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New England Paralyzed Veterans of America

Serving paralyzed veterans and the disabled community since 1947

one star

68.13

1208 VFW Parkway Suite 301
West Robury, MA 02132
tel: (800) 660-1181   Web Site
EIN: 04-6112881

Board Leadership
Michael G. Negrete
President

CEO
Debra Freed
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 68.13 one star
  Financial 57.50 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In 1947, a small group of paralyzed veterans living in the local area formed the New England Chapter Paralyzed Veterans of America (NEPVA). NEPVA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization that represents the interests and concerns of paralyzed veterans and other individuals with disabilities throughout the New England area. The organization currently has over 1,000 members and continues to grow. The organization's primary focus is veterans' issues, notably quality healthcare for veterans with spinal cord injuries and dysfunction (SCI/D) such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS). NEPVA is interested in all issues affecting the lives of persons with disabilities. NEPVA routinely works with other community civic groups and agencies and has always been a strong advocate for accessibility to all aspects of life that are available to the general population.

In 1947, a small group of paralyzed veterans living in the local area formed the New England Chapter Paralyzed Veterans of America (NEPVA). NEPVA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization that represents the interests and concerns of paralyzed veterans and other individuals with disabilities throughout the New England area. The organization currently has over 1,000 members and continues to grow. The organization's primary focus is veterans' issues, notably quality healthcare for veterans with spinal cord injuries and dysfunction (SCI/D) such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS). NEPVA is interested in all issues affecting the lives of persons with disabilities. NEPVA routinely works with other community civic groups and agencies and has always been a strong advocate for accessibility to all aspects of life that are available to the general population.

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Financial

one star

57.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
39.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 51.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.56
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth -24.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New England Paralyzed Veterans of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New England Paralyzed Veterans of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New England Paralyzed Veterans of America (MA) 68.13 one star
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (VA) 100.00 four stars
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 90.27 four stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 94.43 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $75,752
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $250
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $158,102
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $234,104
   Program Service Revenue $30,677
Total Primary Revenue $264,781
   Other Revenue $-27,431
TOTAL REVENUE $237,350
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $232,084
   Administrative Expenses $113,841
   Fundraising Expenses $8,392
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $354,317
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-116,967
   
Net Assets $756,787

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
Advocacy, Liaison and Service $47,954 20.7%
Sports & Recreation $140,442 60.5%
Communication $37,229 16.0%
Membership $6,459 2.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 07/01/2018 68.13 one star
2016-09 11/01/2017 69.45 one star
2015-09 07/01/2016 71.84 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 73.37 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 76.86 two stars
2013-09 08/01/2014 78.35 two stars
2012-09 07/01/2013 25.31 zero star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 04-6112881
Name in IRS Master File PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Literary Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(908) Patriotic 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA
Ruling Date October, 1955
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$53,950 15.22% Debra Freed Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New England Paralyzed Veterans of America (MA) 68.13 one star
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 90.27 four stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 94.43 four stars
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (VA) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

New England Paralyzed Veterans of America
1208 VFW Parkway
Suite 301
West Robury, MA 02132
tel: (800) 660-1181
fax: (857) 203-3685
EIN: 04-6112881

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Board Leadership

Michael G. Negrete
President

CEO

Debra Freed
Executive Director

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