Part 1: Portrait of Organization Using the initial portrait of your early childhood program created in Unit 3, create a complete description of your programs, philosophy, vision, mission, and goals. In two paragraphs, include the following information: The name of your organization, number of children (and the ages) served. A mission statement outlining your key philosophy. Three specific goals of your organization (i.e., exposing preschoolers to early literacy experiences and educating parents of the critical importance of early childhood literacy). These goals should be clear and concise, demonstrating your inspired vision, objectives, and intended impact to the community from your organization. Explain how your funding plan supports the vision and the specific goals you have set for your program. Using principles of early childhood development and financial planning, discuss how you will measure the impact or success of meeting your programs objectives (with a focus on the philosophy, vision, mission, and goals). Part 2: Financial Record Keeping Reviewing what you learned about the importance of financial record keeping, please respond to the following: Identify the financial documents you will need to keep, file, and report. Describe your method for creating and organizing your financial information reports in a timely and accurate way. Explain why these documents will be important for your grant writing, foundation proposals, and other funding events. Discuss how these documents enhance your credibility and reputation with potential funding sources. Part 3: Financial Support of Organizations Vision Review your organizations philosophy, vision, mission, and goals from Part 1 and respond to the following: How are they aligned with and supported by effective funding development and financial planning? Why is sound financial planning and management necessary in order to support the goals/vision you have set for your organization? What are some ways that you could strengthen this alignment? Assignment Guidelines Your assignment should be at least 3 pages, not including the title and reference pages, and should include the following elements: Title page: Provide your name, title of assignment, course and section number, and date Body: Answer all the questions in complete sentences and paragraphs Reference page: Sources in APA format Include at least two scholarly references Use Arial or Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, and left aligned Use standard 1″ margins on all sides Use APA Formatting and Citation style (If you need assistance with APA style, please visit the Academic Success Center.) The assignment must be written in Standard English and demonstrate superior organization, including a highly developed viewpoint and purpose. Your responses should be written in complete sentences and paragraphs. The communication of your thoughts must be highly ordered, logical, and unified, displaying exceptional content, organization, style, and mechanics (including the use of correct grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure).