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Human Services : Social Services

USA Cares

Assisting Military Families in Crisis

three stars

83.25

11760 Commonwealth Drive Louisville, KY 40299
tel: (800) 773-0387   Web Site
EIN: 05-0588761

Board Leadership
William Roby, Sr.
Chairman, National Board of Directors

CEO
Hank Patton
President/CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.25 three stars
  Financial 76.32 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

USA Cares exists to help bear the burdens of service by providing post-9/11 military families with financial and advocacy support in their time of need.

USA Cares exists to help bear the burdens of service by providing post-9/11 military families with financial and advocacy support in their time of need.

Financial

two stars

76.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
80.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth -4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USA Cares on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USA Cares on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USA Cares (KY) 83.25 three stars
Operation First Response (VA) 90.75 four stars
Wounded Warrior Project (FL) 86.02 three stars
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.32 four stars
National Military Family Association (VA) 96.09 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,645,221
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $84,370
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,729,591
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,729,591
   Other Revenue $280,579
TOTAL REVENUE $2,010,170
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,846,820
   Administrative Expenses $149,578
   Fundraising Expenses $298,720
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,295,118
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-284,948
   
Net Assets $816,210

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
Housing Assistance Program $646,387 35.0%
Emergency Assistance Program $572,514 31.0%
Combat Injured Program $313,960 17.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 83.25 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 83.68 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 82.68 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.72 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 87.94 three stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 84.45 three stars
2013-12 10/01/2014 84.19 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 85.05 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 80.86 three stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 86.86 three 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 05-0588761
Name in IRS Master File USA CARES INC
NTEE Code P51
NTEE Classification Financial Counseling, Money Management
NTEE Type Human Services - 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]
Ruling Date February, 2004
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
$102,559 4.46% Hank Patton President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USA Cares (KY) 83.25 three stars
Air Force Aid Society (VA) 95.37 four stars
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation (MO) 96.38 four stars
Give an Hour (MD) 92.24 four stars
Travis Manion Foundation (PA) 89.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

USA Cares
11760 Commonwealth Drive
Louisville, KY 40299
tel: (800) 773-0387
fax: (502) 907-0503
EIN: 05-0588761

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Board Leadership

William Roby, Sr.
Chairman, National Board of Directors

CEO

Hank Patton
President/CEO

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