A Non-profit 501(c)3 Organization
EMPOWERING TODAY'S YOUTH TO BECOME THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS
The youth making silly faces with choreographers, Tiffany & Lyron
Built on high quality, service and uncompromising ethics, Building Futures Incorporated (BFI) is a charitable 501(c)3 tax exempt nonprofit organization designed to EMPOWER today's youth and young adults become the NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS! Building Futures Incorporated was established to significantly change the lives of today’s youth & young adults, by providing mobile self-development programs and services. We also support children from financially distressed families by donating backpacks and school supplies during our annual backpack drive.
Building Futures Incorporated was implemented to support the members of our community in their time of need, and work towards a greater good. We are tireless in our efforts to improve the conditions of our communities. Building Futures Incorporated is a vocal advocate for youth empowerment. Our organization is based on the codes and conduct of Philanthropy. GIVING BACK IS KEY! We help those in time of need. Our non-profit organization serves people of all races, creeds, and religions. We do not discriminate. We merely support our fellow citizens, and serve as a guiding light. Our volunteer base is growing at a steady pace. With this growth, we have been able to accomplish more, and have a larger impact upon our community. We welcome new volunteers with open arms. Please inquire today about how you can become a cherished part of the BFI family.
Our Mission: To inspire and empower today’s youth, strive for excellence and realize their full ability to become successful leaders of tomorrow.
Our Vision: To instill confidence, courage and character in our youth and young adults.
Our Purpose: With a united purpose, Building Futures Incorporated will build partnerships nationwide and act as a catalyst to provide underserved youth access to available resources, services and opportunities to better their future. Our purpose is to help build futures and visions with integrity!
Our Objectives: To raise the visibility and awareness of BFI's impactful programs and services. We provide mobile self-development programs and services for those considered “at-risk”. All of these services will further our charitable purpose by enabling the enrolled “at-risk” persons the opportunity to live a better quality of life.
Our Goal: To facilitate the development and maintenance of healthy environments to our youth through arts and education, which will produce life skills necessary for contributing, fulfilling and successful lives.
Our Values: We believe in providing programs and services that instill integrity, respect, confidence and tenacity in our youth.
Our Motto: Empowering today's youth to become the next generation of leaders. Be Bold.Be Brave.Be Inspired!
Mobile Programs & Services
In order to accomplish our mission, we conduct the following activities:
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & LIFE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
The purpose of this service is to provide a path of social mobility for at-risk individuals. Students will learn effective decision making and critical thinking techniques through our Leadership Academy.
This academy is an excellent way for students to learn effective communication, personal development and leadership skills that can be utilized to become successful adults. This leadership academy focuses on real world issues such as Cultural Diversity, Social Policy, Technology, Social Media, Self-Love, Self-Esteem, Self-Respect, Self-Awareness, Peer Pressure, Relationships, Stress Management, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Personal Responsibility & Accountability, Mental Health, Nutrition, Etiquette, Higher Education, S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting (Specific*Measurable*Attainable*Relevancy*Timely), Public Speaking, Dream Building, Drug and Alcohol Prevention, Relationships, Character Building, Resume Building, Mock Interviews, Career Development, Financial Literacy, Philanthropy, etc.Students will participate in various round table discussions, group activities, field trips, weekend retreats, and much more.
The “Mission I’M-Possible” Project also has a traveling theatrical prevention and enrichment outreach program catered to students in elementary – high school. By visiting schools, youth clubs, churches and other organizations, BFI's innovative and captivating showcases will educate students through the art of theater and dance on topics such as self-awareness, self-esteem, self-love, self-respect, how to deal with peer pressure, drug and alcohol prevention, bullying, assertiveness, critical-thinking, refusal-skills, personal responsibility, dream building, and the importance of education.
Through hands-on participation, on and off stage, students will gain reasons to feel positive about themselves and discover unique qualities which they possess.
The Mission IM-Possible Project will not only empower students to reach for the stars, never give up and realize they are Possible, but help illuminate a self-discovery of purpose filled talents, passion and vision for a successful future.
Other Components of the Mission IM-Possible Project:
WORDS OF INSPIRATION!
"Create your own wave of the future, don't wait on someone to create it for you.Life is too short!"
"NOT TO BE IS NOT AN OPTION!"-
Sometimes you gotta smile when you don't feel like smiling, laugh when you feel like crying, work when you don't feel like grinding, push forward despite not being able to see the light shining & most importantly, TRUST & HAVE FAITH IN GOD BECAUSE IT'S ALWAYS ON HIS TIMING;)
"I am unlimited. I am unstoppable. I am determined. I am driven.I am focused. I am a force to be reckoned with. "My Plan b is reinforcing my plan A!"
"Tomorrow's Success begins Today!"
"ASK, BELIEVE, BE PATIENT & RECEIVE! You can & will make it, with a great deal of Confidence, Tenacity, Drive, GOD, Patience and Believing in Yourself, even when no one else does!!! Have faith, Always walk with your head held high, get back up when you fall, and never, ever, give up on your dreams! "