VFI is incorporated in the State of California.
Date of Incorporation: July 29, 1980
Corporate/Organization #: C0993792
State Charity Registration #: 43036

VFI is a non-political, non-membership, non-profit organization and operates exclusively for charitable purposes as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. It is further classified as an organization that is not a private foundation as defined in Section 509 (a) of the Code, because it is an organization described in Section 170 (b)(1)(vi).

Date of Ruling: October, 1985
Federal Tax EIN#: 95-3533029
DUNS#: 118460950
Form 990 information (2001):
Public Support – Gifts and Contributions: 99.4%
Program Services Expenses: 86%
Management Expenses: 11%
Fundraising Expenses: 3%

Corporate Officers:
Consulting Chairman Harry Shaw (U.S. Army)
President and Secretary George Gianfrancisco JD, MFA
Chief Financial Officer Phil A. Weissman CPA (U.S. Army Reserves)

Board of Directors:
Founder & President Emeritus Harry Shaw (U.S. Army)
Board Member Phil A. Weissman CPA (U.S. Army Reserves)
Board Member George Gianfrancisco JD, MFA (Writer/Director)
Board Member & Founder Steven Sokol (U.S. Navy)
Board Member Melody A. Foxx, M.A. (U.S. Air Force)
Board Member Michele Linden (Director of Clinical Programs)

View our Certificates:
VFI IRS Documents [PDF]
VFI CA Certificate of Status [PDF]
VFI CA Tax Exempt Documents [PDF]
VFI IRS Form 990 – 2015 [PDF]