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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

For America's newest generation of veterans

three stars

86.00

119 West 40th Street 19th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 982-9699   Web Site
EIN: 20-1664531

Board Leadership
Scott Feldmayer
Chairman

CEO
Paul Rieckhoff
Chief Executive Officer, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.00 three stars
  Financial 80.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

80.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.02
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 82.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
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) 89.14 three stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 92.06 four stars
AMVETS National Service Foundation (MD) 89.00 three stars

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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (www.IAVA.org) is the leading post-9/11 veteran empowerment organization (VEO) with the most diverse and rapidly growing membership in America. As a non-profit founded in 2004, IAVA's mission is to connect, unite and empower post-9/11 veterans.

Celebrating its 14th year anniversary, IAVA has connected more than 1.5 million veterans with resources and community, and provided more than 8,000 veterans with personalized support from IAVA's Master's level social workers.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,518,095
   Federated Campaigns $138,731
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $832,150
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,488,976
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,488,976
   Other Revenue $-210,401
TOTAL REVENUE $7,278,575
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,196,097
   Administrative Expenses $753,403
   Fundraising Expenses $763,429
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,712,929
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-434,354
   
Net Assets $186,016

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
Advocacy Programs $1,654,588 26.7%
Awareness Programs $1,542,154 24.9%
Rapid Response Referral Program $1,208,022 19.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.00 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 84.48 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.23 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 93.32 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 93.65 four stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 90.03 four 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 20-1664531
Name in IRS Master File IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN VETERANS OF AMERICA INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational 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]
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, 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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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$245,000 3.17% Paul Rieckhoff Executive Director

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (www.IAVA.org) is the leading post-9/11 veteran empowerment organization (VEO) with the most diverse and rapidly growing membership in America. As a non-profit founded in 2004, IAVA's mission is to connect, unite and empower post-9/11 veterans.

Celebrating its 14th year anniversary, IAVA has connected more than 1.5 million veterans with resources and community, and provided more than 8,000 veterans with personalized support from IAVA's Master's level social workers.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (NY) 86.00 three stars
AMVETS National Service Foundation (MD) 89.00 three stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 92.06 four stars
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (VA) 98.77 four stars
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 89.14 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
119 West 40th Street
19th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 982-9699
fax: (917) 591-0387
EIN: 20-1664531

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Board Leadership

Scott Feldmayer
Chairman

CEO

Paul Rieckhoff
Chief Executive Officer, Founder

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