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If You Won’t Responsibly Notice, Detail and Come to any Conclusion on DOMESTIC Govt-Funded NGOs (Here, DAIP, BWJP in MN) and Databases (here, TAGGS.HHS.GOV, a 990-finder, and IRS Pub. 78 EOS Search), How Will You Stand Up for ANYONE’s Rights (incl. yours) under GLOBAL Govt-funded NGO Control?

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Another Sequence of Three (or Four) Posts on Similar Topics

For now, I’m publishing this without the tags, 8/9/2016.

This post (<=that’s a shortlink) comes from “CVE | BAMF | GIRDS | Hayak and reading Form 990s too?  C’mon, Let’s Get Honest, Whaddaya Want?

From the bowels of this one, the Show and Tell on how yes, I do expect a certain public learning curve among us commoners, even if it means some CHANGE and a short vocabulary list with even some drills on usage, I felt it helpful to better explore the UN-related word “NGO,” how we’re supposed to classify such organizations, and how (to the contrary, and why) I look at them.  Called: “What’s an NGO?  What’s a UNESCO-affiliate NGO at Rutgers?  In fact, What’s Rutgers (A look at the State of NJ CAFR)”  The NGO topic is introduced, briefly, here but a closer look at the CAFR really does communicate the range, power and types of holdings any State might hold.  I look at component units, assets, investments and parts of that financial statement which simply tells about the operating structures (Authorities, Public Universities, etc.) any state might be operating.  NJ’s position makes it real interesting — consider “the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey” (Address:  4 World Trade Center, NYC)

Why: The example of NGO came up with the recently posted “Institute for International Peace at Rutgers” which simultaneously (and right after formation somewhere in 2011) became a “UNESCO-affiliated” Institute, with partners, even.  I am still curious how a state-supported university in the US allows an international organization to simply set up shop and label it part of “UNESCO” with its clear UN affiliation.  I went looking for traces of the IIP as a fiscal event — or fund — or ANYthing referenced in the very large entity that comprises Rutgers.

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DATABASE and ORG.WEBSITES


If  or when most people cannot or will not look at the local nonprofit organizations and connect the financial dots between federal/state relationships well enough to make sound judgments about the same (about key organizations being funded, and from there, about key social policies being enacted), what about when the NGOs:  <> span different continents; <> are not even run from the USA;  and (but still) <> involve the US Department of Justice – – –  THEN what?

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If You Won’t Responsibly Notice, Detail and Come to any Conclusion on DOMESTIC Govt-Funded NGOs (Here, DAIP, BWJP in MN) and Databases (here, TAGGS.HHS.GOV, a 990-finder, and IRS Pub. 78 EOS Search), How Will You Stand Up for ANYONE’s Rights (incl. yours) under GLOBAL Govt-funded NGO Control?

Below this next section: Regarding My use of “NGO” vs. not “Nonprofit” or “501©3”…. look for two sections labeled:

Databases referenced in this this post.  Call these “The Tools.”    

AND, FOLLOWING SOME DISCUSSION AND EXHIBITS, THEN:

WEBSITES referenced on this post (the main ones).  Call these “The Topics.”

That was how I first organized this post.  As about to be published today, 8/9/2016, I could drill-down deeper on the data (as put into this Show and Tell).  I already have, personally, but at this point, am leaving it up as the tools and the databases.  An intelligent persistent person could discover the same material, with time.  Some of the deeper level I noticed this time was on the “Participation with BWJP” page of NCDBW (National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women) and the history page of the same, which (at date about 2006) relates how they were asked to participate in the HHS grants series (Family Violence Prevention and Service Act) around 1993, which by association connects this NCDBW to the Pennsylvania “PCADV” (Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence) with which Barbara Hart has been associated or was, for years.  PCADV is also a “Special Issue Resource Center” grantee.

So when the Minnesota-based DAIP calls grants to NCBDW (and a few others) its “Battered Women’s Justice Project” and its tax returns show this to be, up to a certain point, THE main focus of Minnesota-based DAIP, at which point (including after founder Ellen Pence died, true, in 2012), the BWJP with similar personnel in charge (Denise Gamache, whose name was on those million-dollar DAIP grants from HHS over the years) suddenly shows up — or rather, a normal IRS Form 990 does NOT show up, but in three years since its formation, a single Form 990EZ (has less information) and two postcards (Form 990-Ns saying, we didn’t receive any funds over $50,000), I have to ask whether the federal bucket ran dry, or whether BWJP (new spin-off organization, new street address, similar personnel) doesn’t want to openly show its operations.  FYI, the BWJP is also involved in “FCEP” (Family Court Enhancement Project”) One pilot site chosen, “coincidentally” was Hennepin County, MN, as Technical Consultant or Trainer.  The term “BWJP” has been used for eyars in AFCC presentations, when in fact that was not the name of the organization.  Hmm…

If you refuse, however, to “drill down, and note the details” at ALL on these topics, and only listen to the rhetoric, you could be properly classified as “clueless” though since this has been up and continued being posted on-line at LEAST since I started doing it, that doesn’t mean with a solid alibi for the cluelessness, unless conditioning or being brainwashed counts.

And that’s a LOT of the population right now, from what I can see on the blogging protesting treatment of DV victims in the family courts.  Many of them simply do not want, I guess, to grow up and look it up.   Oh well…..

This next section is for clarification of why my focus on NGOs differs from the standard focus.  Again, it’s called;

Regarding My use of “NGO” vs. not “Nonprofit” or “501©3”

[This topic introduced here, but discussed more in a subsequent post which references the Institute for International Peace at Rutgers, and “CANVAS” (an “international non-government, nonprofit network”) claimed as that IIP’s partner, and then takes us looking for ANY fiscal or accounting mention of this institute, first through a State of New Jersey CAFR, and briefly also through Rutgers’ own CAFR (which as a public university, one of 11 in the state, and a Land Grant College dating back to Colonial times, is a “Component Unit” of “The State of New Jersey”)

Regarding the term “NGO” — I don’t normally use it, preferring to say “nonprofit” or (if it applies, and of course this is a reference to the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) and so applies exclusively (??) to the United States of America, the term “501©3 (or “4” or “6” etc.) referring to parts of that code defining who does NOT pay “income tax.”  Or, I’ll refer to tax-exempt entity // foundation etc.  My focus, while looking at categories of causes certain tax-exempt entities are taking up, or how they operate collectively on certain favored causes across-state (or country) jurisdictions, is typically on the Revenues to Expenses (and public vs. private sources of the revenues), Assets to Liabilities (and where assets are being invested or held), related organizations (and what type of entity).

That focus requires me to be more specific on individual groups or organizations than the label “NGO.” My overall concern is for balance of power between individual citizens — of the USA — and governments — of the USA or the states and territories which comprise this country.

At the bottom of the last post which itself came as a show-and-tell example on looking up domestic nonprofits, the post “CVE | BAMF | “Whaddaya Want, Let’s Get Honest?” {{just published 8/9/2016 evening}}

This concern comes from both person experience as a battered wife and mother and in the family court system, wrongly assuming I would be allowed to leave the violent relationship without having to pay all but the ultimate sacrifices upon the altar of “this is America, I thought we had due process; this is the 21st century:  women can both vote, and work, and raise children and are there are criminal laws against domestic violence causing serious injury, stalking, child-stealing, child-abandonment, and other protections in place actually available to women, EVEN IF they are also mothers….”

Eventually I found out there were federal incentives grants, and professional nonprofit trade associations driving this court system, profiting the professionals and harming half or more of the people.  So on hearing of this money, following its course from federal to state, through subgrantees, of course was a major concern, and taking all the talk at face value any longer, not so much….

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CUT it OUT!! — NO MORE!!! Federal HHS Grants to: Evangelical Church Plants, Abuse-Excusers, New Age Gurus, Spiritual Psychologists — ALL of Them! (Publ. Oct. 12, 2012)

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CUT it OUT!! — NO MORE!!! Federal HHS Grants to: Evangelical Church Plants, Abuse-Excusers, New Age Gurus, Spiritual Psychologists — ALL of Them! (Publ. Oct. 12, 2012) (case-sensitive short-link ends: “-1aZ”)

(Post Title w/ Shortlink only added to the body of the post added ten years later… Well, April 9, 2022.  And I added the date to the Title itself (a habit established since then), limited the width to 700px, added the dark red border, and hope for the best.  One of the most significant tables (on Grant 90FM0001, which changed handlers (and states) mid-way, I added some background color because it sitll extends past the right margin. For those who will be more offended by reading Bible verses than by outrageous uses of federal grants and the laughable (literally) pretexts for doing so, you’re forewarned.  I quote Bible — but as a contrast to what many faith-based (sic) grantees’ owners and religious networks are (a) saying and (b) doing.


And, read the title — these grants aren’t limited to only the religious.  Anyone with a mind to exploit the opportunity seems welcome.


Personally, I find it sickening, as I found marriage to be one of THE most dangerous undertakings I did: and I’ve driven cross-country alone, taken long-distance (multi-state) bike trip alone, and (as of this update) got into a car with what would fit in it (at age 65…) — because I had to get out of the state fast and had already been put out of my housing — and drove East (alone) until several states were between me and (by then, my own) family line; only stopping when I was ready to, and in state I’d NEVER lived in before and had only one known contact in. //LGH


I got really irritated on looking a few of these groups pushing marriage curricula, and networking with their out-of-state-buddies (and HHS), and basically so long as the grants come, who cares about the integrity of the subject matter?

I’m a woman. I also am a mother.

The problem is Bipartisan — and neither political party is my friend right now.  Hypocrites!

Have you ever heard of “The RIDGE PROJECT” in Ohio?  I looked them up.  You should too.  there’s a reason it’s the wife’s name as principal grantee (principal investigator on the grant) here, and not the husband’s.  Using that DUNS# to get the total:

Recipient Name City State ZIP Code County DUNS Number Sum of Awards
RIDGE Project, Inc  Defiance OH 43512-2575 DEFIANCE 141622105 $ 8,543,666
RIDGE Project, Inc  Defiance OH 43512-2575 HENRY 141622105 $ 5,909,994

Why would a single entity with the same DUNS# in just one (probably small) Ohio town show up on TAGGS under two different county names (Defiance, Henry).  Hmmm.  Just asking (I asked this question during 2022 update when I noticed it.//LGH)

Why should this family receive $13 million of federal grants (not even loans), and my kids forfeit overnight, basically 100% of their child support arrears (about $10,000 at the time) during custody switch, and me – my self-sustaining profession and contact with them — because our Administration has bought the gender-based value system?   Huh?  I committed no crime, neither did my kids.

But this woman’s husband (below) was in jail.  I guess that means he can be used.  Forming this nonprofit, and doing as they were told, helped provide for her family.

Guess what he was in jail for…

To make this narrow, I”m leaving out the “Grantee Name,” all are RIDGE Project, Inc

Fiscl Year Prog Offc   St Award Title Action Issue Date CFDA  CFDA Program Name Principal Investigator DUNS  Sum of Actions
2012 OFA OH KEEPING FAITH (FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY) 09/27/2012 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE M TIJERINA 141622105 $ 2,500,000
2012 OFA OH KEEPING FAITH (FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY) 09/28/2012 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE M TIJERINA 141622105 $ 131,666
2012 OFA OH KEEPING FAITH – KEEPING FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY 09/27/2012 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE M TIJERINA 141622105 $ 1,500,000
2011 OFA OH KEEPING FAITH (FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY) 09/26/2011 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants Catherine M Tijerina 141622105 $ 2,500,000
2011 OFA OH KEEPING FAITH – KEEPING FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY 09/28/2011 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants Catherine M Tijerina 141622105 $ 1,500,000
2010 OFA OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 09/27/2010 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 412,000
2009 FYSB OH COMMUNITY BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION 09/13/2009 93010 Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 570,994
2009 OFA OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 08/21/2009 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 412,000
2009 OFA OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 09/24/2009 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 103,000
2008 ACF OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 06/06/2008 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 0
2008 ACF OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 09/14/2008 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 412,000
2008 FYSB OH COMMUNITY BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION 08/28/2008 93010 Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 600,000
2007 ACF OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 09/21/2007 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 412,000
2007 FYSB OH COMMUNITY BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION 09/16/2007 93010 Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 600,000
2006 FYSB OH HRSA AE CONTINUATIONS 06/29/2006 93010 Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 800,000
2006 MCHB OH SPRANS COMMUNITY –BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION 11/04/2005 93110 Maternal and Child Health Federal Consolidated Programs MRS. C. MARIE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 0
2006 OFA OH PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD 09/25/2006 93086 Healthy marriage Promotion and Responsible Fatherhood Grants CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 400,000
2005 FYSB OH HRSA AE CONTINUATIONS 07/07/2005 93010 Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) CATHERINE TIJERINA 141622105 $ 800,000
2004 MCHB OH SPRANS COMMUNITY –BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION 07/15/2004 93110 Maternal and Child Health Federal Consolidated Programs MRS. C. MARIE TIJERINA  141622105 $ 800,000

 

Four million in one year, two different grant series, if someone will go “fatherhood” as coached to:

FY Award Number Award Title Budget Year of Support Award Code Agency Action Issue Date DUNS Number Amount This Action
2012 90FK0026  KEEPING FAITH (FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY) 2 00 ACF 09-27-2012 141622105 $ 2,500,000 
2012 90FK0026  KEEPING FAITH (FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY) 2 01 ACF 09-28-2012 141622105 $ 131,666 
2012 90FO0005  KEEPING FAITH – KEEPING FAMILIES AND INMATES TOGETHER IN HARMONY 2 00 ACF 09-27-2012 141622105 $ 1,500,000 
Fiscal Year 2012 Total: $ 4,131,666

(Without going into more detail, this as an unusual case, and I did read a lot about it.  There’s also family strife between Catherine and her family over the matter).  I could be reading it wrong — but if a judge puts a man, a father, in jail at the state level — then why should a federal agency come in and essentially communicate to him, his wife, and his kids — that’s OK, we don’t really consider it legit? and pay off Mom to start this nonprofit promoting fatherhood?  From the Linkedin on C. Tijerina:

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Individual & Family Services industry

January 2000 – Present (12 years 10 months)

The RIDGE Project is a faith-based organization serving fathers, families and youth** in Ohio. Our mission is to establish a path of honor, discipline and integrity by way of education, motivation and inspiration in order to lead families into a future defined by hope, peace and righteousness for generations to come. We currently serve over 30,000 Ohio residents annually.

**$13 million focused on fathers for ONE nonprofit?

It’s also openly religious and into training, of course.  This is what I mean by “proselyte.”

The RIDGE Project offers support to other like-minded organizations, and provides training to other family-oriented programs. Additionally, we strive to inform individuals, communities, the media and local and national policy makers of the importance of strong families. Our outreach is founded on Jesus Christ and based upon biblical principles. We focus on reaching people where they are and training them to address the everyday challenges they face”

They’re working on the store/merchandise page (note:  I blogged this earlier, I think.  It had items for sale.  Maybe their income has warranted a website facelift?)


Here’s another federal grantee in Tennessee (First Things First, Baumgardner) also related to NARME (where they help get each other HHS marriage, etc. grants), helping promote other grantee recipients.  I caught two on this page, including Tijerna:

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