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Human Services : Social Services

Move America Forward

Supporting our troops and their missions in the war on terror

74.60

8795 Folsom Boulevard Suite 103
Sacramento, CA 95826
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 74.60
  Financial 88.42
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

88.42

Accountability & Transparency

66.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 26.6%
  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) 74.60
Operation First Response (VA) 94.07
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 97.17
Navy SEAL Foundation (VA) 100.00
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (VA) 95.61

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Move America Forward (MAF) is a military charity and the nation's largest grassroots pro-troop organization, MAF is dedicated to supporting the brave men and women of our Armed Forces and their missions to defeat terrorism. MAF is supported by hundreds of thousands of pro-troop activists, veterans, and military families all across the nation who share in our unwavering support. We work with other non-profits, military service organizations, corporate sponsors, community networks and private citizens to support our Military and demonstrate affirmatively our appreciation and admiration for their service to America.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,425,293
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,425,293
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,425,293
   Other Revenue $21
TOTAL REVENUE $1,425,314
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,127,420
   Administrative Expenses $167,934
   Fundraising Expenses $3,910
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,299,264
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $126,050
   
Net Assets $227,322

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 $888,260 78.8%
Public Education Campaigns $239,084 21.2%
Support the Troops Rallies $76 < 0.1%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 74.60
2014-12 06/01/2016 71.37
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 71.78
2014-12 10/01/2015 67.46
2013-12 08/01/2015 50.18 0 stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 43.70 0 stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 44.32 0 stars

Prior to 9/1/2016, Charity Navigator issued Advisories under the name CN Watchlist and Donor Advisory. For more information on the CN Advisory system click here. This charity appeared on the CN Watchlist.

Date Listed Date Removed  
08/22/2014 02/19/2016 View details

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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$48,000 3.69% Shawn Callahan Executive Director

Move America Forward (MAF) is a military charity and the nation's largest grassroots pro-troop organization, MAF is dedicated to supporting the brave men and women of our Armed Forces and their missions to defeat terrorism. MAF is supported by hundreds of thousands of pro-troop activists, veterans, and military families all across the nation who share in our unwavering support. We work with other non-profits, military service organizations, corporate sponsors, community networks and private citizens to support our Military and demonstrate affirmatively our appreciation and admiration for their service to America.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Move America Forward (CA) 74.60
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.58
Soldiers' Angels (TX) 94.69
USA Cares (KY) 86.72
Project Sanctuary (CO) 97.17

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Charity Contact Info

Move America Forward
8795 Folsom Boulevard
Suite 103
Sacramento, CA 95826
tel: (916) 441-6197
fax: (916) 383-6608
EIN: 84-1627277

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Board Leadership

Melanie Morgan
Chairman

CEO

Shawn Callahan
Executive Director

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