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Causes: Arts & Culture, Historical Organizations

Mission: What is the organizations primary exempt purpose? This is rbf domes 13th year as an established 501(c)(3)organization. The first part of rbf domes mission is the recognition and preservation of the fuller dome property at 407 south forest avenue, carbondale il as an important historical artifact that reflects the revolutionary thinking of its designer and initial inhabitant, r. Buckminster fuller and his wife, anne hewlett fuller. This property was donated to the organization on september 25, 2002. The second part of the mission is to educate the public about fuller by creating a home museum at the restored dome property. Fullers philosophies and teachings will be able to be explored, at the only dome he ever lived in, through the use of tools, toys, and models. Both parts of this mission have equal importance. Describe the organizations program service accomplishments:rbf domes goal is to renovate this designated national register of historic places property in accordance with the pract

Programs: Restoration began in april 2014 and was completed september 15, 2014.

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I would never give to this organization. They have been trying to restore a dome (originally designed for its ease of assembly) for over 10 years. They function as an insiders group and refuse to make basic information public because they don't want people to know they are taking money for restoration and spending it on side projects that please the founding board member. They have literally spent more money NOT restoring the dome than actually doing the work they are taking peoples money for .. it's sad.

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