Advancing Science Worldwide

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Advancing Science Worldwide
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AbbreviationASW
FoundersRithvik Musuku and Zahir Abdul
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Legal status501(c)(3) Public Charity
HeadquartersGilbert, AZ
President/CEO
Rithvik Musuku
Vice-President
Zahir Abdul
Websiteaswinc.org

Advancing Science Worldwide is a charity organization that provides to those in need books, journals, facilities, equipment, and other materials that have a great use in scientific fields among all ages and skill levels.

History and Organization[edit]

Founding[edit]

Advancing Science Worldwide was established in Gilbert, Arizona on April 9, 2018 by Rithvik Musuku and Zahir Abdul.[1] Both became initial directors of the organization, with Rithvik Musuku being the Chairman of the Board of Directors.[1] Both of these initial directors became officers of the organization as well (on April 26, 2018)[1], with Musuku as President/CEO and Abdul as Vice-President.[2]

Advancing Science Worldwide received a favorable 501(c)(3) determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service on May 16, 2018.[3][4]

Organization[edit]

Advancing Science Worldwide was founded with a mission to increase access around the world to scientific knowledge and research material.[2][5] It accomplishes this by providing to those in need materials that are of tremendous use in scientific fields.[2][5] The organization has also fiscally sponsored at least one organization that supports its mission.[6]

Services[edit]

Advancing Science Worldwide currently runs two major programs: Library Outreach and Equipment Donation.[2]

Library Outreach[edit]

Through its Library Outreach program, Advancing Science Worldwide provides books, journals, magazines, and other scientific materials to those in need.[2] They accomplish this by partnering with small libraries in developing areas to establish locations that have many of these materials for perusal.[2]

Equipment Donation[edit]

In its Equipment Donation service, Advancing Science Worldwide provides scientific equipment and facilities to those in areas that cannot afford them.[2]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Arizona Corporations Commission". ecorp.azcc.gov. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 "Advancing Science Worldwide Inc - GuideStar Profile". www.guidestar.org. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  3. "Details about". apps.irs.gov. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  4. "Charity Navigator - Unrated Profile for Advancing Science Worldwide Inc". Charity Navigator. Retrieved 2018-08-19.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "ADVANCING SCIENCE WORLDWIDE Volunteer Opportunities - VolunteerMatch". Retrieved 2018-08-19.
  6. "Advancing Science Worldwide". Fiscal Sponsor Directory. 2018-08-07. Retrieved 2018-08-19.


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