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USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore

Connecting Service Members to Family, Home & Country

three stars

88.46

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

Board Leadership
Paul McQuillan
Chairman

CEO
Lisa Marie Riggins
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.46 three stars
  Financial 85.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

85.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.9%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (VA) 88.46 three stars
Hire Heroes USA (GA) 91.16 four stars
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (VA) 98.58 four stars
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. (MD) 92.56 four stars
National Veterans Foundation (CA) 92.59 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,304,794
   Federated Campaigns $33,226
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,794,809
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,132,829
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,132,829
   Other Revenue $-501,190
TOTAL REVENUE $8,631,639
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,892,572
   Administrative Expenses $580,095
   Fundraising Expenses $408,470
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,881,137
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,750,502
   
Net Assets $6,304,666

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 $3,157,085 53.6%
Operational Programs $2,462,199 41.8%
Information Referral $273,288 4.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 88.46 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 90.03 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 91.24 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 91.16 four stars
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 December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$306,600 4.45% Elaine Rogers President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (VA) 88.46 three stars
Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) (CA) 92.64 four stars
Operation Support Our Troops-America (IL) 93.74 four stars
Air Warrior Courage Foundation (MD) 92.92 four stars
Move America Forward (CA) 87.25 three 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
Fort Myer, VA 22211

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Board Leadership

Paul McQuillan
Chairman

CEO

Lisa Marie Riggins
President and Chief Executive Officer

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