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California Foundation for Stronger Communities

Quick Facts

Carlsbad, CA

Mission

TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO LOCAL CHARITIES

Ruling Year

2006

Board President

Mr. Justin McCarthy

Main Address

2111 Palomar Airport Rd Ste 320

Carlsbad, CA 92011 USA

Keywords

California

EIN

20-1508498

 Number

7019952895

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community Foundations (T31)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

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Our programs

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Charting Impact

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What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Our goal is to provide funding for qualified California nonprofit organizations who provide community services for those in need.

We intend to continue to receive funding from California Municipal Finance Authority bond issuance fees and distribute the funds as stated in our goals.

We currently are capable of donating approximately $1,000,000 per year to various charities throughout California.

We are receiving funds at the same or higher rate than the previous three years of operation. The bond market is stable.

Since our inception we have donated approximately five and one-half million dollars to various eligible charities throughout California.

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Financials

California Foundation for Stronger Communities

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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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?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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