Our Mission & Vision

Our Mission

Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Our Vision

Our vision is that all youth achieve their full potential.

Accountability Statement

We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving:

  • Higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships
  • Avoidance of risky behaviors
  • Educational success

Our Strategic Plan

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota has an active strategic plan for growth covering all aspects of our operations.    Below is a brief outline of our core strategic areas and goals.

  • Program Development & Growth
    • Increase the number of youth and volunteers served yearly
    • Support diverse people through mentorship of youth and high quality leadership experiences
    • Increase the number of youth who participate in College & Career Readiness Activities each year
  • Quality & Operations
    • Work toward being the premier volunteer experience
    • Increase business partnerships and service club partnerships
    • Increase the average match length of our matches
    • Increase the number of Bigs who remain involved with the agency after their match
    • Improve our marketing impact and visibility
  • Staff & Board: Recruitment, Engagement & Development
    • Recruit exceptional and diverse team members
    • Encourage exceptional staff to remain and develop their full potential
    • Recruit exceptional and diverse board members
  • Finance & Philanthropy
    • Enhance prospect research and database capabilities
    • Have an engaged, effective Advancement Committee
    • Increase our funding received and diversify funding sources
    • Have a schedule of events that engage different demographics and lead to increased funding, awareness and individual giving.
    • Build an investment account for guaranteed future income