EIN 26-3934742

Pacific Battleship Center (PBC)

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To embody the American spirit through the preservation and interpretation of the Battleship IOWA, to educate the public on the accomplishments and sacrifices of American patriots, and to engage our guests in unique and exciting ways.
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Program areas at PBC

Battleship Iowa is a community anchor on the la waterfront, generating tourism and economic activity in our local towns, resulting in a better quality of life for residents many of whom are small business owners. Battleship Iowa has grown to become a cultural icon as an inclusive venue to gather and interact with people of diverse backgrounds and ages.
The pbc utilizes the in-situ environment of Battleship Iowa to address national education deficiencies and spark interest in stem, history, civics, and leadership through innovative education and museum programs. On average, 20,000 students are served annually through field trip and overnight programs.
Our veterans program, known as veterans west, serves approximately 25,000 former service members, of all ages and branches, annually. Veterans west operates out of the veterans resource Center aboard Battleship Iowa, a place where service members and their families are welcomed and respected, where they can socialize, enjoy the camaraderie of other veterans in a unique setting, and benefit from a variety of programs and activities to help them re-connect and re-engage in a civilian world. Currently, abiut half of our volunteer crew is composed of veterans.

Who funds Pacific Battleship Center (PBC)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Ahmanson FoundationToward Power Upgrades$100,000
The Edward E & Marie L Matthews FoundationGeneral & Unrestricted$30,000
Johnny Carson FoundationUnrestricted Support$25,000
...and 21 more grants received totalling $311,996

Personnel at PBC

Jonathan WilliamsChief Executive Officer$172,696
Kelcey BrownPresident and CEO, Midamerican Energy
Mike GetscherExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Ross O'BrienTreasurer$79,368
David CanfieldVice President and Cio Pacific Battleship Center Liaison, Veterans Association Linkedin$147,023
...and 2 more key personnel

Financials for PBC

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,741,009
Program services$2,782,660
Investment income and dividends$40,502
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$0
Miscellaneous revenues$31,252
Total revenues$5,595,423

Form 990s for PBC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-02990View PDF
2021-122022-11-03990View PDF
2020-122021-10-01990View PDF
2019-122021-02-22990View PDF
2018-122020-01-17990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from American Legion Auxiliary - 283 Palisades
January 21, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $20,000 from Crail-Johnson Foundation
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from The Ahmanson Foundation
August 20, 2023
Received grants
Identified 13 new grant, including a grant for $30,000 from The Edward E & Marie L Matthews Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Arts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMuseumsCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
LobbyingNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
250 S Harbor Blvd Berth 87
San Pedro, CA 90731
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
(877) 446-9261
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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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