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Civil War Trust (APCWS)

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

APCWS is a historical society based in Hagerstown, MD that was founded in 1987. As of 2018 they had $38 million in revenue and $132 million in assets.

Mission: The Civil War Trust is the largest and most effective nonprofit organization devoted to the preservation of America's hallowed battlegrounds.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Civil War Preservation Trust; and American Battlefield Trust.

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Program areas at APCWS

Land:in 2017, the american battlefield trust (the "trust") achieved record success in saving america's unprotected revolutionary war, war of 1812 and civil war battlefields endangered by sprawl. Through acquisitions and grants, the trust preserved 3,218 acres with 46 completed transactions at 33 battlefields in 12 states, including: prairie d'ane, ar, prairie grove, ar, kettle creek, ga, monocacy, md, south mountain, md, carthage, mo, champion hill, ms, corinth, ms, vicksburg, ms, bentonville, nc, fort ann, ny, sacket's harbor, ny, gettysburg, pa, eutaw springs, sc, hanging rock, sc, chattanooga, tn, fort donelson, tn, shiloh, tn, parkers crossroads, tn, appomattox court house, va, bristoe station, va, cedar creek, va, cold harbor, va, fredericksburg, va, gaines mill, va, kelly's ford, va, new market heights, va, second manassas, va, trevilian station, va, upperville, va, greenbrier, wv and harpers ferry, wv.

Education:this fiscal year, the education department hosted its 17th annual teacher institute in memphis, tn. More than 185 educators from across the country participated in this 3-day professional development experience, offered free of charge. Additional "generations" events, designed to help parents instill a passion for history in their children, were held on several battlefields the education department expanded its many video offerings including the addition of a numerous live battlefield productions. Our field trip fund helped to send more than 4,000 students to historic sites. Department staff also produced more than 80 web articles.

Membership:the american battlefield trust is a membership-based organization with approximately 48,000 active members from all 50 states, and more than a dozen territories and other nations. Each quarter, every member receives our 48-page magazine, hallowed ground, as a free educational membership benefit. The magazine highlights how their direct support helps preserve endangered civil war and revolutionary war battlefield land, advances the cause of education about this key period in our nation's history, and educates them directly on historical elements of importance about the nation's first 100 years, and land preservation. The trust depends upon its members and supporters to help fulfill its battlefield preservation and education missions every year through their dues payments, as well as additional charitable gifts. The trust also has a major donor society, as a subset of its overall membership, called "the color bearers," comprised of those members who make dues payments of $1,000 or more ...

Form 990s for APCWS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-03May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-03Jan 19, 2018990View PDF
2016-03Feb 28, 2017990View PDF
2015-03Feb 3, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Dec 7, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for APCWS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$37,992,722
Program services$193,471
Investment income and dividends$22,451
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$65,841
Net rental income$5,061
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-3,130
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$205,804
Miscellaneous revenues$42,388
Total revenues$38,524,608

Vendors for APCWS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudWeb Service Fee and Service Agreement; CRM software; Marketing software$152,3762019-08-29
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-29
██████Content management system software2019-08-20
███ ███ ███Content management system software; Marketing software; Fundraising software; Advocacy software2019-08-20
███ ██ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-07-14
█████████ █████████Printing Production and Mailing Appeals$554,0592018-03-01
████████ ███████ ███Web Consulting$157,9952018-03-01
████████ ██████ ████Printing Production and Mailing Appeals$367,9482018-03-01
...and two more vendors

Personnel at APCWS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jim CampiChief Policy and Communications Officer-Nov. 12, 2017
Courtney WilkeChief Administrative Officer-Aug. 1, 2019
███████ █████████Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer$121,779March 31, 2018
█████ ██████Chief Development Officer-Aug. 1, 2019
███ ███████Chief Real Estate Officer-Nov. 12, 2017
██████ █ ██████Senior Vice President , Major Giving$116,113March 31, 2018
█ █████ ██████████President$261,920April 19, 2019
████ ███████Director of Digital Strategy-Aug. 1, 2019
██████ ██████Director of Events-Aug. 1, 2019
█████████ █████Deputy Director of Real Estate Washington Office-Aug. 1, 2019
...and 13 more key personnel

Peer historical societies and organizations

1National Trust for Historic Preservation501(c)(3)$80 millionWashington, DC
2Gettysburg Foundation501(c)(3)$14 millionGettysburg, PA
3George H W Bush Presidential Library Foundation501(c)(3)$83 millionDallas, TX
4National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA)501(c)(3)$38 millionArlington, VA
5National Aquarium501(c)(3)$47 millionBaltimore, MD
6Lutheran World Relief501(c)(3)$50 millionBaltimore, MD
7National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF)501(c)(3)$10 millionSilver Spring, MD
8The Humane League501(c)(3)$14 millionRockville, MD
9Atlanta Hall Management501(c)(3)$22 millionAtlanta, GA
10Oregon Historical Society501(c)(3)$10 millionPortland, OR
11World Monuments Fund (WMF)501(c)(3)$15 millionNew York, NY
12White House Historical501(c)(3)$14 millionWashington, DC
13Colonial Williamsburg Foundation501(c)(3)$127 millionWilliamsburg, VA
14National Trust for Scotland (NTS)501(c)(3)$66 millionUnited Kingdom,
15Fund for Parks and Recreation in Boston501(c)(3)$12 millionBoston, MA
16Virginia Museum of History and Culture501(c)(3)$10 millionRichmond, VA
17Atlanta History Center (AHC)501(c)(3)$19 millionAtlanta, GA
18Union Station Kansas City501(c)(3)$15 millionKansas City, MO
19The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History501(c)(3)$24 millionNew York, NY
20The New York Historical Society501(c)(3)$46 millionNew York, NY
21Houston Humane Society501(c)(3)$12 millionHouston, TX
22Fred Rogers Productions501(c)(3)$27 millionPittsburgh, PA
23Elephant Sanctuary501(c)(3)$10 millionHohenwald, TN
24American Humane - First To Serve501(c)(3)$19 millionWashington, DC
25Historic Virginia Land Conservancy501(c)(3)$31 millionWilliamsburg, VA

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