dreams may your GROW BIG IN THE NEW YEAR! Congratulations! Fiscal year 2013-2014 was quite a year for SIA, one filled with many important achievments and milestones as we continue to Shape Our Future for Increased Collective Impact. Of course, success doesn’t just happen; it’s the dedication and hard work of members like you that propelled the organization forward and made our growth possible. Together, we are truly creating a better world for women and girls. I wish you and your family a very happy and healthy 2015. As we turn our thoughts to the new year before us, let us take a moment and reflect on all we accomplished in the last year. Yours in Soroptimist friendship, SIA President Poco Davis IMPACT 1,277 WOMEN l i ve B YOUR dream were served through the Live Your Dream Awards program (]3% ) $1.74 MILLION was given (]7% ) education & training awards for women # 80% OF CLUBS participated in the program (]6%) 27,337 PROGRAM ACTIONS were taken through LiveYourDream.org (]371%) ENGAGEMENT 90% OF MEMBERS said they are satisfied, very satisfied or extremely satisfied with SIA HQ’s support of clubs and members • Membership requirements were relaxed and work continued throughout the year to prepare for the SIA Bylaw proposals and revisions. l • Best for Women transformed into fully translated newsletter sent to every member in her own language twice a year. b 60% INCREASE IN ENGAGEMENT across all SIA social media platforms K 165% INCREASE IN DOWNLOADS of member resources at Soroptimist.org 90% OF LIVEYOURDREAM.ORG SUPPORTERS are new to the Soroptimist mission (non-members) 50% INCREASE IN ENGAGEMENT across all LYD social media platforms l RECOGNITION 140% INCREASE IN UNIQUE VISITS to LiveYourDream.org 73,822 VISITS brought to the site by Google Adwords, resulting in 10% of the actions taken at LiveYourDream.org , Google approved LYD.org’s Adwords grant for an increase from $10,000/month in in-kind advertising to $40,000/month, for a total in-kind value of $480,000 or a 400% increase beginning in FY14/15. PHILANTHROPY N Club Giving $2,013,624 RAISED $690,890 RAISED in FY13/14 (]14% or $255,345 over FY12/13) 35% of total contributions (]15% or $106,774) $ N 80% OF SIA CLUBS contributed (]3%) 19% MORE CLUBS reported giving at least 10% for a total of 67% Laurel Society $703,390 CONTRIBUTED (]36% over last year and ]7% over FY11/12, the last NLiveYourDream.org convention year) 371 NEW LAUREL SOCIETY DONORS (]140 or 38%) $8,550 RAISED through LiveYourDream.org (]71% over the budget) 46% INCREASE in LYD donors 19% INCREASE in monthly donors N Partners 2 NEW CORPORATE SPONSORS contributed $72,500 in revenue Because of YOU these dreams grew into successes. Thank you!
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