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1.1. The TLE Foundation accepts donations with the understanding that they are made voluntarily and without any expectation of receiving goods, services, or benefits in return.
1.2. We reserve the right to decline any donation if it is deemed inconsistent with our mission, values, or ethical guidelines.
2.1. Donations can be made through our designated online platforms or by other methods as specified by the Foundation.
2.2. By donating, you confirm that the funds used for the donation are legally yours, and you have the necessary authorization to make the donation.
2.3. The TLE Foundation will make reasonable efforts to ensure the security of your personal and financial information during the donation process. However, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of such information.
3.1. The TLE Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations may be tax-deductible according to applicable laws and regulations. Please consult a tax advisor to determine the extent of tax deductibility based on your specific circumstances.
3.2. We will provide a donation receipt for contributions made, subject to applicable legal requirements. It is your responsibility to provide accurate and up-to-date contact information to receive the receipt.
4.2. We may publicly acknowledge donors unless you explicitly request anonymity in writing. If you choose to remain anonymous, we will respect your wishes to the best of our ability, subject to legal requirements.
Use of Donations
5.1. The TLE Foundation will use donated funds in a manner consistent with its mission and goals.
5.2. While we strive to honor donor preferences, we retain the right to allocate donations at our discretion to ensure the most effective use of funds towards our charitable purposes.
6.1. All donations made to the TLE Foundation are considered final and non-refundable.
6.2. In exceptional circumstances, if a refund is required due to an error or technical issue, please contact us within 7 days of the donation with relevant details for our review and consideration.
Amendments to Terms
7.1. The TLE Foundation reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time without prior notice.
7.2. By continuing to donate after the Terms have been modified, you accept the updated Terms and agree to be bound by them.
8.1. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the TLE Foundation is registered.
8.2. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the aforementioned jurisdiction.
Adopt an Entrepreneur
9.1. The term "Adopt an Entrepreneur" used by the TLE Foundation has no connotations of adoption or personal responsibility, but rather serves as another term for sponsorship or support provided to an entrepreneur.
9.2. By participating in the "Adopt an Entrepreneur" program, you understand that your support is intended to provide entrepreneurs with access to resources, mentorship, and opportunities to enhance their skills and excel in their endeavors.
9.3. The TLE Foundation does not establish a legal or parental relationship between the donor and the entrepreneur. The term "Adopt an Entrepreneur" is solely for marketing and symbolic purposes, highlighting the donor's contribution to the success of entrepreneurs.
9.4. The TLE Foundation retains the right to modify or discontinue the "Adopt an Entrepreneur" program at its discretion, without any impact on the donor's original contribution or commitment to supporting the Foundation's mission.
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Co-founder of Essence magazine and one of our nation’s esteemed black entrepreneurs.
CEO – 1st Independence Bank (7th largest black owned bank) | Chairman – nat. Bankers assn.
Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Sustainability Officer | Award winning DEI leader, Pharmavoice | 100 most inspiring industry leader
Former head of Economic Development for Cory Booker | Executive Director of Rutgers Center for Urban Economic Development
National Expert In Community Violence Intervention | Received Warrior award from the King of Kings Foundation and Proclamation from NYC in recognition of his stopping violence.
NOLAN M. McCANTS
Strategic advisor | Chicago business and religious leader with First Entrepreneurship Ministry.
DR. TONYA MATTHEWS
Ceo of International African American Museum | Proven leader in African American history and stem education
Founder/ CEO, the Rainbow Disruption I Brown U Adjunct Professor I former Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer at Nike I Forbes 30 under 30 I Ex-Snapchat I Ex-Google
CATHLEEN TRIGG JONES
Emmy award-winning journalist and actress (POWER, MADAM SECRETARY, HOUSE OF CARDS, HOMELAND) | Black women in media award winner
Accomplished community leader – oversaw City-Wide Newark 2020 project
DR. STERLING CARTER
Former Chairman – Fort Bend Texas Chamber of Commerce | Amazon best-seller – DOUBLE YOUR SUCCESS.
STEPHEN LEVI CARTER
Amazon best-seller DOUBLE YOUR SUCCESS | Accomplished entrepreneur and former us combat medic
BISHOP MITCHELL TAYLOR
Pastor – Center of Hope. Founder of Urban Upbound | Brooke Astor Award. NY Martin Luther King Award
National workforce expert. Strategic Consultant National Minority Supplier Diversity Council, and NJ Redevelopment Authority
President – Madison Region Economic Partnership and former Wisconsin State Representative
Chief Commercial Officer for Acure Acne | seventeen years of experience in medical devices
CEO of World Woman Foundation | First Indian American Director of Network recognized by White House
DR. TINA ALTON
Former High Commissioner to Ghana for the World Business Angels Investment Forum | Mentor of 500 women entrepreneurs
State Senate candidate, Tennessee | Host of Diana Canada live talk show
20 years of leadership in providing undeserved communities access to sustainable life changing opportunities
ELDER JEROME B. LANE JR.
CMO at the Presbytery of Northeast New Jersey
GREGORY D. TOLVER JR.
Former NFL Receiver | Founding member – Black San Diego and Startup San Diego
Award-winning Diversity Executive | Lifetime achievement awards from GM | African Ancestry Network and Ariba
Gainesville Economic Development Committee | Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Leader
New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development
One of the Nation’s leading consultants to the Indigenous population
Board Member | Executive Director - Hispanic Entrepreneur Initiative. Hispanic Magazine's 50 Most Influential Hispanic Leaders.
DR. JUAN ANDRADE, JR.
President - United States Hispanic Leadership Institute | Recipient of The Presidential Citizen’s Medal
Past President - Ford Foundation and Pan American Development Foundation
DR. LOUI OLIVAS
Founding Dean of the National Hispanic Corporate Council Institute | President of the American Association for Hispanics in Higher Education.
Chairman of the CDO PowerCircle and author of The New DEI and ERG FRONTIER: How You and Your Efforts Can Rise and Thrive in the New World of Constant Disruption!
Management Consultant, Former President & COO of AT&T/Puerto Rico | Chair of Hispanics Inspiring Student Performance & Achievement (HISPA)
Board Member | Latin America Advisor Inter-American Development Bank and International Franchise Association.
MARCOS DE OLIVEIRA
Global Commercial Executive | 20 Years Newell Brands in Brazil and Latin America
Microsoft Techspark Community Engagement Manager, Huarez Mexico
LUIS DE LA HOZ
Chairman | Board Of Directors/Statewide Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Of NJ
Associate VP For Global Education At ETS | Former Dept Chair At Arizona State University
LUIS PONJUAN, PHD
Associate Professor At Texas A&M University
CEO, Chief Culture & Transformation Officer At Rod Colon Consulting
Partner, Latin Insights. Former Executive Director Of External Affairs/Media Relations - ETS | Past President Pan American Development Fund