Educational Institutions

A Step 2 Success

  • Hunt Valley, MD
  • www.astep2success.org

Mission Statement

A Step 2 Success  is dedicated to directly helping adolescents committed to improving themselves through education and skill development, and helping organizations that assist young men and women acheive self-improvement. The emphasis of the foundation is to lift up, mentor, train, educate,support and monitor individuals who need the support otherwise unavailable to them.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Public Charity Support
Service Areas

Self-reported

Maryland

Specific counties in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and New York

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Rev. Torben Aarsand

Keywords

Self-reported

youth, adolescents, college, grants,

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EIN

20-1579144

 Number

7573351864

Physical Address

11019 McCormick Road Ste 320

Hunt Valley, MD 21030

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Secondary/High School (B25)

Undergraduate College (4-year) (B42)

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?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

The Goal of this 501C3 Public Charity is to raise funds and to give those funds away. 100 % of our income is given to assist young men and women who are trying to improve their lives by gaining experiences, skills, and life lessons.

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

The foundation directly assists young people and organizations in specific geographical areas in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. For more information check our website. Individual students are usually contacted by us, however interested students may initiate contact with us. We work closely with the Boys & Girls Clubs, and other organizations that help to increase the skills and eduational advancement of young people.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

Public Charity Support

As a pubic charity we depend upon the donations of he wider community and appreciate our donor support.

Our promise is that 100% of all donations will be given to help our educational grantees.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Male Youth/Adolescents (14 - 19 years)

Female Youth/Adolescents (14 - 19 years)

None

Budget

$0.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Maryland

Specific counties in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and New York

Social Media

Affiliations + Memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

Council on Foundations - Member

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Financials

Financial information is an important part of gauging the short- and long-term health of the organization.

AarSand Family Foundation, Inc.
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 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.

A Step 2 Success

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Rev. Torben Aarsand

BIO

Torben Aarsand, developer and director of the foundation is an ordained clergyman. A member of a successful family (owners of Taco Bell, KFC, and Cheeburger Cheeburger restaurants)the Aarsand Company and the family is dedicated to philanthropy. They invite and welcome tax-deductible donations from the public as additional support.

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"My name is Torben Aarsand, executive director of A Step 2 Success. This public charity, run by me and my family, tries to help specific young people improve their lives. I offer these young people more than financial support. Indeed, I offer them mentoring, guidance, and support and try to help them make good decisions as they grow to be successful adults.."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Kurt R Aarsand

no affiliation

Term: Dec 2010 - Dec 2014

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?