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The Patriots Initiative Announces Support of The Honor Foundation

TPI to Join The Honor Foundation’s Employer Partner Network

San Diego, CA-The Honor Foundation, a unique transition institute created originally for Navy SEALs and the wider U.S. Special Operations community, has announced they have received the support of The Patriots Initiative, through a $5,000 donation.  The Patriots Initiative will join THF’s Employer-Partner Network to help build a national alliance of individuals and organizations willing to mentor, hire, and network on behalf of transitioning veterans.

With close to 300 graduates and campuses already in San Diego, CA & Virginia Beach, The Honor Foundation operates an exclusive executive-education style transition program combining 120 hours of one-on-one executive coaching and mentoring, 15 weeks of class instruction, and access to a nationwide professional network.

“We are humbled to receive the support and backing of The Patriots Initiative.  They have worked tirelessly to support our nation’s armed forces communities and have had a strong impact on each community they have touched,” said Joe Musselman, CEO of The Honor Foundation “Their support is critical as we rapidly grow to fundamentally transform the transition experience for Navy SEALs and the wider US Special Operations Community.”

The Patriots Initiative is glad to be a partner in The Honor Foundation’s mission. THF is one of the nation’s finest nonprofits assisting special ops leaders’ transitions into productive roles in the private sector when their service to the nation is done,” said Ann-Cathrin Howard, TPI’s Admin and Project Director. “TPI has been impressed by the effectiveness of The Honor Foundation’s clearly defined mission and admires THF’s vital work.”

About The Honor Foundation:
The Honor Foundation (THF) has developed a world-class transition institute for Navy SEALs and the wider Special Operations community that through a 15 week, 120 hour program, provides tailored executive education, one-on-one coaching, and access to a nationwide professional network.  This program was built by the desire to serve others with honor for life, so that their next mission is always clear and continues to impact the world.  We do this by providing the tools that maximize our fellows’ potential and prepares them to succeed on their own.  The Honor Foundation has nearly 300 fellows and has campuses in San Diego, CA and Virginia Beach, VA.  The Navy SEAL Foundation is a founding partner of The Honor Foundation.

About The Patriots Initiative:
The Patriots Initiative (TPI) represents the most inspiring, effective and reliable new way for Americans to support the nation’s all-volunteer 21st century armed forces members and their families. This landscape-changing 501(c) (3) charitable organization has grown since 2008 to become the preferred vehicle for informed, impactful donors nationwide to simply and reliably optimize their support for America’s armed forces communities. Today, TPI has carefully identified and evaluated the ‘best of class’ nonprofits that have emerged from the pack doing the very finest work. 

TPI publishes the DIRECTORY which identifies those exceptional nonprofits serving America’s armed forces communities that have engaged in ‘best practices’ and have proven themselves to be effective, efficient and reliable service providers. Each charity has completed a comprehensive questionnaire and undergone a thorough evaluation by TPI staff and a Board Review Committee to confirm their capabilities, expertise and effectiveness by focusing on eight criteria:

  • Effectiveness
  • Financial Condition
  • Efficiency (the % of Revenues directed to the program)
  • Transparency, Accountability, Governance
  • Leadership and Staff Commitment
  • Legal and Organizational Status
  • Accreditations
  • Other Factors

The result is a comprehensive list of the charitable organizations identified for doing the best work serving America’s armed forces communities in their area of focus and expertise.

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