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OVERVIEW

The Nu Gamma Omega Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit foundation incorporated in the State of Louisiana. 

 

The Nu Gamma Omega Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. was established on January 8, 1992. Operations were officially established January 8, 1990.  

VISION

The vision of the Nu Gamma Omega Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc., is to endow the Nu Gamma Omega Chapter to further its scholarly and community presence and ultimately impact lives in the local community, within the region and beyond. The Nu Gamma Educational and Charitable Foundation allows contributors and supporters to make tax-deductible contributions. These contributions fund academic and need-based educational scholarships and community service programs in the following target areas: the arts, economics, education, health, strengthening the black family and support of initiatives with global impact.

MISSION

The mission of the Nu Gamma Educational and Charitable Foundation is to enhance the quality of life through program development and charitable giving in the areas of arts, economics, education, family, health and global sustainability.

EDUCATION

  • Help youth excel in learning and foster positive self-esteem

  • Assist in the financing of higher education


FAMILY

  • Focus on family values that promote unity and a sense of pride and heritage 


HEALTH

  • Educate and inform the community on health issues that disproportionately affect women and minority populations

  • Encourage healthy lifestyles 


ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

  • Promote economic empowerment and encourage financial planning

  • Support women and minority businesses

  • Promote and encourage entrepreneurship 


ARTS

  • Heighten awareness of the visual, performing, and literary arts

  • Support arts education and sponsor cultural enrichment programs 

GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY

  • Support programs and community service projects that have an international impact, and partner with other 501c3 organizations that make a difference worldwide.

 

PURPOSE

The Nu Gamma Omega Educational & Charitable Foundation Inc., is organized for exclusively charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue or 1986 of the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under said Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Specifically, the Corporation will conduct a variety of educational and cultural programs. It will also provide community service and charitable giving as well as scholarships for students pursuing higher education.

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