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Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

Caring for the families of our fallen heroes

four stars

91.76

3033 Wilson Boulevard Suite 630
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (202) 588-8277   Web Site
EIN: 92-0152268

Board Leadership
John B. Wood
Chairman

CEO
Bonnie Carroll
President and Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.76 four stars
  Financial 88.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded out of tragedy in 1994, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has grown and established itself as the front line resource to families and loved ones of our military men and women. TAPS has provided comfort and care, 24 hours a day, seven days a week through comprehensive services and programs including peer based emotional support, case work assistance, crisis intervention, and grief and trauma resources. TAPS has assisted over 40,000 surviving family members, casualty officers and caregivers. Our National Military Survivor Seminars and Good Grief Camps have been conducted for nineteen years, and are complemented by regional seminars across the country.

Founded out of tragedy in 1994, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has grown and established itself as the front line resource to families and loved ones of our military men and women. TAPS has provided comfort and care, 24 hours a day, seven days a week through comprehensive services and programs including peer based emotional support, case work assistance, crisis intervention, and grief and trauma resources. TAPS has assisted over 40,000 surviving family members, casualty officers and caregivers. Our National Military Survivor Seminars and Good Grief Camps have been conducted for nineteen years, and are complemented by regional seminars across the country.

Financial

three stars

88.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 20.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (VA) 91.76 four stars
National Veterans Foundation (CA) 87.02 three stars
Wounded Warrior Project (FL) 88.52 three stars
The Mission Continues (MO) 97.17 four stars
Snowball Express (TX) 92.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,569,874
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,022,838
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,592,712
   Program Service Revenue $119,166
Total Primary Revenue $10,711,878
   Other Revenue $-75,889
TOTAL REVENUE $10,635,989
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,982,798
   Administrative Expenses $804,951
   Fundraising Expenses $1,071,523
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,859,272
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $776,717
   
Net Assets $6,371,848

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
Regional and National Survivor Seminars $2,944,240 36.9%
TAPS Helpline $2,670,217 33.4%
TAPS Survivor Care Team $2,368,341 29.7%

Ratings History
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.76 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 94.39 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2015 92.65 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2014 96.94 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 96.28 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 94.77 four stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 95.04 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 88.29 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 88.25 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.65 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 95.24 four stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 88.31 three stars
2006-12 08/01/2008 80.84 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 92-0152268
Name in IRS Master File TRAGEDY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR SURVIVORS
NTEE Code F60
NTEE Classification Counseling, Support Groups
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
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 June, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,269 1.57% Bonnie Carroll President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (VA) 91.76 four stars
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Hire Heroes USA (GA) 98.23 four stars
Homes for Our Troops (MA) 94.69 four stars
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
3033 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 630
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (202) 588-8277
fax: (571) 385-2524
EIN: 92-0152268

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Board Leadership

John B. Wood
Chairman

CEO

Bonnie Carroll
President and Founder

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