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The American Legion

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

The American Legion is a veteran organization based in Indianapolis, IN that was founded in 1919. As of 2020 they had $78 million in revenue and $129 million in assets.

The American Legion is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization with great political influence perpetuated by its grass-roots involvement in the legislation process from local districts to Capitol Hill.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Walter T Cohee Post 12 Department Of Indiana; Bayhi Ravey American Legion Post No 32; National Headquarters; and Ej Stover Ad Wagner.

(317) 630-1200
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Program areas at The American Legion

Member magazines and newsletters: The American Legion Magazine exists to publish professionally written, accurate and relevant articles that promote the growth of American Legion programs, the attainment and understanding of American Legion policy objectives and a sense of esprit de corps and pride in being a veteran and member of The American Legion.

The American Legion National Headquarters provides scholarships and other financial assistance to veterans, dependents of veterans, and participants in various youth programs. The organization is raising funds to ensure that higher education will be a reality for these families. Providing for the children our military personnel left behind is our civic duty. An education is a powerful way to show our thanks.

One purpose of the American Legion National Headquarters is to contribute to Americanism, veteran's affairs, children, and youth programs. Various committees and commissions are organized to provide programs in these areas. Youth programs available to the public include a nationwide baseball program; the educational program called Boys Nation where participants learn about the federal government through intense workshops; support for the Boy Scouts of America to build character and positive traits among the youth of America; and the junior shooting sports program that teaches marksmanship and hosts competitions.

Form 990s for The American Legion

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Oct 30, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2017-12Jul 24, 2018990EOView PDF
2017-12Jun 25, 2018990OView PDF
...and 14 more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The American Legion

Total grants, contributions, etc.$16,629,217
Program services$38,043,528
Investment income and dividends$3,019,281
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-233,488
Net income from fundraising events$-99,494
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$6,449,513
Miscellaneous revenues$14,819,011
Total revenues$78,627,568

Vendors for The American Legion

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Crowe LLPAccounting (including auditing); Tax accounting; Audit accounting$37,6302020-10-30
████ █████████ ███████ ██ █████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
████████████ ██████████ █████████Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Participant loan processing; Investment management$51,2232019-12-31
██ ███ ███ ███Insurance agent or broker$1882019-12-31
█████ █ ██████Insurance agent or broker$41,5232019-12-31
█████ █████ ████ ██████████ ███████Trustee (bank, trust company or similar financial institution), Investment management$6,6152019-12-31
████████ ███ ██████ ████Actuarial services2019-12-31
...and 16 more vendors

Personnel at The American Legion

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Horacio BacaExecutive Director$161,829Dec. 31, 2019
Shawn T LongNational Treasurer / Director of Finance$169,001Oct. 30, 2020
█ █ ███████Director of Media Communications$146,830Dec. 31, 2019
███████ █████Director It$138,815Dec. 31, 2019
██████ ███████Director and Human Resources$166,934Dec. 31, 2019
██████ █████████Director and Va and R$120,937Dec. 31, 2019
██████ █ ██████Director of Veterans Employment and Education$142,452Dec. 31, 2019
█████ █████Director of Veterans Affairs$176,047Dec. 31, 2019
██████ █ ███████Past National Treasurer$136,238Dec. 31, 2019
█████ █ ████████National Judge Advocate$183,939Dec. 31, 2019
...and nine more key personnel

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