African Queen Project Inc

Honoring Veterans Past and Present

Batavia, OH   |  http://AQProject.org

Mission

To honor veterans, preserve military history & technology, offer a unique hands-on educational experience via our rare vehicles collection and to inspire others to serve their communities and nation as active and engaged citizens.

Ruling year info

2021

Executive Director

Mark Koloc

Main address

1631 Bitter Creek Ln

Batavia, OH 45103 USA

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EIN

84-4654299

NTEE code info

Secondary/High School (B25)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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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?

V-STEM

Stem programs that include a veteran component. Some of the classes we support:
WWII, Korean, and Vietnam war propaganda

African Queen PowerPoint presentation/tour
Technology tour of the African Queen (A hands-on initiative)
G-STEM – Tracing the geography of the African Queens world travels
Veterans Presentation
African Queen Restoration Project With Great Oaks Career Campus (1942 Ford GPW WWII Jeep) Summer 2021
The Arsenal of Democracy

Population(s) Served
Age groups

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    School Administrators, Public Service Officers, 1st Responders, Veterans and Teachers

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Paper surveys, Community meetings/Town halls,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Weve adjusted the material for Grades 1-6 based on feedback to make it more inclusive.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our board, Our funders,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    Established more credibility for our organization with those that we serve and our donors.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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

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African Queen Project Inc

Board of directors
as of 4/22/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

SR Mark Koloc

African Queen Project

Term: 2020 - 2025

Lawrence Buja

African Queen Project

William Heidner

African Queen Project

JD Koloc

African Queen Project

Robert Turley

African Queen Project

John Cheney II

African Queen Project

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and 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? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 04/22/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Multi-Racial/Multi-Ethnic (2+ races/ethnicities)
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person with a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 04/22/2021

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Data
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
Policies and processes
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.