FINDINGbalance, Inc.
PO Box 284
Franklin TN 37065
Allison J, with husband and daughter

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be a Christ-centered community dedicated to providing DAILY help to those seeking balance with food, weight and wellness.

Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Mrs. Constance Lynn Rhodes
Board Chair Ms. Jennifer Amanda Walker MA, LPC
Board Chair Company Affiliation Counselor in Private Practice
History & Background
Year of Incorporation 2002
Organization's type of tax exempt status 501-C3
Financial Summary
Graph: Expense Breakdown Graph - All Years
 
 
Projected Expenses $161,963.00
Projected Annual Revenue 177940 (2017)
Statements
Mission

Our mission is to be a Christ-centered community dedicated to providing DAILY help to those seeking balance with food, weight and wellness.

Background

Founded in 2002 by former Sparrow Records Marketing Director, Constance Rhodes, FINDINGbalance is a Christian health and wellness organization, with a mission to help people repair their relationship with food and their bodies so they can live the abundant life they were created for.

The mission is personal for Rhodes, who watched her mother battle bulimia in the early Eighties, long before eating disorders were something people talked about or understood. Rhodes then went on to develop her own eating disorder as a Freshman in Bible College in the early Nineties. Her eating issues would continue for a decade before she began to find freedom through Christian counseling and participation in a general recovery group at a church in Murfreesboro, TN.
 
Over the past sixteen years, FINDINGbalance has established itself as the leading Christian resource for those seeking freedom from eating and body image issues. Through the use of multi-media and technology, their programs extend beyond borders to reach people all over the US and even Internationally. Rhodes has appeared on numerous radio, television and print publications, and has traveled on National speaking tours speaking to thousands.  

Much of Rhodes own recovery journey is documented in her first book, "Life Inside the Thin Cage", released in 2003 by Waterbrook Press/Random House, and serves as the basis for the work FINDINGbalance does today. 

The only Christian non-profit focused exclusively on a population that ranges from basic dieter to clinical eating disorders, FINDINGbalance is intentional about providing quality, balanced resources which are sensitive to all who struggle with food and body image concerns. Founded on Christian principles, they are dedicated to combining Clinically-Excellent care with Christ-Centered community to impact churches, ministries, campuses and Christian organizations whose members currently lack options for Christ-centered recovery paths.
Impact

ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2017:

 1. Upgraded flagship "Lasting Freedom" online support program to a module-based learning system. Members now follow a six-module trajectory to ensure all members start at the same entry point (nutrition basic, intuitive eating) and progress together through key focus areas (body image, choices, identity, emotional health and purpose). Member feedback and increased retention rates reinforce the effectiveness of this new system.
 
2. Launched "Freedom Coach" Training Initiative. Working with a Clinical Consultant, FINDINGbalance has established a structure for training group leaders to be even more effective in their service to those impacted by eating issues. A formal Training Manual is underway.
 
3. Acquired new "ChristFED" support group tool. Developed by one of our Lasting Freedom members, ChristFED is a turn-key, 12-Step-Friendly support group format for those battling food issues. We will pilot this program at Grace Chapel in Leipers Fork, TN, beginning January 2018 to prep for National roll-out in 2019.
 
4. Began promotion for 2018 "Hungry for Hope SUMMIT" which will take place at The Factory in Franklin June 22-23, 2018. Locked in key artists and pre-sold 80 tickets by November, 2017, far ahead of previous SUMMIT sales. 
 
5. Paid off all operating debt. Woohoo!
 
6. Strengthened Donor Relationships to Build Toward Future. Made intentional trips to spend quality time with some of our key donors. These visits included laying out future vision and asking for feedback and advice about how we will present our Capital Campaign to current and new donors in 2018. We also increased donor communication throughout the year in the form of more regular updates via email. Donor feedback was very enthusiastic, and they expressed great appreciation for being invited into more of the process.  
 
GOALS FOR 2018
 
1. Increase Capacity. To serve more people we will add key positions including a Clinical Director, Community Engagement/Marketing Manager, and Program Assistant.
 
2. Add a "Live Chat" feature to our website. We serve 7,000-10,000 people monthly at our website. Adding a staffed "Live Chat" feature will allow us to make quicker connections with some who visit and need help right away but aren't yet ready to sign up for our Lasting Freedom program. 
 
3. Complete production of new "Lasting Freedom" Module System. We have filmed 2 of 7 modules (six basics plus a Holiday module) and will spend 2018 producing the remaining 5. 
 
4. Host the strongest Hungry for Hope SUMMIT ever. This event takes place June 22-23 at The Factory in Franklin. Our goal includes increasing attendance from 150 (June, 2015) to 350 in 2018.
 
5. Develop More Local Relationships. While much of our work reaches across the country or even Internationally, we are based right here in Middle Tennessee and want to work hard this next year to develop local relationships with counselors, colleges, churches, clients and donors. This will speed up once we are able to hire our Clinical Director and Community Engagement Manager positions.
 
6. Launch Capital Campaign. Our "Case for Support" document is nearly complete and we will launch this campaign in March with a special event in the Nashville area.  
 
Needs

1. Increase Capacity. To serve more people we need to add key positions including a Clinical Director, Community Engagement/Marketing Manager, and Program Assistant. 

2. Office/Retreat Space: To serve more people where we are based here in Franklin, TN, we need to establish a local team and office space in our area. We also would like to create a Retreat space where recovery intensives and trainings can take place.
 
3. Board Development. We would like to strengthen our board makeup by adding members with strengths in business strategy, legal and publicity this next year.
Other ways to donate, support, or volunteer
Donations may also be made by mail to FINDINGbalance, PO Box 284, Franklin, TN  37065 or by calling Samantha in our office at (615) 599-6948 x.701.
 
If you are interested in volunteering with FINDINGbalance, please send an email including cover letter and resume to constance@findingbalance.com. Volunteer opportunities include online marketing, video production, and helping staff our Hungry for Hope conference which takes place in Nashville on a semi-annual basis.
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Mental Health & Crisis Intervention / Eating Disorders & Addictions
Secondary Organization Category Health Care / Health Support
Tertiary Organization Category Religion- Related / Christianity
Areas of Service
Areas Served
National
International

Based in Franklin, TN, our national and international efforts are accomplished through online support programs, our extensive video-based website, books, curriculum, speaking engagements and conferences. Locally, we serve Metropolitan Nashville and surrounding communities through our semi-annual Hungry for Hope conference held in Franklin, and we are launching our first "ChristFED" support group at Grace Chapel in Leipers Fork in January, 2018, with a goal of establishing more groups across the region/country.

Board Chair Statement

I became acquainted with FINDINGbalance in 2008 and quickly learned of the dedication, zeal and passion behind the organization, Constance Rhodes. FINDINGbalance has at its helm a woman who is fervently committed to serving those caught in the bondage of eating disorders and body image issues and serving them with program excellence, as well as faithfully being anchored to Truth.

The Board has identified specific areas of growth and challenge in terms of outreach and fundraising as well as establishing the best staff team additions that will broaden the outreach of FINDINGbalance and allow Constance to creatively add to the offerings that serve our clients. Nothing that is undertaken at FINDINGbalance is without our main thrust of providing a path to freedom for the hurting with the authentic, substantive, Christ-centered message of hope.

It is an honor and privilege to serve as Board Chair for FINDINGbalance and I look forward to a rich season ahead.

Jennifer Amanda Walker, Licensed Professional Counselor

Chairman of the Board, FINDINGbalance, Inc.
CEO Statement
My first introduction to eating disorders was in 1980 when my mom was struggling with bulimia. I was only nine years old, but I was aware of the significant negative impact her disorder had on herself and our family. Unfortunately, her unhealthy relationship with food took over her life, and eventually played a role in her untimely death at the age of 50. While her story was an extreme one, many aren’t, including my own, which I documented in my first book, Life Inside the Thin Cage. But they still matter.

Studies have shown that eating issues can start simple and quickly escalate into something very serious. Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental health disorder, and bulimia (and other eating disorders) can destroy bodies, finances, and relationships. But even if you’re just always on a diet – a normal thing to do in our culture – the amount of time, energy and money required to follow programs that don’t even work often leads to anxiety, depression and even obesity. Let’s face it: our children are growing up less healthy than ever - mind, body, and soul – and few of us are living the life God created us for. It may not show on the outside, but it’s killing us on the inside.
 
At FINDINGbalance, we’re creating tools to end this trend. Our curriculum, programs, support groups and conferences are designed to get below the surface into the heart of what really drives our issues with food. In a caring, loving environment we explore past wounds, broken relationships, and our lack of understanding when it comes who God created us to be. It’s a journey I’ve walked myself, and one I feel honored to now lead others on today.
Programs
Description

Lasting Freedom is a Christ-centered, action-oriented online support program for eating disorders and body image issues. Members watch a weekly webinar featuring inspiring guest authors, counselors and speakers, they attend a weekly online "Freedom Team" support group moderated by trained coaches, and interact with each other in a private online community website. At the end of each cycle they participate in a "one-on-one" with their coach to discuss progress and set individualized goals for the next cycle.

Not a replacement for one-on-one counseling or treatment, Lasting Freedom is designed to complement traditional counseling and treatment programs offered by other providers, and/or to continue an individual's personal growth even if they are not currently in a counseling relationship.
Budget 40000
Category Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other Eating Disorders
Population Served Females, Adults, US& International
Short Term Success Solid, healthy groups continuing to be facilitated by quality individuals and demonstrating continued (and increased) member health and satisfaction.
Long term Success Our long-term success is measured by steadily increasing membership combined with consistent (or better) progress scores as what we see today.
Program Success Monitored By Meeting member growth benchmarks (currently set at an average growth of one new group per cycle, beginning Nov. 2017); Continued positive reports on standardized assessments completed by all members (see stats above).
Examples of Program Success
Average Member Progress After 8 Weeks:
  • 15% reduction in Anxiety
  • 23% decrease in Depression
  • 25% less unhealthy eating attitudes
  • 90% feel more hope for freedom
  • 67% in a better place w/ eating issues
  • 83% more connected w/ others
  • 80% make better decisions more often
  • 70% are growing in their faith
  • 92% say they're learning new things
Description This daily eDevo delivers "bite-sized truth" to inboxes FREE, five days a week. Subscribers frequently send responses of gratitude for this program, and we plan to release it in printed form soon.
Budget 12000
Category Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other Eating Disorders
Population Served Adults, Adolescents Only (13-19 years), US& International
Short Term Success The Daily Vitamin has open rates of 21% each day.  There is a consistent readership demonstrated by the consistent open rate; as well as their responses of gratitude.
Long term Success
Long-term success will be continued growth of the subscriber list as well as increasing open-rates.
Program Success Monitored By

The success is monitored by open-rate information and subscriber comments indicating gratitude for the program and benefits of personal application in their own lives.

Examples of Program Success

“Perfectly what I needed to hear… and remember… today. Thank you!" - Becky

"I swear this week especially ever DV I've read I thought "that was written just for me" to the point where I've been speechless and can only say "thank you Jesus." Thanks for taking time to write them- can't wait for a hard copy one day!” - Danielle
Description
Our Hungry for Hope semi-annual SUMMIT is the premiere national Christian conference for disordered eating and body image issues. Our 10th Anniversary SUMMIT will be held at The Factory in Franklin, TN, June 22-23, 2018. 
 
Offering Clinical and Community tracks, Hungry for Hope features sessions led by prominent counselors, psychologists, doctors, dietitians, and lay leaders equipped to educate attendees on various aspects of prevention and recovery. Session offerings include keynote sessions, creative arts, worship and processing groups.
 
2018 special guests include recording artist Jimmy Needham, worship leader Rita Springer, performance artist Rachel Hockett and many more. A special, invitation-only "Thought-Leader" confab and Serve Day will be held the day before the event.
Budget 40000
Category Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other Eating Disorders
Population Served Females, Adults, US& International
Short Term Success

Short-term success is measured by the quality of the experience provided to those who attend, as well as goodwill/continued collaboration offered by clinical partners, attendees and sponsors.

Long term Success

Long-term success will be measured by the following factors: 1) Increased market recognition of the Hungry for Hope SUMMIT as the premiere Christian conference for eating and body image issues, 2) Ever-increasing registration numbers 3) Collaborative efforts spawned out of the networking event that increase access to/quality of care for those impacted by eating issues.

Program Success Monitored By

Evaluations are completed by attendees and cover both the conference as a whole, and each individual session. Those seeking CE credits are required to fill out these evaluations, and many community members fill them out as well. This direct communication from attendees helps us know we are hitting the mark of what they need, and gives us feedback about areas to improve/enhance.

Examples of Program Success

Among the many benefits attendees experience at Hungry for Hope is the opportunity to meet like-minded creatives and professionals. One such connection happened at our 2013 conference (hosted at Deer Run) at which nutritionist Amy Carlson, RD and counselor Megan Osborne, PhD met for the first time and struck up a fast friendship. Four years later, this duo are about to release an App together for nutrition recovery - something that would never have happened had HFH not provided the venue for them to meet for the first time.

 Similarly, as we head toward our 2018 event, we have already pre-sold more than 80 registrations, mostly to previous attendees who are excited to once-again meet up with "friends" old and new which they have found through the event. These relationships range from professional networking to personal support, and are part of the ever-growing community FINDINGbalance is working to build for those impacted by eating issues. 
Description

The FINDINGbalance website (www.findingbalance.com) is the world's largest online resource for eating and body image issues. Our Online Video Library houses over 600 free videos featuring counselors, psychologists, doctors, nutritionists, and other knowledgeable advocates for the prevention and healing of disordered eating and body image dissatisfaction. Videos on self-injury, anxiety, insomnia, nutrition and other related topics are also included. Additional libraries include articles, "Ask Our Panel" Q&A's and Recommended Books. 
Budget 22,860
Category Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other Eating Disorders
Population Served Adults, Females, Families
Short Term Success Same as long-term success.
Long term Success Our long-term success is measured by the proliferation FINDINGbalance as a trusted website, with high rankings on various search engines and traffic increasing at a continued rate over time. Another long-term success measure will be to see that revenue processed through the site in the form of merchandise sales and donations will far exceed operational costs associated with maintaining it. Finally, long-term success will be measured by the conversion rate of visitors who sign up for Lasting Freedom, the Christian Treatment Network, the Daily Vitamin, and events.
Program Success Monitored By Internet traffic stats as measured by Google and other tools, reports indicating which sites are linking to FINDINGbalance, and direct client-communication via our online contact forms and social media presence.
Examples of Program Success Recently we heard from a graduate of an eating disorders treatment program who credits FINDINGbalance for pointing her toward the care she needed. At least once a week we hear stories like this – people who have returned again and again to FINDINGbalance for hope, encouragement and practical tools. Sometimes they write us right away, other times they write us a few years after finding us. Always, they write with stories of hope and recovery, and thank us for being there when they didn’t know where to turn. It is incredible to think that work done via the internet can have such lasting impact, but stories like these continually remind our staff of the viability of what we do, and give us fuel to keep the flame burning.
Description
Launched August 2014, the purpose of the Christian Treatment Network is to increase collaboration between faith-based providers while also creating a valuable resource for those seeking faith-based care for their recovery journey. This the first effort made to centralize access to Christian counselors, nutritionists, coaches, speakers, resources & treatment programs. As the network grows, individuals will have a nation-wide comprehensive list of providers in their area who work on the issue from a faith basis. Additionally, professional members have opportunities to connect, learn, and collaborate with each other to expand the reach of faith-based efforts in eating disorder and body image work around the world.
Budget 15588
Category Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other Eating Disorders
Population Served Females, Adults, US
Short Term Success
Based on the feedback we have received since the launch of the program, this has been a major need in the eating disorders treatment sector.  Response has been overwhelmingly positive both from the resource providers and those who are looking for those resources.
 
Long term Success
The long-term success of the program will not always be under the full purview of the program; knowing those seeking faith-based resources and those who provide them are able to connect will be the tip of the success of the program.  The larger successes will be felt by the individuals, families and communities who benefit from the client who is able to walk in success in their own recovery due to the connection made through the Network.
Program Success Monitored By
Program Success Monitored by:
Number of Professional sign-ups
Number of referrals
 
CEO Comments
Eating issues affect millions of women, but most of them think they're alone in the struggle. All of our programs are designed with those who struggle in mind. Community is central to being healthy, so our tools generally push individuals from isolation (where addictions thrive) toward connecting with others in some sort of an organized fashion. It is this same philosophy that has been so effective with groups like Alcoholics Anonymous. What sets us apart are a) our specific focus on eating issues in particular, which have somewhat unique aspects, b) our Christ-centered platform, which is desirable for many seeking a faith-based approach to recovery, and c) our emphasis on creating user-friendly equipping tools which can be used on a local level.
Board Chair
Board Chair Ms. Jennifer Amanda Walker MA, LPC
Company Affiliation Counselor in Private Practice
Term Sept 2014 to June 2018
Email thefox@newcamp.com
Board Members
NameAffiliationStatus
Mrs. Karen Amos Voting
Mr. Michael Bianchi Independent Marketer/Strategic RelationshipsVoting
Lee Blum The Emily ProgramVoting
Mrs. Laura Leemaster LCSWWaterleaf LLCVoting
Mr. AJ Rhodes Capitol Christian Music GroupVoting
Ms. Jennifer Amanda Walker MA, LPCCounselor in Private PracticeVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 6
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 2
Female 4
Unspecified 0
Governance
Board Term Lengths 1
Board Term Limits 0
Board Meeting Attendance % 100%
Does the organization have written Board Selection Criteria? Yes
Does the organization have a written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage of Board Members making Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage of Board Members making In-Kind Contributions 100%
Does the Board include Client Representation? No
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 10
Standing Committees
Executive
Additional Board Members
NameAffiliation
Ms. Ann Capper RDCDN-Nutrition Advisor & Editor
Mr. Kyle Chowning President & CEO, ROOTS Academy
Mr. Bill Dallas Church Communication Network
Mr. Bruce Donaldson Esq.Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
Mr. Bruce McNicol TrueFaced
Ms. Eileen Stellefson-Myers MPH, RD, LDN, FADANutritionist, Author, Speaker
Mr. Travis Stewart LPCPrivate Practice
Mr. Dan Wagner Retired
CEO Comments

We have a small yet strong board that has provided the foundation for where we are today. As we look forward to future growth organizationally, we anticipate adjusting the makeup of our board to add experts in key areas, including business/finance, legal and public relations. The current board is in support of gradually making these shifts, and we are actively interviewing candidates for the open roles.

Executive Director/CEO
Executive Director Mrs. Constance Lynn Rhodes
Term Start Jan 2002
Email constance@findingbalance.com
Experience
Constance Rhodes founded FINDINGbalance in 2002. Her prior business experience at EMI Christian Music Group (1995 - 2000 in a variety of capacities, including sales, distribution, and as Marketing Director for Sparrow Label Group) served her well in starting and running Fb.
 
On the recovery side, Constance was first introduced, as young girl, to eating disorders by her mother's struggle with bulimia which continued into Constance's adult years.
 
Constance's own eating issues began during college in 1988, and continued for another ten years. Since much of her own battle fell outside the lines of "extreme" eating disorders, as she began to break free she recognized the need for resources directed to the millions who have eating issues but may not meet clinical criteria for eating disorders. Thus, FINDINGbalance was established to serve that purpose.
 
Constance is the author of two books, Life Inside the Thin Cage and The Art of Being, and is working on her third, The Hunger Healer. She has spoken to over a million people at colleges, churches, clinical conferences and via live satellite, television and radio broadcasts.
 
She has appeared on PBS and Focus on the Family, shared stages with noted Christian speakers including Kay Arthur, Priscilla Shirer, George Barna, Shannon Ethridge, and Dr. Walt Larimore, bringing the topic of eating issues “mainstream” to impact the three out of four women (and many men) who have issues with food or dieting but may or may not realize how their issues are impacting their life.
 
She has presented at professional conferences such as NAMI and AACC, and has contributed original music and spoken content to Tell Me What You See, a recording released by the non-profit Music for the Soul (www.musicforthesoul.org) to benefit those with eating disorders.
 
With more than thirty years' personal experience on the topic, Constance is regarded as a lay expert on eating issues, with a unique ability to reach those who struggle.
 
Staff
Full Time Staff 1
Part Time Staff 2
Volunteers 5
Contractors 2
Retention Rate 100%
Plans & Policies
Does the organization have a documented Fundraising Plan? Under Development
Does the organization have an approved Strategic Plan? Under Development
Number of years Strategic Plan Considers 3
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? Under Development
Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Top-Rated NonprofitGreat Non-Profits2017
Top-Rated NonprofitGreat Non-Profits2016
Top-Rated NonprofitGreat Non-Profits2015
Advocacy Award - Constance RhodesKirsten Haglund Foundation2015
Top Rated Non-profitGreat Nonprofits2014
GLOO AwardTango Relationship Enrichment Collaborative2013
Top Rated Non-profitGreat Non-Profits2013
Top Rated Non-ProfitGreat Non-Profits2012
Top Rated Non-ProfitGreat Non-Profits2011
Rhodes - "Top 50 Activists, Artists and Innovators Changing Their World through Faith"Relevant Magazine2006
Best Site Design - Gold AwardeHealthcare Leadership Awards2007
Best Rich Media - Platinum AwardeHealthcare Leadership Awards2007
Senior Staff
Title Director, Member Services
Experience/Biography
CEO Comments

Our biggest need at FINDINGbalance is to build capacity, including the addition of a Clinical Director, Community Engagement/Marketing Manager, and Program Assistant. Until these positions are filled, the CEO fulfills most duties they would cover, which limits availability/time/focus for strategic planning and relationship building. Our preliminary projected budget for 2018 currently allows for just one of these positions to be filled next year. All three are needed. Fundraising and revenue generation will be focused on increasing capacity in this area.

 
 
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01 2017
Fiscal Year End Dec 31 2017
Projected Revenue $177,940.00
Projected Expenses $161,963.00
Detailed Financials
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201620152014
Program Expense$134,868$121,502$194,521
Administration Expense$0$51,340$0
Fundraising Expense$0$0$0
Payments to Affiliates--$0$0
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.151.050.93
Program Expense/Total Expenses100%74%100%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201620152014
Total Assets$23,160$17,690$27,647
Current Assets$0$17,690$27,647
Long-Term Liabilities$4,561$4,561$7,089
Current Liabilities$24,935$24,935$40,611
Total Net Assets$4,660($11,806)($20,053)
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities0.000.710.68
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets20%26%26%
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201620152014
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountContributions, Gifts, and Grants $109,729Contributions, Gifts and Grants $112,114Program Revenue $114,484
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountProgram Revenue $44,563Program Revenue $60,728Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $65,972
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountOther revenue $313 -- --
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
Campaign Purpose To strengthen infrastructure with the addition of a Clinical Director, Community Engagement Manager and Program Assistant; to establish offices and a retreat center in Franklin; to establish an endowment to aid in long-term sustainability plans. 
Capital Campaign Goal $4,149,200.00
Campaign Start and End Dates Mar 2018 to Dec 2020
Capital Campaign Raised-to-Date Amount 0 as of Nov 2017
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? Yes
State Charitable Solicitations Permit
TN Charitable Solicitations Registration Yes - Expires June 2018
Organizational Budgets and Other Documents
Projected Budget2017
constance rhodes (ceo) cv2011
Organization Comments 2017 has been an incredible year of stability and growth. As of June we are debt-free, and have begun working on a Capital Campaign which will launch March, 2018. With sixteen years of experience and a solid reputation in our field, we are looking forward to being able to serve many more people than ever before through the strengthening of organizational infrastructure, the addition of office and retreat space in Williamson County, and the addition of an Endowment to add to our sustainability picture. Programs that will be expanded include our flagship "Lasting Freedom" online support program, currently running five groups weekly with a goal of thirty weekly groups by 2020. Our "Hungry for Hope" semi-annual summit is projected to grow from 150 attendees in 2015 to 350 in 2018 and 650 by 2020. Our new "ChristFED" support group tool will be launched at Grace Chapel in Leipers Fork in January, 2018, as a pilot to replicate in churches and colleges across the US by 2019. And our Christian Treatment Network is projected to grow from 60 therapists/nutritionists to 500 by 2020. Growth like this requires proper staffing, so we will add a Clinical Director, Community Engagement/Marketing Manager, and Program Assistant by the end of 2018, and look toward adding a Development staffer in 2019 (this role currently performed by the CEO). We are also planning to establish offices and a retreat center in Williamson County so that our services, which currently serve people across the US and even globally through technology applications, will have a greater service footprint right where we are based here in Tennessee. An event to launch the campaign will be held in March, 2018, and followed up at our Hungry for Hope Summit and Gala at The Factory in Franklin on June 22-23, as well as through other channels. We are very excited about the fresh vision ahead of us, and the opportunity to partner with Donors and Volunteers to make some incredible things happen and help many more people find freedom from eating disorders and body image issues so they can get on with the abundant life God has for them.
GivingMatters.com Financial Comments
Financials taken from the 990EZ.
990EZ completed by Larry C. Howlett, CPA PLLC.
Comment provided by Nicole Rose 11/27/2017. 
Nonprofit FINDINGbalance, Inc.
Address PO Box 284
Franklin, TN 37065
Primary Phone (615) 599-6948 703
CEO/Executive Director Mrs. Constance Lynn Rhodes
Board Chair Ms. Jennifer Amanda Walker MA, LPC
Board Chair Company Affiliation Counselor in Private Practice
Year of Incorporation 2002

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