Philani Fund USA, Inc. is a public charity whose mission is to raise funds for and make grants to the South African Philani Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Project (Philani).

The Philani Fund USA, Inc. has been recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the Philani Fund USA, Inc. are tax deductible under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.

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Board of Trustees, Philani Fund USA, Inc.
  • Nathan Scovronick, Ph.D., President and Trustee: An administrator and lecturer at Princeton University with considerable financial experience.
  • Frances Loren, Esq., Secretary/Treasurer and Trustee: formerly Associate General Counsel, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
  • Richard L. Wright, Esq., Trustee: formerly Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Energy and Chief of Staff to the Governor of the State of New Jersey.
  • Stanley Katz, Ph.D., Trustee: a member of the faculty of Princeton University and an expert in the management, structure and function of non-profit organizations.
  • Stephen Somers, Ph.D., Trustee: former President, Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc., a leading American non-profit organization in the health field.
  • Drew Harris, MD, Trustee: a member of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Virginia, and a specialist in respiratory and critical care medicine.
  • Noah Scovronick, PhD, Trustee: a member of the faculty at Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health, and an expert in environmental health, including in South Africa.
  • The Trustees all have knowledge of and experience in Africa.