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Yellow Ribbon Fund

Enhancing the lives of injured, wounded and ill service members and their families and caregivers.

three stars

82.93

P.O. Box 41048 Bethesda, MD 20824
tel: (240) 223-1180   Web Site
EIN: 36-4567583

Board Leadership
William Scott
Chairman

CEO
Gina Harrow
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.93 three stars
  Financial 75.87 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Yellow Ribbon Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2005 to provide enhanced support to wounded, ill, and injured service members, their caregivers and families during their medical recovery and reintegration into civilian life.

Our Crossroads Program provides housing and transportation to families who are visiting their wounded, ill or injured service member. We provide rental cars, hotel stays and fully-furnished apartments to keep families together during the recovery process.

Our Keystone Program pays special attention to the needs of military caregivers. We provide to these special people sanctuary, skills, and stability through monthly respite and social events, and educational and life skills training.

Our Engagement Program attempts to alleviate the boredom of medical rehabilitation by providing special events and access to local sporting and cultural events in the Washington DC area. Donors also work with us to provide sports, cultural event and other tickets.

The Yellow Ribbon Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2005 to provide enhanced support to wounded, ill, and injured service members, their caregivers and families during their medical recovery and reintegration into civilian life.

Our Crossroads Program provides housing and transportation to families who are visiting their wounded, ill or injured service member. We provide rental cars, hotel stays and fully-furnished apartments to keep families together during the recovery process.

Our Keystone Program pays special attention to the needs of military caregivers. We provide to these special people sanctuary, skills, and stability through monthly respite and social events, and educational and life skills training.

Our Engagement Program attempts to alleviate the boredom of medical rehabilitation by providing special events and access to local sporting and cultural events in the Washington DC area. Donors also work with us to provide sports, cultural event and other tickets.

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Financial

two stars

75.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Yellow Ribbon Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Yellow Ribbon Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Yellow Ribbon Fund (MD) 82.93 three stars
USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (VA) 90.03 four stars
Operation Second Chance (MD) 91.85 four stars
Blue Star Families (CA) 95.13 four stars
Soldiers' Angels (TX) 94.28 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,245,448
   Federated Campaigns $12,384
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $510,734
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,768,566
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,768,566
   Other Revenue $2,236
TOTAL REVENUE $1,770,802
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,789,629
   Administrative Expenses $396,839
   Fundraising Expenses $111,418
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,297,886
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-527,084
   
Net Assets $527,142

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
Crossroads Program $657,439 36.7%
Engagement Program $632,740 35.4%
Keystone Program $453,582 25.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-02 05/01/2019 82.93 three stars
2017-02 07/01/2018 86.51 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 36-4567583
Name in IRS Master File YELLOW RIBBON FUND INC
NTEE Code T12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
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, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End February
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • February, 2017
  • February, 2016
  • February, 2015
  • February, 2015
  • February, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$43,582 1.89% Michael M. Wilson Deputy Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$109,375 4.75% John Adams Former Executive Director
$70,681 3.07% Adam Silva Former Executive Director
$22,110 0.96% David Tarantino Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Yellow Ribbon Fund (MD) 82.93 three stars
CIA Officers Memorial Foundation (VA) 99.25 four stars
Fisher House Foundation (MD) 99.83 four stars
Travis Manion Foundation (PA) 94.56 four stars
Liberty USO (PA) 85.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Yellow Ribbon Fund
P.O. Box 41048
Bethesda, MD 20824
tel: (240) 223-1180
fax: (301) 654-7674
EIN: 36-4567583

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Board Leadership

William Scott
Chairman

CEO

Gina Harrow
Executive Director

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