IRS 501(c)(3) Determination Letter
The U.S. Department of Internal Revenue recognizes the Foundation as a non-profit corporation under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
Thanks to the generosity of our donors, many people know the Foundation for scholarships that we award each year to hard-working students. Learn how a scholarship can be established with a gift of $500 or more.
The Dalton State Foundation Excellence Awards
Since 2005, we have annually recognized outstanding faculty and staff on campus with the Dalton State Foundation Excellence Awards. The recipient of the Foundation’s Excellence in Teaching Award is the College’s commencement speaker each December.
Board of Trustees
A volunteer Board of Trustees comprised of alumni and friends of Dalton State governs the Foundation and oversees its activities.
Dalton State Foundation Board of Trustees
Chip Howalt, Chairman
Vance Bell, Immediate Past Chairman
David Elrod, Treasurer
Josh Wilson, Secretary
Sara “Skeeter” Pierce
Margaret Venable, ex-officio
The Foundation staff has a combined 40 years of experience and service to Dalton State. We are here to assist you.
Donor Bill of Rights
The Foundation subscribes to the Donor Bill of Rights as created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, and the Giving Institute.
The Foundation adheres to all applicable federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to its accounting, gift management and fundraising practices. We strive to stay current with best practices in gift administration and donor relations.