Educational Institutions

WOODBURY SCHOLARSHIP FUND DOLLARS for SCHOLARS, Inc

  • Woodbury, CT
  • www.wsfund.org

Mission Statement

The mission of Woodbury Scholarship Fund Dollars for Scholars is to provide financial assistance to Woodbury, Connecticut students in order to help support and encourage the completion of their post secondary education.

We pursue our mission by:
• Engaging in community fundraising.
• Maintaining an endowment to ensure future financial support.
• Managing endowments for families, businesses and other organizations.
• Developing collaborations with other individuals and organizations that support our mission.
• Assisting students in applying for scholarships.
• Providing students with current scholarship information.

Main Programs

  1. Scholarship Awards
Service Areas

Self-reported

Connecticut

Woodbury Scholarship Fund Dollars for Scholars primarily serves students residing in the community of Woodbury, Connecticut.

Additionally, students residing in Bethlehem Connecticut may be eligible for some named scholarships if they graduate from Connecticut Region #14 (Nonnewaug) High School. Note Woodbury and Bethlehem comprise the townships of the region.

ruling year

1962

President

Self-reported

Cameron Gardella

Keywords

Self-reported

Scholarships

Also Known As

Woodbury Scholarship Fund

EIN

41-1718659

 Number

2863051252

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

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Programs

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Program 1

Scholarship Awards

Scholarship Awards are made annually to eligible students entering their Freshman year of post-secondary education. Scholarships are also available to 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year post-secondary college students.

Category

Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$50,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

Connecticut

Woodbury Scholarship Fund Dollars for Scholars primarily serves students residing in the community of Woodbury, Connecticut.

Additionally, students residing in Bethlehem Connecticut may be eligible for some named scholarships if they graduate from Connecticut Region #14 (Nonnewaug) High School. Note Woodbury and Bethlehem comprise the townships of the region.

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WOODBURY SCHOLARSHIP FUND DOLLARS for SCHOLARS, Inc

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President

Cameron Gardella

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Cameron Gardella

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