EIN 36-3675466

Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund (DMSF)

IRS 501(c) type
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The Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund (DMSF) seeks to make a life-altering difference in the lives of its Scholars by providing them with the best opportunity to succeed in high school and college.
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Program areas at DMSF

Financial assistance - the Fund provides scholarships and other financial support to economically disadvantaged chicago area students allowing them to attend leading private and parochial high schools in the chicago area and top boarding schools across the country. During the 2022/2021 and 2021/2020 school years, the Fund served 448 and 471 scholars, respectively.
College counseling - the Fund works with scholars throughout their four years in high school and most intensively in their junior and senior years, assisting the scholars as they search for an appropriate college and for funding to help pay for that college.
Summer opportunities, including the caddie program - the objective of the summer opportunities program is to present scholars with summer job opportunities, internships, cultural and study abroad programs, sports programs and community service programs. As part of the summer opportunities program, the Fund provides summer golf caddie employment opportunities for scholars. Scholars caddie at nearby country clubs, earning income, gaining work experience and developing life skills.
Other:mentoring - scholars who wish to participate are matched with an adult mentor for their four years in high school. The Fund also operates an affinity program, in which ten to fifteen students meet every other week with an adult facilitator to discuss issues common to many of the scholars.tutoring - the Fund helps find and Fund tutors for scholars whose gpas fall below 3.0 or who seek additional help. The Fund also operates a virtual tutoring platform during the school year.bridge to excellence - the Fund works with leap! Learning systems and educational endeavors to provide two weeks of mandatory classes for all incoming freshman scholars, focusing on language skills, time managements, study skills and critical thinking.

Who funds Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund (DMSF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
National Philanthropic TrustEducation$308,500
Imc Chicago Charitable FoundationEducation$265,000
Abra Prentice FoundationSummer Bridge Program and Wellness Programming$150,000
...and 59 more grants received totalling $2,097,491

Personnel at DMSF

Tim KennedyChief Advancement Officer$201,873
Cindy HallumsExecutive Director$137,800
Trenton DunnTrenton Dunn, Director of Programs
Ryan EverettDirector of College Counseling
Daniela VillalvazoManager of Special Events and Stewardship
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for DMSF

RevenuesFYE 08/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,696,733
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$161,811
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$121,007
Net income from fundraising events$-535,052
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$6,211
Total revenues$4,450,710

Form 990s for DMSF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2021-082022-07-13990View PDF
2020-082021-05-18990View PDF
2019-082021-02-09990View PDF
2018-082019-09-13990View PDF
2017-082018-04-10990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 20, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 47 new grant, including a grant for $265,000 from Imc Chicago Charitable Foundation
August 17, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
May 7, 2023
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from David D and Mary F Grumhaus Fund
May 6, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
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General information
309 W Washington Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Cook County, IL
Website URL
(312) 455-7800
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B82: Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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