Educational Institutions

Through Books Inc

  • Paramount, CA
  • http://www.Throughbooks.org

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.

Mission Statement

To place books in the hands of those who want them.

Main Programs

  1. Scholarship Fund
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Two scholarships awsards will be given in the New Orleans area of Louisiana, and two will be awarded in the South Los Angeles area of California each year.

ruling year

2007

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Edith Matthews

Keywords

Self-reported

scholarships, books, textbooks, tuition, college, university, academic

EIN

11-3812571

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Scholarship Fund

Through Books, Inc also has a scholarship fund through the provision of college book grants. The book grants are awarded each year to two (2) students in the South Los Angeles area of California and to two (2) students in the New Orleans are of Louisiana and (1) special achievement award. The book grants are renewable each year for up to four years. Scholarship solicitations will occur in May and June of each year.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Two scholarships awsards will be given in the New Orleans area of Louisiana, and two will be awarded in the South Los Angeles area of California each year.

Funding Needs

Donations are sought for general operating assistance and for the scholarship fund.

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Operations

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Through Books Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Edith Matthews

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Denoval Hawkins

Platinum Books, Inc

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

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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