Human Services : Social Services

USO

Strengthens America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country.

three stars

84.28

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

Board Leadership
F. Jed Becker
President

CEO
J.D. Crouch II
CEO & President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.28 three stars
  Financial 78.91 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1941, the USO (United Service Organizations) has strengthened America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. We are the Force Behind the Forces. We currently operate more than 200 USO centers at or near military installations, including in combat zones, MEPS centers, several airports, and even un-staffed USO service sites in places too dangerous for anyone but combat troops to occupy. We serve the American Armed Forces - specifically, U.S. Active, Reserve, and Guard service members and their families through a wide arrange of programs and entertainment. The USO is a congressionally chartered, private organization that relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations to support its activities, and is powered by a family of over 30,000 volunteers to accomplish our mission. The USO is not part of the federal government.

Since 1941, the USO (United Service Organizations) has strengthened America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. We are the Force Behind the Forces. We currently operate more than 200 USO centers at or near military installations, including in combat zones, MEPS centers, several airports, and even un-staffed USO service sites in places too dangerous for anyone but combat troops to occupy. We serve the American Armed Forces - specifically, U.S. Active, Reserve, and Guard service members and their families through a wide arrange of programs and entertainment. The USO is a congressionally chartered, private organization that relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations to support its activities, and is powered by a family of over 30,000 volunteers to accomplish our mission. The USO is not part of the federal government.

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Financial

two stars

78.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
69.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $113,306,966
   Federated Campaigns $556,669
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $677,592
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $19,180,632
Total Contributions $133,721,859
   Program Service Revenue $1,238,388
Total Primary Revenue $134,960,247
   Other Revenue $3,870,226
TOTAL REVENUE $138,830,473
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $90,292,808
   Administrative Expenses $13,730,586
   Fundraising Expenses $25,984,825
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $130,008,219
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,822,254
   
Net Assets $181,847,750

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$653,465 0.50% JD Crouch II President, CEO

Mission

Since 1941, the USO (United Service Organizations) has strengthened America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. We are the Force Behind the Forces. We currently operate more than 200 USO centers at or near military installations, including in combat zones, MEPS centers, several airports, and even un-staffed USO service sites in places too dangerous for anyone but combat troops to occupy. We serve the American Armed Forces - specifically, U.S. Active, Reserve, and Guard service members and their families through a wide arrange of programs and entertainment. The USO is a congressionally chartered, private organization that relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations to support its activities, and is powered by a family of over 30,000 volunteers to accomplish our mission. The USO is not part of the federal government.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO (VA) 84.28 three stars
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.28 four stars
Warriors & Quiet Waters Foundation (MT) 90.50 four stars
Honor Flight Network (OH) 91.64 four stars
Navy SEAL Foundation (VA) 100.00 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:
P.O. Box 96860
Washington, DC 20090

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Board Leadership

F. Jed Becker
President

CEO

J.D. Crouch II
CEO & President