Annual Report

EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS

  • Increased Graduation Rate – Grades 6-12

  • Increased College and Career Preparation

  • ​​Increased Parental and Community Engagement

  • 3,200 Students and Parents Served Annually – 10,600+ students and parents served College and Career Readiness Workshops and Seminars Served all Bibb County Public School Zones: Northeast, Central, Howard, Rutland, Southwest, Westside, Hutchings, Alternative

  • Parent Universities – College and Career Workshops, College Application Process, Financial AID, FAFSA, 100 Black Men Career Fest, 100 Black Men Parent Night, Gospel Fest, STEM Careers for 21st Century, Funding College and Beyond, Operation HOPE, Resume and Interview Skills.

  • Educational Enrichment Summer Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math Summer Camps K-12, 

  • K-5 STREAM Afterschool Programs 21st CCLC, K- 12

  • STEAM College Career Workshops

  • Project Based, Hands On Learning

  • Health, Fitness and Nutrition Programs

  • Online Math, Reading, Social Studies, Science Tutoring Programs

  • Career Building Partnerships, Internships, and Apprenticeships 

  • 1050+ LBF Students Served Annually during Summers and Fall, Winter, Summer Breaks 

  • Youth Leadership Development

  • New Summer Internships and Apprenticeships for College Students

  • College Tours

  • Executives In Residence

  • Speakers Bureau

  • Servant Leadership Academy 

  • Civic Engagement, Character Building and Cultural Literacy Programs

    • August 2015 – Present

  • LBF Provided 4575 Hours of Support; 3,530 LBF Participants in Academies

HEALTHCARE PARTNERSHIPS

  • BCSS Summer Feeding Programs K-12

  • HCA Coliseum Health System

  • Bibb County Schools Office of Student Support Services

  • Mercer School of Medicine

  • Macon Housing Authority

  • Family Investment Center

  • River Edge Behavioral Health

  • Navicent Medical Center

  • Morehouse School of Medicine

  • LBF has exceeded $15,000 annually of in-kind /match services/ more than $85,000 match in 5 years

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS

  • Small Business Administration Seminars

  • The Integral Group, LLC. – Real Estate Development and Community Development Division

  • Global Paint for Charity, Incorporated

  • Economic and Community Development Seminars

  • Office of Workforce Development

  • Local, State and Regional Housing and Urban Development Seminars

  • City of Macon-Bibb Government and Related Agencies

  • Macon Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and World Chamber of Commerce Columbus GA and Atlanta GA Urban Redevelopment Team 

  • LBF EXECUTIVE BOARD AND TEAM MEMBERS PARTICIPATED IN MORE THAN 400 HOURS ANNUALLY OF PROF DEVELOPMENT TO STRENGTHEN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD, BUILD PARTNERSHIPS AND FOSTER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INVESTMENTS IN THE WALNUT CREEK VILLAGE AND MACON-BIBB COUNTY

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

  • Bibb County Public Schools, Mercer University Center for Community Engagement

  • Mercer School of Engineering

  • Otis Redding Foundation 

  • Macon Chamber of Commerce

  • Leadership Macon Alumni and Youth Leadership Bibb County Alumni

  • Central GA Technical College

  • Wesleyan College

  • Middle GA State University

  • Fort Valley State University

  • GA College and State University

  • One Macon – BEP Board

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Central GA

  • Museum of Aviation

  • Tubman Museum

  • Mentor’s Project of Bibb County

  • Communities In Schools

  • Operation HOPE

 

  • LBF PARTNERS WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO EMPOWER, ENGAGE AND EDUCATE OUR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FROM KINDERGARTEN THROUGH POSTSECONDARY OPTIONS.

FAITH-BASED PARTNERSHIPS

  • The Council of Clergy-Macon-Bibb County

  • Building A Better Community Program and Promoting Unity in the Community 

  • Education Ministries

  • Union Baptist Church – 1st  Legacy Builders Foundation Summer STEM Camp

  • St. Paul’s AME Church

  • St. James United Methodist Church

  • Bethel CME Church

  • Beulahland Bible Baptist Church

  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

  • New Fellowship Baptist Church

  • New Hope Baptist Church

  • Unity Church STEM Academy

  • Mt. Zion Baptist Church

  • Ebenezer Baptist Church

  • First Baptist Church

  • Macedonia Baptist Church, 

  • Mt. Vernon Baptist Church

  • Pentecostal Temple

  • Unionville Baptist Church

  • Gospel Fest Central City Park

  • LBF FAITH BASED PARTNERSHIPS ENGAGE PARENTS AND STUDENTS BY OFFERING COMMUNITY-BASED INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS FOR PARENTS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES​

  • East Macon Recognition Committee

  • City of Macon 5X5 Program Community Clean Up 

  • EMPOWERMENT THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

  • Hairlines Beauty Salon – Back to School Back Pack Events

  • Macon-Bibb Housing Authority Operation HOPE 

  • FAMILY INVESTMENT CENTER Shalom Zones Training

  • Mills Hill – East Macon Arts Village COMMUNITY DESIGN TEAM

  • Sororities and Fraternities ASCEND PROGRAM; ASPIRING YOUNG LEADERS PROGRAM

 

  • LBF PARTICIPATES AND IS ENGAGED MONTHLY IN COMMUNITY MEETINGS AND STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES THAT IMPACT THE WALNUT CREEK VILLAGE SHALOM ZONE BY INCREASING COMMUNITY INTEREST, UNDERSTANDING AND INVOLVEMENT.

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