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AMVETS National Service Foundation

Providing support to veterans

three stars

89.00

4647 Forbes Boulevard Lanham, MD 20706
tel: (800) 810-7148   Web Site
EIN: 52-0970963

Board Leadership
Jimmy T. Smith
Chair

CEO
Kent A.D. Clark
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.00 three stars
  Financial 84.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by AMVETS National Service Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by AMVETS National Service Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
AMVETS National Service Foundation (MD) 89.00 three stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 92.06 four stars
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (NY) 86.00 three stars
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (VA) 98.77 four stars
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 90.66 four stars

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AMVETS National Service Foundation was created in 1948, with the goal of assisting our returning veterans from World War II by aiding in their readjustment back into civilian life. This goal has continued to this date. AMVETS National Service Foundation provides support to veterans through service programs as well as providing community and youth-oriented programs designed to promote unity and patriotism. It counsels and represents veterans and their dependents before the Veterans Administration without charge. Our NSOs labor diligently, even on weekends, helping the members of the National Guard and Reserves cut through the maze of red tape and logjams to obtain all VA benefits due to them under the current law for service-related conditions. Between September 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010, our NSOs have presented 233 briefings to 24,700 National Guard/Reserve members, veterans or surviving family members and taken 367 claims at the conclusion of the briefing session.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,793,813
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $15,793,813
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $15,793,813
   Other Revenue $768,541
TOTAL REVENUE $16,562,354
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,580,499
   Administrative Expenses $2,175,558
   Fundraising Expenses $870,294
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,626,351
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,063,997
   
Net Assets $19,305,437

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
Service to Veterans $6,066,461 41.6%
Americanism $686,542 4.7%
Carillon Program $193,063 1.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 07/01/2016 89.00 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 85.97 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 09/01/2015 90.01 four stars
2013-08 08/01/2014 86.20 three stars
2012-08 05/01/2013 86.15 three stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 85.64 three stars
2011-08 05/01/2012 84.68 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 87.25 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 07/01/2011 80.44 three stars
2009-08 08/01/2010 78.49 two stars
2008-08 06/01/2009 76.34 two stars
2007-08 05/01/2008 76.67 two 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 52-0970963
Name in IRS Master File AMVETS NATIONAL SERVICE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code W11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - 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 August, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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
$73,077 0.41% Kent Clark Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$138,297 0.78% Robert S. Gujral Finance Director

AMVETS National Service Foundation was created in 1948, with the goal of assisting our returning veterans from World War II by aiding in their readjustment back into civilian life. This goal has continued to this date. AMVETS National Service Foundation provides support to veterans through service programs as well as providing community and youth-oriented programs designed to promote unity and patriotism. It counsels and represents veterans and their dependents before the Veterans Administration without charge. Our NSOs labor diligently, even on weekends, helping the members of the National Guard and Reserves cut through the maze of red tape and logjams to obtain all VA benefits due to them under the current law for service-related conditions. Between September 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010, our NSOs have presented 233 briefings to 24,700 National Guard/Reserve members, veterans or surviving family members and taken 367 claims at the conclusion of the briefing session.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
AMVETS National Service Foundation (MD) 89.00 three stars
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 90.66 four stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 92.06 four stars
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (VA) 98.77 four stars
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (NY) 86.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

AMVETS National Service Foundation
4647 Forbes Boulevard
Lanham, MD 20706
tel: (800) 810-7148
fax: (301) 459-5578
EIN: 52-0970963

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 96175
Washington, DC 20090

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Board Leadership

Jimmy T. Smith
Chair

CEO

Kent A.D. Clark
Executive Director

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