NATIONAL FUND FOR THE AWARENESS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN & CHILDREN

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aka NAVA FUND   |   Baltimore, MD   |  www.navafund.org

Mission

The National Fund for the Awareness of Violence Against Women and Children (NAVA Fund)  was established in 2006 and is a 501(c)(3)and 509(a)(2) public support organization.  As a community development charitable,  NAVA's mission is to support domestic violence victims Sexual assault victims and low-to-moderate income families that are determined to build a better life. Families wanting to  live in a safe environment and a healthy communities are able to utilize  local supportive service agencies. We also assist families needing references nationwide which can guide the family on a pathway to home ownership and at the same time build self esteem and confidence. ​ NAVA offers supportive referrals with financial toward  housing along with educational and psychological OVER 36 Months

Notes from the nonprofit

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Ruling year info

2003

Operation Director

Mr. Leroy Allen

Main address

743 W Cross St

Baltimore, MD 21230 USA

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EIN

06-1691198

NTEE code info

Urban, Community (S31)

Rape Victim Services (F42)

Home Improvement/Repairs (L81)

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Self-esteem: Take steps to feel better about yourself

Topics /discussion/ Speaking agenda
 
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Crime and safety
Responsibility of a man
Social stigma
Self-esteem: Take steps to feel better about yourself
Accomplishments
Spiritual resolve
Real estate buying in old Communities
 

All proceeds of the book "Surviving in Bmore" will go towards developing an apartment building to support housing for Sexual assault victims/Domestic violence/Homeless victims with 36 months of programming or longer.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls
Parents

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NATIONAL FUND FOR THE AWARENESS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN & CHILDREN

Board of directors
as of 06/15/2022
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Board chair

Leroy Allen

Board leadership practices

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Organizational demographics

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/05/2019

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