CARROL FORBES FOUNDATION

The Carroll Forbes Foundation, established in 1995 in memory of ISC Founder Carroll Forbes (1909-1982) would commence providing funding in 2006 for youth development programs to “invest in the future” of this great sport of fastball.

 

FUNDING AVAILABLE:   In August, 2005, the ISC Board of Directors supported a recommendation from the CFF Committee that for the immediate future, half of the annual earned income will be available the following year, to fund various projects designated for youth development.

Eligible programs include local clinics fostering the aims and objectives of fastball for youth, the inaugural ISC Scholarship Program, and other projects that fall within the criteria. Eligible applicants include all organizations that are affiliated with or have a relationship with the ISC.

The CFF will annually award one (1) $500 college scholarship. High School seniors may apply but these recipients will not receiving their funding until the student has successfully completed one semester of college.

For application form, please contact Charlie Smith, CFF Chair or John Thompson, CFF Co-ordinator (address below). Applicants accepted January-June or until available funding is depleted.

MEMBERSHIP: Resource development for the CFF originates for donors who become “members” in the Forbes Foundation. Veteran ISC World Tournament Umpire Les Novak, an original founder of the CFF was the inaugural “Gold Donor”. Membership is open to individuals, families, teams, sponsors, businesses, organizations etc.

 

            The ISC has been granted 501(C)(3) tax-exempt status by the IRS whereby donors are eligible to IRS charitable tax receipts to offset income tax payable.

VARIOUS LEVELS OF MEMBERSHIP ARE AVAILABLE AND PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING RECOGNITION:

PLATINUM: $2500.00 plus – IRS tax receipt, Lifetime pass to ISC World Tournaments, gold plaque, recognition at the ISC Hall of Fame, published recognition in the annual ISC Guide, 2 complimentary tickets (upon request) to the annual Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast.           

GOLD: $1000.00 plus – IRS tax receipt, Lifetime pass to ISC World Tournaments, gold plaque, recognition at the ISC Hall of Fame, published recognition in the annual ISC Guide, 2 complimentary tickets (upon request) to the annual Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast.

SILVER: $500.00 plus – IRS tax receipt, silver plaque, recognition at the ISC Hall of Fame, published recognition in the annual ISC Guide, 2 complimentary tickets (upon request) to the annual Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast.

BRONZE: $250.00 plus – IRS tax receipt, recognition at the ISC Hall of Fame, published recognition in the annual ISC Guide.

PATRON: $100.00 plus – IRS tax receipt, bronze plaque, published recognition in the annual ISC Guide.

FRIEND: $25.00 plus – IRS tax receipt

(incremental donations are encouraged for donors to achieve higher investment in the programs of the CFF)