The Akins-Bell Foundation, Inc. advances its objectives to make a difference in its philanthropy by programming and coordinating charitable activities. Our people seek to make a difference: through volunteering endeavors, and partnerships with nonprofit organizations. This approach to philanthropy starts with people who are committed to helping in communities where they work and live, and in places where our ideas, people, and resources can make a difference. By pioneering initiatives and supporting programs that help solve crucial social and economical issues, we commit to taking philanthropic action based on discipline, innovation, and a strategic approach over the long term. Philanthropy is deeply ingrained in our non-profit culture; our contributions help create significant change and far-reaching success.
Our financial objective for 2011 and 2012 is to raise two million dollars ($2,000,000.00) for the Foundation's scholarship fund.
Another financial objective for 2011 and 2012 is to raise one million dollars ($1,000,000.00) for the Foundation's community health and wellness outreach program.
Enhancing the performing arts with the Butterfly Project will ensure the further development of emerging artist by raising three hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars ($375,000.00) for the Butterfly Project.
These initiatives will help the United States achieve its commitment of competing at the highest levels of academic achievement to effectively compete in the international economy. Service is the greatest opportunity to impact ones community positively by giving back what was given.
Our assets are our people, capital, and reputation. If any of these is ever diminished, the last is the most difficult to restore. We are dedicated to complying fully with the letter and spirit of the laws, rules, and ethical principles that govern us. Our continued success depends upon unswerving adherence to this; we take great pride in the professional quality of our work. We have an uncompromising determination to achieve excellence in everything we undertake.