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The Love Foundation Inc

Inspiring People to Love Unconditionally

aka Love Foundation Inc   |   Orlando, FL   |  www.thelovefoundation.com

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The Love Foundation Inc

EIN: 59-3639451


Mission

The Love Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization with the mission of inspiring people to love unconditionally. Our vision is to assist people by building a practical foundation and understanding of unconditional love within individuals and society as a whole. Established in 2000, we have become an international leading resource for sharing the awareness of unconditional love.

Ruling year info

2001

President

Mr. Harold Becker

Vice President

Mr. John Goltz

Main address

PO Box 691911

Orlando, FL 32869 USA

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EIN

59-3639451

Subject area info

Arts and culture

Goodwill promotion

Population served info

Children and youth

Adults

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (A01)

Promotion of International Understanding (Q20)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

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

Tax forms

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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

Art, Essay and Poetry Invitational

Annual Art, Essay and Poetry Invitational held in conjunction with and also in honor of Global Love Day each May 1st.  Open to children of all ages around the world and anyone young at heart.  Submissions can be in one or more categories and must reflect the theme of unity, kindness and love as a universal celebration.  Guidelines are posted annually on our site at thelovefoundation.com  Finalist are announced each May.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children

Started in 2004, this exciting and inspirational TLF program is designed to acknowledge the many people around the world who quietly and joyfully embody unconditional love to the very best of their ability.  These are the ones we meet who present a positive and caring approach in their thoughts, words, deeds and actions no matter what the circumstance or situation.  You know them by the love and acceptance you feel while in their presence.  They use love, wisdom and power in all they do and inspire us to be more.  Anyone may nominate themselves or another and each submission is formally reviewed for this honorary designation.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Maintain world wide web presence on the internet with focus on education and sharing inspiration and information related to unconditional love. We also establish local collaborative outreach programs with volunteer country coordinators around the world along with social networks.

Population(s) Served
Adults

All Nations Love is designed as a heart-based social participation movement that brings people together within their culture, community, and nation while inspiring collaboration with other nations and people from around the world. It is our way of uniting heart to heart, nation to nation. TLF also sponsors the America Loves initiative as part of the global project.

Population(s) Served
Adults

In our ‘Love Begins With Me’ film project we want to reveal that unconditional love is alive and well in the world, that love is being shared amongst people throughout the world, and how much better the world is when people are sharing their love.

Population(s) Served
Adults

We honor each May 1st as a symbolic day of unconditional love and call upon all people and all nations to gather together in the wisdom of peace and love. A celebration of our humanity.

Begun in 2004, Global Love Day is the annual universal recognition of our innate oneness through love. It is our vision to unite one and all in a celebration of love and compassion.

Our core vision is expressed in these tenets:
We are one humanity on this planet.
All life is interconnected and interdependent.
All share in the Universal bond of love.
Love begins with self acceptance and forgiveness.
With respect and compassion we embrace diversity.
Together we make a difference through love.

To date, over 875 proclamations have been issued honoring the day from governors, mayors, councils and leaders including HH Dalai Lama

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children

Where we work

Awards

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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 shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • 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

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

    We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, 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?

    We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback

Financials

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Operations

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

Documents
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President

Mr. Harold Becker

Harold W. Becker holds an MBA and has over 40 years business management experience in financial, retail, consulting and nonprofit. Author of five books, numerous articles and host of a PBS special along with being founder of the consulting firm, Internal Insights, the nonprofit, The Love Foundation, and also Global Love Day, an annual international celebration of humanity each May 1.

Vice President

John Goltz

John T. Goltz has a BA in Biology and over 35 years experience in business.  He is VP of Internal Insights and White Fire Publishing and also cofounder and VP of the nonprofit, The Love Foundation.

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Board of directors
as of 01/18/2024
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Board chair

Mr. Harold Becker

The Love Foundation

Harold W. Becker

None

John T. Goltz

None

Erik Grand

None

Lanis Loveday Chidel

None

Katy West

Meenakshi Kantasamy

Kevin Orlowski

Falguni Khanna

None

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • 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? Yes
  • 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 1/18/2024

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
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 10/31/2023

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 employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • 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
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • 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.