Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

PRINCIPLE FOUNDATION

  • Kansas City, MO
  • www.principlefoundation.org

Mission Statement

TO PROMOTE INSPIRED BENEVOLENCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TEACHINGS OF CHRISTIAN SCIENCE.

Main Programs

  1. Short-term financial grants
  2. Disaster Relief
  3. National Fund for Christian Science Nursing
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

All 50 states of the United States of America.

ruling year

1959

Executive Director since 2012

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Bruce Jeffrey

Keywords

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Christian Science grants

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Also Known As

National Fund for Christian Science Nursing

EIN

43-0816306

 Number

7688460288

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

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

Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services (M20)

Nursing, Convalescent (Geriatric and Nursing) (E91)

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

Short-term financial grants

Short-term grants for Christian Scientists in financial need.

Category

Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking

Population(s) Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

Program 2

Disaster Relief

Disaster Relief for Christian Scientists in natural disaster situations.

Category

Public Safety, Disaster Services

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 3

National Fund for Christian Science Nursing

We offer financial support to USA-based patients receiving care from a Christian Science nurse.

Category

Health Care

Population(s) Served

Budget

3,000,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

All 50 states of the United States of America.

Funding Needs

The Principle Foundation accepts contributions to support our ministries of serving USA-based Christian Scientists in times of financial need. Your contributions help individuals pay for short-term needs with basic living necessities such as rent, transportation, clothing, food, and payments to Christian Science practitioners. To support the needs of Christian Scientists using the services of a Christian Science nurse, please designate your contribution to the National Fund for Christian Science Nursing (NFCSN).

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THE PRINCIPLE FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
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PRINCIPLE FOUNDATION

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Executive Director

Bruce Jeffrey

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mike Van Vleck

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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