SILVER2023

Folx United Now - Reaction & Assistance Training Company

aka FUN/RA Training   |   Manassas, VA   |  https://funra.org

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Folx United Now - Reaction & Assistance Training Company

EIN: 92-3901101


Mission

Our mission is to provide free to very low cost training to marginalized communities to Survive Active Violence Events (SAVE!). You should "SAVE! Yourself & Others" by getting trained on active shooter response, emergency/trauma first aid, and firearms safety. We offer these training courses individually or as part of our full SAVE Program.

Ruling year info

2023

President

William Allen

Main address

9890 Liberia Ave # 1007

Manassas, VA 20110 USA

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EIN

92-3901101

Subject area info

Civil protection

Disaster preparedness

First aid training

Home safety

Safety education

Population served info

LGBTQ people

Ethnic and racial groups

Economically disadvantaged people

Victims and oppressed people

NTEE code info

Safety Education (M40)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

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

People in the LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities are often overlooked by mainstream training organizations and businesses. These are the same people who need access to life-saving training.

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?

Survive Active Violence Events

We have a unique "Survive Active Violence Events" (SAVE! Yourself & Others) curriculum that will teach you the basics of surviving these traumatizing scenarios. You'll learn evasion techniques, trauma first aid, and defensive firearms use.

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups
LGBTQ people
Economically disadvantaged people
Victims and oppressed people

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

North American Rescue Business Partner 2023

Licensed Red Cross Training Center 2023

Stop the Bleed Authorized Instructor 2023

Health & Safety Institute Approved Training Center 2023

Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC) Recognized Educational Partner 2023

VA DBHDS REVIVE! Trainer for Naloxone Overdose Intervention 2023

USCCA Certified Instructor 2023

MD State Licensed Handgun Instructor 2023

The Liberal Gun Club 2023

National African American Gun Association (NAAGA) 2023

Equality Prince William 2023

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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.

Our mission is to provide free to very low cost training to marginalized communities to Survive Active Violence Events (SAVE!). You should "SAVE! Yourself & Others" by getting trained on active shooter response, emergency/trauma first aid, and firearms safety.

We have partnered with various organizations to be able to provide free to very low cost training on active shooter response, emergency/trauma first aid, and firearms safety.

We are certified firearms and first aid instructors with a background in adult education.

We've laid the groundwork to provide this training and look forward to providing it!

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 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 act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

Folx United Now - Reaction & Assistance Training Company

Operations

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

President

William Allen

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

There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.

Folx United Now - Reaction & Assistance Training Company

Board of directors
as of 07/17/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board of directors data
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Cytisus Eurydice

Folx United Now - Reaction & Assistance Training Company

Kirstin Doan

Folx United Now - Reaction & Assistance Training Company

William Allen

Folx United Now - Reaction & Assistance Training Company

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? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 6/27/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person with a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 06/26/2023

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We have a promotion process that anticipates and mitigates implicit and explicit biases about people of color serving in leadership positions.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.