American Bridge Association Education & Charitable Foundation, Inc.
abaECF, Inc. was incorporated in 2002 as
a 501(c)3 organization, to promote, support and develop nationwide educational
and public charity activities for the intellectual sport of bridge.
activities of the abaECF, Inc. are conducted by a 15 member Board of Directors. All
Board members are volunteers and members in good standing of the American Bridge
Association. Administrative costs (mailings, Post Office Box, bank account,
legal services, telephone, supplies, insurance, etc.) are kept to a minimum.
The corporation does not have or issue stock.
abaECF, Inc. will
provide funds to develop new initiatives in support of bridge and support
existing nationwide and local bridge education and activities.
To engage in educational and charitable activities for the purpose of
promoting bridge awareness, education, research, training and scholarships.
To facilitate learning opportunities for young and adult
citizens throught the development of national and local bridge programs.
Raise and distribute Funds to support programs
F. Alberta Peterson Scholarship & Collegiate Bridge Education Programs.
Promote National and local community bridge awareness.
Provide Bridge Participation Statistics and Information for research and
Develop new innovative Bridge Awareness Programs.