Educational Institutions

Mendocino College Foundation Inc

  • Ukiah, CA
  • http://foundation.mendocino.edu

Mission Statement

THE FOUNDATION SUPPORTS MENDOCINO COLLEGE IN EDUCATING LEADERS, FOSTERING INTELLECTUAL GROWTH AND ENRICHING LIVES BY CREATING OPPORTUNITIES TO INVEST IN A BETTER FUTURE FOR OUR STUDENTS AND COMMUNITIES

Main Programs

  1. Adopt A Fifth-Grader Awards Program
  2. Mendocino College Scholarship Program
  3. Yvonne Sligh Book Award program
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

The Foundation serves the students and communities of the Mendocino-Lake Community College District.

ruling year

1986

Executive Director since 2010

Self-reported

Katie Fairbairn

Keywords

Self-reported

nonprofit corporation, fundraising, scholarships, philanthropy, education,

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EIN

68-0040876

 Number

1591409710

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community/Junior College (B41)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

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

Self-reported by organization

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

Program 1

Adopt A Fifth-Grader Awards Program

The Adopt A Fifth-Grader (AAFG) program helps to motivate young students to complete high school and go to college. Supporters donate $700 to adopt a fifth-grade student. Recipients receive a $25 check at their school's awards ceremony. When they graduate from high school they receive $500. If they then go on to attend Mendocino College they receive another $500.

Category

Partnerships in Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

None

None

Budget

Program 2

Mendocino College Scholarship Program

Annually providing scholarships to students attending Mendocino College or transferring from Mendocino College to a 4-year institution,.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 3

Yvonne Sligh Book Award program

Provide $150 book vouchers to students enrolled in 6 or more units at Mendocino College who are not receiving Financial Aid or a scholarship.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

The Foundation serves the students and communities of the Mendocino-Lake Community College District.

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Financials

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MENDOCINO COLLEGE FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Mendocino College Foundation Inc

Leadership

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Executive Director

Katie Fairbairn

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Charley Myers

Retired

Term: Jan 2016 - Dec 2017

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

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?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

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

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

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

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

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