Educational Institutions

Paper Technology Foundation Inc

  • Kalamazoo, MI
  • www.wmich.edu/wmuptf

Mission Statement

The Foundation was established in 1958 by the pulp and paper industry to recruit capable young men and women who wish to pursue careers in the industry; to form a partnership with Western Michigan University that provides the necessary resources to educate and train those young people, and to establish a scholarship program that will assist students financially during their college years.

Main Programs

  1. Scholarships
Service Areas

Self-reported

Michigan

Western Michigan University paper engineering students

ruling year

1961

Principal Officer since 2006

Self-reported

Mr. John F Bergin

Keywords

Self-reported

paper engineering

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EIN

38-1691181

 Number

2602306866

Also Known As

PTF

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

University or Technological (B43)

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

Registered as a WMU Paper Engineering/Paper Science major or Paper Engineering minor

Registered as a full-time student (12+ credit hours/winter or spring semester or 6+ credit hours/for summer I and II semester)

Registered for at least one paper course (as required by the program curriculum) during the semester in which a scholarship is awarded.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$150,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Michigan

Western Michigan University paper engineering students

Funding Needs

Increased endowment monies and short term scholarship funds to support paper engineering enrollment with awards.

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PAPER TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATION, INC.
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Paper Technology Foundation Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. John F Bergin

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Charles R Young

no affiliation

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