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Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

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

TAPS is a support group based in Arlington, VA that was founded in 1994. As of 2019 they had $17 million in revenue and $8.1 million in assets.

TAPS provides ongoing emotional help, hope, and healing to all who are grieving the death of a loved one in military service to America, regardless of relationship to the deceased, geography, or circumstance of the death.

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Program areas at TAPS

Taps survivor programs: regionals, retreats, camp outs, expeditions, and inner warrior.key elements of taps peer based emotional support are the military survivor seminars, retreats, family camps and expeditions held at locations across the country. Surviving family members learn they are not alone in their grief while they gain coping skills that enable them to live a full life in their "new normal." These events gives the families of america's fallen heroes a fully funded experience, including lodging, meals, materials, programming, special activities and ground transportation. The most healing aspects of these programs are the physical elements, taking those who are experiencing traumatic grief outdoors in nature, participating in activities in a safe, supportive environment that show them they can overcome challenges, and that they have an ever-present support system. These programs utilize the concept of experiential education to have the most effective impact. After attending a retreat one widow shared; ...

Taps national survivor seminars:the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (taps) provides critical resources, emotional support, connections to community based care and a 24/7 helpline for all those grieving a death in the military. Each year, taps invites surviving families to come together for two major national events offering hope and healing, connection to resources, and the opportunity to remember and honor their hero. The national military survivor seminar and good grief camp extends invitations to all Survivors and over 2,000 participate in this flagship event held over memorial day weekend in Washington, dc. Speakers include the very best authorities in grief and trauma; events include participation in the memorial day parade, being guests of the president at arlington; attending workshops and sharing groups focused on coping with loss; and opportunities to come together with others. Funding for this Program provides all event logistics, meals for families over five days; activities ...

Peer based emotional support and survivor care:taps offers critical services to the families of america's fallen heroes not available elsewhere in the government or private sector. These include:access to resources 24 hours a day, seven days a week via the taps national military survivor helpline. This vital resource is answered live by peer professionals, Survivors themselves who have advanced training and are available to offer support whether a caller is in emotional crisis, in need or information, or just a listening ear. Calls are also taken from commanders, casualty officers, chaplains, veterans, grief professionals, and the general public maintaining open lines of communication, offering Assistance, and facilitating survivor support. As one survivor shared: "i have utilized many tools for self care but i am very aware that grief is a long road and it takes years to walk down the path of recovery. Some days are good and some are ...

Form 990s for TAPS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 16, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Mar 31, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 14, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for TAPS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$17,873,495
Program services$208,380
Investment income and dividends$7,253
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$478
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,609
Net income from fundraising events$-338,273
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$65,611
Miscellaneous revenues$36,437
Total revenues$17,854,990

Vendors for TAPS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2019-10-23
█████████Fundraising software2019-10-19
████████ ███████Marketing software2019-10-19
██████████████████ ███Tax accounting2018-12-04
███████ ██████Graphic Designer$246,2382017-12-01
█████ ██████HR Director$108,3402017-12-01
█████ ████████Golf Event$74,0002017-12-01
███ ██████ █████Gala 2017 and 2018; Fundraising$382,7572017-12-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at TAPS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Bonnie CarrollPresident and Founder$149,500Jan. 8, 2019
Kyle HarperVice President , Survivor Health and Wellness / Chief Strategic Officer$110,000Jan. 27, 2018
████ ████Vice President , Communications-Jan. 27, 2018
█████ ███████Vice President , Sports and Entertainment$104,711Jan. 8, 2019
█████ ███████████Vice President , Survivor Services / Vice President , Survivor Care-July 17, 2019
███ ██████Vice President, Suicide Postvention and Prevention$120,769Jan. 8, 2019
████ ██████Director of Finance and Accounting$109,222Jan. 8, 2019
█████ ██████Director of Development-Jan. 27, 2018
████ ████████Senior Advisor , Outreach and Engagement / Director , Survivor Programs-July 17, 2019
█████ ██████Senior Manager , Community Relations-Jan. 27, 2018
...and six more key personnel

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