Educational Institutions

David & Dovetta Wilson Scholarship Fund

  • Elmont, NY
  • wilsonfund.org

Mission Statement

The purpose of the David and Dovetta Wilson Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships to high school graduates entering their first year of college at an accredited college/university institution.

Main Programs

  1. Annual Fundraising Luncheon
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Continental U.S., Hawaii and all U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam

ruling year

1992

CHAIR

Self-reported

DAVID WILSON JR.

Keywords

Self-reported

DDWSF

EIN

11-3015593

 Number

7835626408

Also Known As

DDWSF

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (S12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (Y12)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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Up to $200,000 in scholarships have been awarded to students since the inception of the scholarship fund in 1990.

Programs

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

Program 1

Annual Fundraising Luncheon

Annual luncheon in New York to announce scholarship recipients and a leadership award recipient

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$2,500.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Continental U.S., Hawaii and all U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam

Funding Needs

Goal is to surpass $1000 per student each year. Incrementally increase student scholarship recipient aid by 20% annually.

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Operations

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David & Dovetta Wilson Scholarship Fund

Leadership

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CHAIR

DAVID WILSON JR.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mrs. AMELIA MULLEN

DAVID&DOVETTA WILSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND

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

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


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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?