In Full Motion, Inc
P.O. Box 70270
Nashville TN 37218
Students
Mission Statement
In Full Motion, Inc provides assistance to inner city/at risk youth in achieving the goal of becoming a productive citizen while empowering these young people with the necessary tools to be successful.  In  Full Motion builds champions for life that will succeed in their chosen profession and make a positive impact in their communities.
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Maurice Fitzgerald Sr.
Co-CEO/Executive Director Attorney Cynthia Webb Fitzgerald
Board Chair Reverend William Harris
Board Chair Company Affiliation Pastor, Galilee Baptist Church, 2021 Herman Street
History & Background
Year of Incorporation 2005
Organization's type of tax exempt status 501-C3
Financial Summary
 
 
Projected Expenses $476,935.00
Projected Annual Revenue $477,000.00 (2017)
Statements
Mission
In Full Motion, Inc provides assistance to inner city/at risk youth in achieving the goal of becoming a productive citizen while empowering these young people with the necessary tools to be successful.  In  Full Motion builds champions for life that will succeed in their chosen profession and make a positive impact in their communities.
Background Since 2006, In Full Motion, Inc. has played a pivotal and instrumental role in developing inner city youth to strive to be “champions for life.” Coach Maurice Fitzgerald, founder and educator, saw far too many students drop out of high school and eventually choose a life of crime. Even a good portion of students that made it to graduation didn’t meet the minimum requirements to attend college. To address this ongoing epidemic, In Full Motion, Inc. (IFM) was born. The organization is committed to serving young inner city individuals who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to advance their educational futures.
Impact In Full Motion, Inc. "(IFM)" provides free of charge ACT Preparation and ACT testing, academic reading, mentoring and tutoring in Math, Science, English and Reading. In Full Motion, Inc. has celebrated a growth to 1000+ participants from the 7th to 12th grade. Seniors who have completed the program have shown a 100% graduation rate with 75% of all participants who have taken the ACT test scoring a 1-7 point increase once they have completed the IFM prep course.
Needs In Full Motion, Inc. requests the assistance of volunteers and donations to continue to serve our 1000+ participants. These donations will help supply additional instructors, textbooks, and calculators for each student. IFM also provides an after-school program for these at-risk youths in academic Reading, English, Math and Science. Expected program costs will be $250,000 for the upcoming year.
Other ways to donate, support, or volunteer Please send your donation by mail to In Full Motion, P. O. Box 70270, Nashville, TN  37207.
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Youth Development / Youth Development Programs
Secondary Organization Category Education / Educational Services
Areas of Service
Areas Served
TN - Davidson
TN - Rutherford
TN - Williamson
In Full Motion serves at risk youth in areas of underserved populations. In these areas middle and high schools rank among the lowest in test scores and graduation rates. Davidson County high school clusters served by IFM include but are not limited to: Pearl Cohn High School, Maplewood, Stratford, Glencliff, Antioch, Hunters Lane, and Whites Creek High Schools. In addition, participants include students representing 36 area schools including  the surrounding counties of Rutherford, Williamson and Sumner.
CEO Statement
"You can look at a football team and draw parallels to the life situation facing most of these kids. We had no history of success.We proved that you don't have to follow, history, that you can make history, that you can make changes and do things that give you a chance for something better. Look at the background of some these kids. They've never had much of a foundation to build on, and they never had much hope that their lives were going to be different. If we can just help one, kid it's worth our effort."
Programs
Description This program is achieved by providing ACT preparation, mentoring and tutoring in Math, Science, English and Reading to students from the 7th to 12th grade. On Saturday mornings students are provided a hearty breakfast and testing strategies and tips to successfully take the ACT test. IFM pays the Official ACT test registration fees each year for participants who complete the ACT preparation courses. Classes are offered at Metro Nashville school locations, local colleges and churches throughout Nashville and Murfreesboro.
Budget 476935
Category Education, General/Other Tutorial Programs
Population Served At-Risk Populations, Children and Youth (0 - 19 years), At-Risk Populations
Description This scholarship is given to participants who excel in the selected program areas and exhibits outstanding character, citizenship, and scholarship.
Category Education Student Financial Aid
Population Served Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years), Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General, Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General
Description For 6th - 8th graders, IFM will provide a wrap around program that will focus on the critical time period of 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. that the at-risk students are often alone, without guidance and drawn into the gang participation.  The programs offered will include mentoring, academic enrichment, athletic and leadership programs at the chosen public or charter school with the greater populations of economically poor, over 50% minority and expressing a culture of poverty that does not support, and is unable to support academic achievement. 
Category Education Afterschool Enrichment
Population Served Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years), Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General,
Long term Success

 

CEO Comments
In Full Motion, Inc. welcomes the help of volunteers and donors to serve as tutors, teachers, and mentors. Subjects of need include: Science, English and Reading where students are falling behind academic standards.  IFM seeks to intervene at the 5th, 6th and 7th grade levels to cease this vicious cycle of illiteracy. IFM recieves over 300 applicants per year; and because of such extraordinary growth, the volunteerism and donations will be effectively utilized.
Board Chair
Board Chair Reverend William Harris
Company Affiliation Pastor, Galilee Baptist Church, 2021 Herman Street
Term Dec 2012 to Dec 2017
Email wm778@bellsouth.net
Board Members
NameAffiliationStatus
Mrs. Kathyrn Boehm Smithson Craighead AcademyVoting
William Harris Pastor Galilee Baptist ChurchVoting
Bruce H Maxwell Lake Providence Missionary BaptistVoting
Sherri Neal HCAVoting
Ron Suedekum Bank of AmericaVoting
David Whitfield Ensworth SchoolVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 5
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 1
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 4
Female 2
Unspecified 0
Governance
Board Term Lengths 5
Board Term Limits 2
Board Meeting Attendance % 80%
Does the organization have written Board Selection Criteria? No
Does the organization have a written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage of Board Members making Monetary Contributions 80%
Percentage of Board Members making In-Kind Contributions 100%
Does the Board include Client Representation? No
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 4
Board CoChair
Board CoChair Mr. Ron Suedekum
Company Affiliation Bank of America
Term Dec 2013 to Aug 2018
Email mlb@maryleebunch.com
CEO Comments
The opportunities to collaborate and form community partnerships are numerous.  IFM currently partners with the Preston Taylor Boys and Girls Club, Family Affair Ministries, TMSDC, YMCA, Martha O'Bryan Centers, Mary Lee Bunch and Associates, Galilee, Mt. Zion, St. Luke and Lake Providence Baptist Churches. The benefit to the community is substantial.  Through our program, at risk/inner city children can get the supplemental academic assistance necessary to become a productive citizen in the community at little or no costs to the family.  The ACT was basically an unknown to most disadvantaged students until their senior year in high school.  Today, college readiness also means career readiness.  While not every high school graduate plans to attend college, the majority of the fastest-growing jobs that require a high school diploma, pay a salary above the poverty line for a family of four, and provide opportunity for career advancement, require knowledge and skills comparable to those expected of the first-year college student.  The implication is clear: if we want not merely to improve, but maximize the college and career readiness of our students, we must intervene not only during high school, but before high school, in the upper elementary grades and in middle school.  That's what In Full Motion and its partners are doing quite successfully.  If we can just help one kids, it's worth our effort! 
Executive Director/CEO
Executive Director Mr. Maurice Fitzgerald Sr.
Term Start Nov 2005
Email coachfitzgerald@comcast.net
Experience Mr. Maurice Fitzgerald, Sr.(Coach), Co-Founder of In Full Motion, has served as a teacher, coach, mentor  and school administrator for more than 30 years in the Nashville Metropolitan Public School system. Raised in the inner city of Nashville, Coach obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Tennessee State University and a Master's Degree in Education from Trevecca College.   Coach is currently teaches at the Stratford STEM Magnet High School where he serves as the varsity football coach.  He was co-founder and served as President of Bridges Academy of Nashville. Coach  has received numerous awards for his community leadership and involvement, and was voted teacher of the year on a number of occasions and was recognized by the Metro Nashville Education Association as the Citizen of the Year. Mr. Fitzgerald also serves as Chairman of Deacons at St. Luke Primitive Baptist Church.
Co-CEO
Co-CEO Attorney Cynthia Webb Fitzgerald
Term Start Nov 2005
Email cynthia.fitzgerald@comcast.net
Experience Born and raised in the inner-city of Nashville, Cynthia Webb Fitzgerald, Co-Founder of In Full Motion,  is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt Law School. Cynthia Fitzgerald is a licensed attorney with 25 years of nonprofit, community organization  and corporate management experience.    She was selected as in-house counsel by the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation  in 2005 where she served  as Vice President of Legal Services for Compliance and Senior Attorney for ten years.   While working at the Tennessee Lottery, Mrs. Fitzgerald focused her volunteer service with inner-city youth on qualifying for the Tennessee Lottery's HOPE scholarships. Her focus and passion with at-risk students  was to make college  access more than a dream.  She and her husband works with schools, churches, community organizations and local businesses to fund the In Full Motion program to provide the tools necessary to become a productive citizen.  After obtaining the 501 c 3 status, In Full Motion grew  from  its initial 33 students in 2005 to assisting  more than 1000 annually.  Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mrs. Fitzgerald worked as an  accountant for 20 years . In addition to In Full Motion, Mrs. Fitzgerald served as a Board Member of the the Metropolitan Teachers Credit Union and the Bridge Program of the YMCA.  Attorney Fitzgerald serves as Church Administrator for the St. Luke Baptist Church in Nashville. Mrs. Fitzgerald was selected in January 2016 as the Executive Director of In Full Motion.
Staff
Full Time Staff 1
Part Time Staff 4
Volunteers 120
Contractors 20
Retention Rate 80%
Plans & Policies
Does the organization have a documented Fundraising Plan? Yes
Does the organization have an approved Strategic Plan? Under Development
In case of a change in leadership, is a Management Succession plan in place? Under Development
Does the organization have a Policies and Procedures Plan? Under Development
Does the organization have a Nondiscrimination Policy? Yes
Affiliations
AffiliationYear
United Way Member Agency2010
Afterschool Alliance2015
Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Resolution No. RS2013-687The Council of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson Cty2013
 
 
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01 2017
Fiscal Year End Dec 31 2017
Projected Revenue $477,000.00
Projected Expenses $476,935.00
Endowment Spending Policy Income Only
Detailed Financials
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201520142013
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$0$288,323$220,000
Government Contributions$19,655$12,095$0
Federal$0$0$0
State$0$0$0
Local$0$0$0
Unspecified$19,655$12,095$0
Individual Contributions$423,658$81,258$259,551
$0$0$0
$1,497$7,641$11,436
Investment Income, Net of Losses$0$0$0
Membership Dues$0$0$0
Special Events$25,271$24,215$0
Revenue In-Kind$0$0$0
Other$5,119$37,933$0
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201520142013
Program Expense$376,989$416,182$536,432
Administration Expense$98,057$115,709$38,780
Fundraising Expense$0$0$0
Payments to Affiliates$0$0$0
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.000.850.85
Program Expense/Total Expenses79%78%93%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201520142013
Total Assets$2,357$2,203$70,786
Current Assets$2,357$2,203$70,786
Long-Term Liabilities$0$0$0
Current Liabilities$0$0$0
Total Net Assets$2,357$2,203$70,786
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities------
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201520142013
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountContributions, Gifts and Grants $423,658Foundations & Corporations $288,323Contributions and Gifts $259,551
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountFundraising Events $25,271Contributions, Gifts & Grants $81,258Foundations and Corporations $220,000
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountGovernment Grants $19,655Other Revenue $37,933Program Service Revenue $11,436
IRS Letter of Exemption
Capital Campaign
Is the organization currently conducting a Capital Campaign for an endowment or the purchase of a major asset? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? Yes
State Charitable Solicitations Permit
TN Charitable Solicitations Registration Yes - Expires June 2017
Organization Comments In our first three years of operations our gross income was $15,000 $25,000 and $94,000 in 2006, 2007 and 2008 respectively.  We were not required to file in 2006 or 2007.  With the substantial increase of the number of students served in 2011 to more than 1000, our revenues exceeded $300,000.  Our Independent Audit Report for the period ending December 31, 2011 is attached.  Although our contributions has now exceeded $300,000, we have been able to serve our students at a constant cost to the corporation of no more than $300 per child.  IFM has been able to keep the costs down by expanding our volunteer base and collaborative partners. We are eternally grateful to our donors who consistently support us.
GivingMatters.com Financial Comments
Financial figures taken from 990 and audited financial statements. 
990 was prepared by Hoskins & Company, PC.
Comment provided by Kathryn Bennett 3/22/17.
Nonprofit In Full Motion, Inc
Address P.O. Box 70270
Nashville, TN 37218
Primary Phone (615) 2546800
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Maurice Fitzgerald Sr.
Board Chair Reverend William Harris
Board Chair Company Affiliation Pastor, Galilee Baptist Church, 2021 Herman Street
Year of Incorporation 2005

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