Anthony V Spano Foundation

#HelpingPeopleinNeed | #StartaFund

aka Anthony V Spano Foundation   |   Youngstown, OH   |  https://spanofoundation.com/

Mission

The Anthony V. Spano Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and fiscal sponsor who seeks to positively affect the lives of individuals and families in need. We do so by providing a healthier, sustainable quality of life and helping individuals and groups with their philanthropic passions. We help turn these passions into an impactful mission.

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Ruling year info

2017

Founder/Executive Director

Anthony V Spano

Main address

PO Box 735

Youngstown, OH 44501 USA

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EIN

47-1355321

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (P12)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We envision a thriving region where all individuals and families have the opportunity to succeed. The Spano Foundation will work with diverse leaders across all sectors to understand the critical issues and unique opportunities shaping our quality of life. We align our initiatives to regional priorities and unite donors, nonprofits and community change-makers to leverage greater impact. And, we encourage everyone to get involved.

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?

Helping in Need Fund

Our Vision
We envision a thriving region where all individuals and families have the opportunity to succeed. The Spano Foundation will work with diverse leaders across all sectors to understand the critical issues and unique opportunities shaping our quality of life. We align our initiatives to regional priorities and unite donors, nonprofits and community change-makers to leverage greater impact. And, we encourage everyone to get involved.

Our Values
We believe …

Every person deserves to live a healthy, sustainable life.
That our passion for helping people in need will benefit the entire community.
That fulfilling our mission must be done with the highest degree of integrity, honesty, and transparency possible.
That by empowering people in need they will achieve a better life.

Population(s) Served
Adults

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Population(s) Served
Children and youth

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Population(s) Served
Adults

To help primary and secondary school teachers & students purchase much-needed classroom supplies for their underprivileged students.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

The fund is to help those children, and their families, touched by cancer and other debilitating diseases to cope with what life has to give them. Patients and caregivers can lean on each other and together … There’s Hope in What We Do.

Population(s) Served
Families

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

We hope to positively affect the lives of individuals and/or families in need by providing, both directly and through qualifying institutions, the financial assistance necessary for them to enjoy a healthier, sustainable quality of life.

Publicly work with partners to make a huge impact in our community and the United States.

We are capability of meeting our goals by just putting our mind to it and being blessed with being able to do what we do!

We are looking to expand our services in the coming year.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Anthony V Spano Foundation

Board of directors
as of 2/25/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Sharon Schroeder

Youngstown State University

Term: 2018 - 2021

Valerie Harper

Howland Schools

Jena Baun

Hill, Barth, & King

Angela Cameron

Youngstown State University

Maria Stevens

Matt Prologo

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? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • 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? Not applicable
  • 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? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/28/2021,

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

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

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/03/2020

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Data
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.