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International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO & Affiliates

CharityWatch report issued
August 2021

F
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
 
26%
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
 
$94
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO & Affiliates
5632 Bee Ridge Road
2nd Floor
Sarasota, FL 34233

Other Names

Florida Police Officers Foundation
I.U.P.A.
Law Enforcement Officers Relief Fund
National Patrolmen's Foundation
National Police & Troopers Association
Police and Troopers Relief Foundation
The Institute for Police Research

Tax Status

Multiple

Website

www.iupa.org

Stated Mission

To organize law enforcement officers on an international level for the mutual protection, advancement of interests, and general welfare of its members

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 03/31/2020

Program Percentage: 26%

The percentage of International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO & Affiliates's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).

$14,000,000

Calculated Total Expenses

(rounded)

 

Cost to Raise $100: $94

How many dollars International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO & Affiliates spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.

$9,700,000

Calculated Total Contributions

(rounded)

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources

 

Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO and Affiliates Audited Consolidated Financial Statements Multiple
International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO IRS Form 990 52-1139564
Law Enforcement Officers Relief Fund IRS Form 990 26-3338776
Entity: International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO and Affiliates
Document Type: Audited Consolidated Financial Statements
Tax ID: Multiple
Entity: International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 52-1139564
Entity: Law Enforcement Officers Relief Fund
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 26-3338776

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.
International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO & Affiliates
does not meet governance benchmarks.
 
International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO & Affiliates
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

  Name Title Compensation
1 Samuel A. Cabral International President $251,503
2 Holly Van Horsten General Counsel $160,165
3 Hugh J. Cameron International Secretary-Treasurer $152,151
1
Name: Samuel A. Cabral
Title: International President
Compensation: $251,503
2
Name: Holly Van Horsten
Title: General Counsel
Compensation: $160,165
3
Name: Hugh J. Cameron
Title: International Secretary-Treasurer
Compensation: $152,151

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.

According to the International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO (IUPA) & Affiliates consolidated audit of March 31, 2020 (Note 14, Related Parties):

"An Executive Board member of LEORF [the IUPA Law Enforcement Officers Relief Fund] provides legislative consulting services for IUPA under a contract which expires in December 2020. The contract provides for a $5,500 monthly fee, plus reimbursement of certain expenses. A portion of the contract is paid by the [IUPA's] related political organization [which is not included in the accompanying audited consolidated financial statements] as shared costs. IUPA paid $33,000 to the Executive Board member for these services during the year ended March 31, 2020."


According to the International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO (IUPA) tax filing for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, IUPA reports for Business Transactions Involving Interested Persons a transaction in the amount of $66,000 involving a "former executive officer," Dennis Slocumb. The reported description of the transaction is: "Paid as independent contractor for legislative services" (IRS Form 990, Schedule L, Parts IV & V).

According to the International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO & Affiliates consolidated audit of March 31, 2020 (Note 12, Commitments and Contingencies, Hotel and Event Commitments):

"In the ordinary course of business, the Organization commits for future conference space at hotels and expenses for events. As of March 31, 2020, the Organization is committed to pay approximately $68,753 for conference space and event fees, subject to cancellation clauses."


According to the International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO (IUPA) & Affiliates consolidated audit of March 31, 2020 (Note 12, Commitments and Contingencies, Severance Agreement):

"The IUPA constitution provides a severance package for retiring executive committee members. The Organization is required to pay four months' salary."

According to the International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO & Affiliates consolidated audit of March 31, 2020 (Note 13, Risks and Uncertainties):

"The World Health Organization characterized the COVID-19 virus as a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. The duration and economic impact of this pandemic is uncertain for many. While the Organization does not consider the pandemic to be an issue for these financial statements, like so many organizations, the COVID-19 situation will continue to be monitored for potential effects on the operations and financial performance of the Organization."


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