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USO of North Carolina

Strengthening America's service members by connecting them to family home and country with critical programs & supports

four stars

90.58

600 Airport Blvd Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27560
tel: (919) 840-3000   Web Site
EIN: 56-0532315

Board Leadership
General Tom Waskow
Chairman of the Board

CEO
John Falkenbury
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The USO of North Carolina leads the way to enrich the lives of America's military in the Carolinas. Its mission is to lift the spirits of America's troops and their families by providing critical services and supports. Founded in 1941, the USO of NC is a nonprofit, charitable organization, relying on the generosity of North Carolinians to support its programs and services. The USO of NC touches more than 575,000 lives annually, helping our troops and their families through education, wellness, transition assistance, resiliency and troop and family support programs across the state. With seven major military installations, North Carolina has the fourth largest demographic of active and reserve duty components in the country. USO of NC has five centers statewide, four satellite offices and a mobile center. Our statewide centers include two installation based centers and a center at the Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Battalion for wounded warriors and four airport travel centers.

The USO of North Carolina leads the way to enrich the lives of America's military in the Carolinas. Its mission is to lift the spirits of America's troops and their families by providing critical services and supports. Founded in 1941, the USO of NC is a nonprofit, charitable organization, relying on the generosity of North Carolinians to support its programs and services. The USO of NC touches more than 575,000 lives annually, helping our troops and their families through education, wellness, transition assistance, resiliency and troop and family support programs across the state. With seven major military installations, North Carolina has the fourth largest demographic of active and reserve duty components in the country. USO of NC has five centers statewide, four satellite offices and a mobile center. Our statewide centers include two installation based centers and a center at the Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Battalion for wounded warriors and four airport travel centers.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Number of clients reporting increased knowledge after educational programs
270,000
Number of participants engaged in programs
600,000
Number of participants reporting change in behavior or cessation of activity
155,000
Number of participants reporting high levels of satisfaction with program
575,000
Number of individuals reporting higher levels of financial stability 6 months after program
6,500
Number of participants reporting stronger relationships as a result of the program
7,000
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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
90.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 17.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USO of North Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USO of North Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.58 four stars
Operation Gratitude (CA) 91.16 four stars
Homes for Our Troops (MA) 94.69 four stars
Operation First Response (VA) 95.59 four stars
Snowball Express (TX) 92.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,307,091
   Federated Campaigns $35,570
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $269,106
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,611,767
   Program Service Revenue $722
Total Primary Revenue $4,612,489
   Other Revenue $-23,472
TOTAL REVENUE $4,589,017
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,221,971
   Administrative Expenses $204,862
   Fundraising Expenses $75,223
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,502,056
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $86,961
   
Net Assets $1,454,633

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Ratings History
USO of North Carolina has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 90.58 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 91.82 four stars
2013-09 07/01/2015 91.53 four stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 86.44 three stars
2012-09 04/01/2014 85.94 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 56-0532315
Name in IRS Master File UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
NTEE Code W30
NTEE Classification Military, Veterans' Organizations
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
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 November, 1972
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, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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
$99,040 2.19% John Falkenbury President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.58 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

USO of North Carolina
600 Airport Blvd
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27560
tel: (919) 840-3000
fax: (919) 840-3003
EIN: 56-0532315

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Board Leadership

General Tom Waskow
Chairman of the Board

CEO

John Falkenbury
President

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