The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) Foundation is an IRS sec. 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and was incorporated on September 14th, 1993. It serves as the primary source of charitable support for the members of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (www.FLEOA.org).
The Foundation was created to provide expedited financial assistance to FLEOA members and their families in times of need. Since its inception, the FLEOA Foundation has awarded thousands of scholastic incentive awards to its members’ children, as well as almost $3 million in emergency financial support.
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association is the largest nonpartisan, nonprofit professional association exclusively representing federal law enforcement. FLEOA currently represents over 27,000 active and retired Federal law enforcement officers from over 65 agencies.
FLEOA is the “voice” of federal law enforcement and works with agency directors, administration officials and legislators to represent, protect and advocate for issues important to federal law enforcement officers.
FLEOA is also proud to provide its members access to the best outside legal counsel in the country. Additionally, FLEOA provides its membership with outstanding discounted benefits offered from its sponsors.
As a charitable organization, The FLEOA Foundation participates in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC #54726), and applies all funds raised in support of its members. Whether it’s for a line of duty death, injury or medical issue, the Foundation responds and delivers help to its members in need.
The FLEOA Foundation prides itself as a “First Responder” for its members, and provides prompt support without any bureaucracy.
The FLEOA Foundation hosts an annual awards ceremony in New York City to recognize a distinguished “Law Enforcement Leader of the Year.” During this awards ceremony, the FLEOA Foundation also recognizes a “Law Enforcement Patriot of the Year” that has demonstrated outstanding support for those who uphold the “Thin Blue Line.” The ceremony is hosted by Peter Kalikow and is attended by law enforcement executives and the FLEOA Foundation’s distinguished Board of Trustees (www.FleoaFoundation.org).
FLEOA and its Foundation offer corporations or individuals many ways to show their support with four sponsorship levels. Please visit the FLEOA.org website under the “Become a Sponsor” link for more information. To learn about specific FLEOA Foundation sponsor opportunities, please contact FLEOA Foundation Vice President John Bottone at email@example.com.
The FLEOA Foundation is proud to have GEICO as a lead corporate sponsor, as well as the Motorola Solutions Foundation.
The FLEOA Foundation is staffed by a 100% volunteer work force and uses 95% of its donations for federal law enforcement officers and their families. This is done in furtherance of the honorable philosophy of the FLEOA Foundation founder, Robert “Bob” Van Etten: “When a federal law enforcement officer is in need of emergency assistance, help is just a phone-call away.”
If you would like to contribute to the FLEOA Foundation, please send in your tax deductible donation to:
The FLEOA Foundation
C/O Peter Chartier, Treasurer
647 Wyckoff Avenue
Mahwah, NJ 07430
Or visit our website at www.FleoaFoundation.org.
May God bless all our active and retired law enforcement warriors, as well as all our fallen heroes and their families.
The FLEOA Foundation, and its volunteers, directors and officers are proud of their mission accomplishments during the past sixteen years. The FLEOA Foundation has provided immediate financial assistance to FLEOA members in need. The FLEOA Foundation has partnered with FLEOA members and officers to provided nationwide, community law enforcement education and services. The FLEOA Foundation has exceeded its program goals, making sure that those critical funds are targeted and spent wisely. The FLEOA Foundation has maintained a 10% administrative budget during the last 16 years. The FLEOA Foundation is 100% volunteers and has no paid staff. FLEOA members and their officers provide the volunteers that support The FLEOA Foundation.
If you would like to contribute to the FLEOA Foundation,
please send in your tax deductible donation to:
The FLEOA Foundation
c/o Peter Chartier, Treasurer
647 Wycliffe Avenue
Mahwah, NJ 07430
guidelines for disbursing funds
As previously mentioned, we are in a much better financial situation to help FLEOA members. If you, or an immediate family member, are in need of assistance, we request that you contact your local chapter president who in turn, will notify the Foundation. Requests for assistance must be made in writing. By allowing the chapter president to be aware of your situation, he can notify the membership of your chapter of the circumstances regarding your request and they can make donations to the Foundation in your name. These donations, as well as the amount determined by the Foundation’s Board of Directors, will be sent to the chapter president to be presented to you.
The Foundation will accept written requests directly if a member wishes the request to remain confidential.
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