Youth Development

Make A DIfference Foundation, Inc.

  • Suwanee, GA
  • www.madf.org

Mission Statement

Make A Difference Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the cultural, educational, economic, and social enrichment of underprivileged youth. Our goal is to revive hope, teach life-changing skills, and provide the love and attention our children need in order to become upstanding citizens in our society.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Charlotte Lemons Annual Student Scholarship (C.L.A.S.S.)

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Service Areas

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National

Southeast

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer since 2012

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Mr. Donovan R Quary Sr

Keywords

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At Risk Youth, Scholarships, Youth Mentoring & Support

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Also Known As

MADF

EIN

31-1829226

Physical Address

2163 Geoff Drive

Dacula, GA 30019 7022

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (O12)

Private Operating Foundations (T23)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

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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MADF envisions a world where all children and youth have an equal opportunity to succeed at achieving their dreams.

Programs

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Program 1

M.A.D.F. vision includes a scholarship fund for higher education, supplying clothes and food to those in need, tutorial and mentoring programs, donating computers and school supplies, as well as, sponsoring an annual boys and girls summer camaccountability, achievement, religion, commitment, balance, and community. It's also designed to stimulate a child's creativity, determination, initiative, and promote self expression in an environment suitable for learning.

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Program 2

Charlotte Lemons Annual Student Scholarship (C.L.A.S.S.)

In our continuing efforts to support higher education and community involvement, Make A Difference Foundation, Inc.(MADF) established the Charlotte Lemons Annual Student Scholarship (C.L.A.S.S.)award.  This scholarship is intended to give students in need of financial assistance, the opportunity to further their education at a two-year or four-year college or technical institution.  Each year, a $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to  graduating high school seniors from Georgia and Florida.  To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must: 

 Be a graduating high school senior 

 Be determined by the school to have a financial need 
 Have a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 2.5 or better  
 Provide a copy of the SAT or ACT score with application
 Complete a 1-2 page essay (Application will state essay topic)
 Provide a brief personal statement of financial need
 Submit one letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or organization leader (Pastor, Employer, etc.)

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Service Areas

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National

Southeast

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Make A DIfference Foundation, Inc.

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Principal Officer

Mr. Donovan R Quary Sr

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Howard F. Lemons

SunTrust Bank, Inc.

Term: Jan 2012 - Jan 2015

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