EIN 74-1484491

Commemorative Air Force (CAF)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
36
City
State
Year formed
1961
Most recent tax filings
2020-12-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
CAF is mission to establish an organization having the dedication, enthusiasm and esprit de corps necessary to operate, maintain and preserve these aircraft as symbols of our American military aviation heritage.
Related structure
CAF is a parent organization to a group of 9 other organizations.
Total revenues
$22,821,789
2020
Total expenses
$18,281,247
2020
Total assets
$32,457,322
2020
Num. employees
36
2020

Program areas at CAF

Airshows are premiere aviation events where warbirds (aircraft)gather to reenact historic battles. Additional attractions ofthese shows include; junior aces kids tent (providing games, arts& crafts and other fun activities for children), famed ghostsquadron aircraft displays, special shows for special people onfridays, preceding The regular event, that otherwise might not beable to attend and numerous flying performing acts such aswingwalking and aerobatics.
Museum admissions for The caf are for monies collected byindividual units, located throughout The united states, for entryinto their facilities. Facilities are opened to visitors,tourists, school groups, etc. To view The aircraft and educationalexhibits within The facilities.
Membership dues & anuac fees: membership dues are established &collected to cover normal operating expenses of individual units.membership fees include monthly or quarterly subscriptions to thecaf's magazine, "dispatch." Members receive free admission to themuseums and exhibits and other benefits such as opportunities tofly in caf aircraft and gift shop discounts.each unit is alsosubject to annual anuac fees (annual administrative charges) toassist in The operation of The national headquarters. National &local membership fees are set & collected by each unit and thenational headquarters, based on their operational needs. Annualanuac fees may vary from year to year.

Who funds Commemorative Air Force (CAF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$58,953
Suzanne and Walter Scott FoundationProgram Support$50,000
Wagner FoundationGeneral Support$50,000
...and 21 more grants received totalling $353,317

Personnel at CAF

NameTitleCompensation
David OliverChief Operating Officer / Vice President Operations and Maintenance
Lance LinguistChief Financial Officer$175,568
Doug RozendaalChief of Staff$0
Rozelyn BeckChief Relationship Officer / Vice President Development$105,331
Jim LascheChief Aviation Officer / Director , Operations and Maintenance
...and 20 more key personnel

Financials for CAF

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$18,020,608
Program services$4,482,830
Investment income and dividends$100,787
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$100,733
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,728
Miscellaneous revenues$115,103
Total revenues$22,821,789

Form 990s for CAF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-11-11990View PDF
2019-122021-04-05990View PDF
2018-122020-01-24990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2017-122018-11-15990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 10, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
July 28, 2022
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $30,000 from E Newbold and Margaret Dupont Smith Foundation
January 4, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from Wagner Foundation
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMuseumsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Issues
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Characteristics
Fundraising eventsNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
Address
PO Box 764769
Dallas, TX 75376
Metro area
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
County
Dallas County, TX
Website URL
commemorativeairforce.org/home 
Phone
(877) 767-7175
Facebook page
CommemorativeAF 
Twitter profile
@caf1957 
IRS details
EIN
74-1484491
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1961
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
A54: History Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption
Central organization
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