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USO of Metropolitan New York

Strengthening America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country

four stars

90.58

270 Madison Avenue 12th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 695-5590   Web Site
EIN: 13-2500122

Board Leadership
Charles Hill III
Chairman

CEO
Brian C. Whiting
President, CEO

  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 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
92.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.46
  Program Expenses Growth 12.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USO of Metropolitan New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by USO of Metropolitan New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO of Metropolitan New York (NY) 90.58 four stars
Homes for Our Troops (MA) 94.69 four stars
Wounded Warriors Family Support (NE) 97.51 four stars
Honor Flight Network (OH) 92.22 four stars
Operation Gratitude (CA) 91.16 four stars

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Founded in 1963, USO of Metropolitan New York strengthens America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation strengthens America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. The USO is a family of volunteers, sustained by the charitable contributions of millions of generous Americans. We are united in our commitment to support America's service members by keeping them connected to the people, places and things they love. We do this through countless acts of caring, comfort, connection and support. Our work is America's most powerful expression of gratitude to the men and women who secure our nation's freedoms.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,731,364
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,280,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,011,864
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $10,011,864
   Other Revenue $1,083
TOTAL REVENUE $10,012,947
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,614,165
   Administrative Expenses $305,647
   Fundraising Expenses $401,642
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,321,454
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,691,493
   
Net Assets $3,811,006

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
Complimentary Tickets $2,938,959 38.6%
USO Show Troupe $490,297 6.4%
USO Centers $218,819 2.9%

Ratings History
USO of Metropolitan New York has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 90.28 four 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 13-2500122
Name in IRS Master File UNITED SERVICES 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
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$347,090 4.17% Brian Whiting Chief Executive Officer

Founded in 1963, USO of Metropolitan New York strengthens America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation strengthens America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. The USO is a family of volunteers, sustained by the charitable contributions of millions of generous Americans. We are united in our commitment to support America's service members by keeping them connected to the people, places and things they love. We do this through countless acts of caring, comfort, connection and support. Our work is America's most powerful expression of gratitude to the men and women who secure our nation's freedoms.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
USO of Metropolitan New York (NY) 90.58 four stars
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation (MO) 87.47 three stars
Operation First Response (VA) 92.83 four stars
Building Homes for Heroes (NY) 96.46 four stars
Hire Heroes USA (GA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

USO of Metropolitan New York
270 Madison Avenue
12th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 695-5590
EIN: 13-2500122

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Board Leadership

Charles Hill III
Chairman

CEO

Brian C. Whiting
President, CEO

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