Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Elks National Foundation

  • Chicago, IL
  • http://www.elks.org/enf

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.


This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Elks National Foundation is to help Elks build stronger communities. We fulfill this pledge by investing in communities where Elks live and work. We provide tomorrow's leaders, our youth, with a healthy beginning; honor the Elks' pledge to never forget our veterans; help the state Elks associations accomplish their charitable objectives and fund projects that improve the quality of life in local Elks communities.

Main Programs

  1. scholarships
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

United States

ruling year

1998

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mr. Jim O'Kelley

Keywords

Self-reported

scholarships, veterans, Hoop Shoot, drug awareness, community

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EIN

04-6038176

 Number

1908470835

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

scholarships

The Foundation supports five scholarship programs, provides grants to Elks Lodges and the state Elks associations, and funds national Elks programs such as the Elks Drug Awareness program, Elks National Veterans Service program, and the Elks National Hoop Shoot and Soccer Shoot youth athletic events.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$14,486,839.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

United States

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Financials

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Elks National Foundation
Fiscal year: Apr 01-Mar 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Elks National Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Jim O'Kelley

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Robert J. Sabin

No affiliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?