Educational Institutions

Chi Psi Educational Trust Inc

  • Nashville, TN
  • www.chipsi.org

Mission Statement

The Chi Psi Educational Trust was established in 1926 to enhance leadership skills, promote personal development, reward scholarship and foster positive interpersonal relationships within Chi Psi Fraternity.  The role of the Trust is to provide financial support for educationally focused programs benefiting the members of Chi Psi.  The Trust has four major program objectives: Encourage leadership by strengthening leadership skills and experiential relations through The Marie and Oliver Rowe Program for Leadership Development and The Spencer Leadership Institute; Enrich lives by teaching interpersonal skills and self-development techniques through The Program for The Chi Psi In College, The Program for Self Development and The Program for Career Guidance; Engender academic excellence by providing an environment for recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholarship; Enhance Alpha life through the Alpha Management Retreat. The proprietary programs offered by the Trust are made possible through the support from undergraduates, alumni, parents and friends of Chi Psi.  The Chi Psi Educational Trust is a charitable foundation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  All gifts to the Trust are tax-deductible to the maximum amount permitted by law.

Main Programs

  1. Educational Trust Annual Fund
  2. The Clifford Williams Scholarship
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

We have 29 Alphas (chapters) throughout the United States. Brothers from across the country benefit from personal and professional development programming as well as scholarship and fellowship opportunities.

ruling year

2003

Principal Officer since 2007

Self-reported

Samuel C. Bessey

Keywords

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fraternity educational trust, foundation

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EIN

03-0386312

Physical Address

Jeffrey Hall 45 Rutledge Street

Nashville, TN 37210

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Educational Trust Annual Fund

The Annual Fund of The Chi Psi Educational Trust provides funding to support the leadership and educational programming for Chi Psi. The fund also supports scholarships, fellowships, publications, and educational conferences for undergraduates and alumni.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Male Adults

Budget

$600,000.00

Program 2

The Clifford Williams Scholarship

This special campaign of the Chi Psi Educational Trust will provide an endowment for the Clifford Williams Scholarshiand this scholarship has been given in his memory to over 230 Brothers since 1966.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Male Adults

Budget

$5,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

We have 29 Alphas (chapters) throughout the United States. Brothers from across the country benefit from personal and professional development programming as well as scholarship and fellowship opportunities.

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CHI PSI EDUCATIONAL TRUST, INC.
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Chi Psi Educational Trust Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Samuel C. Bessey

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Julian B. Emerson

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