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Human Services : Social Services (Grantmaking)

Our Military Kids

Providing support to military children

four stars

95.86

6861 Elm Street, Suite 2A McLean, VA 22101
tel: (866) 691-6654   Web Site
EIN: 56-2483648

Board Leadership
Barry Miller
Chairman

CEO
Rob Clapper
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.86 four stars
  Financial 94.98 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our Military Kids provides substantial support in the form of grants to the children of National Guard and Military Reserve personnel who are currently deployed overseas, as well as the children of Wounded Warriors in all branches. The grants pay for participation in extracurricular activities and tutoring programs that nurture and sustain children while a parent is away in service to our country or recovering from injury.

Our Military Kids provides substantial support in the form of grants to the children of National Guard and Military Reserve personnel who are currently deployed overseas, as well as the children of Wounded Warriors in all branches. The grants pay for participation in extracurricular activities and tutoring programs that nurture and sustain children while a parent is away in service to our country or recovering from injury.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Average grant amount
425
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
1,886,020
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

94.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
90.8%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.60
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Our Military Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Our Military Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Our Military Kids (VA) 95.86 four stars
K9s for Warriors (FL) 96.13 four stars
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (VA) 89.12 three stars
Yellow Ribbon Fund (MD) 86.75 three stars
Operation Second Chance (MD) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,298,210
   Federated Campaigns $2,753
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,300,963
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,300,963
   Other Revenue $1,193
TOTAL REVENUE $2,302,156
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,290,978
   Administrative Expenses $56,971
   Fundraising Expenses $206,473
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,554,422
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-252,266
   
Net Assets $1,366,258

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
Grants $2,290,978 100.0%

Ratings History
Our Military Kids has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 95.86 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 93.65 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 90.71 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.71 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 87.00 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 94.19 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 83.74 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 97.83 four stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 98.03 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 56-2483648
Name in IRS Master File OUR MILITARY KIDS INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable 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 February, 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
$33,184 1.29% Robert H. Clapper II Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$132,903 5.20% Linda Davidson Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Our Military Kids (VA) 95.86 four stars
Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation (MT) 90.50 four stars
K9s for Warriors (FL) 96.13 four stars
EOD Warrior Foundation (FL) 90.96 four stars
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 94.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Our Military Kids
6861 Elm Street, Suite 2A
McLean, VA 22101
tel: (866) 691-6654
fax: (703) 734-6503
EIN: 56-2483648

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Board Leadership

Barry Miller
Chairman

CEO

Rob Clapper
Executive Director

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