Acts Legacy Foundation, Inc.

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Fort Washington, PA   |  ActsLegacyFoundation.org

Mission

Acts Legacy Foundation, Inc. develops and implements strategies to manage and increase the philanthropic efforts of the Acts continuing care retirement communities and their residents. Acts Legacy Foundation, Inc. also provides maximum outreach and services for seniors residing in the Acts communities and the surrounding areas.

Ruling year info

2003

CEO

Mr. Gerald T Grant

President

Karen I Christiansen

Main address

420 Delaware Dr

Fort Washington, PA 19034 USA

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Formerly known as

PUMH Foundation, Inc.

Acts Mission Foundation

EIN

91-2161987

NTEE code info

Single Organization Support (L11)

Senior Citizens' Housing/Retirement Communities (L22)

Housing Expense Reduction Support, Rent Assistance (L82)

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Our programs

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

Resident programs

Benevolence (35% of time): Addresses PUMH, Inc. needs of future and current residents of PUMH owned and managed communities through assistance with monthly fees, resident quality of life issues and assistance in providing access to new residents to enjoy the same quality of life enjoyed by current residents. This program has been in existence since the 1950's, and is now an on-going fund-raising initiative of the PUMH Foundation. Facility Improvements (25% of time) : PUMH, Inc. is engaged in a capital campaign for one community, Methodist Country House, to obtain funds for making improvements to the facilities of the Country House, including adding a dementia unit; improving and updating the existing facilities; and including a new Community Wellness Center. This community room will make possible educational and social activities, which current facilities cannot accommodate. The campaign began the at the end of 2001, and represents a $6 million effort over multiple fiscal years. Annual Fund (20% of time): The Cornerstone Fund (begun in 2001) provides donors with a choice to support the efforts on behalf of PUMH owned and managed communities, as well as projects and programs that expand the opportunities for older adults in Delaware and Maryland. Gifts to the Annual Fund provide financial resources to support current programs and operations during each fiscal year. These include acquisition and distribution of educational materials to PUMH communities; estate planning and charitable giving educational programs for residents; staff training and education; operating costs; and technological improvements and advancements. Program Initiatives and Community Outreach (15% of time): Addresses the need for PUMH, Inc. to institute innovative programming, service initiatives and the charitable activities as to maintain positive community involvement. These programs and services impact the health and wellness of residents and the population of older adults. Staff Training and Development (5% of time): Addresses new and expanded staff training and development needs as they relate to PUMH, Inc. residents and communities needs. Such uses may include funds for staff development, the endowing of innovative staff positions which address advancement of wellness and independence, staff positions to improve program offerings.

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Affiliations & memberships

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) 2000

National Committee on Planned Giving 2000

Financials

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Acts Legacy Foundation, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 02/11/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Marvin Mashner

Acts Legacy Foundation, Inc.


Board co-chair

W. Hank Stack

Acts Legacy Foundation, Inc.

Marvin Mashner

Nina Worthington

Christiana Bank and Trust

Gerald Grant

Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Inc.

Louise Jones

Resident

H. Bruce Detweiler

Thomas Clemens

Robert Evans

Resident

Elric Gerner

W. Hank Stack

Karen Christiansen

Acts Retirement-Life Communities

Bayard Allmond

George Gunn

Resident

Jane Hukill

Deirdre McCartney

Thomas Young

Resident

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