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Current status:
Active and In Good Standing




Please see our letter below from

Carrollwood Cultural Center
4537 Lowell Road
Tampa, Florida 33618


For The New Christy Minstrels®
Schedule, Please click here.

Our first free-to-school concert in 2014 was
Friday, January 10, 2014
Quartzsite Elementary School

Photos by Joe Van Hook, Video by Jennifer Lind




Click on photo below for peek at Pete's solo
(then hit your back arrow to return to Home Page)



Our first free-to-school concert in 2015 was
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center
324 Pine Street
Tarpon Springs, Florida

Thank you, Tarpon Springs, for your help in
providing this beautiful facility for our free schools concert!

Click here to e-mail Becky Jo Benson to schedule YOUR free-to-school concert in your area.



On April 2, 2010 NEW CHRISTY MINSTRELS FOUNDATION was approved by
the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury.

Public Charity Status:
170 (b) (1) (A) (vi)
Form 990 Required:
Accounting Period Ending:
December 31
Effective Date of Exemption:
May 6, 2009
Contribution Deductibility:
Addendum Applies:

The Internal Revenue Service approval letter states:

“We are pleased to inform you that upon review of your application for tax exempt status we have determined that you are exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to you are deductible under section 170 of the Code. You are also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code.”

And the letter from the I.R.S. goes on to say:

“Organizations exempt under section 501 (c) (3) of the Code are further classified as either public charities or private foundations. We determined that you are a public charity under the Code section(s) listed in the heading of this letter.”

Thank you, each and every one of you, for all your help in our accomplishing the Mission of the Foundation by helping us share our Folk Music today and with future generations to come!

This web site is updated often.

Please do visit us again!

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Web Master, Becky Jo Benson
click here to e-mail Becky Jo Benson
Web site last updated October 1, 2016.

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New Christy Minstrels Foundation

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