Educational Institutions

George Foundation, Inc.

  • Boonton, NJ
  • http://www.tgfworld.org

Mission Statement

The George Foundation is dedicated to the welfare of children in India, especially those who are victims of poverty and social discrimination. The foundation began with Shanti Bhavan (a world-class free boarding school for very poor children) in 1997, and continues to provide several humanitarian services. To date, TGF runs a school for children from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, creates employment opportunities for poor women, and runs a rural clinic for primary healthcare.

ruling year

1995

Principal Officer

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Dr. Abraham George

Keywords

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Poverty programs; rural education; rural health care; community centers; environmental health; journalism college

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Also Known As

TGF

EIN

22-3375944

 Number

7011814182

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Environmental Quality, Protection, and Beautification N.E.C. (C99)

Health Treatment Facilities (Primarily Outpatient) (E30)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

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Programs

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Program 1

1. Shanti Bhavan, a world-class free residential school for very poor children (admission at age 4) in Tamil Nadu, India. 60,000 sq. ft. complex on 30 acres of land. 2. Early Detection and Prevention System (EDPS2000): a software driven expert system to offer early diagnosis where doctors are unavailable -- as part of community centers and rural health clinics. The system has been used by over 100,000 patients, and presently serves several villages. 3. Empowerment of poor women through farming and rural business development.

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GEORGE FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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George Foundation, Inc.

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Principal Officer

Dr. Abraham George

BIO

Abraham M. George is the founder and benefactor of The George Foundation. He wants to offer innovative new solutions to deal with poverty and environmental health problems. He is currently Chairman of eMedexOnline LLC, and formerly a managing director at CS First Boston. He holds an MBA, MS and PhD in international finance, and is the author/editor of 4 books.

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