Educational Institutions

Sigma Phi Beta Fraternity

  • Tempe, AZ
  • www.sigmaphibeta.org

Mission Statement

The purpose of Sigma Phi Beta Fraternity is to build character in gay, straight, bisexual and transgender men in college through social and meaningful activities that will empower them in the future endeavors while upholding the bonds and true meaning of brotherhood.

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Sigma Phi Beta Fraternity's founding chapter exists at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.  We currently recognize an interest group at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.  We are the only exclusively college-based gay-allied fraternity, and it is our goal to establish chapters throughout the United States.

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer since 2009

Self-reported

Mr. Nathan Arrowsmith

Keywords

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gay fraternity

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EIN

20-3263593

 Number

8474133496

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Student Sororities, Fraternities (B83)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Overview

Self-reported by organization

Sigma Phi Beta Fraternity promotes equality and respect by providing
queer and allied men in college with a uniquely diverse safe space
within the traditional Greek fraternity system. We strive for integrity
and professionalism, and uphold high standards of scholarship and
excellence.

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

The fraternity has five major departments: Administrative, Expansion, Internal Affairs, External Affairs and Finance. Administrative includes office management, board development, and administrative duties. Through Expansion, we recruit and support new chapters. Internal Affairs maintains contact and supports existing chapters. External Affairs deals with PR and Development issues. Finance focuses on organizational accounting issues.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Sigma Phi Beta Fraternity's founding chapter exists at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.  We currently recognize an interest group at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.  We are the only exclusively college-based gay-allied fraternity, and it is our goal to establish chapters throughout the United States.

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Operations

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Sigma Phi Beta Fraternity

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Nathan Arrowsmith

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Nathan Arrowsmith

No Affiliation

Term: Sept 2009 - Aug 2011

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?