A Better World Fund

New York, NY   |  www.abetterworldfund.org

Mission

Gives grants to charities working internationally and in the United States in the areas of Peace, Hunger, Health, Human Rights, Ecology, Education, and Economic Development.

Ruling year info

1988

President

Ronald Jacobs

Main address

119 W. 72nd Street

New York, NY 10023 USA

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Formerly known as

World Fund, Inc.

EIN

13-3185588

NTEE code info

Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories includes Community Funds/Trusts and Federated Giving Programs) e.g. United Way (T70)

International Development, Relief Services (Q30)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

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

World Fund Inc dba A Better World Fund

Supports organizations working internationally and in the U.S.

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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A Better World Fund

Board of directors
as of 1/30/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ronald Jacobs

NYC Department of Education, Ret.

Term: 2019 - 2020

Ronald Jacobs

NYC Department of Education, Ret.

Ann M. Randolph, CPA

McCann Worldgroup

Alpa Rajai

Barclays

Allegra Parks

LCSW, MS. Ed

Robert Perry

University of North Carolina, Ret.

Nikisha Gala

IT Consultant

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? Yes
  • 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