Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

Law Enforcement United, Inc.

Honor the Fallen, Remember the Survivors

aka LEU, LEUNITED

Chesapeake, VA

Mission

The purposes of LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITED are:

a.            To raise awareness of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

b.            To raise funds for the Concerns of Police Survivors , Officer Down Memorial Page, and Spirit of Blue Foundation

c.            To raise funds for other law enforcement charitable causes who are recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as tax exempt.

Ruling Year

2010

Executive Director

Mr. Wallace Chadwick III

Assistant Executive Director

Mr. Steve Callow

Main Address

P.O.Box 14097

Chesapeake, VA 23325 USA

Formerly Known As

Law Enforcement Memorial Bicyclists

Keywords

Law Enforcement Fallen Officers Support Survivors

EIN

27-0743821

 Number

2483310623

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (A12)

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Social Media

Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

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Our Sustainable Development Goals

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10 16 17

Our programs

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

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Concerns of Police Survivors hands on programs

Project Active Armor

Officer Down Memorial Page

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Spirit of Blue Foundation

Where we work

Our Results

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SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Number of participants engaged in programs

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

Children and youth (0-19 years),

K-12 (5-19 years),

Victims and oppressed people

Related program

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context notes

Total members actively participating in one of 5 Road to Hope Bicycle Rides

Number of organizational partners

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

No target populations selected

Related program

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context notes

Organizational Partners that work to support LEU's Mission

Total number of organization members

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

No target populations selected

Related program

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context notes

Total active members within the National Organization.

Total number of new organization members

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

No target populations selected

Related program

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context notes

New LEU Members added to annual membership

Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

No target populations selected

Related program

The Road to Hope Bicycle Ride

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context notes

As a 100% volunteer organization all hours contributed include those from the Executive Director to Staff. No compensation is provided to any Director, Board, or Staff Member.

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Increase awareness about Law Enforcement United and programs its supports
Increase Donations by 20% for the upcoming fiscal year

Multi-Media strategy in place partnering with multiple agencies and programs we support to reach a more robust target audience

Law Enforcement United is 100% volunteer run organization. As such 98% of our members and staff have outside careers. Many of these careers allow for a variety of subject matter experts in fields such as business, politics, media relations, law enforcement, advertising, etc. These capabilities allow for us to tap into a wide span of resources in order to remain 100% volunteer run and accomplish our goals.

Increased media coverage
Increase in membership
Increase in early donations for this fiscal year
Increase in programs such as Project Active Armor, and the Ruff Ride

Increasing media coverage by 50% for the beginning of this fiscal year
Increase in donations showing 5% from last year.

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Financials

Law Enforcement United, Inc.

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Operations

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

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Board Leadership Practices

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SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Not Applicable

Organizational Demographics

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? This organization has voluntarily shared information to answer this important question and to support sector-wide learning. GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 07/03/2020

Leadership

No data

The organization's co-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

Gender Identity

Sexual Orientation

Disability

Equity Strategies

Last updated: 07/03/2020

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Data

done
We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
done
We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.

Policies and processes

done
We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
done
We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
done
We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.