Educational Institutions

African American Alumni Association of North Central College

  • Buffalo Grove, IL

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide financial support to black students at North Central College. Our mission statement is broad enough that as we grow we may add other support services. The official statement follows:
The mission of this organization shall be to provide to the African-American student body and alumni of North Central College support, encouragement, guidance and mentoring through the sharing of our expertise, collective resources and listening skills. The goal shall be to enhance the academic, experiential and career opportunities available to said students and alumni.

Main Programs

  1. Scholarships
  2. Book Fund
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

We support students of North Central College in Naperville, IL.  The school draws largely from the midwest states. Our recipients have come mostly from Illinois but also from as far away as California and Texas.

ruling year

1997

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mr. William Davis

Keywords

Self-reported

African-American, AAAANCC, Black, Alumni, Scholarships, Alumni Association, AAAA of NCC, Black scholarships

EIN

36-4036959

 Number

3493948199

Also Known As

AAAANCC

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Alumni Associations (B84)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

In 2012 we awarded $2,000 in scholarships and $1,500 in Student Book Fund money. Since 1998 we have awarded $33,000 in scholarships and supported the book fund to the tune of over $15,000.

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

Scholarships

Scholarships. We award one or more scholarships to African-American students who are good students and whose extra-curricular activities benefit the African-American community. In 2012 we made one award of $2,000 and as of the end of 2012 we have awarded $33,000 directly to students.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Blacks

None

None

Budget

$3,500.00

Program 2

Book Fund

AAAANCC Emergency Book Fund: The fund is used to buy books and related items in cases where the absence of the item would cause serious harm for students who demonstrate need and have exhausted all other avenues. The fund is administered by the college with applications considered on a case-by-case basis. As of the end of 2012, we've given $15,150 to the fund.

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Blacks

None

None

Budget

$1,500.00

Charting Impact

Self-reported by organization

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

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    1. Continue phonathon fundraiser.
    2. Search for additional funding sources.
    3. Establish additional outreach to alumni.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    Participate with North Central's use of AcademicWorks for awarding scholarships. This is the tool the college uses to present scholarship opportunities to the student body. This will replace our paper application.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Not available.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    Not available.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    In 2014 we established a BBQ/Picnic. Progress will be indicated as we establish an annual activity.
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

We support students of North Central College in Naperville, IL.  The school draws largely from the midwest states. Our recipients have come mostly from Illinois but also from as far away as California and Texas.

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Operations

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African American Alumni Association of North Central College

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. William Davis

BIO

Bill Davis received his BA in psychology and anthropology from North Central College and completed his MS in counseling psychology at George Williams College. He started his career as a therapist in residential treatment where he developed Afro-Group, a special treatment group therapy program for African-American children. He currently works as an independent contractor, facilitating Child and Youth Investment Teams (CAYIT) with the State of Illinois.
Bill is a Fellow of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, a member of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association, the Illinois Counselors Association, and is a Director of the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers and chairs the Adoption/Foster Care Committee.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

William H Davis

No Affiliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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