VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS INDIANA

Address
215 N US 31
NEW WHITELAND, IN 46184
Contact
Nonprofit
NTEE: W30 - Military, Veterans' Organizations
EIN: 35-1279232

Mission

FRATERNAL, PATRIOTIC, HISTORIC AND EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO PRESERVE, STRENGTHEN AND ASSIST COMRADES, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH ACTIVITIES AT A COMMON LOCATION.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameWHITELAND VFW 6978
Year of formation1968
Subsection code19
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area3480
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Number of employees646  
Number of people compensated >$100k000  
Number of volunteers 3030  
Personnel
Baldwin, Christopher
TitleJUDGE ADVOCATECOMMANDER   
Name of key/compensated personCHRISTOPHER R BALDWINCHRISTOPHER R BALDWIN   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.0010.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Baldwin, Lisa
TitleJR VICE COMMANDER    
Name of key/compensated personLISA G BALDWIN    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org4.00    
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    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Bullock, Eddie
TitleQUARTERMASTERJUDGE ADVOCATECOMMANDER  
Name of key/compensated personEDDIE BULLOCKEDDIE R BULLOCKEDDIE BULLOCK  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org25.002.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Campbell, William
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personWILLIAM G CAMPBELLWILLIAM G CAMPBELLWILLIAM CAMPBELL  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Chipman, Thomas
Title  TRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated person  THOMAS CHIPMAN  
Position of compensated person
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00  
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  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.00  
Green, Duane
Title JR VICE COMMANDER   
Name of key/compensated person DUANE E GREEN   
Position of compensated person
Current officer True   
Average hours per week working for org 4.00   
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   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Haggard, Michael
TitleCOMMANDER SENIOR VICE COMMANDER  
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL E HAGGARD MICHAEL HAGGARD  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue True  
Average hours per week working for org10.00 2.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00 0.00  
Jones, Christopher
TitleSURGEONSURGEONSURGEON  
Name of key/compensated personCHRISTOPHER M JONESCHRISTOPHER M JONESCHRISTOPHER JONES  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org4.004.004.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Messmer, Marcus
Title  JUNIOR VICE COMMANDER  
Name of key/compensated person  MARCUS MESSMER  
Position of compensated person
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org  4.00  
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  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.00  
Metcalf, Donald
TitleCHAPLAINTRUSTEETRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personDONALD T METCALFDONALD T METCALFDONALD METCALF  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Price, Charles
TitleSENIOR VICE COMMANDERCHAPLAINCHAPLAIN  
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES PRICECHARLES L PRICECHARLES PRICE  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Smith, Delbert
TitleTRUSTEEQUARTERMASTERQUARTERMASTER  
Name of key/compensated personDELBERT M SMITHDELBERT SMITHDELBERT SMITH  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.0025.0025.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Taylor, Donald
TitleADJUTANTSENIOR VICE COMMANDERJUDGE ADVOCATE  
Name of key/compensated personDONALD L TAYLORDONALD L TAYLORDONALD TAYLOR  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.002.002.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
West, Paul
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEE   
Name of key/compensated personPAUL M WESTPAUL M WEST   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Wood, Keith
TitleSERVICE OFFICERSERVICE OFFICER   
Name of key/compensated personKEITH A WOODKEITH A WOOD   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesFRATERNAL, PATRIOTIC, HISTORIC AND EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO PRESERVE, STRENGTHEN AND ASSIST COMRADES, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH ACTIVITIES AT A COMMON LOCATION.FRATERNAL, PATRIOTIC, HISTORIC AND EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO PRESERVE, STRENGTHEN AND ASSIST COMRADES, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH ACTIVITIES AT A COMMON LOCATION.FRATERNAL, PATRIOTIC, HISTORIC AND EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO PRESERVE, STRENGTHEN AND ASSIST COMRADES, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH ACTIVITIES AT A COMMON LOCATION.  
Program service expenses, total$131,659.00$139,754.00$137,029.00  
Programs, including revenue & expenses
FRATERNAL, PATRIOTIC, HISTORIC, AND EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO PRESERVE, STRENGTHEN, AND ASSIST COMRADES, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH ACTIVITIES AT A COMMON LOCATION.
Program expenses$131,659.00$139,754.00$137,029.00  
Program descriptionFRATERNAL, PATRIOTIC, HISTORIC, AND EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO PRESERVE, STRENGTHEN, AND ASSIST COMRADES, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH ACTIVITIES AT A COMMON LOCATION.FRATERNAL, PATRIOTIC, HISTORIC, AND EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO PRESERVE, STRENGTHEN, AND ASSIST COMRADES, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH ACTIVITIES AT A COMMON LOCATION.FRATERNAL, PATRIOTIC, HISTORIC, AND EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO PRESERVE, STRENGTHEN, AND ASSIST COMRADES, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH ACTIVITIES AT A COMMON LOCATION.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$146,504.00$154,479.00$101,732.00  
Revenue from contributions (total)$29,891.00$38,183.00$19,165.00$15,593.00$5,080.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$1.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$29,891.00$38,183.00$19,165.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other revenue, current yr$116,613.00$116,296.00$82,566.00  
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Program service revenue (total) $0.00 $0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$253,593.00$304,054.00$209,976.00  
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$4,941.00$4,186.00$3,996.00  
Revenue from fundraising events$8,000.00    
Revenue from gov't grants  $15,169.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$16,950.00$33,997.00   
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)  $22,020.00  
Net revenue from gaming (total)$54,733.00$58,994.00$15,435.00  
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments  $1.00  
Net rental income $0.00 $0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$2,020.00    
Net inventory sales (total)$59,860.00$57,302.00$45,111.00  
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$131,659.00$139,754.00$137,029.00  
Total functional expenses: program service $131,659.00$139,754.00$137,029.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$6,609.00$2,184.00$500.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$69,188.00$54,341.00$41,954.00$75,968.00$101,733.00
Total assets, beginning of year$54,341.00$41,954.00$75,968.00  
Total liabilities$12,618.00$12,616.00$14,954.00$13,671.00$3,180.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$12,616.00$14,954.00$13,671.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$56,570.00$41,725.00$27,000.00  
Net assets$56,570.00$41,725.00$27,000.00  
Net assets, beginning of year$41,725.00$27,000.00$62,297.00  
Other assets$1,046.00$1,046.00$1,046.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$30,782.00$16,769.00$4,514.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$16,769.00$4,514.00$26,067.00  
Inventories for sale or use$6,540.00$6,184.00$6,184.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$14,845.00$14,725.00-$35,297.00  
Advertising (total)$106.00$550.00$72.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$12,618.00$12,616.00$14,954.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$56,570.00$41,725.00$27,000.00  
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$3,739.00$2,518.00$26,127.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members380380364  
Number of independent voting members380380364  
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrue  
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-01  
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990  
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-262017-04-192016-07-15  
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v6.0  
Filing identifier201733109349301558201623439349300117201620439349301437  
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