Educational Institutions

Jackson Foundation

  • Dickson, TN
  • www.jacksonfoundation.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the Jackson Foundation, Inc. is to motivate and educate children and adults through the use of technology in the area of the arts, science, and humanities. It is the underlying conviction of the Foundation that education is the most significant investment that is made to improve the future of our community, our state, and our world.

Main Programs

  1. Technology Classes
  2. The Jackson Foundation Media Productions
  3. Learning Lab
Service Areas

Self-reported

Tennessee

TN - Dickson

ruling year

1969

Principal Officer since 1995

Self-reported

Douglas S. Jackson

Keywords

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Education

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EIN

62-0788376

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

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

Technology Classes

Classroom instruction providing adults with opportunities to increase their knowledge in many computer based applications, including but not limited to basic computing, Microsoft applications, web design, internet applications, accounting and photography.

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in development

Program 2

The Jackson Foundation Media Productions

The JF Media Productions teams blends innovation and experience with passion and purpose to achieve excellence in the creation of television and video presentations. Inspiring and influencing audiences while educating, engaging and entertaining them is what we do best. We are responsible for shows such as Tennessee's Wild Side, which is broadcast on PBS channels in Tennessee and Kentucky as well as documentaries and specialty shows such as Creative License, which are also broadcast on PBS stations across our area. We also work with other agencies such as Tennessee District Attorneys and other public and private businesses to produce award winning documentaries, programming and productions. The Jackson Foundation Media Productions team, formerly The Renaissance Center Media, prides itself in being an award-winning production team, with 28 Emmy Awards won in the last 15 years.

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Program 3

Learning Lab

The Learning Lab provides individual and group tutoring to children and adults who need extra help in reading, math, science as well as provides an ACT Prep class for high school students which provides skills necessary to complete and excel in taking of the ACT test.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Tennessee

TN - Dickson

Affiliations + Memberships

Dickson County Chamber of Commerce

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Financials

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THE JACKSON FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Jackson Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Douglas S. Jackson

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mike Legg

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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