Educational Institutions

Silicon Web Costumers' Guild

  • Berkeley, CA

Mission Statement

The Silicon Web Costumers' Guild (SiW) is a non-profit, educational organization for those who are interested in costumes and costuming. Our members include historic reenactors, professional, educational and community theatrical costumers, science fiction fans, renaissance festival participants, and a vast array of others who are interested in the making, wearing and display of costume.

Founded in 2003, we are a "virtual" community whose members interact using Internet technologies, including this web site, an online costuming magazine, newsgroups, email, and other social networking tools.

SiW is a chapter of the International Costumers' Guild (ICG), an international organization that brings hobbyist and professional costumers from around the world together, and fosters, through its local chapters, educational and social costume events.

Main Programs

  1. Dreamcatcher Award

Sign in or create an account to view revenue data

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The Silicon Web Costumers Guild is a "virtual" community with members world-wide. Our members interact using Internet technologies, including this web site, an online costuming magazine, newsgroups, email, and other social networking tools.K

ruling year

2010

Chapter President since 2013

Self-reported

Kevin Roche

Keywords

Self-reported

costuming, cosplay, education

Sign in or create an account to view Form(s) 990 for 2009.
Register now

EIN

84-1620622

 Number

0711713324

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Professional Societies & Associations (B03)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (Y01)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

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

Dreamcatcher Award

The Dreamcatcher award is presented for the innovative use of technology and/or creative problem solving in costume construction. All entries with a creative use of technical/special effects are eligible to win regardless of division.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$0.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The Silicon Web Costumers Guild is a "virtual" community with members world-wide. Our members interact using Internet technologies, including this web site, an online costuming magazine, newsgroups, email, and other social networking tools.K

External Reviews

Source: greatnonprofits.org

The review section is powered by Great Nonprofits

Financials

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

Sign in or create an account to view assets data

NEED MORE INFO ON THIS NONPROFIT?

Free: Gain immediate access to the following:
  • Address and contact information
  • Forms 990 for 2009
  • Board Chair
  • Access to the GuideStar Community
Get all this now for free
Need the ability to download nonprofit data and more advanced search options? Consider a Premium or Pro Search subscription.

Operations

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

Silicon Web Costumers' Guild

Leadership

NEED MORE INFO ON THIS NONPROFIT?

Free: Gain immediate access to the following:
  • Address and contact information
  • Forms 990 for 2009
  • Board Chair
  • Access to the GuideStar Community
Need the ability to download nonprofit data and more advanced search options? Consider a Premium or Pro Search subscription.

Chapter President

Kevin Roche

STATEMENT FROM THE Chapter President

"The Silicon Web Costumers' Guild (SiW) is a non-profit, educational organization for those who are interested in costumes and costuming. Our members include historic reenactors, professional, educational and community theatrical costumers, science fiction fans, renaissance festival participants, and a vast array of others who are interested in the making, wearing and display of costume.

Founded in 2003, we are a "virtual" community whose members interact using Internet technologies, including this web site, an online costuming magazine, newsgroups, email, and other social networking tools.

SiW is a chapter of the International Costumers' Guild (ICG), an international organization that brings hobbyist and professional costumers from around the world together, and fosters, through its local chapters, educational and social costume events."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Kevin Roche

Silicon Web Costumers' Guild

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

GuideStar worked with BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit board leadership and governance, to create this section, which enables organizations and donors to transparently share information about essential board leadership practices. Self-reported by organization


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD COMPOSITION

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


RESPONSE NOT PROVIDED

BOARD PERFORMANCE

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