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Turning Point USA

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

Turning Point USA is a public sector improvement organization based in Crown Point, IN that was founded in 2012. As of 2019 they had $28 million in revenue and $5.3 million in assets.

We educate students about the importance of fiscal responsibility, free markets, and limited government. Through non-partisan debate, dialogue, and discussion, we believe that every young person can be enlightened to true free market values.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Turning Point Usa Nfp.

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Program areas at Turning Point USA

Turning Point USA raises funds for its long-term vitality and special projects, all in furtherance of its tax-exempt purposes. Turning Point USA distributed $6,943,866 to its related entity Turning Point Endowment, which is another 501c3 tax-exemptcorporation organized and operated as a Type I supporting organization exclusivelyfor Turning Point USAs benefit.

The Turning Point USA Field Program fulfills a critical role in Turning Points mission of educating students about the importance of fiscal responsibility, free markets, and capitalism. Turning Point Field Representatives are on college and high school campuses across the country daily accomplishing this mission by providing interactive instruction and distributing educational materials. During the fiscal year ending 6/30/2019, the field program organized 220 new campus chapters to facilitate these on-campus educational efforts. The field program hosted 169 instructional campus events that were attended by 50 or more students each. The field programs efforts reached 67,287 students in the spring semester of 2019 alone.

The Turning Point USA Events program provides students from all 50 states the unique educational opportunity of learning first hand from thought leaders that have expertise in fiscal responsibility, free markets, and capitalism. Additionally, these events provide students the opportunity to learn from one another as they gather with their peers from all across the country. In the fiscal year ending 6/30/2019, the events program hosted a combined 6,791 attendees at its nine regional and national events.

Form 990s for Turning Point USA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Oct 7, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Oct 12, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 21, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jun 23, 2016990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Turning Point USA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$23,820,975
Program services$2,012
Investment income and dividends$2,394
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$45,139
Net income from fundraising events$4,635,020
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$20,731
Miscellaneous revenues$38,974
Total revenues$28,565,245

Vendors for Turning Point USA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
The Stapleton GroupTax accounting2020-10-07
██████ ███Software2020-03-17
██████Fundraising software2020-03-05
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-05
████████ ████████ ██████Speaker Fees$280,6342019-06-01
████████ █████████████Direct Mail Consultation$30,2002019-06-01
█████ █████ ███Digital Education$478,4392019-06-01
███████ ██████████ ███ ████████Printing$304,8292019-06-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at Turning Point USA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Charlie KirkChief Executive Officer / Founder and Executive Director$27,231Aug. 8, 2020
Tyler BowyerChief Operating Officer / Asst Secretary$82,212Aug. 8, 2020
██████ █████Chief Financial Officer-Aug. 8, 2020
█████ ███████Chief Creative Officer-Aug. 8, 2020
███ ██████Senior Administrative Director-Aug. 8, 2020
█████ ████Administrative Director-Aug. 8, 2020
█████ ████████Senior Advancement Director$180,983Aug. 8, 2020
███████ ███████Strategic Director-Aug. 8, 2020
███████ ██████████Former Secretary$77,174June 30, 2019
███████ ████President / Officer$292,423Oct. 7, 2020
...and three more key personnel

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