Human Services

Ppep Foundation

  • Tucson, AZ
  • www.ppep.org

Mission Statement

PPEP Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for farm workers, inner-city disadvantaged, and the rural poor through education of  choice, economic and social development programs that lead towards economic self-sufficiency.

Main Programs

  1. PPEP Foundation
Service Areas

Self-reported

Arizona

PPEP  focuses on rural Arizona communities especially  those  area  that  have a concentration  of  low wealth  families as well as farm workers.

ruling year

2007

Principal Officer since 1967

Self-reported

Dr. John David Arnold

Keywords

Self-reported

wealth creation, social services educational resources for low wealth individuals and families

Also Known As

P.P.E.P. Foundation

EIN

20-5888498

 Number

2655460082

Physical Address

802 E 46th Street

Tucson, AZ 85713 5006

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash) (P60)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

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 PPEP Foundation  Trustees goal  for  2008 was to  develop its 3-year Strategic Plan which calls  for the funding of its "Si Se Pudo" Endowment Fund. The  Fund  was initially  capitalized with $500 using   funds  from its own employees.

The  second  goal of the Foundation was to  develop its logo and   late last year the logo was developed and  now is being used in the  business cards  for its Trustees.  The third goal was to  develop a  web page for the Foundation as well as  a color  brochure that can be used for  fundraising  purposes.

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

PPEP Foundation

The PPEP Foundation  is   developed  for the   sole purpose of helping  sustain the   projects asnd service of PPEP Inc.

Category

Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking

Population(s) Served

Adults

Migrant Workers

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

$18,500.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Arizona

PPEP  focuses on rural Arizona communities especially  those  area  that  have a concentration  of  low wealth  families as well as farm workers.

Funding Needs

The PPEP Foundation  goal is to  capitalize the Si Se Pudo Endowment Fund at $100,000 for the  first two years.

Accreditations

United States Small Business Administration - 8(a) Business Development

US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Affiliations + Memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO)

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

Chamber of Commerce

The Grantsmanship Center (TGCI)

National Council of Community Behavioral Health Organizations

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Ppep Foundation

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Principal Officer

Dr. John David Arnold

BIO

Dr. John David Arnold  started Portabale Practical Educational Preparation back in  August 24, 1967 when he  incorporated Project PPEa  1957  school   bus  was converted into a  classroom. Dr. Arnold  was the   trainer, the  school bus driver and mechanic. Providing educational service  to   minority and low-income familes the mission become Si Se Puede! (Yes it can be done). Fourty-three years  later, Project PPEP     has over 500  ful-time employees and provides   educational services to low-income families in rural Arizona.

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"The PPEP Foundation  was  developed  for the  sole purpose of  helping  PPEP  and   its  educational and social services  to be sustaiunable   for years to  come. PPEP in itself  has  faithfully serviced the  low-income communities in rural  Arizona  for the past 23 years.It is estimated that  4 million poeple  have been  touched in some way by the  programs and services of PPEP.  The Foundation  then is developed to  continue this  service to  low income  families."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr Humberto N Stevens

Commerce Bank of Arizona

Term: July 2008 - Sept 2009

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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