The Student News Site of Teen Scene, Inc

Cape Fear Voices/The Teen Scene

Cape Fear Voices/The Teen Scene

Cape Fear Voices/The Teen Scene

About Teen Scene, Inc

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Who We Are

The Teen Scene Inc. is not affiliated with any other newspaper or organization.  We are registered in the State of North Carolina dba (doing business as) Cape Fear Voices.  The Teen Scene, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that produces a monthly literary publication written by and for teenagers.  Teen Scene’s mission is to promote writing skills among area teens.  Teen Scene also strives to develop the business skills of teens who take an active role in running the publication and managing its activities.  As a nonprofit organization, we plan to offer scholarships to participating teens.

Teen Scene Relationship to Cape Fear Voices

The Teen Scene is a monthly, free to the public, publication created by and dedicated to teenagers in the Cape Fear Region.  Cape Fear Voices (CFV) is also a monthly free publication that showcases the creative works of adults living in the region.  CFV will provide an outlet to publicize other regional nonprofit organizations that work to improve the lives of children and families in the area.  In each instance, we intend to provide a quality outlet to publicize the region’s literary and other creative talents.

Our Philosophy

We will work to publish the highest quality product.  For Teen Scene, we will accomplish this by recruiting dedicated teens who are willing to put in the time and effort to develop their skills.  Our role in either Teen Scene or Cape Fear Voices is solely to promote and showcase individuals’ creative talents in the Cape Fear Region. As such, we will not publish any religious or political work that may otherwise be submitted for publication.

Our Status as a Tax-Exempt Organization

Teen Scene, Inc. is a tax-exempt organization under the Internal Revenue Service Code 501 (c)(3). Our Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 45-0539098. Donors can deduct contributions they make under the IRS Code Section 170. Teen Scene, Inc. is qualified to receive tax-deductible bequests, devised, transfers, or gifts under Sections 2055, 2106, or 2522.  We will acknowledge all donations in our monthly publications unless otherwise requested by any donor who wishes to remain anonymous.

The Teen Scene, Inc. is incorporated in the State of North Carolina dba as Cape Fear Voices.  Our address is The Teen Scene, Inc., Post Office Box 495, Leland, NC 28451.

Our Funding Sources

As a nonprofit 501 (c)(3), we are funded by paid donations and grants.  We need public support to allow both Teen Scene and Cape Fear Voices to achieve our stated missions and, especially, to make a difference in the lives of students.


An appointed Board of Directors governs Teen Scene and Cape Fear Voices.  The Board serves in an advisory capacity to ensure that both publications are operated and published in an ethical and accountable manner.

Board members will represent a broad spectrum of current and retired professionals with extensive experience in working with teens, publications, marketing, and leadership.  Directors volunteer their time in an advisory role to ensure that our programs most adequately address the proper standards and ethics for fulfilling our mission.