WRIGHT FLIGHT INC

Address
7075 S PLUMER AVENUE SUITE 14
TUCSON, AZ 857566926
Contact
Website: http://www.wrightflight.org
Phone: +1 (520) 294-0404
Nonprofit
NTEE: B90 - Educational Services and Schools - Other
EIN: 86-0599697

Mission

WRIGHT FLIGHT, INC. IS A STUDENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM THAT USES THE INHERENT MOTIVATIONAL POWER OF AVIATION FOR STUDENTS IN 5TH THROUGH 12TH GRADE AS A MEANS FOR THEM TO SET AND ACHIEVE GOALS IN ACADEMIC OR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENTAL AREAS, STRESSING AVIATION, MATH, SCIENCE AND OTHER TECHNICAL FIELDS. THIS PROGRAM ALSO INCLUDES AN ANTI-DRUG/ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE ABUSE COMPONENT.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1986
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area8520
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$54,000.00$54,000.00$54,000.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$54,000.00$54,000.00$54,000.00  
Number of employees342  
Number of volunteers908080  
Personnel
Ames, Milton
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  MILTON AMES  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  2.00  
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  
Bale, Theodore
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personTHEODORE BALETHEODORE BALE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
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   
Coan, Mark
TitleVICE PRESIDEVICE PRESIDE   
Name of key/compensated personMARK COANMARK COAN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
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   
Coen, Mark
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  MARK COEN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  2.00  
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  
Fee, Robert
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTCHAIRMAN  
Name of key/compensated personROBERT FEEROBERT FEEROBERT FEE  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
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$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Greenwood, Jim
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  JIM GREENWOOD  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  2.00  
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  
Hawkins, Shelby
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORTREASURER  
Name of key/compensated personSHELBY HAWKINSSHELBY HAWKINSSHELBY HAWKINS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
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$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Montijo, Marc
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY  
Name of key/compensated personMARC MONTIJOMARC MONTIJOMARC MONTIJO  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
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$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Santarelli, Eugene
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personEUGENE SANTARELLIEUGENE SANTARELLI   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
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   
Santorelli, Eugene
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  EUGENE SANTORELLI  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  2.00  
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  
Stephens, Kirsten
TitleTREASURERTREASURERDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personKIRSTEN STEPHENSKIRSTEN STEPHENSKIRSTEN STEPHENS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
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$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Stoddard, Bruce
TitleEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXEC DIR  
Name of key/compensated personBRUCE R STODDARDBRUCE R STODDARDBRUCE R STODDARD  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$54,000.00$54,000.00$54,000.00  
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  
Wilson, Seth
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personSETH WILSONSETH WILSON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
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 activitiesWRIGHT FLIGHT, INC. IS A STUDENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM THAT USES THE INHERENT MOTIVATIONAL POWER OF AVIATION FOR STUDENTS IN 5TH THROUGH 12TH GRADE AS A MEANS FOR THEM TO SET AND ACHIEVE GOALS IN ACADEMIC OR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENTAL AREAS, STRESSING AVIATION, MATH, SCIENCE AND OTHER TECHNICAL FIELDS. THIS PROGRAM ALSO INCLUDES AN ANTI-DRUG/ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE ABUSE COMPONENT.WRIGHT FLIGHT, INC. IS A STUDENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM THAT USES THE INHERENT MOTIVATIONAL POWER OF AVIATION FOR STUDENTS IN 5TH THROUGH 12TH GRADE AS A MEANS FOR THEM TO SET AND ACHIEVE GOALS IN ACADEMIC OR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENTAL AREAS, STRESSING AVIATION, MATH, SCIENCE AND OTHER TECHNICAL FIELDS. THIS PROGRAM ALSO INCLUDES AN ANTI-DRUG/ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE ABUSE COMPONENT.WRIGHT FLIGHT INC. IS A STUDENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM THAT USES THE INHERENT MOTIVATIONAL POWER OF AVIATION FOR STUDENTS IN 5TH THROUGH 12TH GRADE AS A MEANS FOR THEM TO SET AND ACHIEVE GOALS IN ACADEMIC OR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AREAS, STRESSING AVIATION, MATH, SCIENCE AND OTHER TECHNICAL FIELDS. ALSO THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES AN ANTI-DRUG/ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE ABUSE COMPONENT.  
Program service expenses, total$180,145.00$213,434.00$160,151.00  
Programs, including revenue & expenses
WRIGHT FLIGHT MOTIVATIONAL PROGRAMS WERE GIVEN THROUGH THE USE OF WRIGHT FLIGHT HISTORY OF AVIATION MATERIALS AND LESSON PLANS TO OVER 1,000 YOUNGSTERS IN THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA REGION FROM OVER 20 SCHOOLS. WE PROVIDE THE PROGRAM TO PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS. MOST OF THE SCHOOLS INVOLVED WERE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATED BY PAID STAFF, VOLUNTEERS AND TEACHERS WHO WERE TRAINED BY WRIGHT FLIGHT MEMBERS. OVER 620 YOUNGSTERS GRADUATED FROM THE PROGRAM AND RECEIVED AVIATION INCENTIVE FLIGHTS AND T-SHIRTS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND "FIRST FLIGHT CERTIFICATES". TEACHERS REPORTED INCREASED ATTENDANCE AND BETTER CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE AND BETTER GRADES FOR THOSE STUDENTS IN THE WRIGHT FLIGHT PROGRAM.
Program expenses$180,145.00$213,434.00$160,151.00  
Program revenue$50,262.00$31,521.00$33,647.00  
Program descriptionWRIGHT FLIGHT MOTIVATIONAL PROGRAMS WERE GIVEN THROUGH THE USE OF WRIGHT FLIGHT HISTORY OF AVIATION MATERIALS AND LESSON PLANS TO OVER 1,000 YOUNGSTERS IN THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA REGION FROM OVER 20 SCHOOLS. WE PROVIDE THE PROGRAM TO PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS. MOST OF THE SCHOOLS INVOLVED WERE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATED BY PAID STAFF, VOLUNTEERS AND TEACHERS WHO WERE TRAINED BY WRIGHT FLIGHT MEMBERS. OVER 620 YOUNGSTERS GRADUATED FROM THE PROGRAM AND RECEIVED AVIATION INCENTIVE FLIGHTS AND T-SHIRTS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND "FIRST FLIGHT CERTIFICATES". TEACHERS REPORTED INCREASED ATTENDANCE AND BETTER CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE AND BETTER GRADES FOR THOSE STUDENTS IN THE WRIGHT FLIGHT PROGRAM.WRIGHT FLIGHT MOTIVATIONAL PROGRAMS WERE GIVEN THROUGH THE USE OF WRIGHT FLIGHT HISTORY OF AVIATION MATERIALS AND LESSON PLANS TO OVER 1,000 YOUNGSTERS IN THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA REGION FROM OVER 20 SCHOOLS. WE PROVIDE THE PROGRAM TO PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS. MOST OF THE SCHOOLS INVOLVED WERE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATED BY PAID STAFF, VOLUNTEERS AND TEACHERS WHO WERE TRAINED BY WRIGHT FLIGHT MEMBERS. OVER 590 YOUNGSTERS GRADUATED FROM THE PROGRAM AND RECEIVED AVIATION INCENTIVE FLIGHTS AND T-SHIRTS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND "FIRST FLIGHT CERTIFICATES". TEACHERS REPORTED INCREASED ATTENDANCE AND BETTER CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE AND BETTER GRADES FOR THOSE STUDENTS IN THE WRIGHT FLIGHT PROGRAM.WRIGHT FLIGHT MOTIVATION PROGRAMS WERE GIVEN THROUGH THE USE OF WRIGHT FLIGHT HISTORY OF AVIATION MATERIALS AND LESSON PLANS TO OVER 1,000 YOUNGSTERS IN THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA REGION FROM OVER 20 SCHOOLS. WE PROVIDE THE PROGRAM TO PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS. MOST OF THE SCHOOLS INVOLVED WERE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATED BY PAID STAFF, VOLUNTEERS AND TEACHERS WHO WERE TRAINED BY WRIGHT FLIGHT MEMBERS. 590 YOUNGSTERS GRADUATED FROM THE PROGRAM AND RECEIVED AVIATION INCENTIVE FLIGHTS AND T-SHIRTS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND "FIRST FLIGHT CERTIFICATES". TEACHERS REPORTED INCREASED ATTENDANCE AND BETTER CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE AND BETTER GRADES FOR THOSE STUDENTS IN THE WRIGHT FLIGHT PROGRAM.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$194,393.00$229,770.00$183,935.00  
Revenue from contributions (total)$144,099.00$174,999.00$147,601.00$164,451.00$144,908.00
Revenue from noncash contributions $41,600.00   
Investment income, current yr$32.00$50.00$63.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$144,099.00$174,999.00$147,601.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other revenue, current yr$1,003.00$9,202.00$2,503.00  
Program service revenue (total)$49,259.00$45,519.00$33,768.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$202,840.00$232,934.00$188,014.00  
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns$664.00$1,072.00   
Contributions revenue from membership dues  $16,556.00  
Revenue from gov't grants  $5,000.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$143,435.00$173,927.00$126,045.00  
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$32.00$50.00$63.00  
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00 
Net income from fundraising events  $2,624.00  
Net inventory sales (total)$1,003.00$9,202.00-$121.00  
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$201,453.00$236,858.00$176,261.00  
Total functional expenses: program service $180,145.00$213,434.00$160,151.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$12,338.00$11,549.00$11,552.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$8,970.00$11,875.00$4,558.00  
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$170,723.00$180,033.00$155,873.00$147,001.00$163,379.00
Total assets, beginning of year$180,033.00$155,873.00$147,001.00  
Total liabilities$114.00$2,364.00$2,116.00$918.00-$320.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$2,364.00$2,116.00$918.00  
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$13,765.00$15,062.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$170,609.00$177,669.00$153,757.00  
Net assets$170,609.00$177,669.00$153,757.00  
Net assets, beginning of year$177,669.00$153,757.00$146,083.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$33,875.00$3,913.00$86,558.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$3,913.00$23,059.00$77,811.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$7,060.00-$7,088.00$7,674.00  
Advertising (total)$1,402.00$1,738.00$1,554.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$47,207.00$68,375.00$377.00  
Accounts receivable, net  $17,387.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$114.00$2,364.00$2,116.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$170,609.00$177,669.00$153,757.00  
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$16,808.00$31,467.00$17,640.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members9910  
Number of independent voting members889  
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue  
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-01  
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990  
Date e-filing submitted2018-05-042017-09-202016-07-21  
IRS schema version2016v3.12015v3.02014v6.0  
Filing identifier201821069349301057201731329349307428201610699349300026  
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