VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 54

Address
66992 TAMARACK RD
NORTH LIBERTY, IN 46554
Contact
Phone: +1 (574) 656-4684
Nonprofit
NTEE: W30 - Military, Veterans' Organizations
EIN: 35-6043990

Mission

TO HELP SOLDIERS AND THEIR FAMILIES OF FOREIGN WARS AND OTHER FAMILIES IN NEED
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameVFW 1954
Year of formation1954
Subsection code19
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area7800
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Number of employees00000
Number of people compensated >$100k   0 
Number of volunteers 353535 
Personnel
Chlupacek, Al
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEE AND SERVICE OFFICER   
Name of key/compensated personAL CHLUPACEKAL CHLUPACEK   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1035   
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   
Chulupacek, Al
Title  SERVICE OFFICER AND TRUSTEESERVICE OFFICER AND TRUSTEESERVICE OFFICER AND TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person  AL CHULUPACEKAL CHULUPACEKAL CHULUPACEK
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  252515
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
Foresman, Lonnie
TitleJR VICEJR VICEJR VICEJR VICEJR VICE
Name of key/compensated personLONNIE FORESMANLONNIE FORESMANLONNIE FORESMANLONNIE FORESMANLONNIE FORESMAN
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1010101015
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
Kryder, Tom
Title  TRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person  TOM KRYDERTOM KRYDERTOM KRYDER
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  151515
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
Mitchell, Scott
TitleQTR MASTERQTR MASTERQTR MASTERQTR MASTER 
Name of key/compensated personSCOTT MITCHELLSCOTT MITCHELLSCOTT MITCHELLSCOTT MITCHELL 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org25352525 
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 
Saul, Norman
TitleSR VICESR VICESR VICESR VICESR VICE
Name of key/compensated personNORMAN SAULNORMAN O SAULNORMAN O SAULNORMAN O SAULNORMAN O SAUL
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1015151515
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
Scott, Richard
TitleCOMMANDERCOMMANDERCOMMANDERCOMMANDERCOMMANDER
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD SCOTTRICHARD SCOTTRICHARD SCOTTRICHARD SCOTTRICHARD SCOTT
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2030303030
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
Walker, Maurice
Title    QTR MASTER
Name of key/compensated person    MAURICE WALKER
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    30
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
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO HELP SOLDIERS/FAMILIES OF FOREIGN WARSTO HELP SOLDIERS/FAMILIES OF FOREIGN WARSTO HELP SOLDIERS/FAMILIES OF FOREIGN WARSTO HELP SOLDIERS/FAMILIES OF FOREIGN WARSTO HELP SOLDIERS/FAMILIES OF FOREIGN WARS
Program service expenses, total$1,500.00$1,400.00$1,400.00$25,961.00$30,659.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
DONATED USE OF 3 BASEBALL DIAMONDS FEILDS FOR 4H HORSE AND PONY AND FIELDS FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS
Program expenses $1,400.00$1,400.00$1,400.00 
Program revenue   $0.00 
Program description DONATED USE OF 3 BASEBALL DIAMONDS FEILDS FOR 4H HORSE AND PONY AND FIELDS FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICSDONATED USE OF 3 BASEBALL DIAMONDS, FIELDS FOR 4H HORSE AND PONY AND FIELDS FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICSDONATED USE OF 3 BASEBALL DIAMONDS, FIELDS FOR 4H HORSE AND PONY, AND FIELDS FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS 
DONATIONS TO 4H HORSE N PONY AND TO THE NL YOUTH LEAGUE
Program expenses$1,500.00    
Program descriptionDONATIONS TO 4H HORSE N PONY AND TO THE NL YOUTH LEAGUE    
DONATIONS TO CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY PANTY CHURCH, MIRACLE RIDE FOUNDATION, NL POLICE DEPT, AM CANCER, JOHN GLENN HIGH SCHOOL, HEART OF GOLD, FOOD BANK OF WALKERTON, NATIONAL HOME SANTA SHOP, MDA, IN COUNCIL, ASNCI, NL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, NL TWNSHIP FIRE DEPT, NL YOUTH LEAGUE
Program expenses   $21,605.00 
Program revenue   $0.00 
Program description   DONATIONS TO CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY PANTY CHURCH, MIRACLE RIDE FOUNDATION, NL POLICE DEPT, AM CANCER, JOHN GLENN HIGH SCHOOL, HEART OF GOLD, FOOD BANK OF WALKERTON, NATIONAL HOME SANTA SHOP, MDA, IN COUNCIL, ASNCI, NL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, NL TWNSHIP FIRE DEPT, NL YOUTH LEAGUE 
DONATIONS: SPECIAL OLYMPICS, ST JO VALLEY BLUE STAR, TO FAMILIES, THANKSGIVING DINNER, VFW POPPIES, VFW WOMENS AUXILLARY, MEMORIAL DAY FLAGS AND POLES
Program expenses   $2,956.00 
Program description   DONATIONS: SPECIAL OLYMPICS, ST JO VALLEY BLUE STAR, TO FAMILIES, THANKSGIVING DINNER, VFW POPPIES, VFW WOMENS AUXILLARY, MEMORIAL DAY FLAGS AND POLES 
FUNERAL DINNERS 590. BOBBIE NYARI 4000.BLUE STAR MOTHERS 100. POLES AND FLAGS 555. LADIES AUXILLARY 285. HALEY LAZURE FUND 1100. TOM POPOVIC 959. IND COUNCIL OF CLUBS 50. EARL PICKERS 100. VFW NATIONAL ED FUND 200. PLAYING FOR BOBBIE 100.
Program expenses    $8,039.00
Program description    FUNERAL DINNERS 590. BOBBIE NYARI 4000.BLUE STAR MOTHERS 100. POLES AND FLAGS 555. LADIES AUXILLARY 285. HALEY LAZURE FUND 1100. TOM POPOVIC 959. IND COUNCIL OF CLUBS 50. EARL PICKERS 100. VFW NATIONAL ED FUND 200. PLAYING FOR BOBBIE 100.
MIRACLE RIDE FOUNDATION 12,500 FUND RAISER. CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY CHURCH 3,300 DONATIONS. JOHN GLENN HS DONATIONS 830. CHILDERNS HOME 200. AUSTIM 100. MDA RIDE 200.CANCER WALK 1615. SPECIAL OLYMPIC 200. TOWN OF NORTH LIBERTY 1500. NL YOUTH LEAGUE 400. VA HOMES 250. POPPIES 125.
Program expenses    $21,220.00
Program revenue    $0.00
Program description    MIRACLE RIDE FOUNDATION 12,500 FUND RAISER. CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY CHURCH 3,300 DONATIONS. JOHN GLENN HS DONATIONS 830. CHILDERNS HOME 200. AUSTIM 100. MDA RIDE 200.CANCER WALK 1615. SPECIAL OLYMPIC 200. TOWN OF NORTH LIBERTY 1500. NL YOUTH LEAGUE 400. VA HOMES 250. POPPIES 125.
USE OF 3 BASEBALL DIAMONDS FOR LITTLE LEAGUES 150 HRS VAULE 500. USE OF FIELD FOR 4H HORSE N PONY VALUE 800. USE OF FIELDS FOR SPECILA OLYMPICS VALUE 100.
Program expenses    $1,400.00
Program description    USE OF 3 BASEBALL DIAMONDS FOR LITTLE LEAGUES 150 HRS VAULE 500. USE OF FIELD FOR 4H HORSE N PONY VALUE 800. USE OF FIELDS FOR SPECILA OLYMPICS VALUE 100.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$81,886.00$62,777.00$61,471.00$57,445.00$71,702.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$18,106.00$7,975.00$3,812.00$5,091.00$15,979.00
Investment income, current yr$24,806.00$30.00$66.00$24.00$47.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$18,106.00$7,975.00$3,812.00$5,091.00$15,979.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$38,974.00$54,772.00$57,593.00$52,330.00$55,676.00
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$258,891.00$269,545.00$257,312.00$227,014.00$252,928.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$1,606.00$2,975.00$2,812.00$4,091.00$4,440.00
Revenue from all other contributions$16,500.00$5,000.00$1,000.00$1,000.00$11,539.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00   
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$4.00$0.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)$20,974.00$30,323.00$33,255.00$22,751.00$20,604.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$0.00$30.00$66.00$24.00$47.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$95.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$18,000.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$24,449.00$24,338.00$29,480.00$35,072.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$58,716.00$57,881.00$50,478.00$59,291.00$62,396.00
Total functional expenses: program service $985.00$1,070.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$57,731.00$56,811.00$50,478.00$59,291.00$62,396.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$614,294.00$587,634.00$574,171.00$563,687.00$151,586.00
Total assets, beginning of year$587,634.00$583,231.00$563,687.00$551,586.00$142,864.00
Total liabilities$936.00$1,012.00$944.00$509.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$1,012.00$493.00$509.00$0.00$584.00
Net assets$613,358.00$586,622.00$573,227.00$563,178.00$151,586.00
Net assets, beginning of year$586,622.00$582,738.00$563,178.00$551,586.00$142,280.00
Other liabilities $0.00 $0.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$19,850.00$20,522.00$25,045.00$17,143.00$14,302.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$20,522.00$34,105.00$17,143.00$14,302.00$19,667.00
Grants payable $0.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$23,170.00$4,896.00$10,993.00-$1,846.00$9,306.00
Advertising (total)$0.00$569.00$215.00$1,101.00$1,781.00
Savings & temp cash investment$107,637.00$84,937.00$65,295.00$61,126.00$66,406.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$936.00$1,012.00$944.00$509.00$0.00
Total net assets or fund balances$613,358.00$586,622.00$573,227.00$563,178.00$151,586.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$2,618.00$1,095.00$1,588.00$2,370.00$2,120.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members180180000
Number of independent voting members00175175175
Financial sheets audited TrueTrueTrueTrue
Audited on both consolidated and separate basis TrueTrueTrueTrue
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-012013-07-012012-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Has local chaptersTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-11-282017-03-302016-02-052014-12-292013-12-21
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.12012v2.1
Filing identifier201712979349300921201613209349308636201503089349301375201433189349304818201313169349303021
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