EIN 47-0339250


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Benefit our members through every stage of Life. Woodmen of the World exists to benefit our members through every stage of Life. To benefit our members through every stage of Life. Woodmenlife provides members with financial security while making a di...
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WoodmenLife is a parent organization to a group of 945 other organizations.
Also known as...
Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society

Program areas at WoodmenLife

Member benefits: Woodmenlife offers a variety of exclusive member benefits and discounts to our members at no extra cost, just for doing business with us. Some of the non-contractual benefits available to eligible Woodmenlife members include: -first responders benefit: Woodmenlife will pay a 25,000 benefit if a good-standing member is killed while performing his or her duties as a non-military first responder. First responders may include firefighters, emt/paramedics, police or a person performing a supporting role to such individuals. -orphan's care benefit: Woodmenlife offers up to 12,000 annually for the care of members' children if they are orphaned. -newborn benefit: qualified members can receive a 10,000 benefit if their newborn infant dies between the ages of 48 hours and six months. During that same period, a 10,000 guaranteed-issue Life Insurance certificate can be purchased at standard rates, regardless of the baby's health. -natural disaster benefit: qualified members whose homes are damaged or destroyed by natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wild/forest fires, or earthquakes, may be eligible for up to 1,000 to help with home repair costs. -life's perks: this easy-to-use member discount program offers savings on brand-name items from more than 30,000 local and national retailers. Members can save money on everyday items like cell phones, restaurants and wholesale club memberships, and on major purchases like automobiles, homes and furniture. -prescription drug savings card: this no-cost prescription drug savings card offers members the lowest price available on drugs purchased through the scriptsave network of pharmacies. -Woodmenlife focus forward scholarship: with the Woodmenlife focus forward scholarship, nearly 1 million in scholarships is available to thousands of high school graduates annually. Scholarships may be used at colleges, universities and trade schools, and scholarship money can be used for education-related expenses, which include tuition, fees, books, supplies and room and board. -family activities and community events: family is important to us, and we sponsor a variety of fun, family-friendly activities that bring young and old together to form new friendships and celebrate differences. All Woodmenlife members and their guests are encouraged to attend. -community improvement funds: Woodmenlife donates money to local chapters and communities that support our shared commitment to family, community and country. These funds help members provide for local needs and give members a voice in deciding which causes matter most to them.
Patriotic program: Woodmenlife's patriotic program was launched more than 70 years ago in support of the organization's common bond focus on our country. Woodmenlife provides american and state flags to local chapters for presentation to nonprofit civic and youth groups, schools, churches, and community centers. Since 1947, the organization has donated more than three million flags to worthy non-profit institutions. Woodmenlife is the second largest purchaser of american flags behind the united states government. As part of the patriotic program, chapters are encouraged to plan and participate in flags across america projects on june 14 and in honor and remembrance ceremonies on september 11. They also plan community service projects for veterans day, memorial day and independence day.
Red basket, inc.: redbasket.org is a nonprofit crowd-funding website dedicated to helping individuals raise money for personal emergencies and community improvement projects in a fee-free environment. Redbasket.org was created in 2012, and is available in all 50 states. In 2018, redbasket.org raised over 680,000 to fund a variety of projects. Woodmenlife covers all administrative and operating expenses for red basket, ensuring that every dollar donated goes directly to the project being funded. Woodmenlife's support includes a full in-house staff, support staff nationwide, and marketing, communications, web services and accounting services. Woodmenlife also covers all payment processing fees and bank service charges. Because red basket is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, all donations are tax deductible.

Form 990s for WoodmenLife

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-122020-01-23990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-01-17990OView PDF
2014-122015-10-14990OView PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds WoodmenLife

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
R C Cliff Payne Woodmen Youth CampDisaster Relief$40,596

Grants made by WoodmenLife

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Food Bank for the HeartlandGeneral Support$59,888
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...and 14 more grants made

Financials for WoodmenLife

RevenuesFYE 12/2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$612,162,731
Investment income and dividends$400,798,844
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$6,273,390
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$30,238,057
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$206,071
Total revenues$1,049,679,093

Personnel at WoodmenLife

Steven T McKernVice President, Administrative Services$207,514
Charles R DriffillVice President , Sales$246,270
Spencer T OwenSenior Vice President, Sales$493,204
 Subscribe to viewSenior Vice President , Sales and Marke$309,054
 Subscribe to viewDirector Tax and Accounting
...and 6 more key personnel

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General information
1700 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Metro area
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA
Website URL
(402) 342-1890
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
Y40: Fraternal Beneficiary Societies and Voluntary Employees Associations
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
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Parent of group exemption
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