Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief

AOPA FOUNDATION

  • Frederick, MD
  • aopa.org/foundation

Mission Statement

The AOPA Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable, educational, and scientific organization, will educate the general public on the value of general aviation.  The AOPA Foundation works to improve aviation safety, preserve and improve community airports, and encourages learning to fly for career and personal benefit – all in the interest of ensuring the future of general aviation in America.

Main Programs

  1. Air Safety Institute
  2. Growing the Pilot Population
  3. Airport Improvement & Preservation

service areas

National

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ruling year

2007

chief executive

Mr. Bruce Landsberg

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Keywords

general aviation, aircraft, pilot, airport, air safety institute

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EIN

20-8817225

Physical Address

421 Aviation Way

Frederick, 21701

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Safety Education (M40)

Public Foundations (T30)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (Y12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Impact statement

Pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation enthusiasts are all passionate about the freedom and joy flying brings to their lives. The AOPA Foundation provides a variety of unique philanthropic opportunities for individuals to support general aviation’s future in a way that meets their needs.

Programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Program 1

Air Safety Institute

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Category

Aviation Safety

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Program 2

Growing the Pilot Population

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Program 3

Airport Improvement & Preservation

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Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

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  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    The AOPA Foundation works to grow the pilot population, preserve airports and promote aviation safety.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
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  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
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  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
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  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    Not available.

service areas

National

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Financials

Financial information is an important part of gauging the short- and long-term health of the organization.

The AOPA Foundation Inc
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

AOPA FOUNDATION

Leadership

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

Mr. Bruce Landsberg

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

William C. Trimble III

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?