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Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation (DISSOLVED)

CharityWatch report issued
February 2018

F
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
 
5%
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
 
$91
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation (DISSOLVED)
207 Plaza Drive
Suite C
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670

Other Names

American Police & Sheriff's Association
DPSF
Police Officers Safety Association

Tax Status

501(c)3

Stated Mission

Offers advanced training programs to help law enforcement officers remain safe as they perform their duties; provides assistance to disabled officers; and supports the families of officers killed in the line of duty.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2016

Program Percentage: 5%

The percentage of Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation (DISSOLVED)'s cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).

$3,200,000

Calculated Total Expenses

(rounded)

 

Cost to Raise $100: $91

How many dollars Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation (DISSOLVED) spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.

$3,300,000

Calculated Total Contributions

(rounded)

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources

 

Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation IRS Form 990 36-4494026
Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation Audited Financial Statements 36-4494026
Entity: Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 36-4494026
Entity: Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 36-4494026

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation (DISSOLVED)
meets governance benchmarks.
 
Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation (DISSOLVED)
does not meet transparency benchmarks.
Transparency
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

Unable to Provide Salaries

CharityWatch is unable to provide a range of Top Three Salaries for this charity for the above fiscal reporting year because we lack complete salary data for the organization. Except for officers, directors, and trustees, the IRS does not require breakouts of salaries totaling less than $100,000.

For example, XYZ charity would be required to provide a breakout in its tax form of compensation to its president of $55,000, but would not be required to provide a breakout of $99,000 in compensation to its top medical researcher if that person is not also an officer, director, or trustee of the organization.

This charity reports that compensation to its officers, directors, and trustees is under $100,000 per individual. Donors who would like to view limited salary data for this organization should refer to its tax form, which may be available on the charity's web site or from a number of third-party sources. See CharityWatch's Links page for information on obtaining copies of charity tax forms.


CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.
On March 28, 2019, the Missouri Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation and its founder, David Kenik. As part of the settlement, Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation has agreed to close down.

Links to news items related to the shut down of Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation are available by clicking on the "Articles & Alerts" tab.
According to the Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation (DPSF) audit of December 31, 2016 (Note 3, Fundraiser Agreement / Commitments):

"DPSF has entered into four agreements with professional fund raising organizations. ...The agreements are as follows:"

-- Outreach Calling: "Terms call for DPSF receiving 10% and Outreach Calling retaining 90% of fundraising contributions raised with an automatic yearly renewal unless otherwise stipulated."

-- Menacola Marketing, Inc.: "Terms call for DPSF receiving 15% and Menacola Marketing, Inc. retaining 85% of fundraising contributions raised with automatic annual renewals unless terminated by either party within certain terms as stipulated."

-- Charitable Resource Foundation, Inc.: "Terms call for DPSF receiving 12% and Charitable Resource Foundation, Inc. retaining 88% of fundraising contributions raised with automatic annual renewals unless terminated by either party within certain terms as stipulated."

-- Professional Marketing Inc.: "Terms call for DPSF receiving 15% and Professional Marketing Inc. retaining 85% of fundraising contributions raised with automatic annual renewals unless terminated by either party within certain terms as stipulated."
According to the 2016 tax filing of Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation (DPSF), DPSF reports: "Jill Kenick, President, and David Kenick, Executive Director, are married" (IRS Form 990, Schedule O).

DPSF reports having three officers in 2016, of which Jill and David Kenik are two. In addition to Jill Kenik, DPSF reports having four other board members in 2016 (IRS Form 990, Part VII).

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