EIN 52-1367225

National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA)

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The Army Historical Foundation was established in 1983 as a member-based, publicly supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the American Soldier.
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The Army Historical Foundation
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Program areas at NMUSA

2022 national museum programthe Foundation operated all revenue-generating activities for The museum, which reopened in june 2021 after being temporarily closed as a health precaution due to The covid-19 pandemic. The Army owns, operates, and maintains The museum, while The Foundation is responsible for revenue generation, fundraising, and membership. Revenue generating activities include but are not limited to: special events, retail service, food services (cafe and catering), simulators, and photography services.
2022 Historical and education program:because The department of The Army does not provide such service to The public, The Foundation serves The role of answering inquiries into matters of Army history. The subject of many of these queries often relates to family histories, details of a relative's Army service, for example, but they can also cover a wide range of other subjects. This is a free service provided by Foundation staff historians who conduct The research in The Foundation's own military library, at The u.s. Army center of military history, The national archives, and via online resources. In 2022, The ahf staff responded to nearly 400 inquiries from members, donors, and The general public from all over The country.four issues of on point were published in 2022, with approximately 5,000 copies per issue mailed out, most going to members and donors. The Foundation has published on point, which started as a quarterly eight-page newsletter and is now a full-color, award-winning, 68-page magazine. On point features articles on a wide range of Army history and artwork, along with military book reviews and news about The national museum of The united states Army. The publication includes articles by notable military historians and also provides opportunities for emerging historians and novice authors to get published in a history magazine. In 2022, The Foundation continued publishing on point in print and online as well as expanding our digital footprint overall. We have begun a program of digitizing past issues of on point, with The goal of making all prior long-form copies available online, as well as publishing unique articles on topical subjects in coordination with our marketing team. This has continued to deliver ahf's Army journal and history products on a digital platform, increasing access and visibility while maximizing value during a time with a surge in digital content in The marketplace.the distinguished writing awards program was established in 1997 to recognize authors who make a significant contribution to The literature on u.s. Army history. Each year nominations are submitted to The awards committee by publishers and journal editors. A small group of finalists are selected, and a final judging is made. The awards are formally presented at The Foundation's annual members' meeting. In 2022, ahf presented $5,500 in award money to authors of five books and two articles. Award-winning books include: biography - general john a. rawlins: no ordinary man, by allen j. ottens (Indiana university press)operational/battle history - island infernos: The us Army's pacific war odyssey, 1944, by john c. mcmanus (dutton caliber) institutional/functional history - The united states Army and The making of america: from confederation to empire, 1775-1903, by robert wooster (university press of kansas)journals, memoirs, and letters - till victory: The second world war by those who were there, by clement horvath (pen & sword military) unit history - men of armor: The history of b company, 756th tank battalion in world war ii, part one: beginnings, north africa, and italy, by jeff danby (casemate)award-winning articles include: academic journals "The gulf war at 30," by j. travis moger. Army history, winter 2021journals and magazines "a savior of The capitol," by paul russinoff. Military images, spring 2021the book award winners receive a plaque honoring The book and a $1,000 cash award; The article award winners also receive a plaque and a $250 cash award. The awards were presented at The Foundation's annual meeting in 2022 at The national museum of The u.s. Army at fort belvoir, Virginia. The Army Historical Foundation, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, is dedicated to preserving The history and heritage of The american soldier. Its goal is to promote greater public appreciation for The contributions that america's Army - regular, reserve, and national guard - has made to The nation in 247 years of service. The Foundation is The principal fundraiser to build The national museum of The united states Army, which officially opened on november 11, 2020, at fort belvoir.in addition to fundraising for and managing The revenue generating activities in The national museum of The united states Army, The Foundation's projects and activities include The refurbishment of Historical Army buildings, acquisition and conservation of Historical art, artifacts, and documents; support of Army history education programs; Historical research; publication of Historical materials on The american soldier; and providing counsel and support to private and governmental organizations committed to The same goals as The foundation.the Army Historical Foundation's intern program provides opportunities for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students who have an interest in u.s. Army history to gain practical work experience under The supervision of The Foundation's staff historians. Using The ahf library and various online and archival resources, ahf interns (assistant historians) perform many of The same tasks as The Foundation's regular staff, including writing and editing articles for on point, researching and answering Historical inquiries, and conducting image research. Ahf interns have gone on to various careers and other endeavors after completing internships, including employment as historians, curators, and teachers, as well as acceptance to graduate programs in history and library science.

Who funds National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding TrustUnrestricted General Support$280,000
Diana Davis Spencer FoundationTowards the National Museum of the U.s. Army$150,000
National Philanthropic TrustCulture & Arts$101,500
...and 32 more grants received totalling $1,426,579

Personnel at NMUSA

Paul J WeilerChief Financial Officer$132,384
Kerri A KlineVice President of Operations$143,081
Jamie L HubansVice President of Marketing Communicat$139,216
Julie E KaplanVice President of Development$131,282
Richard E Talley usa-retVice President of Strategic Init.$92,971
...and 12 more key personnel

Financials for NMUSA

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,463,588
Program services$33,134
Investment income and dividends$3,357
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$551,056
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$10,051,135

Form 990s for NMUSA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-09-12990View PDF
2021-122022-10-21990View PDF
2020-122021-10-05990View PDF
2019-122021-02-26990View PDF
2018-122019-10-11990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s

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Data update history
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $150,000 from Diana Davis Spencer Foundation
October 25, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $51,250 from American Endowment Foundation
October 24, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
October 22, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 6 new vendors, including , , , , , and
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Military and veteran charitiesArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMuseumsCharities
EducationArts, cultural, and humanitiesHistoryMilitary and veterans
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General information
1775 Liberty Dr Suite 400
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Fairfax County, VA
Website URL
(800) 506-2672
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A54: History Museums
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
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