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DUNHAM HOUSE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

Kempton, IN   |  www.thedunhamhouse.org

Mission

Our mission is to provide financial assistance to students who are underserved yet motivated to pursue their goal of attending college and to study in the field of history. Scholarships are available for Indiana residents.

Ruling year info

2015

President

Benjamin Dunham

Vice-President

Shawn Clements

Main address

709 S West St

Kempton, IN 46049 USA

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EIN

47-3033085

NTEE code info

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (A12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

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

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Senatorial and Presidential Scholarships

Financial assistance to students who are underserved yet motivated to pursue their goal of attending college and to study in the field of history. Areas include but not limited to: history, history education, ethnic studies, library science, archaeology, African-American studies, Native American studies, anthropology, architecture, art, economic, diplomatic, social, cultural and historic preservation.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

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 demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

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

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve

Financials

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Operations

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

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DUNHAM HOUSE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

Board of directors
as of 01/23/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Benjamin Dunham

Security Automation Systems

Term: 2022 - 2023

Shawn Clements

Clements Restoration

Brent Cardin

IT Consulting

Linda Warner

Retired - Tipton County Treasurer's Office

Jackie Cardin

Cardini's Incorporated

Hannah Smith

Student Ball State University

Benjamin Dunham

Security Automation Systems

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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? Yes
  • 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? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/23/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

No data

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 01/23/2023

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

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.