Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

Friends for Life Foundation, Inc.

  • Roswell, GA
  • http://phiphiomega.com/ffl-foundation

Mission Statement

Friends For Life (FFL) Foundation, Inc., is organized exclusively for the purposes of charitable, religious, educational and scientific endeavors. The purpose of this organization is:
•To support quality of life improvement for the disadvantaged;
•To financially assist individuals and organizations in our community which enhance education, family, health, economic empowerment and the arts.

FFL's focus is on programs for North Fulton County, Georgia, and the surrounding metro-Atlanta community. Program areas involve education/scholarship support, economic empowerment, career workshops and overal health and well-being for the family, including:
•Scholarships and financial assistance to undergraduate students in the community via Strands of Elegance Cotillion program.
•Financial assistance to organizations including the Foster Case Support Foundation of North Fulton, North Fulton Community Charities, the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), Fulton County Library System, Habitat for Humanity and the NAACP.
•Health awareness programs to foster a climate of wellbeing.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Education/Scholarships
Service Areas

Self-reported

Georgia

US, North Fulton County, Georgia
Metropolitan Atlanta Communities

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mrs. Anita Helton

Keywords

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Charitable Foundation

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EIN

55-0882734

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

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

Major activities are fundraisers, such as our Biennial Strands of Elegance Cotillion done in collaboration with Phi Phi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Beneficiaries include college students; local libraries; Educational Advasncement Foundation; Habitsat for Humanities; Every Woman Works, Inc.; NAACP; Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc.; UNCF; Neighboorhoods Focused on African-American Youth, Inc; as well as other local charities.

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Program 2

Education/Scholarships

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Georgia

US, North Fulton County, Georgia
Metropolitan Atlanta Communities

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Friends For Life Foundation, Inc.
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Friends for Life Foundation, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mrs. Anita Helton

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mrs. Anita Helton

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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