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New Directions for Veterans

Putting Veterans First Since 1992

three stars

89.32

11303 Wilshire Boulevard VA Building 316
Los Angeles, CA 90073
tel: (310) 914-4045   Web Site
EIN: 95-4242745

Board Leadership
David Baylor
Chair

CEO
Yvette J. Kelley
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.32 three stars
  Financial 84.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
75.9%
  Administrative Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 11.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Directions for Veterans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Directions for Veterans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Directions for Veterans (CA) 89.32 three stars
Project Sanctuary (CO) 97.17 four stars
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (VA) 91.76 four stars
The Mission Continues (MO) 97.17 four stars
National Veterans Foundation (CA) 89.07 three stars

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Founded in 1992, New Directions for Veterans works to empower men and women who served in the military, and their families, to lead productive and fulfilling lives. New Directions for Veterans is committed to building a national community in which all at-risk veterans and their families lead lives of honor, dignity, well-being, and respect. New Directions offers a wide array of services, including substance abuse treatment, counseling, remedial education, job training and placement, as well as parenting and money management classes. Legal and tax assistance are available, as is an active aftercare program and resources for alumni.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,046,474
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $273,361
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,567,868
Total Contributions $3,887,703
   Program Service Revenue $2,558,716
Total Primary Revenue $6,446,419
   Other Revenue $205,021
TOTAL REVENUE $6,651,440
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,103,577
   Administrative Expenses $1,078,023
   Fundraising Expenses $831,231
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,012,831
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,361,391
   
Net Assets $4,072,063

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
New Directions Regional Opportunity Center $2,362,950 38.7%
Supportive Services $1,473,031 24.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 80.30 three stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 78.82 two stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 89.94 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 95-4242745
Name in IRS Master File NEW DIRECTIONS 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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 December, 1989
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$185,701 2.31% Gregory C. Scott President, CEO

Founded in 1992, New Directions for Veterans works to empower men and women who served in the military, and their families, to lead productive and fulfilling lives. New Directions for Veterans is committed to building a national community in which all at-risk veterans and their families lead lives of honor, dignity, well-being, and respect. New Directions offers a wide array of services, including substance abuse treatment, counseling, remedial education, job training and placement, as well as parenting and money management classes. Legal and tax assistance are available, as is an active aftercare program and resources for alumni.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Directions for Veterans (CA) 89.32 three stars
Operation First Response (VA) 92.83 four stars
United American Patriots (NC) 86.65 three stars
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.58 four stars
Fisher House Foundation (MD) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Directions for Veterans
11303 Wilshire Boulevard
VA Building 316
Los Angeles, CA 90073
tel: (310) 914-4045
fax: (310) 914-5495
EIN: 95-4242745

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Board Leadership

David Baylor
Chair

CEO

Yvette J. Kelley
President, CEO

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