G.R.O.W. Institute

"Join, Engage, Change Lives"  




Mrs. Jacqueline Idlette-Reason is the Founder & Managing Director of Grow Non-Profit Services Corporation (GNPSC),a 501c3 organization that facilitate community engagement on behalf of member-clients. We specialize in establishing partnerships with community and faith-based organizations, and small business enterprises, to operate and manage social entrepreneurship programs that demonstrate strong potential for creation of new jobs, self-employment, business startup and/or expansion opportunities, work-based training, and other economic empowerment initiatives such as our monthly Neighborhood Marketplace.  

The corporation also operates Grow Institute to facilitate online delivery of our proprietary leadership and management training and technical assistance programs, which has proven over 18 years to provide a clear pathway to a long-term and financially rewarding business and/or non-profit focused career (see our most recent success story below). Grow Institute offers training for all ages including adult continuing education, youth job training and work experience, as well as college internships.

Mrs. Idlette-Reason has organized over 20 years of non-profit leadership and business management experience along with information, knowledge, data, tools and resources, and the most effective service strategies to create a comprehensive and proprietary training system and program framework to support replication, including a staff certification component.

Dotralee ... OUR MOST RECENT SUCCESS STORY

Ms. McNeal was referred to our organization. Ms. McNeal s desire is to use her years of experience working with at-risk youth and Criminal Justice degree to assist and provide services for those who are exiting out of a juvenile commitment facility and aging out of foster care and end up homeless with nowhere to go.

Our adult continuing education program provides the instruction, assistance, coaching, and mentoring she requires, and as a result she has been able to continue pursuing her vision and complete the required steps, including creation of a written plan and implementation strategy, to egally established her non-profit organization Productive Pathways Transitional Services (PPTS), Incorporated in Titusville - FL, and secured space to house her organization's administrative office and program activities and services. She is now certified by Agency for Healthcare Administration as a certified case manager and approved Medicaid Provider. PPTS is now a member-client of the Institute and receivimg an array of services including on-going training and technical assistance, professional services, and funds development assistance to help her organization become and remain a valued community asset.