ABOUT OUR FOUNDATION | WHO WE ARE
The Benjamin and Edith Spaulding Descendants Foundation (BESDF, Inc.) is incorporated as a nonprofit organization dedicated to uplifting others through educational, literary, charitable and scientific activities.
Drawing inspiration from the historical patterns and traditions which have inspired the generations of descendants to excel in their respective fields, the BESDF, Inc. seeks to encourage human development. Principles of academic excellence, financial literacy, self-sufficiency and constructive interdependence are core values of all foundation projects. The foundation also encourages the development of strong families, and service to one’s community.
The BESDF, Inc. is a tax-exempt organization and all donations are tax deductible. Additionally, contributions to the foundation can be done through the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance company’s Charitable Gifting program. For more information on that program, click here. (Should link to NCM Charitable Gifting page.)