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Move America Forward

MOVE AMERICA FORWARD - SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS ON THE FRONT LINES

three stars

87.25

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 87.25 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
89.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 36.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.6%
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) 87.25 three stars
Semper Fi Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars
USO of Missouri (MO) 96.83 four stars
National Military Family Association (VA) 87.23 three stars
Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans (IL) 86.11 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,966,937
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,966,937
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,966,937
   Other Revenue $1,381
TOTAL REVENUE $2,968,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,702,091
   Administrative Expenses $197,013
   Fundraising Expenses $78,575
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,977,679
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-9,361
   
Net Assets $297,967

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 $2,272,499 84.1%
Public Education Campaigns $262,175 9.7%
Support the Troops Rallies $167,417 6.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.25 three stars
2016-12 12/21/2018 78.13 two stars
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
$67,500 2.26% Shawn Callahan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Move America Forward (CA) 87.25 three stars
Wounded Warriors Family Support (NE) 94.11 four stars
Give an Hour (MD) 92.24 four stars
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.32 four stars
Warrior Foundation Freedom Station (CA) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Move America Forward
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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