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Arcus Foundation

New York, NY

Mission

The mission of the Arcus Foundation is to achieve social justice that is inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity and race, and to ensure conservation and respect of the great apes.

Ruling Year

1997

Principal Officer

Kevin Jennings

Main Address

44 West 28th Street 17th Floor

New York, NY 10001

Keywords

gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, LGBT, social justice, conservation, great apes, chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan, bonobo, gibbon

EIN

38-3332791

 Number

6671881098

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Private Grantmaking Foundations (T20)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Financials

Arcus Foundation

Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

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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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