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CN Advisory: High Concern

The Ventura Police Community Foundation

P.O. Box 3262 Ventura, CA 93006
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EIN: 91-1823315

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On February 25, 2019, The Ventura County Star reported on the operations of The Ventura Police Community Foundation, a charity that has recently experienced a material diversion of assets, in an article titled, "80-year-old treasurer pleads no contest to stealing from Ventura police nonprofit." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Ventura County Star article.

  • On November 6, 2018, Ventura County Star published an article titled, "80-year-old treasurer of Ventura police foundation allegedly stole $119K from group." For more information, please see the Ventura County Star article.

  • On March 25, 2019, Ventura County Star published an article titled, "Former Ventura Police Community Foundation treasurer sentenced to a year in jail for theft." For more information, please see the Ventura County Star article.


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EIN 91-1823315
Name in IRS Master File THE VENTURA POLICE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code O20
NTEE Classification Youth Centers, Clubs, Multipurpose
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 August, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2015

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Charity Contact Info

The Ventura Police Community Foundation
P.O. Box 3262
Ventura, CA 93006
EIN: 91-1823315

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