EIN 06-0416470

Knights of Columbus - Supreme Council

IRS 501(c) type
Num. employees
Year formed
Most recent tax filings
Financials as of 2018-12
$1b: Prog svcs
$981m: Invst income
$60m: Misc rev
$40m: Misc other revenues
$2b: Memb benef
$169m: Expense, other
$65m: Salaries, non-officers
$188m: Misc other expenses
$22b: Stocks & bonds
$2b: Other sec
$341m: Savings
$320m: Misc other assets
$23b: Other lia
$25m: Accts pay
$2m: Escrow
Knights of Columbus is a catholic fraternal organization dedicated to promoting and conducting educational, charitable, religious and social welfare works, rendering mutual aid and assistance to sick and needy members and their families, and providing...
Related structure
Knights of Columbus - Supreme Council is a parent organization to a group of 8,232 other organizations.
Also known as...
Knights of Columbus; Alliance Council 558 Knights of Columbus; Supreme Council

Program areas at Knights of Columbus - Supreme Council

Programs for the payment of irc sec. 501(c)(8) benefits to members, wives and their dependents. Knights of Columbus is a catholic family fraternal service organization with over 1.9 million members, founded in 1882 for the following purposes: (a) rendering aid to its members, their families and beneficiaries of members and their families; (b) rendering mutual aid and assistance to its sick, disabled and needy members and their families; (c) promoting social work among its members and their families; and (d) promoting and conducting educational, charitable, religious social welfare, war relief and welfare and public relief work.to more effectively carry out its purposes the corporation, a Connecticut specially chartered corporation without capital stock, provides coverage for life insurance, accident and health, long term care and annuity benefits to members, wives, widows and minor children principally in the united states and canada. The total irc sec. 501(c)(8) benefits accrued to members of $1,915,249,924 were incurred for the purpose for which the organization is exempt. In 2018, 19,911 death claims were incurred. The average size of a life insurance certificate is $61,020. The average age of a certificate holder is 49.
Programs of assistance to other social action, educational, charitable, benevolent, moral and religious endeavors.
Programs for expenses incurred necessary in the Knights of Columbus insurance and fraternal endeavors.

Form 990s for Knights of Columbus - Supreme Council

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-122020-01-28990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-12-26990OView PDF
2015-122017-02-23990OView PDF
2014-122016-01-28990OView PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

Who funds Knights of Columbus - Supreme Council

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerGrantmaker tax periodDescriptionAmount
Community Foundation of North Texas (NTXCF)2018-12For General Purposes$2,500

Grants made by Knights of Columbus - Supreme Council

GranteeGrant descriptionGrant yearAmount
John Paul II Shrine and InstituteSupport for Saint John Paul Ii National Shrine2018-12$8,540,000
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...and 54 more grants made

Financials for Knights of Columbus - Supreme Council

RevenuesFYE 12/2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$1,337,580,400
Investment income and dividends$980,730,829
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$40,149,010
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$60,110,540
Total revenues$2,418,570,779

Personnel at Knights of Columbus - Supreme Council

NameTitleCompensationDate of data
Douglas BarrettPresident2018-12-31
Michael J. O'ConnorSupreme Secretary$365,6712020-11-27
William E. LoriDirector and Supreme Chaplain / Supreme Chaplain$125,0002020-11-27
 Subscribe to viewDirector and Supreme Advocate$591,9902020-11-27
 Subscribe to viewDirector and Supreme Knight$1,476,9612020-11-27
...and 12 more key personnel

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General information
One Columbus Plaza
New Haven, CT06510
Metro area
New Haven-Milford, CT
(203) 752-4000
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
Y40: Fraternal Beneficiary Societies and Voluntary Employees Associations
NAICS code, primary
525120: Health and Welfare Funds
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption
Central organization
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