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CN Advisory: High Concern

The Circle of Friends for American Veterans

210 East Broad Street Suite 202
Falls Church, VA 22046
tel: (703) 237-8980
EIN: 54-1847890


On March 5, 2020, The Center for Public Integrity reported on the operations of The Circle of Friends for American Veterans, a former charity that has recently dissolved, in an article titled, "VIRGINIA ATTORNEY GENERAL SLAPS VETERANS CHARITY FOUNDER WITH $100,000 FINE." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information, please see The Center for Public Integrity article.

The concerns raised about organizational legitimacy and/or federal tax law compliance are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 23.84 zero star
2017-09 05/01/2019 23.84 zero star

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EIN 54-1847890
NTEE Code J20
NTEE Classification Employment Procurement Assistance, Job Training
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
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, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014

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Charity Contact Info

The Circle of Friends for American Veterans
210 East Broad Street
Suite 202
Falls Church, VA 22046
tel: (703) 237-8980
fax: (703) 237-8976
EIN: 54-1847890

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