EIN 52-1183585

Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
20
City
State
Year formed
1980
Most recent tax filings
2020-12-01
Description
Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) provides scholarships and counseling to the children of fallen special operators and immediate financial assistance to severely wounded.
Total revenues
$16,396,122
2020
Total expenses
$11,193,636
2020
Total assets
$175,400,415
2020
Num. employees
20
2020

Program areas at SOWF

Scholarship grants: 214 children attended colleges or other post secondary educational institutions in 2020 and the Foundation also coordinated grants with outside agencies that, additionally, provided approximatley $3.7 million to the children attending college, our grants include funding for tuition, room and board, books, tutoring, computers, fees, transportation, and personal expenses.
Support to Special Operations wounded personnel: the Foundation provided direct financial support to 34 severely combat wounded or injured Special Operations people and their families while the wounded Special Operations service members recovered in a u.s.hospital.
Counseling and tutoring: the Foundation provided educational counseling to over 800 children that have not yet reached college age or started their post secondary education. 311 of these children were in middle and high school and received academic planning materials and started preparing to begin their post secondary education. In home tutoring was available to all children from kindergarten age through college graduation. The Foundation also funded visits to colleges for high school seniors.the Foundation conducts an annual college preparation conference/seminar for our high school juniors and seniors. The students are lodged on a college campus, coached in college finances, social responsibilities, tought how to write a college acceptance essay, learn about expectations from college professors, and are mentored by sowf college graduates. The Foundation pays the full cost of all transportation, lodging, and meals. The cost of the 2020 program was $9,562.in 2020 the Foundation provided grants totaling $159,905 to families with pre-school children ages 2-5. This program began in september 2017 and is now a permanent addition to the program services the Foundation provides.

Who funds Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Spookstock FoundationGeneral Support of Organization$450,000
Victor E Clarke Charitable FoundationFor the Organization's General Purpose of Empowering Children of Fallen Special Ops Forces$350,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$212,403
...and 94 more grants received totalling $2,666,347

Personnel at SOWF

NameTitleCompensation
Clayton M. HutmacherBoard Member$234,042
Joe MaguirePresident and Chief Executive Officer
Ross PerotVice President, Hillwood
James E. MacDougaldCommand / Director Emeritus
Greg von SchottensteinDirector of Development
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for SOWF

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,901,646
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$4,619,876
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$820,049
Net income from fundraising events$54,551
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$16,396,122

Form 990s for SOWF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-08-06990View PDF
2019-122020-09-03990View PDF
2018-122019-06-19990View PDF
2017-122018-09-12990View PDF
2016-122017-09-07990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 17 new grant, including a grant for $350,000 from Victor E Clarke Charitable Foundation
July 1, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 28, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
May 25, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
December 25, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Hospital foundationsGrantmaking organizationsHealth organizationsCharities
Issues
HealthEducationChildren
Characteristics
Funds one specific organizationConducts researchFundraising eventsNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
1137 Marbella Plaza Dr
Tampa, FL 33619
Metro area
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
County
Hillsborough County, FL
Website URL
specialops.org/ 
Phone
(813) 805-9400
Facebook page
WarriorFoundation 
Twitter profile
@sofwarriorfnd 
IRS details
EIN
52-1183585
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1980
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
E11: Health Care Single Organization Support
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent
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