We strive for full transparency about who we are and what we do, while protecting the privacy and safety of our donors and volunteers. If you can’t find the answer you are looking for either here or on our FAQs page, please contact us using the web form at the bottom of this page.


We are a 501(c)(3) publicly funded charity. We formed the corporation and filed a full 1023 long-form application in 2021. Our first year of substantive operations was 2022.

IRS Determination

Our determination letter designating us as a 501(c)(3) charity is dated 12/14/2021. We received it the first week of 2022. Our effective date of exemption is 4/19/2021.


We are a Delaware non-profit corporation operating in Tennessee. The Corporation was formed in Delaware in April of 2021. We are currently registered to solicit in Delaware, Tennessee, Alaska, Nevada, and New York.

Please note that three active for-profit entities, Building Shooters Technology LLC, Innovative Services Solutions LLC, and Tactical Advantage are considered related organizations. Learn more about these relationships and how we avoid conflicts of interest in our 1023 Application, Form 990 Filings and on our FAQs page.

IRS Form

Please see our completed IRS 990 for 2021 and 2022. Our first full year of existence and of substantive operations and fundraising was 2022. Our fiscal year runs January to December.


See our financial statements for full transparency. Our basic operating and infrastructure costs are Member funded and we are currently 100% volunteer operated.


Corporate Address:
Saving Lives USA Foundation
8 The Green STE B
Dover, Delaware 19901-3618

Donation Mailing Address:
Saving Lives USA Foundation
P.O. Box 159
Silver Point, Tennessee 38582

Please make all checks payable to:
Saving Lives USA Foundation

FEIN: 86-3557778
DUNS/CAGE: 118523010 / 992B7




Thank You

Thank you for contacting the Saving Lives USA Foundation.

If it won’t have real-world impacts, then we aren’t out doing it.

Please see below for a summary of the work that we or our related organizations are involved in.

Recent and Ongoing Projects

State of New York – Department of Criminal Justice Police Academy Curriculum Development Project:

Helping to insert thinking, decision-making, and de-escalation as integral components of academy level police firearms training in New York State.

See an article about our impact on Page 42 of the recent Chief’s Chronicle here:

See the public presentation from New York’s Department of Criminal Justice Services on the academy firearms program development starting at minute 49 in the video posted here.

State of New York – Department of Criminal Justice Instructor Development Workshop:

Presenting on the application of brain science to adult learning, and providing an overview and the basis of design for the new academy-level firearms training program that is currently in development.

Cities of Syracuse and Ithaca, New York – Training and Equipment Provision:

With funding from Saving Lives USA, Syracuse and Ithaca New York Police Departments will be receiving training and equipment during an upcoming event this November to put their officers on the leading edge of decision making and de-escalation capability.  More information to follow.


Get involved

With your help we can make every cop in America train and qualify in de-escalation of deadly force.