US Navy Memorial Foundation

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Mission

THE NAVY MEMORIAL MISSION IS TO HONOR, RECOGNIZE AND CELEBRATE THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE SEA SERVICES AND THE IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY THEM WHILE SERVING IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY, MARINE CORPS, COAST GUARD AND MERCHANT MARINES. THE NAVY MEMORIAL SERVES TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ABOUT THE VITAL ROLE THAT THE SEA SERVICES PLAY IN OUR NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE RICH MARITIME HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES.

Ruling year info

1978

Principal Officer

REAR ADM FRANK THORP IV

Main address

701 Pennsylvania Ave NW Ste 123

Washington, DC 20004 United States

EIN

52-1104476

NTEE code info

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

VISITOR CENTER SERVICES - THE VISITOR CENTER HONORS, RECOGNIZES, AND CELEBRATES AMERICA'S ENDURING MARITIME HERITAGE THROUGH COMMEMORATIVE CEREMONIES, REUNION MEETINGS, REENLISTMENT AND RETIREMENT CEREMONIES, BAND CONCERTS, FILM AND VIDEO PRESENTATIONS, PHOTOGRAPHIC AND DATA COLLECTIONS, SPECIAL EVENTS, AND EXHIBITS.DUE TO THE GLOBAL COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE VISITOR CENTER WAS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC ON MARCH 12, 2020. AS A RESULT OF THE CLOSURE, SEVERAL IN-PERSON EVENTS WERE CANCELLED. THE NAVY MEMORIAL WAS ABLE TO IMMEDIATELY PIVOT TO PRODUCING THE THE VISITOR CENTER EVENTS VIRTUALLY, THEREBY CONTINUING TO FULFILL ITS MISSION IN SPITE OF THE PANDEMIC.

Expenses
$1,397,988
Revenue
$58,336

EDUCATIONAL SERVICES - EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE HERITAGE OF THE UNITED STATES AS A MARITIME NATION AND THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF MEN AND WOMEN IN THE SEA SERVICES THROUGH EXHIBITS, FILM AND VIDEO PRESENTATIONS, LECTURES, TOURS, PUBLICATIONS, AND EVENTS. DURING THE GLOBAL COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE NAVY MEMORIAL BEGAN TO ENHANCE AND EXPAND ITS ONLINE EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS TO INCLUDE A DIGITIZED VERSION OF THE JUNIOR SAILOR PROGRAM, ONLINE COURSE MATERIALS FOR K-12 ON HISTORY AND HERITAGE, SEA SERVICE TRADITIONS AND ARCHIVAL RESEARCH.

Expenses
$405,394
Revenue
$51,216

THE FOUNDATION HOSTS SEVERAL SPECIAL EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR TO SUPPORT ITS PROGRAM ACTIVITIES. THE EVENTS CARRIED OUT DURING 2020 INCLUDED THE FOLLOWING:1. LONE SAILOR AWARDS DINNER - RECOGNIZES THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF FORMER MEMBERS OF THE SEA SERVICES AND EDUCATES THE PUBLIC ON THE MISSION OF THE NAVY MEMORIAL. DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THIS EVENT WAS A MAJOR VIRTUAL PRODUCTION THAT WAS STREAMED ONLINE TO A LARGE AUDIENCE.2. DELBERT D. BLACK AWARD DINNER - RECOGNIZES THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE OUTSTANDING COMMAND MASTER CHIEF IN THE U.S. NAVY. DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THIS EVENT WAS A VIRTUAL PRODUCTION THAT WAS STREAMED ONLINE TO A LARGE AUDIENCE.3. COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE PROGRAM - PERMANENT COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUES OF SHIPS, REUNION GROUPS, HISTORICAL EVENTS, INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES, ETC. ON THE PLAQUE WALL WITHIN THE VISITOR CENTER.4. SAILOR OF THE YEAR - RECOGNIZES THE TOP 4 SAILORS OF THE YEAR IN THE FLEET.5. FANTAIL BREAKFASTS - BRINGS TOGETHER SENIOR NAVY LEADERSHIP TO DISCUSS CURRENT NAVY PROJECTS AND PLANS WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS.6. BRIDGE WING CHATS - BRINGS TOGETHER SENIOR NAVY LEADERS AND JUNIOR OFFICERS FOR DISCUSSIONS ON CAREER PATHS, CURRENT TOPICS AFFECTING THE NAVY, EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF JUNIOR OFFICERS, ETC. DUE TO THE GLOBAL COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE NAVY MEMORIAL WAS ONLY ABLE TO HOST ONE BRIDGE WING CHAT. BECAUSE OF THE PARTICIPATORY NATURE OF THIS PROGRAM, IT WAS NOT POSSIBLE TO HOLD THE EVENT VIRTUALLY.7. MOVIES ON THE MEMORIAL - NAVY-THEMED MOVIES SHOWN OUTSIDE ON THE NAVY MEMORIAL PLAZA, FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. DUE TO THE GLOBAL COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE NAVY MEMORIAL WAS UNABLE TO HOST ANY OF THE SCHEDULED MOVIES ON THE MEMORIAL.8. STATUE PROGRAM - PAYS TRIBUTE TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE SEA SERVICES BY PLACING REPLICAS OF THE LONE SAILOR STATUE IN CITIES AROUND THE US AND ABROAD (NORMANDY, FRANCE). THE PROGRAM ALSO PLACES SMALLER BRONZE LONE SAILOR STATUES ON SHIPS BEING COMMISSIONED.9. SITREP SPEAKER SERIES - THE SITREP (SITUATION REPORT) SPEAKER SERIES WAS DEVELOPED AS A DIRECT RESULT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. THE SITREP SPEAKER SERIES FOCUSES ON A ONE-ON-ONE CHAT BETWEEN THE NAVY MEMORIAL PRESIDENT AND CEO AND A HIGH-RANKING GUEST FROM THE NAVY OR THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. THE TOPICS DISCUSSED RANGE FROM CURRENT OPERATIONS AND INITIATIVES WITHIN THE NAVY TO THE GUEST'S PERSONAL THOUGHTS ON CERTAIN MATTERS.

Expenses
$620,231
Revenue
$0

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