Veterans Yoga Project, an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization, strives to maintain the honor and commitment our veterans have sworn to uphold. Program development and management, teacher training, and organizational expenses are covered by funds raised by grants, fundraising activities, and earned income from Mindful Resilience trainings and contract yoga services. The charts below show our revenue sources and income disbursement. For further financial information, please contact our COO John Oppenheim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Approximately half of Veterans Yoga Project's income comes in the form of earned income from Mindful Resilience teacher trainings; the remainder comes from grants and donations.
In it's most basic form, the above chart depicts nearly 80% of our expenses goes back into the programs and serving our veterans.
We currently have three types of programs: 1) Mindful Resilience for Trauma Recovery teacher training, 2) yoga classes offered to veterans (taught by VYP teachers) and 3) healing retreats. All yoga classes and retreats are free or nominal cost to our veterans. We offer partial scholarships for veterans to attend our yoga teacher trainings. These programs account for 79% of our expenses.
Veterans Yoga Project relies completely on volunteer support. We do not have any paid employees. Our Executive Director has a contracted salary and we contract with our yoga instructors to provide classes to veterans in the community.
Veterans Yoga Project, is in part, a virtual organization. With that, we have expenses that aid in our effectiveness and reach. VYP's professional fees are for: web site administration, marketing and social media costs, promotional materials, software costs, liability insurance, and travel. All costs are allocated between Programming and Operational.