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Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

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Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is a organization supporting an arts, culture, or humanities nonprofit based in Triangle, VA that was founded in 1979. As of 2020 they had $11 million in revenue and $128 million in assets.

The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation preserves and promulgates the history, traditions and culture of the Marine Corps and educates all Americans in its virtues.

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Program areas at Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

Programs for the national museum of the Marine Corps include support for museum collections/exhibits, artwork, educational programs, community outreach efforts, a volunteer docent program, payroll support for interns and special assistants, marketing, and Heritage center property/grounds maintenance. The Foundation conducts all retail operations within the museum which include the gift shop, two restaurants, special events, a laser rifle range, and a giant screen movie theater showing the Foundation's feature film, "we, the marines". During 2019, the museum hosted 380,396 visitors (including 74,898 students), the intern/special assistant programs had 26 staff members paid a total of $268,973, and maintenance support totaled $145,542. Total expenses include $5.1m non-cash depreciation costs on the museum and Heritage center.

Historical programs include support for the Marine Corps university history division's interns, research grants and fellowships, and academic degree scholarships. During 2019, 2 educational grants were awarded totaling $20,000; and 4 historical research grants and fellowships were awarded for $16,120. In addition, the usmc history division intern / special assistant program had 20 staff members paid a total of $131,882.

Other Foundation programs include support for annual national history day (nhd) competitions, grants for usmc historical projects; usmc band annual concerto competitions and special assistant payroll; events honoring significant dates in usmc history, and an annual awards program recognizing exemplary work that furthers the understanding of Marine Corps history and traditions. Grants in support of nhd totaled $3,500. The awards program had 16 winners receiving a total of $32,000 in cash prizes. Usmc band support included $18,072 special assistant payroll costs and 2 concerto competition cash prizes totaling $3,000. Special project grants totaling $17,928 were issued to 5 recipients; and 2 grants totaling $85,000 were awarded to the usmc historical company and university of sc educational Foundation.

Form 990s for Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Sep 22, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Sep 21, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Sep 27, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,308,855
Program services$1,019,884
Investment income and dividends$409,044
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,273
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-2,411
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$440
Total revenues$11,737,085

Vendors for Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Johnson Lambert LLPTax accounting2020-09-22
███████ █████ █████ ███ ███████Fundraising; Direct Mail Consultant$379,5862019-12-01
██████ ████ █████████Fundraising$491,8122019-12-01
█████ █████ █████████████Marketing$175,0002019-12-01
██████ █████Fundraising$393,4842019-12-01
██████ ████ ██████████ ███Fundraising$232,7152019-12-01
██████ ███Software2019-09-19

Personnel at Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
James KesslerPresident and Chief Executive Officer$224,388Sept. 22, 2020
Jennifer M. VanderveldChief Operations Officer / Vice President Development and Marketing / Vice President , Marketing and Development$162,133Sept. 16, 2020
████ █████ ██ ██████Vice President, Finance and Administration$164,369Dec. 31, 2019
████ ██████ ████Executive Director-July 17, 2019
████ ██████ ███████Marketing Manager-July 17, 2019
████ ████ ██ █████Development Services Manager-July 17, 2019
███ █████ █████Planned Giving Manager-July 17, 2019
██████ ███Events Manager-Sept. 16, 2020
████ ███████ ███████Theater Director and Rifle Range Manager-July 17, 2019
████ █████ █████████Controller-July 17, 2019
...and 12 more key personnel

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