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AOPA Foundation Credentials

Legal Name: The AOPA Foundation Inc.
Legal Address: 421 Aviation Way
Frederick, MD 21701
Type of Organization: 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization
Federal Tax ID: 20-8817225
Contact Person(s): Mike Tompos
Vice President of Philanthropy
Fax Number: 301.695.2343 (non-confidential)
Incorporation State: Maryland
Founded: 2007
Counsel: Ken Mead
Auditors: Grant Thornton
IRS 990: Audit and Form 990

The AOPA Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable, educational, and scientific organization, will educate the general public on the value of general aviation.  The AOPA Foundation works to improve aviation safety, preserve and improve community airports, and encourages learning to fly for career and personal benefit – all in the interest of ensuring the future of general aviation in America.

Affiliations: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), International Council of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Associations (IAOPA), Seaplane Pilots Association (SPA)
Annual Budget: Approximately $8 million
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Wiring instructions for gifts: The AOPA Foundation is able to accept wired gifts, including gifts of stock. Donating appreciated stock may help you avoid capital gains tax; please see your tax advisor for more details. For more information, or to confirm the receipt of your gift, please contact the AOPA Foundation by email or phone 800/955-9115.

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