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Troops Direct

If our troops request it. We supply it. Plain and simple. No charge.

three stars

80.74

2400 Camino Ramon Suite 105
San Ramon, CA 94583
tel: (877) 978-7667   Web Site
EIN: 27-3046842

CEO
Aaron Negherbon
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.74 three stars
  Financial 72.77 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Plain and Simple.
Here for Our Service Members.

From conventional units to Special Operations 'Teams', Troops Direct functions as a non-profit, on-demand supply line for units based anywhere on the globe, providing any detailed medical, tactical, operational and K9 support that they specifically request - all at no expense to the unit. This is our commitment to our Americans in uniform and their bravery.

Troops Direct is not about supporting war or the politics that may surround it. We are simply about providing for our heroes in an unprecedented manner. Until there are no more conflicts, Troops Direct will be there for our country and her brave service members.

Plain and Simple.
Here for Our Service Members.

From conventional units to Special Operations 'Teams', Troops Direct functions as a non-profit, on-demand supply line for units based anywhere on the globe, providing any detailed medical, tactical, operational and K9 support that they specifically request - all at no expense to the unit. This is our commitment to our Americans in uniform and their bravery.

Troops Direct is not about supporting war or the politics that may surround it. We are simply about providing for our heroes in an unprecedented manner. Until there are no more conflicts, Troops Direct will be there for our country and her brave service members.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
How many units contact Troops Direct for support
150
Amount of followers on social media
20,000
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

72.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Troops Direct on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Troops Direct on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Troops Direct (CA) 80.74 three stars
Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation (MT) 90.50 four stars
Give an Hour (MD) 89.46 three stars
USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia (VA) 92.09 four stars
USA Cares, Inc. (KY) 88.98 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,479,498
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,479,498
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,479,498
   Other Revenue $127,820
TOTAL REVENUE $3,607,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,815,201
   Administrative Expenses $108,479
   Fundraising Expenses $651,444
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,575,124
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $32,194
   
Net Assets $1,310,613

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Supplies for US Military Troops $2,815,201 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 12/01/2019 80.74 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 84.28 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 83.29 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 27-3046842
Name in IRS Master File TROOPSDIRECT INC
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 2010
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,000 3.69% Aaron Negherbon President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Troops Direct (CA) 80.74 three stars
Navy SEAL Foundation (VA) 100.00 four stars
Wounded Warriors Family Support (NE) 92.58 four stars
USA Cares, Inc. (KY) 88.98 three stars
USO of Illinois (IL) 93.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Troops Direct
2400 Camino Ramon
Suite 105
San Ramon, CA 94583
tel: (877) 978-7667
fax: (925) 886-8733
EIN: 27-3046842

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CEO

Aaron Negherbon
Executive Director

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