Transparency & Accountability

Trains in the Valley ( takes very seriously its responsibility as a nonprofit organization. Our goal is to model the best practices used by nonprofits organizations. We firmly believe that with transparency comes trust.

With that thought in mind, we are pleased to provide additional details about the structure of our organization and its finances.


Organizational Status

Trains in the Valley ( was launched on April 12, 2016. We are currently conducting business as an unincorporated nonprofit association.

We have obtained an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the Internal Revenue Service for the purpose of establishing a bank account with Florence Bank, 85 Main St, Florence, MA 01062.

We are in the process of registering our association with the Massachusetts Office of Attorney General Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division.

We intend to incorporate as a nonprofit corporation with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and apply for tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code tax code in 2017.


Financial Information

Quarterly Financial Reports (PDF)

2017 | 1Q2017

2016 | 2Q2016   3Q2016   4Q2016


Annual Financial Report (PDF)

Quarterly and annual financial statements will be posted on this web page as soon as they become available.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the financial statements presented above.


Donations Received | 2016

Monetary donations received | $375
Largest single donation | $100

Monetary donations
Alfred Griggs
Ben Heckscher
David Narkewicz
Rebecca Townsend
Anonymous donors (2)

In-kind donations
Platform Sports Bar at Union Station | meeting space


Contact Details

Contact form

email | trainsinthevalley AT

telephone | 413-341-0123

Trains in Valley
PO Box 1398
Northampton, MA 01061



Page last updated: May 7, 2017
Page last reviewed: January 24, 2017