About Us

Friends of the Mendell, Non-Profit Corporation, supports The Mendell Elementary School’s curricular and cultural interests with special interest given to maintaining their successful inclusion education model. Friends of the Mendell raises funds to augment the school’s budget, work to build the culture at the Ellis Mendell Elementary School to ensure family engagement, and carry on any other charitable work.

The Friends of the Mendell Non Profit Corporation (FOTM) is the fiscal agent for the Mendell Elementary School’s Parent Council.  It is organized as a 501(c)3 entity and is a public charity as determined by the IRS. All donations* are tax deductible. The federal tax ID, EIN (Employee Identification Number), or TIN (Tax Identification Number) is 81-2367208.

*Note about donations: The IRS has determined that the Friends is exempt from income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Contributions to FOTM are deducible under section 170 of that Code.  The FOTM is qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Code.  The friends is classified as a charity and the public charity status is 170(b)(1)(A)(vi).

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