EIN 13-5624511

United States of America Chess Federation

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To extending the role of chess in American society. USCF promotes the study and knowledge of the game of chess, for its own sake as an art and enjoyment.
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United States Chess Federation Chess Federation
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Program areas at United States of America Chess Federation

Us Chess promoted the study and knowledge of Chess by educating the public, particularly secondary and elementary age students, about the game, art, science, sport, and discipline of Chess. Us Chess and its members supported instructional programs in schools; conducted, sponsored, and promoted Chess lessons, seminars, and lectures; held Chess tournaments for youth, adults, and individuals with disabilities; produced publications for its members and others describing the corporation's activities and promoting Chess education; encouraged the formation of Chess groups, clubs, and associations; and supported and promoted chess-related activities throughout the United States.

Grants made by United States of America Chess Federation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Berkeley Chess SchoolTo Support and Promote Growth of Women in Chess$7,820
Philadelphia Chess SocietyTo Support and Promote Growth of Women in Chess$7,500
Chess In The SchoolsTo Support and Promote Growth of Women in Chess$5,666

Who funds United States of America Chess Federation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Saint Louis Chess ClubWomen in Chess Grant and Chess Olympiad$156,500
PayPal Giving FundGeneral Support$8,499
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$6,200
...and 1 more grant received

Personnel at United States of America Chess Federation

John HartmannChief Information Officer and Chess Life Editor
Carol MeyerExecutive Director$132,494
Daniel LucasSenior Director of Strategic Communication
Judy MisnerDirector of Administration
Geoffrey IsaakDirector of Development
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for United States of America Chess Federation

RevenuesFYE 05/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,027,658
Program services$2,647,563
Investment income and dividends$90,754
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$18,689
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$128,498
Total revenues$3,913,162

Form 990s for United States of America Chess Federation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2021-052021-09-03990View PDF
2020-052021-04-14990View PDF
2019-052019-11-22990View PDF
2018-052018-12-22990View PDF
2017-052017-11-22990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 14, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
May 8, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $8,499 from PayPal Giving Fund
June 25, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 13, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from Saint Louis Chess Club
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General information
PO Box 775308
St Louis, MO 63177
Metro area
St. Louis, MO-IL
St. Louis city, MO
Website URL
(931) 787-1234
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
N03: Recreation and Sports Professional Societies and Associations
NAICS code, primary
813990: Sports Regulatory Associations and Property Owner Associations
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