HEROES FOUNDATION

Address
5309 N DELAWARE ST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46220
Contact
Website: http://www.heroesfoundation.org
Phone: +1 (317) 255-6467
Nonprofit
NTEE: G12 - Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
EIN: 74-3002520

Mission

To provide meaningful support to cancer patients, education to promote cancer prevention and resources to advance research for a cure.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2001
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area3480
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$52,000.00$39,833.00$27,190.00$20,000.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$52,000.00$39,833.00$27,190.00$20,000.00 
Number of employees1111 
Number of volunteers200200200  
Personnel
Babb, Bryan
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personBRYAN BABBBRYAN BABB   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Baker, Janet
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJANET BAKERJANET BAKER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Betner, Brian
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personBRIAN BETNERBRIAN BETNERBRIAN BETNERBRIAN BETNER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00 
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 
Birch, Don
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personDON BIRCHDON BIRCH   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Canada, Kelly
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personKELLY CANADAKELLY CANADAKELLY CANADAKELLY CANADA 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00 
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 
Fisher, Kyle
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personKYLE FISHERKYLE FISHERKYLE FISHERKYLE FISHER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00 
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 
Haines, Renita
TitleTREASURERTREASURERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personRENITA HAINESRENITA HAINESRENITA HAINESRENITA HAINES 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00 
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 
Kaplan, Michael
Title    Treasurer
Name of key/compensated person    Michael A Kaplan
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Kaplan, Mike
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  MIKE KAPLANMIKE KAPLAN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  001.00001.00 
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 
Keller, Nick
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  NICK KELLERNICK KELLER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  001.00001.00 
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 
Lechleiter, Rachel
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personRACHEL LECHLEITERRACHEL LECHLEITER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Orme, Eric
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personERIC ORMEERIC ORME   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Pettibone, Ryan
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personRYAN PETTIBONERYAN PETTIBONE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Russell, Joel
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJOEL RUSSELLJOEL RUSSELL   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Schaffer, Jason
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personDR JASON SCHAFFERDR JASON SCHAFFER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Todd, Catherine
TitleBOARD MEMEBERBOARD MEMEBER   
Name of key/compensated personDR CATHERINE TODDDR CATHERINE TODD   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Todd, Cindy
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCINDY TODDCINDY TODDCINDY TODDCINDY TODD 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org040.00040.00020.00020.00 
Reportable compensation from org$52,000.00$39,833.00$27,190.00$20,000.00 
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 
Todd, Cynthia
Title    Executive Director
Name of key/compensated person    Cynthia Todd
Reportable compensation from org    $20,000.00
Todd, Joseph
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personJOSEPH TODDJOSEPH TODDJOSEPH TODDJOSEPH TODD 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00001.00001.00 
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 
Todd, Sue
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  SUE TODDSUE TODD 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  001.00001.00 
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 
Todd, Vincent
Title    Chairman
Name of key/compensated person    Vincent W Todd Jr
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
VINCE TODD JR
TitleCHAIRMANCHAIRMANCHAIRMANCHAIRMAN 
Name of key/compensated personVINCE TODD JRVINCE TODD JRVINCE TODD JRVINCE TODD JR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org010.00010.00010.00010.00 
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 
VINCE TODD SR
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  VINCE TODD SRVINCE TODD SR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  001.00001.00 
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 
Wells, Jeff
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personDR JEFF WELLSDR JEFF WELLS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org001.00001.00   
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   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTo provide meaningful support to cancer patients, education to promote cancer prevention and resources to advance research for a cure.To provide meaningful support to cancer patients, education to promote cancer prevention and resources to advance research for a cure.To provide meaningful support to cancer patients, education to promote cancer prevention and resources to advance research for a cure.To serve the cancer community through the funding of support, education and awareness programs, as well as through funding for medical and scientific research. 
Primary exempt purpose    Support, education and research for cancer community.
Program service expenses, total$162,814.00$137,926.00$123,985.00$36,324.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
IU Foundation for the IU Simon Cancer Centers First Monday Program which offers complementary support and care for patients, their families and caregivers, the IU Simon Cancer Center for general oncology research, and the SJP Heroes Cancer Research Fund supporting research in the Divison of Hemotology/Oncology within the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Program expenses$78,185.00$65,000.00$35,000.00$8.00 
Grants and allocations made$78,145.00$65,000.00$35,000.00$25,000.00 
Program revenue   $250.00 
Program descriptionIU Foundation for the IU Simon Cancer Centers First Monday Program which offers complementary support and care for patients, their families and caregivers, the IU Simon Cancer Center for general oncology research, and the SJP Heroes Cancer Research Fund supporting research in the Divison of Hemotology/Oncology within the Indiana University School of Medicine.IU Foundation for the IU Simon Cancer Centers First Monday Program which offers complementary support and care for patients, their families and caregivers, the IU Simon Cancer Center for general oncology research, and the SJP Heroes Cancer Research Fund supporting research in the Divison of Hemotology/Oncology within the Indiana University School of Medicine.25,000 to IU Simon Cancer Centers First Monday Program which offers complementary support and care for patients, their families and caregivers. 10,000 to IU Simon Cancer Center for general oncology research.IU Simon Cancer Centers Complete Life Program offers complementary support and care for patients, their families and caregivers. 
Team Heroes is a cycling team competing at all levels and is used as a vehicle to raise awareness about the Heroes Foundations commitment to the battle against cancer through the promotion of living a healthy lifestyle and cancer prevention.
Program expenses$23,245.00$14,373.00   
Program revenue$23,385.00$21,494.00   
Program descriptionTeam Heroes is a cycling team competing at all levels and is used as a vehicle to raise awareness about the Heroes Foundations commitment to the battle against cancer through the promotion of living a healthy lifestyle and cancer prevention.Team Heroes is a cycling team competing at all levels and is used as a vehicle to raise awareness about the Heroes Foundations commitment to the battle against cancer through the promotion of living a healthy lifestyle and cancer prevention.   
Team Joey supports pediatric cancer research projects within the Indiana University School of Medicine, as well as delivering Lego toys to pediatric cancer patients.
Program expenses$1,787.00$832.00$31,539.00$7,565.00 
Grants and allocations made  $30,000.00$40,000.00 
Program revenue$4,332.00$9,228.00$720.00$45,985.00 
Program descriptionTeam Joey supports pediatric cancer research projects within the Indiana University School of Medicine, as well as delivering Lego toys to pediatric cancer patients.Team Joey supports pediatric cancer research projects within the Indiana University School of Medicine, as well as delivering Lego toys to pediatric cancer patients.Team Joey supports pediatric cancer research projects within the Indiana University School of Medicine, as well as delivering Lego toys to pediatric cancer patients.Team Joey supports pediatric cancer research projects within the Indiana University School of Medicine, as well as delivering Lego toys to pediatric cancer patients. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$444,094.00$321,656.00$225,151.00$277,134.00$102,761.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$206,390.00$65,296.00$166,338.00$235,268.00$21,580.00
Investment income, current yr$15,662.00$4,247.00$1,042.00$1,543.00$26.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$206,390.00$65,296.00$166,338.00$235,268.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$216,606.00$250,178.00$48,972.00$40,323.00 
Program service revenue (total)$5,436.00$1,935.00$8,799.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$596,984.00$408,790.00$307,136.00$351,626.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$71,506.00$16,440.00$142,524.00$161,233.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$134,884.00$48,856.00$23,814.00$74,035.00 
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$15,662.00$4,247.00$1,042.00$1,543.00 
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net income from fundraising events$216,606.00$250,178.00$48,972.00$37,765.00 
Net inventory sales (total)   $2,558.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$261,937.00$239,881.00$180,818.00$154,146.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $162,814.00$137,926.00$123,985.00$111,324.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$99,123.00$76,453.00$56,834.00$42,822.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$25,502.00$0.00$0.00 
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total)$0.00$29,753.00$24,478.00$19,042.00 
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$875,967.00$318,626.00$237,689.00$189,841.00$66,728.00
Total assets, beginning of year$318,626.00$237,689.00$189,841.00$66,728.00$60,541.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$125.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year  $125.00  
Net assets$875,967.00$318,626.00$237,689.00$189,716.00$66,728.00
Net assets, beginning of year$318,626.00$237,689.00$189,716.00$66,728.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities$604,704.00$198,326.00$145,758.00$91,512.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$103,625.00$4,286.00$1,059.00$707.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$4,286.00$1,059.00$707.00$66,728.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$182,157.00$81,775.00$44,333.00$122,988.00 
Advertising (total)$16,427.00$18,476.00$17,153.00$5,819.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$158,374.00$100,574.00$66,564.00$97,622.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses   $125.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$875,967.00$318,626.00$237,689.00$189,716.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$6,176.00$11,007.00$6,077.00$0.00 
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members17171111 
Number of independent voting members131366 
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990EZ
Reason for form submission
Address change   True 
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-102017-03-292016-01-212014-12-292013-11-15
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.12012v2.2
Filing identifier201723179349306837201623169349303177201513179349305851201433189349302773201332269349201613
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