Educational Institutions

SkillsUSA Foundation, Inc.

  • Leesburg, VA
  • www.skillsusa.org

Mission Statement

The YDF generates financial and in-kind support for the national mission delivery projects, programs and events of SkillsUSA.  SkillsUSA's mission is to empower our members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.

Main Programs

  1. SkillsUSA
  2. Lowe's Charitable and Educational Fund grant
  3. Custodial accounts
  4. Scholarships
  5. WorldTeam
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

ruling year

1967

Principal Officer since 2001

Self-reported

Mr. Timothy Lawrence

Keywords

Self-reported

fund raising, workforce, development, technical, education, sponsorships,

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EIN

23-7122568

 Number

1807720455

Also Known As

YDF or SkillsUSA

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Professional Societies & Associations (B03)

Vocational Technical (B30)

Citizenship Programs, Youth Development (O54)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry, working together to ensure America has a well-prepared skilled workforce.  SkillsUSA helps each student excel.

Programs

Self-reported by organization

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

Program 1

SkillsUSA

For the student members of SkillsUSA: scholarships; industry-managed leadership and hands-on trade and technical skills contests; contest prizes; leadership and employability skills curricula and training; industry update seminars for teachers and students; recognition events.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

None

None

None

Budget

Program 2

Lowe's Charitable and Educational Fund grant

Support for community service and school improvment activities carried out by selected SkillsUSA chapters.  Support for selected contests of the SkillsUSA Championships, and support for the SkillsUSA WorldTeam.

Category

Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$1,500,000.00

Program 3

Custodial accounts

Support for volunteer recognition and unsubsidized materials and supplies costs of a given SkillsUSA Championships contest.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$146,000.00

Program 4

Scholarships

Scholarships for place winners of SkillsUSA Championships contests provided by SkillsUSA industry partners and by schools

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

$250,000.00

Program 5

WorldTeam

Support for the team operaintg costs of sending top SkillsUSA students to the biennial WorldSkills Competition.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$600,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Funding Needs

Membership development, Alumni Association development, funding for the SkillsUSA WorldTeam that competes in the biennial WorldSkills Competition, employability and leadership skills curriculum development and training, event sponsorships, National Leadership and Skills Conference and SkillsUSA Championships expenses, student National Officer travel expenses, SkillsUSA general operating support.

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Financials

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SKILLSUSA FOUNDATION, INC.
Fiscal year: Sep 01-Aug 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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SkillsUSA Foundation, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Timothy Lawrence

BIO

Formerly a SkillsUSA student, Welding instructor and SkillsUSA advisor, Virginia SkillsUSA state director, and national director of Business & Industry Partnerships.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. James King

Tennessee Board of Regents

Term: July 2012 - June 2013

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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