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Joyful Heart Foundation (JHF)

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JHF is a abuse or exploitation organization based in New York, NY that was founded in 2001. As of 2019 they had $3.8 million in revenue and $1.6 million in assets.

Joyful Heart Foundation is committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse through innovative programs and has reached millions more through public awareness campaigns.

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Program areas at JHF

See schedule oadvocacysince 2010, the elimination of the backlog of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits in the united states has been a top priority for Joyful Heart. We work in partnership at the federal, state and local levels with legislators, advocates, law enforcements, and survivors to bring attention, funding, and reforms to improve the criminal justice response to sexual assault. Through strategic advocacy and educational campaigns we are working to enact comprehensive rape kit reform legislation, establish survivor-centered policies and expand the national dialogue about rape kit testing. Through our work in 2018, we uncovered over 35,000 untested rape kits across the united states; continued to hold law enforcement accountable for the kits in their possession; advocated for state legislation to change the way rape kits are handled and mandate testing; and advised local jurisdictions and states on the implementation of rape kit reforms. We worked closely with ...

See schedule ohealingjoyful Heart's healing program seeks to educate the field to adopt a holistic approach to healing and wellness for both survivors and the professionals, while promoting the belief that it is possible to not only survive trauma, but also to thrive and reclaim joy. Since 2013, we have been engaged in a multiyear research project with dr. mary ann dutton, a renowned professor of psychiatry at georgetown university, to evaluate the effectiveness of our survivor retreat program. In 2018, our retreat team held the final survivor retreat in february at el capitan canyon in santa barbara, the final deliverable of our research project. The culminated research found that Joyful Heart's retreat program was effective in reducing trauma-related symptoms. Participants reported a reduction of post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) and depression symptoms and an increase in various mindfulness measures, including self-compassion and hope. A narrative report was submitted and published ...

See schedule oeducationjoyful Heart works to raise visibility and elevate the conversation about sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse to change attitudes, break the silence, lessen the stigma and shame, and inspire accountability in our society.we do this through large-scale, high-impact public awareness and education campaigns, community events, web content, social media, and influencing storylines on television and in film. From january 1, 2018, Joyful Heart was mentioned in 1,895 news stories (online, print, and broadcast), which had an aggregate readership of more than 5.7 billion impressions through december 31, 2018. Additionally, Joyful Heart presented our work at more than 50 events reaching over 7,500 people. The events ranged from school assemblies and community gatherings to screenings and major national conferences in states across the country, including California, new york, Connecticut, Tennessee, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Texas, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Washington 2018, Joyful Heart's educational efforts have continued to ...

Form 990s for JHF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 6, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 12, 2017990View PDF
2016-06Jan 24, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Mar 23, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for JHF

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,950,567
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$48,797
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-174,696
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$16,120
Total revenues$3,840,788

Vendors for JHF

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-03-06
██████ ███ ██ █████ ██Tax accounting2019-11-14
██████████ ████████████Professional Fundraiser; Fundraising Consultant; Consultant$192,0002018-12-01
███████ ██████ ███████Public Affairs Consultant$205,0002018-12-01
██████████ ██████████ ████████It Consultant; Consulting$119,4002018-12-01
███ ████████ █████Media Relations Consultant$105,0002018-12-01
██████████ ██████████Consultant$114,9902017-12-12
███████ ██████ ███████ █████Consulting$153,0002017-12-12
...and two more vendors

Personnel at JHF

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Leslie HewittChief Financial Officer$150,282Sept. 29, 2020
Lisa WinjumVice President, External Affairs$119,617Dec. 31, 2018
███████ █████████Vice President of Development$115,500Dec. 31, 2017
██████ ███████Managing Director$0Sept. 29, 2020
████ ██████Director of Policy and Advocacy$109,919Sept. 29, 2020
████ █████Director of Advocacy and Policy$111,368Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ████████Director of Retreat Research and Survivor Support-June 4, 2018
█████ ██████ ████Past Managing Director$143,528Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ███████Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2018
███ █████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2018
...and six more key personnel

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4Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault501(c)(3)$3.5 millionDes Moines, IA
5Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence501(c)(3)$996,757Helena, MT
6Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence501(c)(3)$1.4 millionOakland, CA
7Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence501(c)(3)$2.2 millionMontpelier, VT
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11Partnership for Safety and Justice501(c)(3)$1.3 millionPortland, OR
12North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault501(c)(3)$2.1 millionRaleigh, NC
13Just Detention International (JDI)501(c)(3)$4.0 millionLos Angeles, CA
14Polaris501(c)(3)$5.5 millionWashington, DC
15Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE)501(c)(3)$1.4 millionChicago, IL
16Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA)501(c)(3)$2.2 millionSt Paul, MN
17Michigan Coalition To End Domestic and Sexual Violence501(c)(3)$3.7 millionOkemos, MI
18The North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence501(c)(3)$3.2 millionDurham, NC
19Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence501(c)(3)$1.6 millionWilmington, DE
20Jewish Women International501(c)(3)$2.4 millionWashington, DC
21Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV)501(c)(3)$3.5 millionOlympia, WA
22Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV)501(c)(3)$1.7 millionIndianapolis, IN
23Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence501(c)(3)$7.7 millionWashington, DC
24California Partnership To End Domestic Violence501(c)(3)$2.3 millionSacramento, CA
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