The Austin Education Foundation, Inc. (AEF) was founded in 2018 for the purpose of granting scholarships for deserving young people.
The AEF is recognized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit with a stated purpose of "encourage, promote and financially assist the furtherance of education and vocational advancements. This will be accomplished through awarding of scholarships and grants to individuals and public colleges and universities."
Advisory Board of Directors
Scholarship Selection Committee(s)
Each scholarship has a selection commitee apointed by the Advisory Board. The scholarship selection committees are charged with selection of recipients based on the specific requirements of each individual scholarship.
Tax Excempt Status
The AEF is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization as a private foundation. Donations to the AEF are tax deductible contributions.
Operating and Overhead Expenses
Every penny of donations and funds generated through fund raisers will go directly for the stated purpose of awarding scholarships. There are no salaries or expenses paid to AEF staff, volunteers or directors. Any and all overhead or operating expenses are paid for outside of donated funds raised for schollarships. Again, every penny collected or donated for the purpose of awarding scholarships will go to that stated purpose.
Copies of tax returns and related fund raising activities are available upon request.
About The Austin Family Crest/Coat of Arms
Willis W. Austin, Jr. 1984