STRIPES TO BARS

Helping Veterans get a start in aviation

Denver, CO   |  stripestobars.org

Mission

Stripes to Bars is a 501(c)(3) public charity that enables qualified veterans to earn Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificates. In doing so, we assist those Veterans transition from military to civilian life, while increasing the pilot population.

Ruling year info

2016

Principal Officer

Clayton Horney

Main address

P.O. Box 12234

Denver, CO 80212 USA

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EIN

81-2482327

NTEE code info

Military/Veterans' Organizations (W30)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Veterans frequently have difficulty transitioning from the military to civilian careens. Additionally, there is a US and worldwide pilot shortage that is a result of increasing air travel and the retirement of large numbers of professional pilots.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Annual Scholarship

We aim to provide 5-10 scholarships per year. Winners will use funding to start their training in aviation.

Population(s) Served
Veterans

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Total dollar amount of scholarship awarded

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Military personnel, Veterans

Related Program

Annual Scholarship

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Stripes to Bars is a 501(c)(3) public charity that enables qualified veterans to earn Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificates. In doing so, we assist those Veterans transition from military to civilian life, while increasing the pilot population.

Stripes to Bars packages donations from corporate and individual donors into scholarships that are awarded to qualifying Veterans to be used to acquire FAA aviation certificates. Stripes to Bars also assigns aviation mentors to scholarship winners to assist Veterans in navigating the aviation training process.

We are lucky to have active duty and retired National Guard and Reserve Servicemembers in addition to aviation professionals, financial managers and devoted family members as part of our organization. We are excited to use over 90% of donated funds to create aviation scholarships for eligible Veterans, in an effort to smooth their transition to civilian life while simultaneously working to increasing the civilian pilot population.

During our first five years of existence, Stripes to Bars has been able to award $52,000 in aviation scholarships.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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STRIPES TO BARS

Board of directors
as of 3/15/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Clayton Horney

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 03/15/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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