Aikey Foundation

Helping in the Education of Future Educators (TM)

aka Aikey Foundation Inc.   |   Wellington, OH   |  www.aikeyfoundation.org

Mission

This scholarship will assist in the expansion of the knowledge of individuals concerning the world around them and all that it entails through the use of financial assistance. Throughout their lives, Mr. Harry A. Aikey and Mrs. Ruth M. Aikey have assisted individuals who sought out to expand their horizons through higher education studies, especially in areas involving service to others or their community. Mrs. Aikey was an elementary education teacher within the Elyria, OH and Olmsted Falls, OH school districts throughout her life. This foundation's purpose is to continue that legacy into the future by "Helping in the Education of Future Educators (TM)".

Ruling year info

2004

Executive Director, President, & Co-Founder

Mrs. Janice L. Krisko

Treasurer & Co-Founder

Mr. Ronald B. Krisko

Main address

18651 West Road Suite B

Wellington, OH 44090 USA

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EIN

41-2085657

NTEE code info

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Private Independent Foundations (T22)

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

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

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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?

Ruth M. Aikey Memorial Scholarship

This Ruth M. Aikey Memorial Scholarship is a four-year scholarship for promising individuals who are current residents of either the city of Amherst, Avon, Avon Lake, Berea, Birmingham, Brookpark, Columbia Station, Elyria, Grafton, Kipton, LaGrange, Lorain, Middleburg Heights, North Ridgeville, Oberlin, Olmsted Falls, Rochester, Sheffield Lake, South Amherst, Strongsville, Vermilion, or Wellington in Ohio and are citizens of the United States of America.  This scholarship will pay a full four-year full-tuition for one new bachelor degree-seeking recipient per year who is or will be attending Kent State University in either their Early Childhood Education or Middle Childhood Education program major and can show a financial need for receiving this scholarship, grades, and answer to the essay question.

This scholarship will assist in the expansion of the knowledge of individuals concerning the world around them and all that it entails through the use of financial assistance.  Throughout their lives, Mr. Harry A. Aikey and Mrs. Ruth M. Aikey have assisted individuals who sought out to expand their horizons through higher education studies, especially in areas involving service to others or their community.  Mrs. Aikey was an elementary education teacher within the Elyria, OH and Olmsted Falls, OH school districts throughout her life.  This foundation's purpose is to continue that legacy into the future by "Helping in the Education of Future Educators(TM).

Failure to maintain any one or more of these criteria may immediately disqualify the applicant for future scholarship payments.  Only applications submitted on-line during the open application acceptance time frame will be accepted.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member 2015

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our board,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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Aikey Foundation

Board of directors
as of 12/03/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mrs. Janice Krisko

No Affiliation

Term: 2003 -


Board co-chair

Mr. Ronald Krisko

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Term: 2003 -

Ronald Krisko

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Ronald Krisko

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Roy Krisko

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Janice Krisko

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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? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/3/2019

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

No data

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

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Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

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