SHIELD616 is grateful to all our donors and volunteers who entrust us with their generosity in order to faithfully execute our mission year-round.

For 2022, we are proud to report that 86% of every dollar contributed was applied directly towards our mission of serving and protecting first responders in need. We are committed to fiscal responsibility, efficiency, and low overhead in all that we do.

IRS Determination Letter

2022 990 Form

2022 & 2021 Independent Audits


Candid (GuideStar) is America’s premier independent charity evaluator. SHIELD616 has been awarded Platinum Transparency. This rating recognizes good governance and other best practices.  We submit our independent audit each year to show we faithfully execute our mission in a fiscally responsible way as well as minimize the chance of unethical activities.


SHIELD616 has been awarded four out of a possible four stars and a rating of 91%! This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 80% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 10% Culture & Community.


SHIELD616 was recognized as a top-rated nonprofit by again this year. Donors, supporters, and recipients leave reviews about SHIELD616 to let others know about their experiences with our nonprofit. We are proud to be recognized by those who are most impacted by our work.