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USO

Proudly serving the men and women who serve our country

two stars

75.89

2111 Wilson Boulevard Suite 1200
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (800) 876-7469   Web Site
EIN: 13-1610451

Board Leadership
General George Casey
Chairman

CEO
J.D. Crouch II
CEO & President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.89 two stars
  Financial 66.15 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

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

Financial

one star

66.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
60.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 26.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO (VA) 75.89 two stars
Liberty USO (PA) 88.21 three stars
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 100.00 four stars
Operation Homefront (TX) 96.00 four stars
EOD Warrior Foundation (FL) 89.47 three stars

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The USO (United Service Organizations) is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit organization, and is not a part of the federal government. Since 1941, the USO mission has remained the same: to provide morale, welfare and recreation-type services to service members and their families. The USO currently operates more than 135 centers worldwide, including ten mobile canteens located in the continental United States and overseas. Overseas centers are located in Germany, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, Qatar, Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan, Guam, and Kuwait. Service members and their families visit USO centers more than 6.9 million times each year. Services include free Internet and e-mail access, libraries and reading rooms, housing assistance, family crisis counseling, support groups, game rooms and nursery facilities.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $97,879,029
   Federated Campaigns $1,186,836
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,156,444
   Related Organizations $80
   Government Grants $20,370,582
Total Contributions $121,592,971
   Program Service Revenue $3,978,920
Total Primary Revenue $125,571,891
   Other Revenue $2,440,082
TOTAL REVENUE $128,011,973
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $71,566,425
   Administrative Expenses $14,101,834
   Fundraising Expenses $33,590,225
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $119,258,484
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,753,489
   
Net Assets $143,857,124

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
Center Operations $42,038,466 51.2%
Awareness and Outreach Programs $17,530,938 21.3%
Warrior and Family Programming $14,054,615 17.1%
Entertainment Tours $8,452,380 10.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 75.89 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.69 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 73.73 two stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 74.67 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 83.79 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 86.69 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 90.71 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 13-1610451
Name in IRS Master File UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS 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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS INC
Ruling Date December, 1954
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
$537,223 0.45% JD Crouch II President, CEO

The USO (United Service Organizations) is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit organization, and is not a part of the federal government. Since 1941, the USO mission has remained the same: to provide morale, welfare and recreation-type services to service members and their families. The USO currently operates more than 135 centers worldwide, including ten mobile canteens located in the continental United States and overseas. Overseas centers are located in Germany, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, Qatar, Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan, Guam, and Kuwait. Service members and their families visit USO centers more than 6.9 million times each year. Services include free Internet and e-mail access, libraries and reading rooms, housing assistance, family crisis counseling, support groups, game rooms and nursery facilities.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO (VA) 75.89 two stars
Homes for Our Troops (MA) 94.69 four stars
USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (VA) 91.16 four stars
Operation Gratitude (CA) 91.16 four stars
Hope For The Warriors® (VA) 94.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

USO
2111 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 1200
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (800) 876-7469
fax: (703) 908-6402
EIN: 13-1610451

Mail donations to:
Department WS
P.O. Box 96860
Washington, DC 20090

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Board Leadership

General George Casey
Chairman

CEO

J.D. Crouch II
CEO & President

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