plan be sent to you. Any questions can be directed to CEO George Jones at 202.386.7602 or GJones@BreadfortheCity.org.