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Human Services : Social Services

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

Caring for the families of America's fallen heroes

91.16

3033 Wilson Boulevard Suite 300
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 91.16
  Financial 87.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is the national organization providing compassionate care and survivor support services for the families of America's fallen military heroes. Since 1994, TAPS has offered support to all those grieving the death of a military loved one through peer-based emotional support, connections with grief and trauma resources, grief seminars and retreats for adults, Good Grief Camps for children, casework assistance, connections to community-based care, online and in-person support groups and the 24/7 National Military Survivor Helpline, all at no cost to surviving families. For more information please visit TAPS.org or call 202.588.TAPS(8277).

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is the national organization providing compassionate care and survivor support services for the families of America's fallen military heroes. Since 1994, TAPS has offered support to all those grieving the death of a military loved one through peer-based emotional support, connections with grief and trauma resources, grief seminars and retreats for adults, Good Grief Camps for children, casework assistance, connections to community-based care, online and in-person support groups and the 24/7 National Military Survivor Helpline, all at no cost to surviving families. For more information please visit TAPS.org or call 202.588.TAPS(8277).

Financial

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
87.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 17.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.7%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (VA) 91.16
Homes For Our Troops (MA) 92.23
Purple Heart Homes (NC) 86.77
Yellow Ribbon Fund (MD) 90.45
Wounded Warrior Project (FL) 86.49

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,634,694
   Federated Campaigns $21,381
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,399,677
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,055,752
   Program Service Revenue $149,285
Total Primary Revenue $16,205,037
   Other Revenue $-246,300
TOTAL REVENUE $15,958,737
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,326,866
   Administrative Expenses $814,397
   Fundraising Expenses $1,254,466
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,395,729
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,436,992
   
Net Assets $4,575,669

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
Survivor Programs $9,227,262 60.2%
Peer Based Emotional Support and Survivor Care $3,595,776 23.5%
National Survivor Seminars $2,503,828 16.3%

Ratings History
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 91.16
2018-12 05/01/2020 92.38
2017-12 10/01/2019 94.63
2016-12 06/01/2018 95.02
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.76
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.61
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 94.39
2013-06 12/22/2015 92.65
2012-06 08/01/2014 96.94
2012-06 11/01/2013 96.28
2012-06 10/01/2013 94.77
2011-06 12/01/2012 95.04
2011-06 06/01/2012 88.29
2010-06 12/01/2011 88.25
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.65
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 95.24
2008-06 06/01/2009 88.31
2006-12 08/01/2008 80.84

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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$149,500 0.85% Bonnie Carroll President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (VA) 91.16
Travis Manion Foundation (PA) 94.67
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K9s for Warriors (FL) 97.27
Hope For The Warriors® (VA) 91.16

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Charity Contact Info

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
3033 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 300
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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