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Operation Gratitude

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Operation Gratitude is a disaster relief organization based in Encino, CA that was founded in 2003. As of 2019 they had $13 million in revenue and $11 million in assets.

Operation Gratitude, a 501(c)(3), non-profit, volunteer-based organization. They lift the spirits and meet the evolving needs of their First Responder, U.S. Military Active Duty, Veteran, and Wounded Hero communities.

EIN:
20-0103575
City:
State:
Metro:
Website:
Phone:
818.469.0448
Founded:
2003
Type:
501(c)(3)
NTEE:
Revenue:
$13,811,274
Assets:
$11,158,646
Employees:
32
Fiscal year end:
December
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at Operation Gratitude

During the year ended december 31, 2018, the organization assembled and distributed approximately 264,000 care packages worldwide, including approximately 167,000 to deployed troops and veterans, 58,000 to first responders, 28,000 to recruit graduates, and more than 11,000 of its trademarked "battalion buddy" stuffed animals to military children of deployed service members. Additionally, the organization distributed goods in bulk quantities to u.s. military bases and to other military support charitable organizations. Occasionally, the organization will distribute goods that do not conform to care package or other program requirements, or goods that are nearing their expiration date, to local community relief agencies.

Form 990s for Operation Gratitude

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 10, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 13, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Aug 30, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Jul 21, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Operation Gratitude

Field2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,695,961
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$122,859
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-7,546
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$13,811,274

Vendors for Operation Gratitude

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2019-08-29
██████████Marketing software2019-08-23
█████████Content management system software2019-08-23
█████ ██████████ █████Tax accounting2018-07-27

Personnel at Operation Gratitude

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Kevin SchmiegelChief Executive Officer$285,000July 5, 2020
Paul CucinottaChief Operating Officer-July 5, 2020
██████ █ ██████Chief Financial Officer$0Dec. 31, 2018
█████ █████Chief Development Officer-July 19, 2018
██████ █████Vice President of Administration$120,497July 5, 2020
████████ ███████Senior Director of Communications-July 5, 2020
█████ ████Director of Donor Relations-July 5, 2020
██████ ███████Senior Director of Volunteer and Community Engagement-July 5, 2020
█████ ████Director of Wounded Hero and Caregiver Program-July 5, 2020
█████ █████Director of Handmade with Love Programs-July 5, 2020
...and 13 more key personnel

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