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National Association of Voice Actors Foundation

aka National Association of Voice Actors/Brad Venable Fund   |   Los Angeles, CA   |  http://www.navavoices.org

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National Association of Voice Actors Foundation

EIN: 88-0944189


Mission

NAVA is a non-profit association created to advocate and promote the advancement of the voice acting industry through action, education, inclusion, and benefits.

Ruling year info

2022

Principal Officer

Tim Friedlander

Co Principal Officer

Carin Gilfry

Main address

537 N Gardner St

Los Angeles, CA 90036 USA

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Formerly known as

Brad Venable Fund Inc

EIN

88-0944189

Subject area info

Arts and culture

Population served info

Artists and performers

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (A12)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

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

Tax forms

Show Forms 990

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

NAVA advocates for freelance voice actors and the use of human performers instead of AI. Our goal is to ensure the continued existence of the arts in this world.

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?

NAVA Foundation Fun

Providing scholarships, financial aid, and legal aid to freelance voice actors.

Population(s) Served

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.

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Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of competition winners declared

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Input - describing resources we use

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Increasing

Number of meetings or briefings held with policymakers or candidates

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Context - describing the issue we work on

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Increasing

Number of meetings held with decision makers

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Increasing

Number of invitations for advocates to speak as experts

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Context - describing the issue we work on

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Increasing

Number of individuals attending coalition meetings

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NAVA Foundation Fun

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Increasing

Number of individuals attending briefings and presentations

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NAVA Foundation Fun

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Context - describing the issue we work on

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Increasing

Number of stakeholders/stakeholder groups with whom communication has been achieved and expectations shared

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NAVA Foundation Fun

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Increasing

Number of stories successfully placed in the media

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NAVA Foundation Fun

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Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Charting impact

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

We hope to get legislation in place on both a federal and global level that will ensure the rights to protect the sound of our voice.

National and global governmental meetings, writing policy, promoting our work in both the US and outside of the US.

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 shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, 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 identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

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

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, 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 look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We share the feedback we received with the people we serve, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

Financials

National Association of Voice Actors Foundation

Assets info

BMF Data: IRS Business Master File

Financial data

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

National Association of Voice Actors Foundation

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2022

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Revenue
Contributions, Grants, Gifts $30,000
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $0
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $78,000
Expenses
Program Services $50,000
Administration $30,000
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $125,000

National Association of Voice Actors Foundation

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2022

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Assets
Total Assets $0
Liabilities
Total Liabilities $0
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $38,000

Operations

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

Documents
Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

Principal Officer

Tim Friedlander

Co Principal Officer

Carin Gilfry

There are no officers, directors or key employees recorded for this organization

There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.

National Association of Voice Actors Foundation

Board of directors
as of 03/23/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board of directors data
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Board chair

Tim Friedlander

Carin Gilfy

Matthew Parham

Toni Seantore

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • 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? 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