Strategic Plan – 2016 | 2017


Women and children have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.


Improve the lives of women and children in our community and worldwide through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Core Values

Soroptimist International of the Chico is committed to:

  • GENDER EQUALITY: Women and girls live free from discrimination.
  • EMPOWERMENT: Women and girls are free to act in their own best interest.
  • EDUCATION: Women and girls deserve to lead full and productive lives through access to education.
  • DIVERSITY & FELLOWSHIP: Women from varied backgrounds and perspectives work together to improve the lives of women and girls.

Big Goals

  • Soroptimist Serenity Center
  • Boys and Girls Paint & Sip Fund Raiser
  • Dream It Be It Program
  • Live Your Dream Mentoring Program
  • Committee Updating
  • Home and Garden Show Renewal or ?


  1. Soroptimist Serenity Center improve the lives of children by teaching them conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  2. Boys and Girls Paint & Sip Fundraiser – raise $2,500 to assist the Boys and Girls Club completion of the tools needed for the Soroptimist Serenity Center
  3. Dream It Be It Program coordinating with the Boys and Girls Club to do a series of workshops held in local businesses
  4. Live Your Dream Mentoring Program developing the program from just giving funds to a mentoring program following our award winner through the educational process and encouraging them to become members
  5. Committee name updating and restructuring to meet SIA’s recommendation and club’s needs
  6. Home and Garden Show renewing the clubs commitment or look for new fundraisers


Members will find value through hands on projects that fit in with both SI CHICO’s mission and the SIA mission.

Objectives and Strategies

  1. Enhance the ability of our club to increase membership.
  2. Increase opportunities to engage with our federation.

Strategic Plan 2016/2017 PDF