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The Cardiss Collins Scholarship Fund

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Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

The Cardiss Collins Scholarship Fund

601 W. Randolph St., 2nd Fl.

Chicago, IL United States 60661

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2012-12-31)

Assets: $79,961

Total giving: $0

EIN

363981706

BRIDGE Number

7335957842

Background

Established in 1996 in IL - Founded in the name of the late Cardiss Collins, a member of the Democratic Party from Illinois who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1973 to 1997. Ms. Collins was the first African American woman to represent a Midwestern state in Congress and to hold the party leadership rank of Democratic Whip At-Large. She has been elected to numerous committees, including Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., Congressional Caucus on Women's Issues, and Congressional Black Caucus Task Force on Intercollegiate Athletics.

Purpose and Activities

Scholarship awards to African American high school seniors who reside in the 7th Congressional District of Illinois, and have at least a "B" average.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to African American high school seniors who are residents of the 7th Congressional District of Illinois, pursuing a major in advertising.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Higher education

Financial Data

Year ended 2012-12-31

Assets: $79,961 (market value)

Gifts received: $467

Expenditures: $822

Total giving: $0

Qualifying distributions: $0