Fortify Inc

Address
PO Box 110
Belfast, ME 04915
Contact
Phone: +1 (207) 518-7983
Nonprofit
NTEE: Q33 - International Relief
EIN: 46-0932179

Mission

To prevent and remedy human
 2017201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2013
Subsection code03
PF filing required0   
Metropolitan statistical area2082
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$110,000.00$96,000.00$87,000.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$110,000.00$96,000.00$87,000.00 
Number of employees432 
Number of volunteers022 
Personnel
Bourgeois, Gerald
TitleTreasurerTreasurerTreasurer 
Name of key/compensated personGERALD BOURGEOISGERALD BOURGEOISGERALD BOURGEOIS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.00 
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 
Bourgeois, Isabelle
TitleSecretarySecretarySecretary 
Name of key/compensated personISABELLE BOURGEOISISABELLE BOURGEOISISABELLE BOURGEOIS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.00 
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 
Cashion, Joe
TitleTrusteeTrustee  
Name of key/compensated personJOE CASHIONJOE CASHION  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.000.00  
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  
Gumaer, Oddny
TitlePresidentPresidentTrustee 
Name of key/compensated personODDNY GUMAERODDNY GUMAERODDNY GUMAER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.00 
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 
Gumaer, Steve
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrustee 
Name of key/compensated personSTEVE GUMAERSTEVE GUMAERSTEVE GUMAER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.00 
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 
Hazlett, Brad
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrustee 
Name of key/compensated personBRAD HAZLETTBRAD HAZLETTBRAD HAZLETT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.00 
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 
Jansma, Sid
TitleVice PresidentVice PresidentTrustee 
Name of key/compensated personSID JANSMA IIISID JANSMA IIISID JANSMA III 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.000.000.00 
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 
Kilpatrick, Rob
Title  Trustee 
Name of key/compensated person  ROB KILPATRICK 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  0.00 
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 
Smith, Amy
TitleExecutive DirectorExecutive DirectorExecutive Director 
Name of key/compensated personAMY SMITHAMY SMITHAMY SMITH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$55,000.00$48,000.00$39,000.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$1,800.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Smith, Matthew
TitleCEOCEOCEO 
Name of key/compensated personMATTHEW SMITHMATTHEW SMITHMATTHEW SMITH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$55,000.00$48,000.00$48,000.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$1,800.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO PREVENT AND REMEDY HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS.To prevent and remedy human rights violations.To prevent and remedy human rights violations. 
Program service expenses, total$786,911.00$546,257.00$218,093.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
FORTIFY INC INVESTIGATES AND DOCUMENTS ABUSES, PROVIDES CUSTOMIZED TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND PRESSES FOR SOLUTIONS. OVER 1.7 MILLION PEOPLE SERVED IN 2017.
Program expenses$786,911.00$546,257.00$218,093.00 
Program descriptionFORTIFY INC INVESTIGATES AND DOCUMENTS ABUSES, PROVIDES CUSTOMIZED TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND PRESSES FOR SOLUTIONS. OVER 1.7 MILLION PEOPLE SERVED IN 2017.FORTIFY INC INVESTIGATES AND DOCUMENTS ABUSES, PROVIDES CUSTOMIZED TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND PRESSES FOR SOLUTIONS. OVER 500 PEOPLE SERVED IN 2016.FORTIFY INC INVESTIGATES AND DOCUMENTS ABUSES, PROVIDES CUSTOMIZED TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND PRESSES FOR SOLUTIONS. OVER 250 PEOPLE SERVED IN 2015. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,101,518.00$825,578.00$431,687.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,101,518.00$825,578.00$431,687.00$133,074.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,101,518.00$825,578.00$431,687.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$1,101,518.00$825,578.00$431,687.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants  $87,502.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$1,101,518.00$825,578.00$344,185.00 
Other types of revenue
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$865,482.00$625,009.00$260,524.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $786,911.00$546,257.00$218,093.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$67,071.00$40,984.00$13,408.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$11,500.00$37,768.00$29,023.00 
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total)  $250.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,051,313.00$834,385.00$438,199.00$57,977.00
Total assets, beginning of year$834,385.00$438,199.00$57,977.00 
Total liabilities$388,453.00$407,561.00$211,944.00$438.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$407,561.00$211,944.00$438.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $36,191.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$662,860.00$426,824.00$226,255.00 
Net assets$662,860.00$426,824.00$226,255.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$426,824.00$226,255.00$57,539.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,051,313.00$798,194.00$438,199.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$798,194.00$438,199.00$57,977.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$236,036.00$200,569.00$171,163.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$10,703.00$17,805.00$5,858.00 
Deferred revenue$377,750.00$389,756.00$206,086.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$662,860.00$426,824.00$226,255.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members999 
Number of independent voting members777 
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue 
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrueTrue 
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-01 
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990 
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-052017-09-132017-04-14 
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.1 
Filing identifier201821499349300252201721609349300102201623269349300802 
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