Educational Institutions

Dobbyn Foundation, Inc.

  • Melrose, MA
  • www.dobbynfoundation.org

Mission Statement

Our mission is to make secondary education a reality for motivated youth in East Africa who would otherwise be denied an education as a result of repressive school fees. Our vision is that the children of East Africa achieve their full potential through equal access to secondary education. The Dobbyn Foundation, Inc. is an officially recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation registered with the IRS.

Main Programs

  1. Secondary School Scholarships

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Service Areas

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International

East Africa- specifically in Uganda

ruling year

2016

Principal Officer since 2009

Self-reported

Mr. Kevin Bouchard

Keywords

Self-reported

East Africa, Uganda, Africa, education, youth, secondary school, school fees, scholarships, africa

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Also Known As

Dobbyn Foundation

EIN

20-3767246

Physical Address

59 Morgan Street

Melrose, MA 02176

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

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

Program 1

Secondary School Scholarships

The Dobbyn Foundation is currently supporting a number of deserving and needy secondary school students in Uganda. In order to increase the number of scholarships that we offer, we are currently in the process of fundraising on a year round basis.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$35,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

East Africa- specifically in Uganda

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Operations

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Dobbyn Foundation, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Kevin Bouchard

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Daniel Jewett

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BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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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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