COPS FOR KIDS INC

Address
2018 RENKO RD
ASHTABULA, OH 44004
Contact
Website: http://ohiocopsforkids.com
Phone: +1 (440) 813-6412
Nonprofit
NTEE: P99 - Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.
EIN: 20-1475315

Mission

TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE YOUTH OF OUR COMMUNITIES, THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THROUGH EDUCATIONAL AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES, WORKING HAND IN HAND WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AND OTHER YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2004
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1692
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$14,718.00$52,773.00$62,416.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$14,717.00$52,773.00$62,416.00$63,193.00$72,000.00
Number of employees22222
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers22202
Number of highly compensated contractors00000
Personnel
Arp, Gale
TitleVICE PRESIDENT    
Name of key/compensated personGALE ARP    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Duffy, Thomas
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTHOMAS R DUFFYTHOMAS R DUFFYTHOMAS R DUFFYTHOMAS R DUFFYTHOMAS R DUFFY
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org20.0030.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$7,621.00$25,965.00$35,454.00$33,385.00$40,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Hitzel, Charles
TitleSECRETARY/TREASURERTREASURERTREASURERMARKETING MANAGERMARKETING MANAGER
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES F HITZEL IVCHARLES F HITZEL IVCHARLES F HITZEL IVCHARLES F HITZEL IVCHARLES F HITZEL IV
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org20.0030.0030.0030.0030.00
Reportable compensation from org$7,096.00$26,808.00$26,962.00$29,808.00$32,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
MacKs, Amanda
TitlePRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personAMANDA MACKSAMANDA MACKSAMANDA MACKSAMANDA MACKSAMANDA MACKS
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.000.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Stroup, Michelle
Title SECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person MICHELLE STROUPMICHELLE STROUPMICHELLE STROUPMICHELLE STROUP
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 0.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPROMOTE, CONSULT AND FUND YOUTH PROGRAMS WITH POLICE DEPARTMENTS IN OHIO, ALABAMA AND COLORADO. COPS FOR KIDS ALSO ASSISTS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THAT FOCUS ON YOUTHS.PROMOTE, CONSULT AND FUND YOUTH PROGRAMS WITH POLICE DEPARTMENTS IN OHIO AND ALABAMA. COPS FOR KIDS ALSO ASSISTS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THAT FOCUS ON YOUTHS.PROMOTE, CONSULT AND FUND YOUTH PROGRAMS WITH POLICE DEPARTMENTS IN OHIO AND ALABAMA. COPS FOR KIDS ALSO ASSISTS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THAT FOCUS ON YOUTHS.PROMOTE AND SPONSOR YOUTH ACTIVITIESPROMOTE AND SPONSOR YOUTH ACTIVITIES
Program service expenses, total$23,835.00$58,232.00$58,072.00$67,165.00$80,790.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
ASSISTING FOP'S WITH THE CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS: DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON, MANY FAMILIES CAN'T AFFORD TO PURCHASE GIFTS FOR THEIR CHILDREN. COPS FOR KIDS MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR MANY UNDERPRIVILEGED KIDS IN OHIO TO GO ON A SHOPPING SPREE WITH A LOCAL POLICE OFFICER. NOT ONLY WILL THE CHILD EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON, BUT THEY WILL CREATE A BOND BETWEEN THEMSELVES AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
Program expenses   $17,072.00$20,198.00
Grants and allocations made    $500.00
Program description   ASSISTING FOP'S WITH THE CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS: DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON, MANY FAMILIES CAN'T AFFORD TO PURCHASE GIFTS FOR THEIR CHILDREN. COPS FOR KIDS MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR MANY UNDERPRIVILEGED KIDS IN OHIO TO GO ON A SHOPPING SPREE WITH A LOCAL POLICE OFFICER. NOT ONLY WILL THE CHILD EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON, BUT THEY WILL CREATE A BOND BETWEEN THEMSELVES AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.SHOP WITH A COP: DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON, MANY FAMILIES CAN'T AFFORD TO PURCHASE GIFTS FOR THEIR CHILDREN. COPS FOR KIDS MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR MANY UNDERPRIVILEGED KIDS IN OHIO TO GO ON A SHOPPING SPREE WITH A LOCAL POLICE OFFICER. NOT ONLY WILL THE CHILD EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON, BUT THEY WILL CREATE A BOND BETWEEN THEMSELVES AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
BUCKEYE TEDDY BEAR: PROVIDES HUNDREDS OF TEDDY BEARS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, EMS, FIRE AND RESCUE, AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE STATE. THESE TEDDY BEARS ARE GIVEN TO CHILDREN INVOLVED IN TRAUMATIC SITUATIONS LIKE: AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS, HOUSE FIRES, CHILD NEGLECT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. COPS FOR KIDS USES MANUFACTURED BEARS.
Program expenses$8,342.00$21,805.00$21,744.00$39,187.00$36,355.00
Grants and allocations made    $500.00
Program descriptionBUCKEYE TEDDY BEAR: PROVIDES HUNDREDS OF TEDDY BEARS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, EMS, FIRE AND RESCUE, AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE STATE. THESE TEDDY BEARS ARE GIVEN TO CHILDREN INVOLVED IN TRAUMATIC SITUATIONS LIKE: AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS, HOUSE FIRES, CHILD NEGLECT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. COPS FOR KIDS USES MANUFACTURED BEARS.BUCKEYE TEDDY BEAR: PROVIDES HUNDREDS OF TEDDY BEARS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, EMS, FIRE AND RESCUE, AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE STATE. THESE TEDDY BEARS ARE GIVEN TO CHILDREN INVOLVED IN TRAUMATIC SITUATIONS LIKE: AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS, HOUSE FIRES, CHILD NEGLECT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. COPS FOR KIDS USES MANUFACTURED BEARS AS WELL AS BEARS DESIGNED AND MADE BY MEN IN THE GRAFTON REINTEGRATION CENTER COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM.BUCKEYE TEDDY BEAR: PROVIDES HUNDREDS OF TEDDY BEARS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, EMS, FIRE AND RESCUE, AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE STATE. THESE TEDDY BEARS ARE GIVEN TO CHILDREN INVOLVED IN TRAUMATIC SITUATIONS LIKE: AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS, HOUSE FIRES, CHILD NEGLECT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. COPS FOR KIDS USES MANUFACTURED BEARS AS WELL AS BEARS DESIGNED AND MADE BY MEN IN THE GRAFTON REINTEGRATION CENTER COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM.BUCKEYE TEDDY BEAR: PROVIDES HUNDREDS OF TEDDY BEARS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, EMS, FIRE AND RESCUE, AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE STATE. THESE TEDDY BEARS ARE GIVEN TO CHILDREN INVOLVED IN TRAUMATIC SITUATIONS LIKE: AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS, HOUSE FIRES, CHILD NEGLECT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. COPS FOR KIDS USES MANUFACTURED BEARS AS WELL AS BEARS DESIGNED AND MADE BY MEN IN THE GRAFTON REINTEGRATION CENTER COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM.BUCKEYE TEDDY BEAR: PROVIDES HUNDREDS OF TEDDY BEARS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, EMS, FIRE AND RESCUE, AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE STATE. THESE TEDDY BEARS ARE GIVEN TO CHILDREN INVOLVED IN TRAUMATIC SITUATIONS LIKE: AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS, HOUSE FIRES, CHILD NEGLECT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
BUCKS FOR BOOTS: PROVIDES FUNDING TO HELP MAKE SURE UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN THROUGHOUT THE STATE HAVE ADEQUATE COATS AND BOOTS FOR THE WINTER MONTHS.
Program expenses   $7,113.00$24,237.00
Grants and allocations made    $500.00
Program description   BUCKS FOR BOOTS: PROVIDES FUNDING TO HELP MAKE SURE UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN THROUGHOUT THE STATE HAVE ADEQUATE COATS AND BOOTS FOR THE WINTER MONTHS.BUCKS FOR BOOTS: PROVIDES FUNDING TO HELP MAKE SURE UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN THROUGHOUT THE STATE HAVE ADEQUATE COATS AND BOOTS FOR THE WINTER MONTHS.
FUNDING YOUTH PROGRAMS: COPS FOR KIDS CONTRIBUTES AND CONSULTS WITH OTHER LOCAL OHIO, ALABAMA AND COLORADO POLICE DEPARTMENTS WITH MISCELLANEOUS YOUTH PROGRAMS THAT THOSE ORGANIZATIONS SPONSOR. WE ALSO WORK WITH NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOCUSING ON YOUTHS IN THOSE STATES.
Program expenses$8,342.00    
Program descriptionFUNDING YOUTH PROGRAMS: COPS FOR KIDS CONTRIBUTES AND CONSULTS WITH OTHER LOCAL OHIO, ALABAMA AND COLORADO POLICE DEPARTMENTS WITH MISCELLANEOUS YOUTH PROGRAMS THAT THOSE ORGANIZATIONS SPONSOR. WE ALSO WORK WITH NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOCUSING ON YOUTHS IN THOSE STATES.    
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: COPS FOR KIDS AWARDS COLLEGE STUDENTS THAT APPLY DIRECTLY TO OUR ORGANIZATION. WE FUND SCHOLARSHIPS TO CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN OF MEMBERS OF THE OHIO POLICE CHIEF'S ASSOCATION AND OHIO RETIRED POLICE CHIEF'S ASSOCIATION.
Program expenses $2,145.00$2,141.00  
Grants and allocations made $1,000.00$1,000.00  
Program description SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: COPS FOR KIDS AWARDS COLLEGE STUDENTS THAT APPLY DIRECTLY TO OUR ORGANIZATION. WE FUND SCHOLARSHIPS TO CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN OF MEMBERS OF THE OHIO POLICE CHIEF'S ASSOCATION AND OHIO RETIRED POLICE CHIEF'S ASSOCIATION.SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: COPS FOR KIDS AWARDS COLLEGE STUDENTS THAT APPLY DIRECTLY TO OUR ORGANIZATION. WE FUND SCHOLARSHIPS TO CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN OF MEMBERS OF THE OHIO POLICE CHIEF'S ASSOCATION AND OHIO RETIRED POLICE CHIEF'S ASSOCIATION.  
SHARE YOUR CHRISTMAS: DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON, MANY FAMILIES CANNOT AFFORD TO PURCHASE GIFTS FOR THEIR CHILDREN. COPS FOR KIDS WORKS WITH OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS FAMILY SERVICES, CHILDREN'S SERVICES, ABUSE SHELTERS, AND POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS WITH CONSULTING AND FUNDING THEIR PROGRAMS.
Program expenses$7,151.00$15,567.00$15,524.00  
Program descriptionSHARE YOUR CHRISTMAS: DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON, MANY FAMILIES CANNOT AFFORD TO PURCHASE GIFTS FOR THEIR CHILDREN. COPS FOR KIDS WORKS WITH OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS FAMILY SERVICES, CHILDREN'S SERVICES, ABUSE SHELTERS, AND POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS WITH CONSULTING AND FUNDING THEIR PROGRAMS.SHARE YOUR CHRISTMAS: DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON, MANY FAMILIES CANNOT AFFORD TO PURCHASE GIFTS FOR THEIR CHILDREN. COPS FOR KIDS WORKS WITH OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS FAMILY SERVICES, CHILDREN'S SERVICES, ABUSE SHELTERS, AND POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS WITH CONSULTING AND FUNDING THEIR PROGRAMS.SHARE YOUR CHRISTMAS: DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON, MANY FAMILIES CANNOT AFFORD TO PURCHASE GIFTS FOR THEIR CHILDREN. COPS FOR KIDS WORKS WITH OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS FAMILY SERVICES, CHILDREN'S SERVICES, ABUSE SHELTERS, AND POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS WITH CONSULTING AND FUNDING THEIR PROGRAMS.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$400,913.00$544,666.00$481,418.00$419,954.00$547,466.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$400,778.00$544,666.00$480,928.00$419,707.00$545,950.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$400,778.00$544,666.00$480,928.00$419,707.00$545,950.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$135.00$0.00$490.00$247.00$1,516.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$400,913.00$544,666.00$481,418.00$419,954.00$547,466.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$400,778.00$544,666.00$480,928.00$419,707.00$545,950.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$135.00 $490.00$247.00$1,516.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$384,275.00$541,619.00$488,605.00$413,568.00$549,521.00
Total functional expenses: program service $23,835.00$58,232.00$58,072.00$67,165.00$80,790.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$18,165.00$21,425.00$21,443.00$21,216.00$29,813.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$342,275.00$461,962.00$409,090.00$325,187.00$438,918.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$342,275.00$461,962.00$409,090.00$325,187.00$438,918.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$24,510.00$9,127.00$7,118.00$12,922.00$8,239.00
Total assets, beginning of year$9,127.00$7,118.00$12,922.00$8,239.00$10,863.00
Total liabilities$0.00$1,255.00$2,293.00$910.00$2,613.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$1,255.00$2,293.00$910.00$2,613.00$3,182.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$24,510.00$7,872.00$4,825.00$12,012.00$5,626.00
Net assets$24,510.00$7,872.00$4,825.00$12,012.00$5,626.00
Net assets, beginning of year$7,872.00$4,825.00$12,012.00$5,626.00$7,681.00
Other liabilities$0.00$1,255.00$2,293.00$910.00$2,613.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$21,315.00$5,932.00$3,883.00$9,555.00$4,792.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$5,932.00$3,883.00$9,555.00$4,792.00$7,337.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$16,638.00$3,047.00-$7,187.00$6,386.00-$2,055.00
Advertising (total) $25.00$93.00$614.00 
Accounts receivable, net$3,195.00$3,195.00$3,195.00$3,248.00$3,248.00
Total net assets or fund balances$24,510.00$7,872.00$4,825.00$12,012.00$5,626.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization $40.00$79.00$79.00$269.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members34444
Number of independent voting members22222
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue    
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-262017-11-082017-04-102016-01-252014-10-28
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0
Filing identifier201812139349300926201742639349300904201643169349302294201523209349304152201422169349300547
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