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CN Advisory: High Concern

National Vietnam Veterans Foundation

Veterans helping veterans

2020 Pennsylvania Avenue NW #336
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (800) 366-1319   Web Site
EIN: 52-2286034

Board Leadership
J. Thomas Burch
Chairman

CEO
Hallie Powell
Executive Director

 
 
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On September 1, 2016, CNN reported on the operations of National Vietnam Veterans Foundation, a former charity that has recently dissolved, in an article titled, "Veterans charity that gave less than 2% of revenue to veterans closes its doors for good." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information, please see the CNN article.

  • On November 10, 2016, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's Office published a press release titled, "A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlements With Vietnam Veteran's Charity And Its Founder For Squandering Millions In Donations." For more information, please see the Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's Office press release.


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EIN 52-2286034
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL VIETNAM VETERANS FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 June, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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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National Vietnam Veterans Foundation
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
#336
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (800) 366-1319
EIN: 52-2286034

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Board Leadership

J. Thomas Burch
Chairman

CEO

Hallie Powell
Executive Director

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