EIN 20-0471604

Shelterbox USA

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The mission of Shelterbox USA is to deliver humanitarian relief in the form of equipment and materials that bring shelter, warmth & dignity to people made homeless by natural or other disasters worldwide. In 2016, Shelterbox provided shelter for 29,300 people in 14 different global locations. Providing humanitarian relief and aid in the form of equipment and materials that provide shelter, warmth and comfort to people displaced by natural or other disasters.
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Program areas at Shelterbox USA

Coronavirus is an unprecedented global humanitarian emergency which has created more danger for many of the world's most vulnerable people. It adds another layer of threat to those have lost their homes to disasters like war, extreme weather events and natural disasters. In 2020, despite the global challenges, Shelterbox helped 197,000 people who lost everything through conflict or natural disaster. We responded 17 times to drought, typhoon, flooding, volcano, and conflict and provided 197,000 people across 13 countries with emergency shelter and life-saving aid items including blankets, mosquito nets, solar lights, cooking sets, and water filters. Items like tools and tarpaulins helped build shelters that allowed families to self-isolate, while the addition of new aid items like soap, masks and handwashing basins helped limit the spread of covid-19. Please visit www.shelterboxusa.org for more information about our work.

Grants made by Shelterbox USA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Greater Houston Community Foundation (GHCF)Hurricane Harvey Relief$250,000

Who funds Shelterbox USA

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$177,025
Schwab Charitable FundHuman Services$49,650
The Community Foundation of SarasotaGeneral Support$34,907
...and 28 more grants received totalling $552,366

Personnel at Shelterbox USA

Peter Scott OrlandoChief Executive Officer - American Academy of Optometry Aao
Robyn LaguetteChief Financial Administrative Officer$89,172
Patrick ProctorVice President Operations$128,373
Sarah RobinsonSenior Director of Fundraising$136,552
Serena KelschDirector of Foundation Relations / Humanitarian Director of Strategic Partnerships$101,300
...and 12 more key personnel

Financials for Shelterbox USA

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$11,001,119
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$320
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-15,099
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$10,986,340

Form 990s for Shelterbox USA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-09-10990View PDF
2019-122020-09-05990View PDF
2018-122019-10-11990View PDF
2017-122018-10-16990View PDF
2016-122017-10-12990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 6, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
May 6, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Snyder Charitable Foundation
November 21, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
August 4, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $24,750 from American Endowment Foundation
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Grantmaking organizationsInternational-focused organizationsFamily service centersCharities
Human servicesHousingHomelessnessForeign affairsInternational developmentWorld peacePublic safety
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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
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
Q12: International, Foreign Affairs and National Security Fund Raising and Fund Distribution
NAICS code, primary
624230: Emergency and Relief Services
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