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6WhatisFamilyPartnershipTheFamilyPartnershipCampaignprovidesfnancialsupportthatenablesgirlsandadultstoachievethemissionandgoalsotheGirlScoutprogram.FamilyPartnershipCampaigndonationsprovideMembershipsubsidiesorgirlsandadults.AdulttrainingincludingOrientationtotheOrganizationGrade-LeveltrainingCPRFirstAidandBasicCampingcertifcationatreeorreducedcosts.FreeprogramandresourcematerialssuchastheVolunteerEssentialsandProgramOpportunitiesforGirlsandAdults.Subsidiesorresidentcampdaycampsandtroopcamping.GirlandadultcouncilandnationalrecognitionssuchastheGirlScoutGoldAwardandvolunteerAppreciationPin.HowcanImakeaFamilyPartnershipCampaigndonationRegisterWhenyouoryourtrooparepayingannualmembershipduesonlinethrougheBizincludeadonationtoFamilyPartnershipbyclickingontheDonateNowtab.AttendSupportyourserviceunitFamilyPartnershipeventsoractivitieswheretheproceedsaredonatedtoFamilyPartnership.DonateOnlinewithacreditordebitcard.Visitourwebsiteatwww.girlscoutsowesternohio.orgthenclickontheDonateNowtabormailyourchecktoyourregionalGirlScoutCenterandbesuretoputFamilyPartnershipCampaigninthememolineoyourcheck.FamilyPartnershipFinancialFactsGirlScoutsofWesternOhioWhatdoesitcosttokeepagirlinGirlScoutsWeestimatethat300400isspentperindividualGirlScouteveryyear.Thisamountincludesdollarsspentatthecouncilleveltosupplementprogramopportunitiesfnancialaidandotherrelatedexpensesmoneycontributedbyparentstowardactivitiesandmoneyearnedbythetrooptohelpderaycostsoreachgirl.GirlScoutsoWesternOhioprovidesapproximatelya50percentsubsidyorallcouncil-sponsoredprogramactivities.InadditiontothesedirectserviceexpensesGirlScoutsoWesternOhioincursmanyothercostssuchasFinancialassistancetogirlsandtroopsinneedTrainingovolunteersVolunteerscreeningbackgroundchecksCommunicationresourcesincludinge-newslettersthecouncilwebsiteandFacebookpageandthesummeropportunitiesbrochureMaintenanceocamppropertiesandregionalGirlScoutCentersWhatmakesupthecouncilsfundingManypeoplethinktheGirlScoutCookieProgramandFallProductSaleprovidealltheundingthecouncilneeds.Thisisbynomeansthecase.UnitedWaycontributionsprogrameesinvestmentincomegrantsandcontributionssalesosuppliesandothermiscellaneousrevenuearealsoimportanttothebudget.ThecontinuedsupportothosewhobelieveintheGirlScoutmissionPromiseandLawincludingvolunteersandparentsoourgirlmembersisvital.TroopGroupFinancesInGirlScoutstherearefnancialpoliciesandstandardsthatgovernalltroopgroupmonies.Troopsgenerallypayortroopprogram-relateditemssuchasRecognitionitemslikebadgesandawardsTroopmeetingactivitiesfeldtripsandtroopcampingFinancialmanagementisoneothemanyareasoexperientiallearningthatGirlScoutingprovidesorgirls.Byworkingasateamtoplantheiractivitiesanddevelopbudgetsgirlswillgainanunderstandingomoneymanagementaskillthatcanbecarriedintotheiradultlives.TheGirlScoutCookieProgramandFallProductSalealsoprovidegirlswiththeopportunitytobudgettosetgoalsandtogaintheleadershipskillstobecometheentrepreneursotomorrow.