Educational Institutions

Phi Chi Theta Educational Foundation

  • Carrollton, TX
  • http://www.phichitheta.org/foundation/

Mission Statement

The Foundation seeks to carry out its purpose by funding educational programs that provide students with the personal and professional skills they will need in order to be successful in the international business arena. Such programs include, for instance, leadership, team building, job training, and career/professional development. These programs are implemented by: · Presenting seminars, workshops, lectures, and retreats. · Providing exposure to business professionals by sponsoring prominent guest speakers from business and public service. · Funding student participation in joint projects with business and community organizations in order to give them practical experience in developing management, leadership, diversity, and team building skills. · Providing scholarships and incentive awards.

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Service Areas

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National

The Foundation supports the Phi Chi Theta National Professional Fraternity for Business and Economics by awarding educational grants and scholarships to the Fraternity and its members throughout the United States.

ruling year

1999

Principal Officer since 2009

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Mr. Greg Holden

Keywords

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business education, business training, leadership, team building, job training, career development, professional development

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EIN

31-1672618

 Number

3540327835

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Student Services and Organizations (B80)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Professional Societies & Associations (B03)

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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We continue to “Build the Future” of Phi Chi Theta by defining innovative programs, which have been executed by a volunteer Board of dedicated alums, the Fraternity leadership team, and you, the Phi Chi Theta member. Through this unique partnership, we have fulfilled key goals and built a solid foundation to sustain and grow our educational and scholastic programs into the future.

Raised over $31,000 in cash and product donations to support educational and scholastic programs;

Increased our visibility and branding through consistent and timely outreach and educational programs at the 2009 Regional Conferences; and

Awarded over $25,000 worth of scholarships and educational grants to Phi Chi Theta Fraternity and its members.

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

Leadership development through Regional and National Meetings - These meetings enable collegiate and alumni members from each of the regions to meet, learn, and prepare for careers in the business world through seminars, training, and group discussions. Topics for discussion include recruitment, leadership development, performance goals and measures, chapter administration, and communication. Additionally, relevant topics for succeeding in the business place are presented; including resume and interview workshops, celebrating diversity in the workplace, and business etiquette. Members from the individual chapters, as well as business/industry professionals are brought in to present and facilitate the discussions. Multiple Scholarship Funds - Scholarships are awarded to member(s) that exemplify the qualities of leadership and commitment to Phi Chi Theta

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Service Areas

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National

The Foundation supports the Phi Chi Theta National Professional Fraternity for Business and Economics by awarding educational grants and scholarships to the Fraternity and its members throughout the United States.

Funding Needs

The Foundation is seeking monetary donations and seed money to support extending its educational and scholastic outreach programs.  This includes developing new programs that will 1) provide web-based business and professional development training programs for the Chapters and members; and 2)  researching and developing a new Professional Certification scholarship program for launch at the 2010 National Chapter Meeting.

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Operations

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Phi Chi Theta Educational Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Greg Holden

BIO

Mr. Holden is a Life Member who joined the Delta Sigma Chapter of Phi Chi Theta at James Madison University.  He graduated from JMU in 1989 with a degree in Computer Information System and has remained active at the National and Regional level for over 20 years.  He served as Eastern Regional Director (1989 - 1998), National VP of Expansion, and as the National Information Technology Chair.  In 1992, he was inducted into the Phi Chi Theta Alumni Hall-of-Fame.  Since 2002, he has been on the Board of Trustees for the Phi Chi Theta Educational Foundation, and has served as its President since 2006.  Mr. Holden is an IT Program Manager for Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading strategy and technology consulting firm.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Greg Holden

Booz Allen Hamilton

Term: Aug 2009 - July 2010

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