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Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation

Perpetuating a legacy of courage, sacrifice and patriotism

four stars

91.30

40 Patriots Point Road Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
tel: (703) 469-1861   Web Site
EIN: 25-1828488

Board Leadership
Louis R. Chênevert
Chairmen

CEO
Karl R. Horst
President & Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.30 four stars
  Financial 92.84 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation was founded in 1999 by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society which consists exclusively of the living Medal of Honor recipients. The mission of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation is to perpetuate the Medal of Honor's legacy through outreach and collaborative efforts, raise funds for initiatives that promote what the Medal of Honor represents, operation of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society headquarters and the public service activities of the Society's exclusive membership, and to promote American values and the qualities of courage, sacrifice and patriotism through increased awareness, education, behavior and example.

The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation was founded in 1999 by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society which consists exclusively of the living Medal of Honor recipients. The mission of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation is to perpetuate the Medal of Honor's legacy through outreach and collaborative efforts, raise funds for initiatives that promote what the Medal of Honor represents, operation of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society headquarters and the public service activities of the Society's exclusive membership, and to promote American values and the qualities of courage, sacrifice and patriotism through increased awareness, education, behavior and example.

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Financial

four stars

92.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.75
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (SC) 91.30 four stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 95.21 four stars
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 92.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,079,410
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,154,617
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,234,027
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,234,027
   Other Revenue $628,917
TOTAL REVENUE $2,862,944
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,097,263
   Administrative Expenses $971,346
   Fundraising Expenses $299,798
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,368,407
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,505,463
   
Net Assets $8,690,158

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
Recognition of American Servicemen $3,072,855 75.0%
Grants to Medal of Honor Society $950,000 23.2%
Medal of Honor Books in Schools Across America Project $68,595 1.7%

Ratings History
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 91.30 four stars
2017-12 09/03/2019 100.00 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 99.95 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.77 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.05 four stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 83.22 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 25-1828488
Name in IRS Master File MEDAL OF HONOR FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code A11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 1999
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
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,152 2.42% Karl R. Horst President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$198,462 3.69% Ronald T. Rand Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (SC) 91.30 four stars
Pat Tillman Foundation (IL) 92.18 four stars
Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter (WI) 95.21 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
40 Patriots Point Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
tel: (703) 469-1861
EIN: 25-1828488

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Board Leadership

Louis R. Chênevert
Chairmen

CEO

Karl R. Horst
President & Chief Executive Officer

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