Fundamentals for Foster Care

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Austin, TX   |
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Fundamentals for Foster Care

EIN: 84-2240301


To promote education and career skills by providing STEAM toys for children in foster care and mentoring support for those 16-26 years of age and aging out of the system.

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Executive Director

Cheryl Williams

Main address

PO Box 200741

Austin, TX 78720 USA

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Subject area info


Social sciences

Public safety

Sports and recreation

Population served info

LGBTQ people


Women and girls

Men and boys

Non-adult children

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NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

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


Programs and results

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Our programs

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Aging out mentorship program

We find leader volunteers who we
train to mentor 16-26 year olds
in life skills and career coaching.
These volunteers also serve as
fundraisers and referrals to if they
observe the aging out youth to need
financial support in order to reach their
education and career goals. This program
exists to lower the rates of adult
homelessness, undereducated, unemployment,
human trafficking, and crime rates.

Population(s) Served
At-risk youth
Economically disadvantaged people
Victims and oppressed people

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

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

We are aiming to raise the college completion rate up from the current less than 4% (out of the 80% who want to complete a 4 year degree) to the same percentage as their non-foster care peers.

Fundraising for used cars to attend school/work, safe housing, and the practical needs of those aging out.
We also have a mentoring program for 16-26 year olds who have been in the foster care system in any state in the US.


Fundamentals for Foster Care

Financial data

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Fundamentals for Foster Care

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2021

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Contributions, Grants, Gifts $27,907
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $0
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $27,907
Program Services $22,531
Administration $0
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $22,531

Fundamentals for Foster Care

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2021

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Total Assets $5,376
Total Liabilities $0
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $5,376


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

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Executive Director

Cheryl Williams

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Fundamentals for Foster Care

Board of directors
as of 01/19/2023
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Board chair

Cheryl Williams

Amy Adler

Price Ebert

Cheryl Williams

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/19/2023

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The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Multi-Racial/Multi-Ethnic (2+ races/ethnicities)
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Decline to state

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No data

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