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Foundations Neighborhood Partnership is celebrating the contributions and work of one particular of its longtime business consultants.
Dr. Daniel Weldon, a psychologist who performs in Doylestown, is retiring from his purpose as the nonprofit’s Senior Specialist for Method Growth and Schooling immediately after working with them for 15 yrs. His remaining day will be December 31. In addition, he is lessening his non-public practice to a several hours a week with clients to spend far more time with his relatives, specifically his spouse and grandchildren.
Setting up with FCP in 2007, Weldon helped build the Summer months Youth Corps Software (SYC), a compensated support-learning internship that made available school college students the option to get the job done with nonprofits for 10 weeks.
Pupils who wished to get the job done in the behavioral wellness field would go via SYC, which taught them the ins and outs of the field and authorized them to make a optimistic influence in their communities. Courses, coaching, and supervision in the behavioral overall health area were widespread instructional subjects in this software.
“It was a earn-get,” Weldon said. The nonprofits and students who participated all benefited from the education and coaching. Due to the fact 2008, 38 nonprofits and 191 school college students participated in SYC, resulting in 55,008 assistance several hours benefiting the higher neighborhood.
Alongside with grant examination, scholarships, workshops, and other instructional systems, Dr. Weldon utilised his know-how in the discipline of psychology to enable teach future pros by the Doylestown-dependent business.
“What far more could a psychologist want?” Weldon mentioned. “I’ve been part of a philanthropy that supports behavioral health and fitness in Bucks County as the closing of my vocation.”
Even though he is unhappy to leave FCP, he is very pleased of his function and the affect he has created on his local community, helping to award far more than $6.5 million in grants considering the fact that December 2007.
“It’s a blended emotion of joy, fulfillment, and humility of becoming aspect of a philanthropy like Foundations Group Partnership. It is [been] a amazing experience. I will have numerous incurable recollections from that. The eyesight that [founder] Ron Bernstein put into it and making it possible for me to be aspect of that introduced a excellent foundation for FCP.”
Study much more about Weldon’s involvement in the business at Foundations Neighborhood Partnership.