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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation

Army Historical Foundation

Preserving the past, shaping the future

two stars

76.28

1775 Liberty Drive Suite 400
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
tel: (800) 506-2672   Web Site
EIN: 52-1367225

Board Leadership
Gordon Sullivan
Chairman

CEO
Roger Schultz
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.28 two stars
  Financial 70.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Army Historical Foundation (AHF) was established in 1983 as a member-based, publicly supported organization dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the American soldier. We seek to educate future Americans to fully appreciate the sacrifices that generations of American Soldiers have made to safeguard the freedoms of this nation. Our funding helps to refurbish historical Army buildings, acquire and conserve Army historical art and artifacts, support Army history educational programs, research, and publication of historical materials on the American Soldier, and provide support and counsel to private and governmental organizations committed to the same goals.

The Army Historical Foundation (AHF) was established in 1983 as a member-based, publicly supported organization dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the American soldier. We seek to educate future Americans to fully appreciate the sacrifices that generations of American Soldiers have made to safeguard the freedoms of this nation. Our funding helps to refurbish historical Army buildings, acquire and conserve Army historical art and artifacts, support Army history educational programs, research, and publication of historical materials on the American Soldier, and provide support and counsel to private and governmental organizations committed to the same goals.

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Financial

two stars

70.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
35.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 58.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 16.81
  Program Expenses Growth 27.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Army Historical Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Army Historical Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Army Historical Foundation (VA) 76.28 two stars
Minnesota Historical Society (MN) 87.79 three stars
The New-York Historical Society (NY) 95.94 four stars
Senator John Heinz History Center- Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 91.04 four stars
Georgia Historical Society (GA) 95.11 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $37,876,380
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $5,411
   Fundraising Events $16,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $150,000
Total Contributions $38,047,791
   Program Service Revenue $180,539
Total Primary Revenue $38,228,330
   Other Revenue $8,740
TOTAL REVENUE $38,237,070
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,861,210
   Administrative Expenses $500,347
   Fundraising Expenses $3,691,192
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,052,749
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $32,184,321
   
Net Assets $100,471,255

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
National Museum Program $1,274,286 68.5%
Historical and Education Program $358,694 19.3%
Membership Program $228,230 12.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 76.28 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 52-1367225
Name in IRS Master File ARMY HISTORICAL FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code A80
NTEE Classification Historical Societies, Related Historical Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
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 February, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,000 1.65% Creighton W. Abrams Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$123,786 2.04% Melissa G. Thompson Chief Development Officer
$122,311 2.02% Richard A. Couture Chief Marketing Officer
$100,000 1.65% Roger Schultz President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Army Historical Foundation (VA) 76.28 two stars
Oregon Historical Society (OR) 92.33 four stars
California Historical Society (CA) 88.01 three stars
Western Reserve Historical Society (OH) 93.03 four stars
The Los Angeles Conservancy (CA) 91.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Army Historical Foundation
1775 Liberty Drive
Suite 400
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
tel: (800) 506-2672
fax: (703) 522-7929
EIN: 52-1367225

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Board Leadership

Gordon Sullivan
Chairman

CEO

Roger Schultz
President

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