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Gene Haas Foundation: Charitable Donations

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The Gene Haas Foundation was formed in 1999 to fund the needs of the local community and other deserving charities, at the discretion of its founder, Mr. Gene Haas. Of special importance to the Gene Haas Foundation are children’s charities and organizations that feed the poor, especially within the local community of Ventura County. In addition, the Gene Haas Foundation provides scholarship funds to Community Colleges and Vocational Schools for students entering technical training programs, especially machinist-based certificate and degree programs.

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Gene Haas Foundation: Charitable Donations

  1. 1. Charitable Donations by the Gene Haas Foundation
  2. 2. The Gene Haas Foundation Mission The Gene Haas Foundation was formed in 1999 to fund the needs of the local community and other deserving charities, at the discretion of its founder, Mr. Gene Haas. Of special importance to the Gene Haas Foundation are children’s charities and organizations that feed the poor, especially within the local community of Ventura County.
  3. 3. The Gene Haas Foundation Mission In addition, the Gene Haas Foundation provides scholarship funds to Community Colleges and Vocational Schools for students entering technical training programs, especially machinist-based certificate and degree programs.
  4. 4. Gene Haas Foundation Charitable Giving Since its inception in 1999, the Gene Haas Foundation has awarded deserving charities more than $8.5 million in grants. Between 2001 and 2009, the G. Haas Foundation has donated to more than 800 deserving charities.
  5. 5. Non-Profit Spotlight The Boys & Girls Clubs From the moment the Gene Haas Foundation was established in Ventura County 10 years ago, the local Boys & Girls Clubs have been a favorite charity. Mr. Haas recognized them as being one of the most important charities in the community. Between 2001 and 2009, the Gene Haas Foundation has given 42 grants totaling $870,400 to chapters of the Boys & Girls Clubs.
  6. 6. Non-Profit Spotlight The Boys & Girls Clubs This group supplies our country's youth with places they can feel safe, while teaching them valuable life skills, and providing the knowledge they'll need to be successful. Educational opportunities such as special classes, summer camps, and one-on-one help make sure that the children get the opportunity to learn the skills they feel are important and can enjoy. With employment programs, kids get the support and the help they need to find a job, but also the knowledge they'll need to get a job in the future, such as resume and interview tips.
  7. 7. Non-Profit Spotlight American Association of University Women Since 1881, the AAUW and their supporters have used advocacy, education, and research to encourage women to pursue their dreams, and have worked hard to help women achieve gender equality. An advocate of equality and human rights, the Gene Haas Foundation awarded the AAUW four grants totaling $6,7oo between 2002 and
  8. 8. Non-Profit Spotlight American Association of University Women The members and supporters of the AAUW have touched many throughout history, and played an important role in helping women achieve their many successes. Today, the AAUW includes 500 educational partners and 100,000 members in over 1,000 branches, working at all levels of the community, they continue to change the way society thinks and operates. The goal of the AAUW is to continue their work until women are treated as equals in all aspects of life, including education, society, economics, and politics.
  9. 9. Non-Profit Spotlight The American Red Cross The American Red Cross cares for the unfortunate victims of war, feeds the hungry, nurses the sick, and cares for families in need. They make the darkest days in the lives of millions just a little brighter. Throughout the years, the Gene Haas Foundation has given $164,048 to the American Red Cross.
  10. 10. 2009 Contributions In 2009, The Gene Haas Foundation has donated to the following fine organizations: Boy Scouts of America California Strawberry Festival Experimental Aircraft Nash Community College Boy Scouts of America Association Foundation Perry Technical Institute National MS Society National Tooling and DRAGG Inc. National Police Dog Machining Foundation Foundation Susan G. Komen Breast Ventura County Cancer Foundation Ranken Technical College Community Foundation Nuts, Bolts, and Thingamajigs Rio Mesa High School National MS Society Foundation Robotics Team Youth Development Boys & Girls Club of Greater Society of Manufacturing Foundation Oxnard & Port Hueneme Engineers Education Found Noontime Optimist Club Boys and Girls Club of Southwestern Illinois College of Camarillo Camarillo Simi Youth Baseball Bates Technical College California State University Foundation Channel Islands Foundation For a complete list of charities to which the Gene Haas Foundation has contributed, visit http://ghaasfoundation.org/gene-haas-foundation-grant-history/

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