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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation

College for their children

four stars

97.74

44900 Prentice Drive Dulles, VA 20166
tel: (866) 917-2373   Web Site
EIN: 47-0902295

Board Leadership
Thomas McGann
Chairman

CEO
David Y. Kim
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.74 four stars
  Financial 96.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation's mission is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty. We are dedicated to serving the families of service members from all branches of the armed forces who have died as a result of combat casualties, military training accidents, service related illnesses, suicide, as well as other duty-related deaths as ruled by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The vision of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is to ensure that every child of a fallen patriot receives all necessary college funding. Since 2002, Children of Fallen Patriots has grown in its mission and vision to extend peace of mind through college scholarships to Gold Star families in all 50 states, in all branches of the military.

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation's mission is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty. We are dedicated to serving the families of service members from all branches of the armed forces who have died as a result of combat casualties, military training accidents, service related illnesses, suicide, as well as other duty-related deaths as ruled by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The vision of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is to ensure that every child of a fallen patriot receives all necessary college funding. Since 2002, Children of Fallen Patriots has grown in its mission and vision to extend peace of mind through college scholarships to Gold Star families in all 50 states, in all branches of the military.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of scholars awarded grants
796
Number of new scholars
355
Number of graduates
99
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

96.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.49
  Program Expenses Growth 31.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (VA) 97.74 four stars
Foster Care to Success (OH) 88.29 three stars
Folds of Honor (OK) 97.17 four stars
Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization (AZ) 96.66 four stars
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (DC) 92.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,633,117
   Federated Campaigns $14,263
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,167,725
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,815,105
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,815,105
   Other Revenue $-117,224
TOTAL REVENUE $12,697,881
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,571,587
   Administrative Expenses $397,915
   Fundraising Expenses $922,675
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,892,177
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,805,704
   
Net Assets $14,806,329

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
Scholarships and Educational Assistance $6,571,587 100.0%

Ratings History
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 08/01/2019 97.74 four stars
2017-12 08/01/2018 95.38 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 88.95 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 87.59 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 86.90 three stars
2014-12 04/01/2017 92.77 four stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 88.85 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 47-0902295
Name in IRS Master File CHILDREN OF FALLEN PATRIOTS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
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 January, 2003
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
Not compensated -- David Y. Kim Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$207,900 2.63% Peter J. Hogarth Chief Financial Officer
$118,639 1.50% Robert D. Moeller Vice President of Development
$101,167 1.28% Samuel Frank Grants & Enrollments Manager

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (VA) 97.74 four stars
Institute for Educational Advancement (CA) 89.48 three stars
National Medical Fellowships (NY) 87.61 three stars
Alliance for Education (WA) 86.99 three stars
All Hands Raised (OR) 86.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
44900 Prentice Drive
Dulles, VA 20166
tel: (866) 917-2373
fax: (703) 956-3009
EIN: 47-0902295

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Board Leadership

Thomas McGann
Chairman

CEO

David Y. Kim
Chief Executive Officer

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