GIRLS ON THE RUN CENTRAL KENTUCKY
446 East High St
Suite 130
Lexington KY 40507
Contact Information
Nonprofit GIRLS ON THE RUN CENTRAL KENTUCKY
Address 446 East High St
Suite 130
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone (859) 268-4687
Contact Name Heidi Guckenberger
At A Glance
IRS Ruling Year 2008
Other ways to donate, support, or volunteer Donations to our scholarship fund are always welcome!! We also need healthy snacks for our teams and our 5K and office/coaching supplies. We have many volunteer needs including our 5K committee, coaching and race day help! 
Financial Summary
Revenue vs Expenses - All Years
Expense Breakdown - Recent Year
Statements
Mission Statement
Girls on the Run helps prepare and educate 3rd - 8th grade girls for a lifetime of healthy living and self-respect. We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. 
Background Statement
Girls on the Run is a nonprofit organization started by Molly Barker in Charlotte, NC in 1996. Since it's inception it has grown to over 200 councils in the United States serving over 100,000 girls each year.
 
Girls on the Run Central Kentucky was founded in 2008 by a small group of women in Lexington who felt the need for this program. The program started at two schools with 20 girls. Since the first season we have seen tremendous growth. The spring 2014 season ended with over 1,300 participants in our 5K event. We have expanded the program to include Boyle, Marion, Rockcastle, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Leslie, Clark, Clay, Henry, Owsley, Jackson, Woodford and Scott counties in addition to Fayette county.
Impact Statement
2015 Accomplishments:
  • Over 1,300 girls participated in the fall 2015 and spring 2015 season. We expect this number to continue to grow each season. 
  • Provided over 85% of the girls participating in GOTR with a full or partial scholarship. Many of these girls would not have the opportunity to participate without scholarship funding.
Needs Statement
Girls on the Run continues to experience incredible growth in this area. The following items represent the most pressing areas of need for GOTR:
 
Funding to support the program:
  • $3,000 would provide scholarships for an entire school for one season (15 girls)
  • $2,000 would provide healthy snacks for an entire season (for all girls).
  • $750 would provide running shoes for 15 girls at a site.
  • $150 would provide a coach with all the materials for one site.
  • $65 would provide CPR/First Aid training for a coach.
Volunteers
  • Head coaches commit to attending all 10 weeks (twice a week) and presenting the GOTR lessons. All materials and training is provided.
  • Assistant coaches commit to attending at least one session per week. They assist the head coach with presenting the lessons.
  • Running buddies participate as often as possible and help encourage the girls as they run/walk.
  • Race running buddies attend the end of the season 5k event and run/walk with a girl.
  • Committee members for our yearly 5k event.
CEO/Executive Director Statement
Girls on the Run is so much more than a running program. The interactive lessons help girls become comfortable in their own skin while interweaving a 5k training program. The 20 lesson program is split into 3 sections: celebrating ourselves, healthy relationships and serving the community. The girls plan and complete a community service project as part of the last two weeks of the program.
Board Chair Statement  GOTR Central KY has been so well received by the community in this town, that it has been easy to govern. From the beginning, there has been enthusiasm from coaches, board members, and schools which has made getting off the ground manageable. We have successfully recruited a very active Board, that until a year ago, also helped manage the local chapter. It appears that whenever we have a need, the right person steps in to help out. For example, when struggling to find a way to handle printing costs, we had wonderful support from Stout Printing, who helped us keep our costs low. The main challenge we face is the rapid growth that we are experiencing. Our Council is often contacted by schools and communities all over the state who would like to have a chapter there. We want to provide all girls the opportunity to participate in GOTR, but are cognizant of growing at a manageable rate. It's hard to wait on these opportunities, but we value providing a high quality program and plan to have wise/planned growth.
Service Categories
Tertiary Organization Category Youth Development / Youth Development Programs
Geographic Areas Served
Areas
Kentucky
We currently serve Fayette, Rockcastle, Madison, Jessamine, Henry, Marion, Owsley, Jackson, Scott, Clay, Clark, Boyle, Woodford, Leslie, and Franklin County.
Board Chair
Board Chair Aimee Cousoulis
Company Affiliation na
Term July 2016 to June 2018
Board Members
NameAffiliationStatus
Mrs. Keeana Boarman Frost Brown Todd Law FirmVoting
Meredith Boarman NoneVoting
Victoria Carling NoneVoting
Ms. Aimee Cousoulis Self EmployedVoting
Mrs. Tara Cox TrinsoftVoting
Mrs. Bethany Denning LexmarkVoting
Mrs. Grace Hester UKVoting
Ms. Emily Kennedy Scott County SchoolsVoting
Mrs. Mackenzie Leachman FCPSVoting
Ms. Stevie Lowery Lebanon NewspaperVoting
Mrs. Meredith Ramage FCPSVoting
Mrs. Laura Smith University of KentuckyVoting
Mrs. Renae Stanger FCPSVoting
Mrs. Chrissie Tune UKVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 14
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 0
Female 14
Unspecified 0
Governance
Board Term Lengths 2
Board Term Limits 2
Board Meeting Attendance % 74%
Written Board Selection Criteria? No
Written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 0%
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 100%
Constituency Includes Client Representation No
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 6
Board Co-Chair
Board CoChair Keeana Boarman
Company Affiliation Frost Brown Todd
Term July 2016 to June 2018
Youth Board Members
Additional Boards: Youth Board Members
NameAffiliation
Ms. Meriwether Carling Student
CEO/Executive Director
Executive Director Heidi Guckenberger
Term Start Feb 2010
Email heidi@gotrcentralky.org
Staff
Full Time Staff 1
Part Time Staff 2
Volunteers 250
Contractors 0
Retention Rate 0%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 3
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 0
Female 3
Unspecified 0
Description Our fall 2016 season will include 47 teams over girls and over 830 participants. 
Category
Population Served , ,
Plans & Policies
Organization has a Fundraising Plan? No
Organization has a Strategic Plan? Yes
Years Strategic Plan Considers 3
Date Strategic Plan Adopted Sept 2013
Management Succession Plan? No
Organization Policy and Procedures Under Development
Nondiscrimination Policy No
Whistleblower Policy No
Document Destruction Policy No
Financials
Revenue vs Expenses - All Years
Expense Breakdown - Recent Year
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start July 01, 2016
Fiscal Year End June 30, 2017
Projected Revenue $195,025.00
Projected Expenses $193,825.00
Detailed Financials
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available). Revenue from foundations and corporations may be included in individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201520142013
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
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Government Contributions$0$0$0
Federal------
State------
Local------
Unspecified------
Individual Contributions$20,236$18,548$35,691
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Investment Income, Net of Losses--$13$107
Membership Dues------
Special Events$1,595--$3,658
Revenue In-Kind--$7,174--
Other$142,956$154,101$153,962
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201520142013
Program Expense$109,585$101,217--
Administration Expense$21,917$20,243--
Fundraising Expense$14,611$13,496--
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.131.331.82
Program Expense/Total Expenses75%75%0%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue67%73%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201520142013
Total Assets$241,907$223,233$178,353
Current Assets--$223,233$178,353
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities------
Total Net Assets$241,907$223,233$178,353
Form 990s
2015 Form 990
2014 Form 990
2013 990-EZ
2012 990EZ 2012
2011 990 EZ 2011
2010 990EZ
2009 990EZ
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
State Registration Yes
Address 446 East High St
Suite 130
Lexington, KY 40507
Primary Phone 859 268-4687
Contact Email heidi@gotrcentralky.org
CEO/Executive Director Heidi Guckenberger
Board Chair Aimee Cousoulis
Board Chair Company Affiliation na