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Sons of The Union Veterans of The Civil War Charitable Foundation

  • Milford, OH
  • www.suvcw-cf.org

Mission Statement

The Sons of Union Veterans Charitable Foundation was created at Sandusky, Ohio on March 8, 2003 exclusively for educational and charitable purposes. Those purposes broadly include: providing information and enlightenment of the Armed Conflict of 1861-1865, supporting project and charities attributable to Civil War history, monument preservation/restoration, monument construction and erection, scholarships and benevolence to members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
We enthusiastically look forward to serving our educational and charitable purposes through your support.

Main Programs

  1. Preservation - Civil War Related
  2. Preservation - Civil War Related
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

All 50 States are served by the Foundation.

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Robert M Petrovic

Keywords

Self-reported

Civil War, monument restoration, history

EIN

32-0081076

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Private Independent Foundations (T22)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Overview

Self-reported by organization

Examples of Foundation projects completed or in process:
New GAR Monument in Rose Hill Cemetery, Tulsa, OK
100 year old Statue in the Washington Court House Cemetery, in Ohio
Civil War Memorial located in the Jasper Township, Fayette County, Ohio Cemetery
Restoration of the Civil War Monument on the lawn of the Grand Traverse (MI) County Courthouse(http://www.suvcw-cf.org/Traverse.htm)
Restoration of the Civil War Monument in Pioneer Cemetery on the campus of Kansas University, Lawrence, KS.
GAR Memorial the Henry Casey Camp 92 Dept. of Ohio placed in the Washington Court House, OH cemetery.
Replacement of Civil War Cannon Carriage in Camp Randall Memorial Park, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Repairs to 112 year-old H. G. Frost Post 341 GAR Hall in Frost, OH
Repairs to front porch area of former school building in Delaware, OH attended by Union General and U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes.
Repair of roof and electrical repairs to the National Woman's Relief Corps' GAR Memorial Museum, Springfield, IL.
Major assistance in providing the marker honoring GAR Post #215, Bonne Terre, MO.
Assistance in renovation of the new site of the National Civil War Chaplains Museum, Lynchburg, VA.
Restoration of the GAR Statue in Lowville, NY
Rebuilding William Tecumseh Sherman's Civil War cannon, OH
Support through lifetime membership in the Lincoln Monument Association for projects/programs at the Abraham Lincoln tomb, Springfield, IL
Assisted in placement of an historical marker in Milwaukee, WI to recognize the home of Gen. Rufus King.
Restoration of the GAR Soldiers Circle in Rosewood Cemetery, Palmyra, NE.
Preservation funding at the Gen. Lew Wallace Study & Museum in Crawfordsville, IN

Programs

Self-reported by organization

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

Program 1

Preservation - Civil War Related

Preservation funding at the Gen. Lew Wallace Study & Museum, Crawfordsville, IN

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$1,000.00

Program 2

Preservation - Civil War Related

Restoration Gen. William Sherman's Civil War cannon, Lancaster, OH

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$1,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

All 50 States are served by the Foundation.

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Sons of The Union Veterans of The Civil War Charitable Foundation

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Principal Officer

Robert M Petrovic

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Robert M Petrovic

No Affiliation

Term: Aug 2011 - Aug 2012

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