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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

USA Canoe/Kayak

To promote and grow paddlesports in the United States

725 South Lincoln Boulevard Oklahoma City, OK 73129
tel: (405) 552-4040   Web Site
EIN: 36-3332979

Board Leadership
Bob Lally

Wade Blackwood
Chief Executive Officer



USA Canoe/Kayak has historically reported fundraising expenses on their federal tax return called the Form 990. However, USA Canoe/Kayak’s most recent Form 990 for 12/2015 does not list fundraising expenses. Based on our experience, charities are only rarely able to raise substantial sums of money without incurring any associated fundraising costs. We have reached out to USA Canoe/Kayak for further clarification, but have not received an adequate explanation and have thus issued this Moderate Concern CN Advisory.

The nature of the atypical financial reporting issues identified are such that Charity Navigator has issued this CN Advisory to provide donors with information that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 70.70 two stars
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 70.40 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 76.47 two stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 65.67 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-3332979
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (319) Other social activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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Charity Contact Info

USA Canoe/Kayak
725 South Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73129
tel: (405) 552-4040
EIN: 36-3332979

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Board Leadership

Bob Lally


Wade Blackwood
Chief Executive Officer

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