Educational Institutions

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.

aka CSF

Towson, MD

Mission

The Carson Scholars Fund supports two main initiatives: Carson Scholarships and the Ben Carson Reading Project. The scholarship program awards students in grades 4-11 who exemplify high academic excellence and humanitarian qualities with scholarships for college. The Ben Carson Reading Project initiative creates inviting and exciting reading rooms in schools for students to discover the joy of independent reading.

Ruling Year

1994

President

Dr. Nancy Grasmick Sr.

Executive Director

Mrs. Amy E. Warner

Main Address

305 W Chesapeake Ave Suite 310

Towson, MD 21204 USA

Keywords

children, youth, education, reading, scholarship, investing, academic achievement

EIN

52-1851346

 Number

1047319058

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

Remedial Reading, Reading Encouragement (B92)

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The Ben Carson Reading Project

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Financials

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.

Fiscal year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

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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?

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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