Annual Financial Reports and Tax-Deductible Status

Your tax-deductible gift is used to prevent gun violence and keep children safe in schools. According to our latest financial report of annual expenditures for FY 2017-2018, 75% was spent on programs. 20% supported fundraising. 5% supported administration.

In fiscal year 2017-18, 75% of all expenditures went to program services.

With an average of 2,190 children dying from gun violence annually, we are grateful for supporters like you who are helping prevent the next tragedy. Sandy Hook Promise Foundation proudly works to ensure that your donations are used effectively and efficiently. Independently audited financial statements, available below, demonstrate our commitment.

Is Sandy Hook Promise Tax-Deductible?

Sandy Hook Promise Foundation is a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt public charity. Our EIN number is 46-1657101 and we are a registered charity with the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Donations to Sandy Hook Promise Foundation are 100% tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. Ask your tax professional for advice on how to maximize your charitable deductions.

Our sister organization, Sandy Hook Promise Action Fund, is a 501(C)(4) tax-exempt public charity.

How are donations used?

With generous donations from people like you, we provide gun violence prevention and school safety programs. Through our no-cost Know the Signs programs, we've trained more than 7.5 million students and educators to recognize the warning signs of gun violence – and we've helped avert multiple school shooting threats, teen suicides, and countless other acts of violence. A portion of funding also keeps the lights on: pays our staff, spreads our message and raises funds to sustain our mission. See our impact.

How does Sandy Hook Promise keep administrative costs so low?

In addition to keeping an eagle eye on expenses and responsible budget management, Sandy Hook Promise keeps our costs low thanks to the tireless efforts of our volunteers. Sign up to volunteer.

Annual Financial Statements and Reports

Sandy Hook Promise values your rights as a donor and is proud to be a transparent charity. That’s why we make our financial statements, reports and annual 990s available for your review online.

2018 Sandy Hook Promise Foundation Audited Financial Statement

2017 Sandy Hook Promise Foundation Audited Financial Statement

2017 Sandy Hook Promise Foundation 990

2016 Sandy Hook Promise Foundation 990

Our latest financial report and registration filed may be inspected by contacting: Sandy Hook Promise Foundation, PO Box 3489, Newtown, CT 06470; 203.304.9780

Additional Financial Disclosures

If you are a resident of one of the following states, you may obtain financial information directly from the state agency.

Florida: A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free, 1.800.435.7352 (1-800-HELP-FLA) within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. (Florida registration #N16000010742)

Maryland: Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401, 410-974-5534.

Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of the Sandy Hook Promise Foundation ay be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State.

New Jersey: Information filed with the Attorney General concerning this charitable solicitation and the percentage of contributions received by the charity during the last reporting period that were dedicated to the charitable purpose may be obtained from the attorney general of the state of New Jersey by calling 1-973-504-6215 and is available on the internet. Registration with the Attorney General does not imply endorsement.

New York: New York State Attorney General, Charities Bureau, Attn: FOIL Officer, 120 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10271.

North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the state solicitation licensing branch at 1-888-830-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of Sandy Hook Promise Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Virginia: A financial statement is available from the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 102 Governor Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219 upon request.

Washington: To obtain additional financial disclosure information on file with the Secretary of State, contact Charities Division, Office of the Secretary of State, State of Washington, Olympia, WA 98504-0422, 1-800-332-4483.

West Virginia: Residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Registration with any of these state agencies does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by any state.