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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

USA Swimming

1 Olympic Plaza Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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EIN: 20-4264282

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On February 8, 2018, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that USA Swimming, is the subject of an investigation by The United States Homeland Security Department according to an article titled, "Olympic Swimmer Ariana Kukors Accuses Former Coach of Sexual Abuse." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The New York Times article.

  • On February 24, 2018, The New York Times published an article titled, "2 U.S.A. Swimming Officials Resign Amid Accusations of Ignored Abuse." For more information, please see The New York Times article.

  • On October 5, 2018, USA Today published an article titled, "Former national team swim coach Sean Hutchison permanently banned by SafeSport." For more information, please see the USA Today article.

  • On September 13, 2019, The Washington Post published an article titled, "Olympic organizations face multiple investigations by Justice Department, state attorneys general." For more information, please see The Washington Post article.

Charity Response

USA Swimming published multiple statements regarding these events. For more information, please see below. 


This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 20-4264282
Name in IRS Master File USA SWIMMING INC
NTEE Code N67
NTEE Classification Swimming, Water Recreation
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name US SWIMMING INC
Ruling Date March, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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USA Swimming
1 Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
EIN: 20-4264282

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