Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Art of Words Inc

  • Birmingham, AL
  • www.theartofwordsonline.org

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.


This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission Statement

To help individuals reach their social, academic, and
professional potential by improving their communication skills. Of particular
interest are children and socially and economically underserved communities.

ruling year

2002

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Tyrus Sturgis

Keywords

Self-reported

Communication, technology, arts, finance, economic developement, diversity

EIN

47-0894704

 Number

5819857322

Physical Address

1836 Huntington Drive

Birmingham, AL 35214

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Personal Social Services (P50)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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We use our expertise in education, public relations, and
advocacy to create and programs and causes that build strong
communicators and strong communities.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Be Ready After Graduation (BRAG) Soft Skills Job Training Program; Read in Class Literacy Project; A Million Books Alabama Literacy Drive; Diversity Personified Arts Project; Speak on Culture Oratorical Contest

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Population(s) Served

Budget

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Art of Words Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Tyrus Sturgis

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Tyrus Sturgis

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?