Paralyzed Veterans of America North Central Chapter

Mission Statement

Paralyzed Veterans of America, a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members – veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction. PVA will use that expertise to be the leading advocate for: • Quality health care for our members, • Research and education addressing spinal cord injury and dysfunction, • Benefits available as a result of our members’ military service, • Civil rights and opportunities that maximize the independence of our members.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments The PVA North Central outreached to veterans in nursing homes throughout North and South Dakota along with the VA Health Care Systems. This was done in an effort to reach more members and to make these facilities aware of our existence in order to help our veterans and provide them with our programs and services and ensure they are receiving the benefits they have earned. We added additional sports and recreational events throughout the year in order to keep our veterans and other individuals with disabilities active. Additionally, our National Service Officer served 522 clients and 2,925 contacts regarding 391 issues which resulted in awards of $1,479,905.00 in benefits to Veterans and/or family members.
Current Goals 5 year Strategic Planning; Fundraising-whats working and whats not; Increase Membership.
Community or Constituency Served PVA North Central Chapter serves all veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Geographic Area Served PVA North Central Chapter serves North Dakota, South Dakota, Southwest Minnesota, Northwest Iowa and a small portion of Montana and Wyoming.

Reports & Finances

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3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$235,475
77.6%
Management
$48,946
16.1%
Fundraising
$18,892
6.2%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2015
$1,083,978
$1,082,863
$1,115
2014
$1,082,863
$1,173,024
($90,161)
2013
$1,173,024
$1,169,138
$3,886

Organization Last Reviewed on 11/16/2017

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Connect

Address:
209 N. Garfield Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605-336-0494
Website: www.ncpva.org

General Information

Alternative Name: North Central Chapter Paralyzed Veterans of America
EIN: 46-0359947
Principal Staff: Lisa Cummings
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 2
Volunteers: 250
Number of Clients: 700
Ruling Year: 2013

Board

Board Chair: Michael Olson
Number of Board Members: 9
Board Meetings with Quorum: 7
Average Member Attendance: 8.1

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