What is Our Future?

NOC’s Strategic Goals
for the Next Five Years

In the coming years, NOC proposes to replicate its successful Program Center model in two additional low-income neighborhoods in Beaufort County. NOC will open one additional center in 2014 and another in 2015. With its two-generation approach, NOC estimates reaching approximately 250 preschool and school-age children and their families with vital access to learning resources, education, technology, and health services.

Goal One:
Expand NOC’s Program Centers from 2 to 6 to include additional neighborhoods in HHI, Bluffton, and Beaufort and jasper County (Add another 300 students).
Goal Two:
Improve pre-school (birth to 5 years) children’s readiness to enter pre-K, improve academic performance outcomes of children in K through Grade 8, and empower non-English speaking individuals in low-income neighborhoods to become functional in English language. (Supporting outcome goals set by BCSD and United way.
Goal Three:
Improve quality of health of people living in low-income neighborhoods through periodic health screenings, referrals, and workshops. (Target 500 persons annually).
Goal Four:
Increase NOC’s annual budget from $250,000 in 2012/2013 to $400,000 in 2013-2014, and sustain an average 25% annual growth rate through 2016.
Goal Five:
Promote NOC’s brand, business model, and results through aggressive marketing, especially in support of fund raising.