The 62nd & 65th Regiments Legacy Foundation, Inc.

Supporting academic excellence since 1970!

Jefferson City, MO   |  https://www.62-65rlf.org/

Mission

The mission of the 62nd & 65th Regiment Legacy Foundation is to develop, manage and award funds for scholarships in accordance with donor intent to qualified Lincoln University Students. Since 1970

Ruling year info

1972

Executive Director

Ms. Sylvia L J Wilson

Main address

PO Box 1376

Jefferson City, MO 65102 USA

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EIN

23-7325582

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

Unknown (Z99)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Scholarships

This program targets donor directed funds per Memorandum of Understanding to academically-qualified students who meet specific criteria.

Population(s) Served
Students
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

The Association of Governing Boards 2021

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    The Foundation serves the students of Lincoln University-Missouri who meet certain donor-specified criteria to receive scholarship awards. The Foundation serves the generous donors by serving as the fiduciary of earmarked scholarship accounts created by them.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings/Town halls, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    The Foundation recently incorporated the use of virtual media platforms (i.e., ZOOM). This allows us to communication with potential scholarship recipients about available awards. The Foundation also uses ZOOM to communicate with current and potential donors about the status of scholarship accounts; and also, about how to create various scholarship to support the mission of the organization.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    Asking for feedback from the people we serve has provided transparency, enhanced trust, and allowed the organization to recruit more directors that help address the concerns and needs of the stakeholders.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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The 62nd & 65th Regiments Legacy Foundation, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 5/11/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mr. Hardy K. Dorsey, Sr

Dorsey Strategic Management Group

Term: 2003 -


Board co-chair

Mr. Jack Markway

PIC Supply Company

Term: 2018 -

Emily Mahon

Professor

John Rencher

Corporate Executive

Rita Days

Politician

Julie Johnson

Retired educator

Alfred Harris

Independent Contractor

Jerome Offord, Jr.

Consultant

Jeanneth Johnson

Activities Director

Joe Outlaw

Investments Strategist

LaShawnda Jones

Attorney

Shelvy Convert

Federal Contractor

Thelma Driver

Business Owner

Ann Harris

Writer

Colere Kelly

Corporate Executive

Brandon Kendrick

Business Owner

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and 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 ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and 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? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 03/10/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
African Native American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/10/2021

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Data
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.