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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern


8401 Old Courthouse Road Vienna, VA 22182

EIN: 52-1007153



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On April 19, 2015, The Virginian-Pilot reported on the charges of improper conduct allegedly taking place at SourceAmerica, in an article titled, "Lawyer: Nonprofit firm rigged bids on jobs for disabled." For this reason, we have issued Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see The Virginian-Pilot article.

Charity Response

SourceAmerica has provided Charity Navigator with the following response:
"The allegations being made against SourceAmerica in this news article are one-sided, uncorroborated, and without merit. SourceAmerica complies with all requirements related to the administration of the U.S. AbilityOne Program. SourceAmerica is aggressively taking steps to protect its legal rights and reputation in the related litigation. There are a number of checks and balances in place to ensure that U.S. AbilityOne projects/contracts are allocated properly, including a final review and decision by the U.S. AbilityOne Commission before the Commission allocates a project/contract to a nonprofit. There are clear policies/procedures in place that separate SourceAmerica Board of Directors from individual project/contract recommendations. SourceAmerica is deeply committed to the U.S. AbilityOne Program and its mission to provide employment for tens of thousands of people with significant disabilities every year. SourceAmerica has addressed the false allegations repeated in these stories in the statements available HERE on SourceAmerica's website."

On July 31, 2015, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that SourceAmerica, is the subject of an investigation by U.S. Department of Justice and four inspectors general offices according to an article titled, "Sources: Nation's disabled work program mired in corruption, fraud." For more information regarding the charges reported, please see CNN article.

  • On July 31, 2015, CNN published an article titled, "Sources: Nation's disabled work program mired in corruption, fraud." For more information, please see CNN article.

  • On January 21, 2016, Fortune published an article titled, "Feds Investigate Disability Work Program." For more information, please see Fortune article.

  • On June 1, 2016, CNN published an article titled, "Federal agency accused of fraud could lose majority of contracts." For more information, please see CNN article.

The nature of these allegations of illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are such that Charity Navigator has issued this CN Advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 52-1007153
NTEE Code J30
NTEE Classification Vocational Rehabilitation
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 November, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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8401 Old Courthouse Road
Vienna, VA 22182
EIN: 52-1007153

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