Educational Institutions

The Education Foundation

  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • www.educationfdn.org

Mission Statement

The Education Foundation provides academic scholarships to students who are studying at schools owned by Education Management Corporation (EDMC). Many EDMC students are eligible for Pell Grants. We strive to close the financial gap to enable students to complete their education.

Main Programs

  1. Scholarships

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Donn Patton

Keywords

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Scholarships for students in professional studies such as art, design, culinary, nursing and technological fields

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EIN

31-1705899

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Scholarships

Provide scholarships to students at approximately 100 total Art Institutes, Brown Mackie Colleges, South University and Argosy University campuses across the United States.

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THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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The Education Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Donn Patton

BIO

Donn Patton is a hands-on business leader with over 40 years of experience, including eight years with Price Waterhouse, where he worked with small and medium-sized clients, as well as a number of non-profit organizations. Donn spent the next sixteen years in sports and entertainment overseeing finance operations, television, radio, and print advertising, as well as ticket sales. He spent seven years as a consultant working with development stage enterprises and the last nine years in various finance roles at EDMC. Throughout his career Donn has worked with various charitable groups, including the Valley Forge Chapter of the Boy Scouts, The Flyers Fight for Lives Charity, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia and the Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central Pennsylvania. He served as Treasurer of both Make-A-Wish and the Epilepsy Foundation for 10 years. Most recently, Donn served as Vice President of Payment Services overseeing the Accounts Payable and Payroll functions at EDMC. Additionally, he was the assistant treasurer of the EDMC PAC, and the most recent treasurer of the Education Foundation before taking on the role of Executive Director.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Erika Fleming

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