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Move America Forward

MOVE AMERICA FORWARD - SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS ON THE FRONT LINES

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two stars

73.30

3105 3105 Fite Circle Suite 108
Sacramento, CA 95827
tel: (916) 441-6197   Web Site
EIN: 84-1627277

Board Leadership
Melanie Morgan
Chairman

CEO
Shawn Callahan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.30 two stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 63.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Move America Forward (MAF) is the nation's largest grassroots pro-troop organization dedicated to supporting the brave men and women of our Armed Forces. Our principal mission today is to send military troop and K9 care packages with letters from grateful Americans to the troops deployed in combat areas around the world.

Move America Forward (MAF) is the nation's largest grassroots pro-troop organization dedicated to supporting the brave men and women of our Armed Forces. Our principal mission today is to send military troop and K9 care packages with letters from grateful Americans to the troops deployed in combat areas around the world.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2015
Direct feedback from Active duty troops serving in harms way
1,000
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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

one star

63.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
87.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 27.4%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Move America Forward on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Move America Forward on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Move America Forward (CA) 73.30 two stars
Our Military Kids (VA) 91.16 four stars
The Gary Sinise Foundation (CA) 97.17 four stars
USO of North Carolina (NC) 92.38 four stars
Operation Gratitude (CA) 92.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,583,730
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,583,730
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,583,730
   Other Revenue $4,031
TOTAL REVENUE $1,587,761
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,327,690
   Administrative Expenses $176,452
   Fundraising Expenses $770
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,504,912
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $82,849
   
Net Assets $310,428

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
Care Packages for the Troops $911,148 68.6%
Public Education Campaigns $271,443 20.4%
Support the Troops Rallies $145,099 10.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 73.30 two stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 74.60 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 71.37 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 71.78 two stars
2014-12 10/01/2015 67.46 one star
2013-12 08/01/2015 50.18 zero star
2013-12 06/01/2015 43.70 zero star
2012-12 02/01/2014 44.32 zero star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 84-1627277
Name in IRS Master File MOVE AMERICA FORWARD
NTEE Code Q43
NTEE Classification National Security, Domestic
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$60,000 3.98% Shawn Callahan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Move America Forward (CA) 73.30 two stars
Bob Woodruff Family Foundation (NY) 95.61 four stars
Our Military Kids (VA) 91.16 four stars
Warrior Canine Connection (MD) 92.22 four stars
USO of Illinois (IL) 89.90 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Move America Forward
3105
3105 Fite Circle Suite 108
Sacramento, CA 95827
tel: (916) 441-6197
fax: (916) 706-2865
EIN: 84-1627277

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Board Leadership

Melanie Morgan
Chairman

CEO

Shawn Callahan
Executive Director

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