Garfield American Legion Veterans Memorial Scholarship Fund

Address
C/O 289 Stuyvesant Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
Contact
Website: http://www.galpost255.org
Phone: +1 (201) 842-0446
Nonprofit
NTEE: W30 - Military, Veterans' Organizations
EIN: 47-1846514

Mission

The Garfield American Legion Veterans Memorial Scholarship Fund was organized exclusively and specifically to operate a scholarship fund that will benefit the youth of America. First, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who served our country and were/are life members of the Garfield American Legion Post 255 or has twenty-five (25) consecutive years membership in Post 255. Second, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who served our country and were/are life members of American Legion Posts throughout Bergen County, New Jersey. Third, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who honorably served our country and who have thirty (30) consecutive year membership in any bonafide veterans' organization in Bergen County.
 2017201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2014
Subsection code03
PF filing required0   
Metropolitan statistical area5602
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00   
Number of employees0   
Number of people compensated >$100k0   
Number of volunteers3   
Number of highly compensated contractors0   
Personnel
Karpowicz, Barbara
TitleVice PresidentVice PresidentVice PresidentVice President
Name of key/compensated personBarbara A KarpowiczBarbara A KarpowiczBarbara A KarpowiczBarbara A Karpowicz
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$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   
Robert A Karpowicz
TitleTreasurerTreasurerTreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personRobert A KarpowiczRobert A KarpowiczRobert A KarpowiczRobert A Karpowicz
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$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   
Robert G Karpowicz
TitlePresidentPresidentPresidentPresident
Name of key/compensated personRobert G KarpowiczRobert G KarpowiczRobert G KarpowiczRobert G Karpowicz
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$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   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesThe Garfield American Legion Veterans Memorial Scholarship Fund was organized exclusively and specifically to operate a scholarship fund that will benefit the youth of America. First, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who served our country and were/are life members of the Garfield American Legion Post 255 or has twenty-five (25) consecutive years membership in Post 255. Second, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who served our country and were/are life members of American Legion Posts throughout Bergen County, New Jersey. Third, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who honorably served our country and who have thirty (30) consecutive year membership in any bonafide veterans' organization in Bergen County.   
Primary exempt purpose The Garfield American Legion Veterans Memorial Scholarship Fund was organized exclusively and specifically to operate a scholarship fund that will benefit the youth of America. First, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who served our country and were/are life members of the Garfield American Legion Post 255 or has twenty-five (25) consecutive years membership in Post 255. Second, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who served our country and were/are life members of American Legion Posts throughout Bergen County, New Jersey. Third, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who honorably served our country and who have thirty (30) consecutive year membership in any bonafide veterans' organization in Bergen County.The Garfield American Legion Veterans Memorial Scholarship Fund was organized exclusively and specifically to operate a scholarship fund that will benefit the youth of America. First, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who served our country and were/are life members of the Garfield American Legion Post 255 or has twenty-five (25) consecutive years membership in Post 255. Second, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who served our country and were/are life members of American Legion Posts throughout Bergen County, New Jersey. Third, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who honorably served our country and who have thirty (30) consecutive year membership in any bonafide veterans' organization in Bergen County.The Garfield American Legion Veterans Memorial Scholarship Fund was organized exclusively and specifically to operate a scholarship fund that will benefit the youth of America. First, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who served our country and were/are life members of the Garfield American Legion Post 255 or has twenty-five (25) consecutive years membership in Post 255. Second, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who served our country and were/are life members of American Legion Posts throughout Bergen County, New Jersey. Third, the scholarship fund will provide educational assistance to the children, grandchildren and legacy of veterans who honorably served our country and who have thirty (30) consecutive year membership in any bonafide veterans' organization in Bergen County.
Program service expenses, total  $66.00$146.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
The Scholarship Fund received zero (0) applications. No scholarships were awarded in 2017.
Program descriptionThe Scholarship Fund received zero (0) applications. No scholarships were awarded in 2017.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$45,185.00$16,214.00$1,913.00$0.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$0.00 $0.00 
Investment income, current yr$45,185.00$16,214.00$1,913.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00   
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00   
Other revenue, current yr$0.00   
Program service revenue (total)$0.00 $0.00 
Gross receipts$45,185.00   
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00   
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00   
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00   
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$45,185.00   
Net rental income$0.00 $0.00 
Net income from fundraising events$0.00   
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00   
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$959.00   
Total functional expenses: program service $0.00   
Total functional expenses: management and general$959.00   
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00   
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00   
Legal fees (total)$75.00   
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00   
General management fees (total)$0.00   
Investment management fees (total)$0.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$507,572.00$463,346.00$447,291.00$446,089.00
Total assets, beginning of year$463,346.00$447,291.00$446,089.00$0.00
Total liabilities$0.00 $0.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00   
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$507,572.00   
Net assets$507,572.00$463,346.00$447,291.00$446,089.00
Net assets, beginning of year$463,346.00   
Intangible assets$0.00   
Other assets$488,312.00   
Investments: other securities$0.00   
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$19,260.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$20,219.00   
Investments -- program-related$0.00   
Inventories for sale or use$0.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$44,226.00   
Advertising (total)$0.00   
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00   
Accounts receivable, net$0.00   
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$507,572.00   
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00   
Payment to affiliates$0.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members3   
Number of independent voting members0   
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990EZ990EZ990EZ
Date e-filing submitted2018-08-092017-09-122016-09-192016-08-02
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.02014v6.0
Filing identifier201841239349300724201721589349200512201611339349203881201641339349203849
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