HFHE’s mission is to foster succes of the Arizona State Univeresity Colleges at Lake Havasu City, its expansion, welfare, and the continuation of university education to benefit our region.
The Havasu Foundation for Higher Education was incorporated as a non-profit Arizona corporation on March 29, 2004 by Dr. Bill Ullery. He was joined by a group of Lake Havasu City community leaders who were concerned about the future of higher education in our community.
This “founders” group began accepting members in May and elected a Board of Directors and officers at the first membership meeting on June 15, 2004. The incorporation documents and the minutes of those early meetings are on the HFHE website.
HFHE achieved its IRS 501 (c)3 tax exempt status on November 14, 2005; ID# 20-1114024, DLN 17053035013005, Public Charity Status 170(b) (1) (A) (vi).
By 2009, nearly 1,900 individuals had become HFHE members and another approximately 1,000 joined early 2011.
Membership is free. However, sustaining Members may vote at general meetings. A Sustaining Member is one who donates at least $25 per year to the Foundation annually.
For membership information, Download the HFHE Membership Dues Flyer
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Click here for Initial Articles of Incorporation 3-29-04
Click here for Amended Articles of Incorporation 8-16-05
Click here for the By-Laws
Click here for the 2010 Annual Financial Statement
Click here for reports filed with the Az Corporate Commission. Then enter file # 1128289-9 in Annual Report box.
Click here for the HFHE Report on Good Governance and Donor Bill of Rights
Click here for List of Members 2012
HFHE Board recently presented and award to Floyd HamiltonThe HFHE Board recently presented an award to outgoing president Floyd Hamilton in recognition for his outstanding service and leadership as one of the founders of HFHE.
Left to right; 2008 president Ralph Tapscott, Hamilton, and Honorable Mayor Mark Nexsen.
HFHE Honors Contributors
|Lake Havasu City, AZ, January 30, 2008 — At its 2008 Annual Meeting, the Havasu Foundation for Higher Education honored Founding and Gold Members. A special presentation was made by HFHE President, Ralph Tapscott (on left) to Dr. Bill Ullery in recognition of his vision and commitment to HFHE.|