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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

For America's newest generation of veterans

three stars

83.12

85 Broad Street 16th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 982-9699   Web Site
EIN: 20-1664531

Board Leadership
Scott Feldmeyer
Chairman

CEO
Jeremy Butler
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.12 three stars
  Financial 76.14 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

two stars

76.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
71.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth -28.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.8%
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) 83.12 three stars
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (SC) 91.30 four stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 95.21 four stars
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 92.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,945,213
   Federated Campaigns $13,395
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,016,880
   Related Organizations $100,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,075,488
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,075,488
   Other Revenue $-187,168
TOTAL REVENUE $7,888,320
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,233,992
   Administrative Expenses $496,137
   Fundraising Expenses $532,179
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,262,308
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,626,012
   
Net Assets $4,861,360

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
Rapid Response Referral Program $1,042,666 46.7%
Advocacy Programs $789,716 35.3%
Awareness Programs $401,610 18.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 83.12 three stars
2017-12 12/20/2019 76.60 two stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 76.43 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 79.98 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 88.07 three stars
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]
Ruling Date June, 2005
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
$216,332 6.63% Paul J. Rieckhoff Founder, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (NY) 83.12 three stars
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (SC) 91.30 four stars
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 92.18 four stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 95.21 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
85 Broad Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 982-9699
fax: (917) 591-0387
EIN: 20-1664531

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Board Leadership

Scott Feldmeyer
Chairman

CEO

Jeremy Butler
Chief Executive Officer

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