The accreditation process ensures that local affiliates like CIS of Walton County are employing best practices around the 6 CIS Core Functions:
- General Organization and Business Management
- Resource Development/Fund Raising
- Marketing & Public Relations
- Community Partnerships
- Managing, Expanding & Developing CIS Sites
- Providing and/or Brokering Quality Youth Programming and Services
The Communities In Schools National Office has provided a grant of $20,000 to CIS of Walton to pursue the accreditation goals.