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FECHAC-Fundación del Empresariado Chihuahuense

Prolongación Teófilo Borunda 10820, Colonia Labor de Terrazas
Chihuahua, 31223
Mexico

Mission

To achieve better opportunities for human and social development for the people of Chihuahua

Most Meaningful Change

Our shared social responsibility model is known all over the world. It involves the participation of several entrepreneurs of different social levels, working with the state and local governments and nonprofit organizations to jointly define the main areas in which we all need to work.

1996 Year Founded
$819,122 Endowment Value
$11,172,435 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Top Programmatic Priorities
Population Area Served

3,500,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationFECHAC-Fundación del Empresariado Chihuahuense
Address 1Prolongación Teófilo Borunda 10820, Colonia Labor de Terrazas
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownChihuahua
State / RegionDid not answer
ZIP / Postal Code31223
CountryMexico
ContinentNorth America
Map Address (If Different)Did not answer
Map City / Town (If Different)Did not answer
Map State / Region (If Different)Did not answer
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)Did not answer
Map Country (If Different)Did not answer
Phone+52(614)413-2020
Emailfechac@fechac.org.mx
Websitewww.fechac.org.mx
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Adrián Aguirre, CEO
Primary Contact’s NameLeslie Carrasco
Primary Contact’s PositionCommunications & PR Director
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded1996
Mission StatementTo achieve better opportunities for human and social development for the people of Chihuahua
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced3,500,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)56
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)6
Total Board Members130
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$15,104,446
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$12,577,614
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$11,172,435
Does Organization Have an EndowmentYes
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal Year$819,122
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsSignificant improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed a centrally important role
Philanthropic giftsPlayed a centrally important role
Grassroots activismPlayed a slight role
Inadequate government servicesPlayed an important role
Changes in the political environmentPlayed a centrally important role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed a centrally important role
Government initiative fundingNo role
Foundation initiative fundingNo role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingPlayed a centrally important role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesPlayed a centrally important role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodFair amount of time
LocallyLots of time
RegionallyLots of time
NationallyVery little time
InternationallyNone
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingCentrally important
Having local people as leaders in the organizationCentrally important
Seeking local donationsImportant but not central
Having a gender balance in the organizationImportant but not central
Board reflective of community diversityImportant but not central
Building an endowmentImportant but not central
Serving donor needsImportant but not central
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityN/A
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equityCentrally important
Accountability to local peopleCentrally important
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyCentrally important
Community developmentCentrally important
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureFair amount
EducationLot
EnvironmentLittle
HealthLot
Human and social servicesFair amount
Human rightsNot at all
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentLittle
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityNot at all
Information technologyLittle
Strengthening local or regional governmentNot at all
HousingLittle
ChildrenLot
WaterLittle
Alternative energyNot at all
Disaster reliefFair amount
Advocacy with authoritiesNot at all
Job trainingLittle
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOccasionally
Promote collaboration between granteesOften
Promote understanding of public policyRarely
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOften
AdvocacyNever
Loaned staffNever
ResearchOccasionally
Community needs assessmentRarely
Leadership developmentOften
InternshipsRarely
Providing space for local organizationsOften
Access to information technologyRarely
Publishing/knowledge sharingRarely
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyGetting worse
CrimeGetting worse
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting much worse
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesGetting much worse
Social position of marginalized groupsGetting worse
Responsiveness of authoritiesGetting much worse
Appropriateness of public policiesGetting much worse
Value of community assetsGetting much worse
Quality of the environmentGetting much worse
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting better
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsGetting better
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting better
Gender equityNo change
Charitable giving through the community foundationNo change
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting better
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyA few small achievements
CrimeA few small achievements
Trust among different sections of the communitySome important achievements
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesDo not work in this sphere
Social position of marginalized groupsA few small achievements
Responsiveness of authoritiesDo not work in this sphere
Appropriateness of public policiesA few small achievements
Value of community assetsA few small achievements
Quality of the environmentDo not work in this sphere
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communitySome important achievements
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsSome important achievements
Networks and links between different parts of the communitySome important achievements
Gender equityDo not work in this sphere
Charitable giving through the community foundationA few small achievements
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingA few small achievements
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLot
Informal associations of citizensLittle
Non-governmental organizationsLot
Local governmentLot
National governmentLittle
UniversitiesLittle
SchoolsLot
BusinessesLot
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersNeither helpful or unhelpful
Regional association of grantmakersNeither helpful or unhelpful
Global Fund for Community FoundationsNeither helpful or unhelpful
Particular foundationNeither helpful or unhelpful
Other organizationVery helpful
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsYes
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesYes
Have local people represented on our boardYes
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doYes
Actively engage local people as volunteersYes
All of our board is composed of local peopleYes
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearYes
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingVery important
Better legal or fiscal environmentVery important
More volunteersImportant
Access to advice or technical assistanceNeither important nor unimportant
Better local culture of givingVery important
Stronger civil societyVery important
More responsive authoritiesVery important
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsOur shared social responsibility model is known all over the world. It involves the participation of several entrepreneurs of different social levels, working with the state and local governments and nonprofit organizations to jointly define the main areas in which we all need to work.
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

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