Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations

Embassy of Hope Foundation Inc

  • Daytona Beach, FL
  • vincecarter15.com

Mission Statement

The Foundation's task will be to raise funds that will allow it to assist organizations and individuals in improving the quality of life for children. We believe that by making children aware of their human potential, helping them to build self-esteem, and assisting moms and dads in improving their parenting skills, more children will believe and realize their dreams.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Believing in Your Dreams Scholarships
  3. Believing in Christmas Food Giveaway
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Primarily assist communities within the Central Florida area, but accept requests from all geographic areas.

ruling year

1999

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Ms. Michelle Carter-Scott

Keywords

Self-reported

Children, families, assistance

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EIN

59-3533429

 Number

4191511725

Physical Address

Vince Carter Athletic Center 1255 West International Speedway Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Also Known As

EOH

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Public Foundations (T30)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Through the fundraising efforts of the Embassy of Hope Advisory Board, we have assisted the Jewish Federation of Volusia/Flager Counties, Project WARM of Stewart-Marchman-Act, Halifax Health Foundation, annually three scholarships for graduating seniors in Volusia County, a cultural night out for a group of young men, the Boys & Girls Club of Volusia County, Volusia Flagler Family YMCA, in addition to helping individual families struggling to keep their homes.  We will continue to support children and families in need of our assistance.

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

Stewart-Marchman Foundation $7,500; Children's Home Society $2,500; Great Kids Explorere Club Inc. $3,000; Halifax Urban Ministries $1,400; Very Special Arts Volusia $2,500; Halifax Medical Center Foundation $7,500; The Community Partnership for Children $1,500; Children's Medical Services $1,200; Jewish Federation of Volusia & Flagler Counties $1,000; Boys and Girls Clubs of Volusia/Flagler Counties $1,000

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

Believing in Your Dreams Scholarships

Two $5000 scholarships given each year to a boy and a girl graduating from a publilc high school in Volusia County, Florida.

Category

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$10,000.00

Program 3

Believing in Christmas Food Giveaway

Giving out 150 food baskets to needy families in Volusia County each Christmas.

Category

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Primarily assist communities within the Central Florida area, but accept requests from all geographic areas.

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EMBASSY OF HOPE FOUNDATION, INC.
Fiscal year: Sep 01-Aug 31

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Operations

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Embassy of Hope Foundation Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Michelle Carter-Scott

BIO

Michelle V. Carter, Executive Director of Vince Carter's Embassy of Hope Foundation and CEO of Visions in Flight, Inc., is a graduate of Bethune Cookman College and Nova University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Education and a Master of Science in Administration and Supervision. Mrs. Carter-Scott has been recognized with a state of Florida Best Practices Award and the Ida S. Baker Outstanding Minority Educator Award at her school. A former educator, Mrs. Carter-Scott served on the board of directors of the Children's Home Society-North Coastal Division for three years (1999-2002) and chaired the Scholarship Committee during that time. She also served on the board of directors of the Children's Home Society of Florida Foundation for one year. She is a former regional representative on the Mothers of Professional Basketball Players board of directors. Mrs. Carter-Scott also served on the Board of Governors for Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Currently, Mrs. Carter-Scott is the co-chair of the Friends of the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center and a board member of the Halifax Medical Center Foundation. Mrs. Carter-Scott is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Mothers of Professional Basketball Players. Mrs. Carter-Scott has four children, Vince, Chris, Alecia, and Jeff.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Michelle Carter-Scott

Visions In Flight

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