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New England Paralyzed Veterans of America

Serving paralyzed veterans and the disabled community since 1947

two stars

71.84

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

Board Leadership
Wayne Ross
President

CEO
Debra Freed
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.84 two stars
  Financial 67.50 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

one star

67.50

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
35.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 58.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.64
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
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) 71.84 two stars
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (VA) 99.95 four stars
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 90.66 four stars
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (NY) 88.07 three stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 97.74 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,108,885
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,750
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $163,589
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,274,224
   Program Service Revenue $46,792
Total Primary Revenue $1,321,016
   Other Revenue $13,149
TOTAL REVENUE $1,334,165
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $509,400
   Administrative Expenses $93,959
   Fundraising Expenses $783,101
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,386,460
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-52,295
   
Net Assets $822,915

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 $247,388 48.6%
Sports & Recreation $127,869 25.1%
Communication $74,454 14.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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 September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$11,000 0.79% Craig Cascella President

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New England Paralyzed Veterans of America (MA) 71.84 two stars
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 90.66 four stars
AMVETS National Service Foundation (MD) 92.54 four stars
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (VA) 99.95 four stars
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (NY) 88.07 three 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: (508) 668-9412
EIN: 04-6112881

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Board Leadership

Wayne Ross
President

CEO

Debra Freed
Executive Director

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