Educational Institutions

Allison Dewart Memorial Scholarship Foundation

  • Torrance, CA

Mission Statement

The Foundation provides college scholarship funds to female graduating seniors from West High School in Torrance, CA who meet specific criteria for community service, academics and athletics.

Main Programs

  1. College Scholarship
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Torrance, CA
USA

ruling year

2007

CEO

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Z Dewart

Co Principal Officer

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Z Dewart

Keywords

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College Scholarship Awards

EIN

22-3952448

 Number

0019062279

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Undergraduate College (4-year) (B42)

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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When the Foundation was started we awarded one scholarship. We have been able to add a second award and increase the amounts of both.

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

College Scholarship

College scholarship funds are awarded to female graduating seniors from West High School in Torrance, CA who meet specific criteria for community service, academics and athletics.

Category

Population(s) Served

Female Youth/Adolescents (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Charting Impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    We look forward to being fully endowed and award full four year scholarships.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    We will continue our fundraising and create a website and use social media to expand our contribution base.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    We have expanded our board to include a member with social media expertise.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    We have regular meetings to track contributions.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    We are not yet fully endowed and are only able to offer partial scholarships.
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Torrance, CA
USA

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Operations

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Allison Dewart Memorial Scholarship Foundation

Leadership

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CEO

Z Dewart

Co Principal Officer

Z Dewart

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Z Dewart

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

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?