SUMMARY OF BCS BEES MISSION STATEMENT BRAINSTORMING:
  • Raise awareness about the importance of bees.
  • Educate the public about the issue.
  • Provide suggestions for solutions (how regular people can help!)

Mission Statement (What You Do):
  • A one-sentence statement describing the reason an organization or program exists
  • Used to help guide decisions about priorities, actions, and responsibilities.
  • Good mission statements should be clear, memorable, concise. Some might also add “inspiring” to the list of descriptors.

How to write a powerful mission statement

Essential questions to guide you to a good mission statement:
  • What do we do?
    • Educate and inform people about the importance of the honeybees and explain how they can help with the issue.
  • How do we do it?
    • Research & Action Teams - caring for our own hives, presenting information to the public, sharing information digitally through social media and our website, raising awareness through product sales and educational opportunities
  • Whom do we do it for?
    • Honeybees and general public
  • What value are we bringing?
    • Helping to raise awareness and motivating others to help
  • Why did we start this organization?
    • Disney Planet Challenge competition was the original motivation, but this topic was selected from multiple environmental issues
  • What image of our group do we want to convey?
    • Local students working to save the honeybees - we do want people to know that we are a student group trying to make an impact - want people to know that we are knowledgeable and well-informed.

Brainstorm Our BCSBees Mission Statement:
  • If the bees go extinct, so do we. Join the fight to save the bees.
  • We save the bees by telling people about the importance of them.
  • To spread awareness and create solutions for the honeybees.
  • Bee aware for the greater good.
  • Trying to bring awareness to the bees and save them from CCD.
  • Our mission is to spread awareness to the public about the decrease in bee population through social media and public events because the bees play a key role in our lives.
  • Save a hive a day, keep extinction away.
  • Help us on our mission to save the honeybees.
  • We save the bees through education, awareness, and global prosperity.
  • We research bees to help take care of our hives and raise awareness to help save them.

50 example Non-profit mission statements