The mission of the National Alliance of Black School Educators Foundation, Inc. (NABSEF) is to receive and administer funds for educational, scientific, and charitable purposes; to support programs of the National Alliance of Black School Educators, Inc.; to receive donations and grants from any source; and to invest the proceeds and/or expand such donations and/or the process thereof for the purpose stated above.
The National Alliance of Black School Educators Foundation(NABSEF) committee was established in 1986 and received its nonprofit exempt status under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code of 1986 as an organization on March 22, 2006. At that time, NABSEF became a separate organization with its’ own Board of Directors and mission. NABSEF Articles of Incorporation were approved by the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services, Lansing, Michigan and Attorney Aubrey V. McCutcheon, Jr. became the registered agent.
NABSEF was organized exclusively for the purpose of receiving and administering funds for educational, scientific and charitable purposes whereby support programs of the National Alliance of Black School Educators, Inc. an organization exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code of 1986; for perpetuation of the memory of persons, preservation of objects of historical or natural interest and for the good of public’s welfare; to receive donations and grants and to invest the proceeds and/or expend such donations and/or the proceeds thereof for the purposes above stated. Over the years, NABSEF has financially supported a variety of NABSE Programs and recently supported the “Big Six Priorities”, of the 2019-2021 administration with a one-time $45,000.00 contribution. The “Big Six Priorities” include
1) Improvement of Student Outcomes in the Areas of: Early Childhood access, Literacy, Science Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM);
2) Organize Leadership Development Institutes and Career Advancement Programs;
3) Educator Recognition Programs;
4) Legislative Involvement;
5) Research and Best Practices Clearinghouse; and
6) Redesign the Economic Model of NABSE Through Targeted Programming.
In the last eight years, the NABSE Foundation has collected and distributed over $80,000.00 in student scholarships and is on target to present $25,000.00 in student scholarships at the 49th NABSE Conference in Los Angeles conference in 2021.