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Support The Enlisted Project (STEP)

Emergency financial & transition assistance grants to active duty & recently discharged enlisted military & families

three stars

80.72

7128 Miramar Road Suite 14B
San Diego, CA 92121
tel: (858) 695-6810   Web Site
EIN: 20-3051279

Board Leadership
David Schnell
Chairman

CEO
Tony Teravainen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.72 three stars
  Financial 72.74 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

72.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth -18.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) (CA) 80.72 three stars
National Military Family Association (VA) 94.32 four stars
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 100.00 four stars
The Mission Continues (MO) 97.17 four stars
USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia (VA) 87.74 three stars

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Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) provides emergency financial grants and transition assistance grants to active duty and recently discharged enlisted service members and their families. Our service area now includes 19 military installations in Southern California. We serve enlisted families in pay-grades E1 to E6 whether on active duty, or honorably discharged within the past 12 months, to help them successfully reintegrate into civilian life. Whether a military family is in need of a new transmission for their car, or an expectant mother and military spouse needs critical infant items, Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) is here to help with grants, not loans, for unexpected financial hardships. Where there is a need that we do not provide, we will partner with other organizations in the community for the benefit of our Nation's heroes and the families they frequently leave behind. STEP was formerly known as Operation Homefront Southern California from 2005 to 2012.<

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $982,234
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $982,234
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $982,234
   Other Revenue $900
TOTAL REVENUE $983,134
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,049,690
   Administrative Expenses $123,076
   Fundraising Expenses $112,951
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,285,717
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-302,583
   
Net Assets $204,174

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 80.72 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.19 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 78.81 two stars
2013-06 03/01/2014 76.85 two stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 95.29 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 95.48 four stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 94.67 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 90.90 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.42 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 03/01/2011 93.34 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 20-3051279
Name in IRS Master File SUPPORT THE ENLISTED PROJECT INC
NTEE Code W30
NTEE Classification Military, Veterans' Organizations
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$87,546 6.80% Anthony Teravainen Chairman & CEO

Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) provides emergency financial grants and transition assistance grants to active duty and recently discharged enlisted service members and their families. Our service area now includes 19 military installations in Southern California. We serve enlisted families in pay-grades E1 to E6 whether on active duty, or honorably discharged within the past 12 months, to help them successfully reintegrate into civilian life. Whether a military family is in need of a new transmission for their car, or an expectant mother and military spouse needs critical infant items, Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) is here to help with grants, not loans, for unexpected financial hardships. Where there is a need that we do not provide, we will partner with other organizations in the community for the benefit of our Nation's heroes and the families they frequently leave behind. STEP was formerly known as Operation Homefront Southern California from 2005 to 2012.<

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) (CA) 80.72 three stars
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 100.00 four stars
USO of Metropolitan New York (NY) 90.58 four stars
Operation Support Our Troops - America (IL) 91.16 four stars
Liberty USO (PA) 88.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Support The Enlisted Project (STEP)
7128 Miramar Road
Suite 14B
San Diego, CA 92121
tel: (858) 695-6810
fax: (858) 695-6845
EIN: 20-3051279

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 26747
San Diego, CA 92196

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Board Leadership

David Schnell
Chairman

CEO

Tony Teravainen
President

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