FORWARD FOUNDATION

Address
1202 28TH ST S
FARGO, ND 58106
Contact
Website: http://www.forwardfoundation.com
Phone: +1 (701) 232-3505
Nonprofit
NTEE: P58 - Gift Distribution
EIN: 46-0557952

Mission

To support children who are experiencing a life threatening health crisis by providing financial assistance to eliminate financial obstacles in order to radically transform the financial future of those children and their families. Assistance will be provided to cover medical expenses, medical supplies, travel expenses related to medical care, ambulatory assistance and other medical related expenses. In addition financial support will be provided to improve the quality of life for children facing a crisis such as cancer, brain traumas and other potentially teriminal diseases.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2012
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area2520
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Number of employees0000 
Number of people compensated >$100k0000 
Number of volunteers30194340 
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Bahr, Rhonda
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  RHONDA BAHRRHONDA BAHRRHONDA BAHR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Bowen, Jeff
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    JEFF BOWEN
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Bowen, Josh
Title  PRESIDENTPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated person  JOSH BOWENJOSH BOWEN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  3.003.00 
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 
Guler, Josh
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personJOSH GULERJOSH GULER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Hooey, Mallory
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMALLORY HOOEYMALLORY HOOEYMALLORY HOOEYMALLORY HOOEY 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
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 
King, Cory
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARY   
Name of key/compensated personCORY KINGCORY KING   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Kommer, Toby
Title    PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person    TOBY KOMMER
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
McCullough, Brad
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personBRAD MCCULLOUGHBRAD MCCULLOUGHBRAD MCCULLOUGHBRAD MCCULLOUGH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
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 
Moch, Jamie
Title    VICE-PRESIDE
Name of key/compensated person    JAMIE MOCH
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Ondracek, Steve
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personSTEVE ONDRACEKSTEVE ONDRACEK   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Rasmusson, Stacy
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT   
Name of key/compensated personSTACY RASMUSSONSTACY RASMUSSON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Scheving, Julie
Title  SECRETARYSECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated person  JULIE SCHEVINGJULIE SCHEVING 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.00 
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 
Schmitz, James
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    JAMES SCHMITZ
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Stalboerger, Heidi
Title    SECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person    HEIDI STALBOERGER
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Sundquist, Fred
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  FRED SUNDQUISTFRED SUNDQUIST 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.00 
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 
Taylor, Dan
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    DAN TAYLOR
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Thielges, Jennifer
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personJENNIFER THIELGESJENNIFER THIELGESJENNIFER THIELGESJENNIFER THIELGES 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
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 
Thole, Heidi
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personHEIDI THOLEHEIDI THOLE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Vigessa, Cheryl
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  CHERYL VIGESSACHERYL VIGESSACHERYL VIGESSA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Wolff, Dana
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personDANA WOLFFDANA WOLFFDANA WOLFFDANA WOLFFDANA WOLFF
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
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 
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 activitiesTo support children who are experiencing a life threatening health crisis by providing financial assistance to eliminate financial obstacles in order to radically transform the financial future of those children and their families. Assistance will be provided to cover medical expenses, medical supplies, travel expenses related to medical care, ambulatory assistance and other medical related expenses. In addition financial support will be provided to improve the quality of life for children facing a crisis such as cancer, brain traumas and other potentially terminal diseases.To support children who are experiencing a life threatening health crisis by providing financial assistance to eliminate financial obstacles in order to radically transform the financial future of those children and their families. Assistance will be provided to cover medical expenses, medical supplies, travel expenses related to medical care, ambulatory assistance and other medical related expenses. In addition financial support will be provided to improve the quality of life for children facing a crisis such as cancer, brain traumas and other potentially terminal diseases.To support children who are experiencing a life threatening health crisis by providing financial assistance to eliminate financial obstacles in order to radically transform the financial future of those children and their families. Assistance will be provided to cover medical expenses, medical supplies, travel expenses related to medical care, ambulatory assistance and other medical related expenses. In addition financial support will be provided to improve the quality of life for children facing a crisis such as cancer, brain traumas and other potentially terminal diseases.To support children who are experiencing a life threatening health crisis by providing financial assistance to eliminate financial obstacles in order to radically transform the financial future of those children and their families. Assistance will be provided to cover medical expenses, medical supplies, travel expenses related to medical care, ambulatory assistance and other medical related expenses. In addition financial support will be provided to improve the quality of life for children facing a crisis such as cancer, brain traumas and other potentially terminal diseases. 
Primary exempt purpose    TO SUPPORT CHILDREN WHO ARE EXPERIENCING A LIFE THREATENING HEALTH CRISIS BY PROVIDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO ELIMINATE FINANCIAL OBSTACLES IN ORDER TO RADICALLY TRANSFORM THE FINANCIAL FUTURE OF THOSE CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES. ASSISTANCE WILL BE PROVIDED TO COVER MEDICAL EXPENSES, MEDICAL SUPPLIES, TRAVEL EXPENSES RELATED TO MEDICAL CARE, AMBULATORY ASSISTANCE AND OTHER MEDICAL RELATED EXPENSES. IN ADDITION FINANCIAL SUPPORT WILL BE PROVIDED TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR CHILDREN FACING A CRISIS SUCH AS CANCER, BRAIN TRAUMAS, AND OTHER POTENTIALLY TERMINAL DISEASES.
Program service expenses, total$142,319.00$28,066.00$31,446.00$52,927.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
P 1 88 12
Program description  P 1 88 12  
To support children who are experiencing a life threatening health crisis.
Program descriptionTo support children who are experiencing a life threatening health crisis.To support children who are experiencing a life threatening health crisis.To support children who are experiencing a life threatening health crisis.To support children who are experiencing a life threatening health crisis. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$147,491.00$136,043.00$171,452.00$255,677.00$72,775.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$84,073.00$136,043.00$171,452.00$255,677.00$72,775.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$84,073.00$136,043.00$171,452.00$255,677.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$63,418.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$208,780.00$136,043.00$171,452.00$255,677.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$84,073.00$136,043.00$171,452.00$255,677.00 
Other types of revenue
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00 
Net income from fundraising events$63,418.00    
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$159,924.00$28,066.00$31,446.00$52,927.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $142,319.00$28,066.00$31,446.00$52,927.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$14,915.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$2,690.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$536,653.00$549,086.00$441,108.00$301,102.00$98,352.00
Total assets, beginning of year$549,086.00$441,108.00$301,102.00$98,352.00$25,577.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net assets$536,653.00$549,086.00$441,108.00$301,102.00$98,352.00
Net assets, beginning of year$549,086.00$441,108.00$301,102.00$98,352.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$536,653.00$549,086.00$441,108.00$301,102.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$549,086.00$441,108.00$301,102.00$98,352.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$12,433.00$107,977.00$140,006.00$202,750.00 
Advertising (total)$455.00    
Total net assets or fund balances$536,653.00$549,086.00$441,108.00$301,102.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members101099 
Number of independent voting members0000 
Financial sheets auditedTrue    
Audited on both consolidated and separate basisTrue    
Cash 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 990PF990990990990990EZ
Date e-filing submitted2018-05-252017-10-042016-09-152015-06-292014-09-16
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.1
Filing identifier201801299349302565201731289349300618201621329349303717201521279349301387201431339349201913
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