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USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore

Connecting Service Members to Family, Home & Country

four stars

94.28

228 McNair Road Building #405
Fort Myer, VA 22211
tel: (703) 696-3272   Web Site
EIN: 53-0204665

Board Leadership
Paul McQuillan
Chairman

CEO
Elaine Rogers
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.28 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 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

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (VA) 94.28 four stars
Wounded Warriors Family Support (NE) 97.51 four stars
USO of Metropolitan New York (NY) 90.58 four stars
Operation Homefront (TX) 96.00 four stars
Project Sanctuary (CO) 97.17 four stars

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The mission of the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore is to strengthen America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.

USO-Metro is dedicated to "serving those who serve, and their families" in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. With the help of nearly 2,000 devoted volunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and services for active duty troops and their families at six USO Centers, four USO airport lounges and a Mobile USO.

Signature programs and services include holiday programs like Turkeys for Troops and Project USO Elf, Transition & Resiliency programs for transitioning service members, recreational and educational programs for military kids, and caring for our wounded, ill and injured troops and their caregivers.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,194,793
   Federated Campaigns $63,783
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,838,471
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,097,047
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,097,047
   Other Revenue $-545,597
TOTAL REVENUE $5,551,450
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,463,529
   Administrative Expenses $442,872
   Fundraising Expenses $353,096
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,259,497
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-708,047
   
Net Assets $4,081,074

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
Operational Centers $2,807,856 51.4%
Operational Programs $2,351,584 43.0%
Information Referral $304,089 5.6%

Ratings History
USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 05/01/2017 94.28 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.58 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.19 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 91.34 four stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 89.82 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 53-0204665
Name in IRS Master File UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS INC
Ruling Date December, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$239,958 3.83% Elaine Rogers President

The mission of the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore is to strengthen America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.

USO-Metro is dedicated to "serving those who serve, and their families" in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. With the help of nearly 2,000 devoted volunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and services for active duty troops and their families at six USO Centers, four USO airport lounges and a Mobile USO.

Signature programs and services include holiday programs like Turkeys for Troops and Project USO Elf, Transition & Resiliency programs for transitioning service members, recreational and educational programs for military kids, and caring for our wounded, ill and injured troops and their caregivers.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (VA) 94.28 four stars
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (VA) 92.53 four stars
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 100.00 four stars
Air Force Aid Society (VA) 98.10 four stars
National Military Family Association (VA) 94.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore
228 McNair Road
Building #405
Fort Myer, VA 22211
tel: (703) 696-3272
fax: (703) 696-4526
EIN: 53-0204665

Mail donations to:
PO Box 1710
Ft. Myer, VA 22211

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Board Leadership

Paul McQuillan
Chairman

CEO

Elaine Rogers
President

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