Education

Elias Fund Inc

  • Sherborn, MA
  • www.eliasfund.org

Mission Statement

Spreading hope and opportunity in Zimbabwe through indigenous empowerment, and engaging the current youth culture of the United States by encouraging a positive identity centered on social justice.

Main Programs

  1. Youth Education and Training (Y.E.T.)

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Service Areas

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International

The Elias Fund empowers community development through indigenous partnerships in Zimbabwe.

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer since 2006

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Scott Byington

Co Principal Officer since 2006

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Eric Byington

Keywords

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Education, Food Aid, Micro-Grants

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EIN

20-3215346

 Number

5056248603

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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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Overview

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The Elias Fund empowers community development in Zimbabwe through indigenous partnerships, primarily utilizing education, food aid and micro-grants as poverty alleviating tools.

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

Youth Education and Training (Y.E.T.)

Based in the city of Kadoma, Y.E.T. provides educational access to disadvantaged Zimbabwean youth from the city’s high-density areas. Y.E.T is also exploring income-generating activities to support self-sustainability.

Category

Community Development

Population(s) Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

$12,500.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The Elias Fund empowers community development through indigenous partnerships in Zimbabwe.

Funding Needs

As a grassroots organization, the Elias Fund focuses on indigenous empowerment to alleviate poverty from the bottom-up. This happens through strategic partnerships with Zimbabwean community organizations. EF is currently partnered with three passionate Zimbabwean organizations that are creatively addressing the needs of their specific communities. Funding for these partners is always a necessity.

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Elias Fund Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Scott Byington

Co Principal Officer

Eric Byington

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Chad Urmston

Calling All Crows, State Radio

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