EIN 94-6174016

Move United (DSUSA)

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The mission of Disabled Sports USA is to provide national leadership and opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence, and fitness through participation in community sports, recreation and educational programs.
Related structure
DSUSA is a parent organization to a group of 33 other organizations.
Also known as...
Disabled Sports USA
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Program areas at DSUSA

Member services: Move United provides services to its over 200 community based organizations operating locally in 45 states serving 120,000 annually. These services are designed to enable these local adaptive sports organizations provide safe and effective sports rehabilitation programs for people with disabilities in their communities. Services include: instructor and coach training in adaptive sports; grants to operate programs and purchase adaptive equipment; seminars in program administration, volunteer recruitment and training, marketing, fundraising, and risk management; insurance; promotion of local activities on a national level and other ongoing capacity building and technical assistance.
Move United supports adaptive sports and recreation through various programs included here under this heading. Communication of innovations, events, developments and athlete profiles with the general public via our website, social media, newsletters and our quarterly magazine. For the past 34 years Move United has held ski spectacular, one of the largest adaptive snow sport festivals in the country. Move United supports the development of youth as the next generation of adaptive sport champions. Our e-team provides resources for youth of all ages to connect and network with our extensive member network's adaptive sports and recreation events, competitions and lessons. Funding is made available for training, equipment and competition. Move United launched a first of its kind initiative to engage people with disabilities at home, reducing isolation and improving quality of life. The #adaptathome challenge is engaging thousands of wounded warfighters, youth and adults with disabilities nationwide.
Move United warfighters: offers sports rehabilitation for severely wounded warriors in military hospitals and communities across the u.s. Through a nationwide network of over 200 community-based chapters. Since 1967, Move United has proudly served wounded warriors, including those injured in the iraq and afghanistan wars, offering over 70 winter and summer sports at more than 100 events each year. Move United warfighters rebuilds lives through sports by improving self-confidence, promoting independence and uniting families through shared healthy activities. Contributions cover expenses for participation of the warrior and a family member, including individualized adaptive instruction, adaptive sports equipment, transportation, lodging and meals. Since 2003, more than 18,000 of the most severely wounded and their families have been served, including those with amputations, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, visual impairments, and significant nerve and muscle damage.
Ski spectacular: for the past 35 years Move United has held ski spectacular, one of the largest adaptive snow sport festivals in the country. Each year, ski spectacular attracts over 800 participants from over 30 states and several foreign countries, for a week of activities. This includes training of local ski instructors and coaches in the latest adaptive ski techniques for amputees, spinal and head injured, blind, those with neuromuscular disabilities like cerebral palsy and developmentally disabled. It also includes learn to ski and snowboard classes; race training clinics for youth, wounded warriors and others; nordic ski training; a race; and chapter development seminars.education: as the nation's leading provider of training in adaptive sport, Move United has educated more than 6,000 coaches, instructors, educators, leaders, and va staff who teach or want to teach sport and recreation to people with disabilities. Offerings include an annual national conference as well as sport specific trainings across the country.competition: nationals - each year for over 35 years, Move United has conducted an annual national summer sports competition that offers opportunities for athletes of all ages to compete in six sports including: archery, shooting, weightlifting, track & field, swimming, & triathlon. This event also provides instructional programs in adaptive summer sports such as tennis and volleyball. Each year, Move United junior nationals attracts over 270 participants from 33 states.

Grants made by DSUSA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Great Lakes Adaptive Sports AssociationAdaptive Winter and Summer Sports Programming Expenses$125,500
Greater Buffalo Adaptive SportsAdaptive Winter and Summer Sports Programming Expenses$88,475
Team River Runner (TRR)Adaptive Winter and Summer Sports Programming Expenses$80,482
...and 63 more grants made totalling $2,082,837

Who funds Move United (DSUSA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (HFPG)General Support$955,000
Bob Woodruff Foundation1) Expand and Support A Sustainable Infrastructure That Gives at Least 125 Veterans the Opportunity To Improve Their Physical and Mental Health By Participating in Wheelchair Football in Move United Chapters Across the Country and 2) Provide Training To at Least 100 Adaptive Sports Staff, Instructors, and Volunteers To Ensure Veterans Experience High-Quality Programming From Local Chapters$503,000
American Online Giving FoundationGeneral Support$373,898
...and 16 more grants received

Personnel at DSUSA

Bill SnyderChief Financial Officer
Glenn MerryExecutive Director$211,811
Shuan ButcherCommunications Manager
Huayra Gomez-GarciaSenior Events Manager
Kyleen DavisChapter Services Manager
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for DSUSA

RevenuesFYE 09/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,443,404
Program services$448,458
Investment income and dividends$116,433
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-312,146
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$8,696,149

Form 990s for DSUSA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-092024-03-13990View PDF
2022-092023-02-06990View PDF
2021-092022-02-14990View PDF
2020-092022-02-17990View PDF
2019-092020-08-10990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Indiana Sports CorporationIndianapolis, IN$10,763,949
Special Olympics MarylandBaltimore, MD$7,036,227
Special Olympics HawaiiEwa Beach, HI$3,259,369
Data update history
May 21, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $373,898 from American Online Giving Foundation
April 19, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
January 2, 2024
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $955,000 from Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (HFPG)
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 13 new grant, including a grant for $503,000 from Bob Woodruff Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Parks and recreation centersSports competitionsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
HealthEducationHuman servicesDiseases and disordersSports
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General information
451 Hungerford Dr 608
Rockville, MD 20850
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Montgomery County, MD
Website URL
(301) 217-0960
Facebook page
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IRS details
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Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
N70: Amateur Sports Competitions
NAICS code, primary
713940: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption
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