Greeting Card Association


Greeting Card Association

The Greeting Card Association is the U.S. trade association serving the greeting card and social expressions industry, promotes the tradition of sending greeting cards, helps members grow their business through leadership/advocacy on industry issues, and recognizes creativity. Membership: $250-75,000 (Regular/Affiliate); $1,000-3,125 (Associate); $5,000 (Regular Subsidiary); $350 (International).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
GCA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Arts, The, Retail/Wholesale
Year Founded:
1941
Address:
1120 20th St. NW
Suite 750 Washington, DC 20036
Telephone:
Fax:
Staff:
13
Members:
228 American and international publishers
Certification Programs:
LGBT


Other Addresses

Address:
1444 I St. NW
Suite 700, Washington DC 20005
Telephone:
Fax:


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $980,848


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
11.99%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Investment income

Total expenses: $1,097,086


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
36.29%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Other expenses
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Management fees
 
Other

Total assets: $600,793


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
5.70%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Accounts receivable
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $260,124


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
133.27%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
Deferred revenue

This association reports using a management firm on their 990 tax documents.

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 580,051
Total contributions 397,500
Investment income 3,297
Royalties 0
Sales of non-inventory assets 0
Net rental income 0
Miscellaneous revenue 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Total Revenue:

$980,848

1-yr growth
11.99%
Program service revenue
Total contributions
Investment income

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Other expenses 581,744
Conferences, conventions, meetings 352,733
Management fees 124,250
Travel 16,345
Office expenses 12,080
Accounting fees 8,127
Insurance 1,807
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Lobbying fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Investment management fees 0
Other fees 0
Advertising and promotion 0
Legal fees 0
Information technology 0
Royalties 0
Occupancy 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 0
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Compensation for non-officers/directors 0
Pension plan contributions 0
Other employee benefits 0
Payroll taxes 0
Total Expenses:

$1,097,086

1-yr growth
36.29%
Other expenses
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Management fees
Travel
Office expenses
Accounting fees
Insurance

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Savings and temporary cash investments 363,180
Accounts receivable 135,000
Cash -- non-interest bearing 41,307
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 40,014
Intangible assets 21,292
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Investments in publicly traded securities 0
Other assets 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 0
Total Assets:

$600,793

1-yr growth
5.70%
Savings and temporary cash investments
Accounts receivable
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Intangible assets

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 230,141
Deferred revenue 29,983
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Other liabilities 0
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$260,124

1-yr growth
133.27%
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Deferred revenue

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 340,669
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$340,669

1-yr growth
-34.12%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Amanda Bignall Manager, Awards and Membership Membership ...X
Aziza Jamboria Associate, Membership Services Membership ...X
Barbara Miller Media Contact Communications/Public Relations ...X
Christy Kaprosy President Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Dean Rodenbough Treasurer Board Member, Finance ...X
Dede Gish-Panjada Senior Advisor and Chief Marketing Officer Marketing, Senior Executive ...X
George White Vice President Board Member ...X
Judy Cheris Manager, Meetings Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Julie Elfand CMP Director, Convention and Meetings Communications/Public Relations, Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Maggie McDonnell Associate, Meetings Conventions/Meetings, Membership ...X
Maggie Schultz Manager, Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Peter Doherty CAE Executive Director Executive Director ...X
Rafe Morrissey Vice President, Postal Affairs Public Affairs/Corporate Affairs ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
2018GCA 77th Annual Convention 2018 Cleveland , OH , United States The Metropolitan at the 9 September 26 September 29    ...X
2017GCA Annaul Convention 2017 San Diego , CA , United States Andaz San Diego Hotel October 11 October 14   Convention Center...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
CardTalkonlineNo...X
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2019 Q3: $30,000
2019 Q2: $30,000
2019 Q1: $30,000
2018: $30,000


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
EnGage LLCTermination 02/28/2013 ...X
Evans Capitol GroupTermination 12/31/2010 ...X
Morrissey Strategic Partners, LLCRegistration 03/01/2013 ...X
The Franklin PartnershipTermination 01/01/2011 ...X

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Morrissey Strategic Partners, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $90,000 ...X
Morrissey Strategic Partners, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $120,000 ...X
Morrissey Strategic Partners, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $120,000 ...X
Morrissey Strategic Partners, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $120,000 ...X
Morrissey Strategic Partners, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $120,000 ...X
Morrissey Strategic Partners, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $120,000 ...X
EnGage LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $20,000 ...X
Morrissey Strategic Partners, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $100,000 ...X
EnGage LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2012 $120,000 ...X
EnGage LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2011 $120,000 ...X
The Franklin Partnership Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2011 - ...X
Evans Capitol Group Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2010 - ...X
The Kellen Company Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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