COLA GIVES

A Community Organized to Leverage Assets

aka No   |   Columbia, SC   |  www.colagives.com

Mission

COLA Gives members and donors “pool" their assets of talent, time and treasure and strategically allocate them via grants, support and assistance to emerging, entrepreneurial, and effective projects, practices, and programs that address needs of the Black community, and strengthen the relationship between
donors and beneficiaries in the “giving back" and other philanthropic processes.

Ruling year info

2015

Principal Officer

Jackie Griffin

Co Principal Officer

Benjamin Dixon

Main address

PO Box 23623

Columbia, SC 29224 USA

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EIN

47-3369099

NTEE code info

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

IRS filing requirement

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

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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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?

Grants and Awards

Small grants of Time, Talent and Treasure to non-profit organizations providing direct services to the general community and local school districts.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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COLA GIVES

Board of directors
as of 02/20/2018
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Jackie Griffin


Board co-chair

Benjamin Dixon

Board leadership practices

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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? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • 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? No
  • 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? No