EIN 20-0471604

Shelterbox USA

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Shelterbox USA delivers humanitarian relief to people displaced by natural or other disasters worldwide. Its mission is to provide shelter, warmth, and dignity through the delivery of equipment and materials. The organization recognizes that coronavirus has created even more danger for vulnerable populations who have lost their homes due to war, extreme weather events, and other disasters. Shelterbox USA is located in Santa Barbara, CA.
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Program areas at Shelterbox USA

The number of people around the world forced from their homes by disasters, climate change, and conflict crossed 100 million for the first time in 2022, according to united nations data. Shelterbox rose to meet this challenge, significantly expanding the scope and reach of our programs. Shelterbox served over 429,000 people in 2022, nearly three times as many as it reached in 2021. That's more than 80,000 families. Shelterbox responded in 12 countries around the world, providing customized aid packages including emergency shelter, solar lights, blankets, clothing, water filters, hygiene kits, and other live-saving aid to families and individuals who lost everything, helping them start to rebuild their lives. Please visit www.shelterboxusa.org for more information about our work.

Grants made by Shelterbox USA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Greater Houston Community FoundationHurricane Harvey Relief$250,000

Who funds Shelterbox USA

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Crystal Spring Foundation (CSF)2022 Grant$1,500,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$389,250
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$389,250
...and 52 more grants received totalling $3,642,914

Personnel at Shelterbox USA

Peter ScottChief Executive Officer - American Academy of Optometry Aao$0
Beth HenryChief Financial and Administrative Officer
Jana ElkadriChief Financial Officer - Cathedral Capital
Mahesh TuragaVice President of Business Development , Cloud - Cadence Design Systems$0
John GlanvilleManaging Director - Athenaeum Capital Partners LLC$0
...and 30 more key personnel

Financials for Shelterbox USA

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,642,583
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$14,407
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-32,684
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$13,624,306

Form 990s for Shelterbox USA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-08-07990View PDF
2021-122022-06-03990View PDF
2020-122021-09-10990View PDF
2019-122020-09-05990View PDF
2018-122019-10-11990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Data update history
March 18, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 15 new personnel
February 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 12 new grant, including a grant for $1,500,000 from Crystal Spring Foundation (CSF)
November 28, 2023
Received grants
Identified 9 new grant, including a grant for $275,000 from Together Rising
October 9, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
October 8, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
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Public safety organizationsFamily service centersCharities
Human servicesHomelessnessPublic safety
Fundraising eventsOperates internationallyNational levelCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 5055
Santa Barbara, CA 93150
Metro area
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara County, CA
Website URL
(805) 608-2400
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
M20: Disaster Preparedness and Relief Service
NAICS code, primary
624230: Emergency and Relief Services
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