Human Services : Social Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Purple Heart Foundation

Honoring their sacrifice with our service

zero star

28.59

7008 Little River Turnpike P.O. Box 49
Annandale, VA 22003
tel: (703) 256-6139   Web Site
EIN: 59-3184919

Board Leadership
Mary Lou Keener
Chairwoman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 28.59 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Purple Heart Foundation is "To holistically enhance the quality of life of all veterans and their families, providing them with direct service and fostering an environment of comradery and goodwill among combat wounded veterans." The Purple Heart Foundation honors the sacrifice military veterans make for our country by helping them make a smooth transition from the battlefield to the home front. Chartered in 1957, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation is the fundraising engine of the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the USA, Inc. Through grants, academic scholarships and outreach programs the Purple Heart Foundation lends support to other organizations whose programs align with Purple Heart's mission, as well as smaller direct contributions to veterans facing exceptionally difficult financial challenges.

The mission of the Purple Heart Foundation is "To holistically enhance the quality of life of all veterans and their families, providing them with direct service and fostering an environment of comradery and goodwill among combat wounded veterans." The Purple Heart Foundation honors the sacrifice military veterans make for our country by helping them make a smooth transition from the battlefield to the home front. Chartered in 1957, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation is the fundraising engine of the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the USA, Inc. Through grants, academic scholarships and outreach programs the Purple Heart Foundation lends support to other organizations whose programs align with Purple Heart's mission, as well as smaller direct contributions to veterans facing exceptionally difficult financial challenges.

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Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
25.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 70.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.74
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 70.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 92.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Purple Heart Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Purple Heart Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $28,866,172
   Federated Campaigns $15,020
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $28,881,192
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $28,881,192
   Other Revenue $-3,071,247
TOTAL REVENUE $25,809,945
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,186,882
   Administrative Expenses $1,166,661
   Fundraising Expenses $23,015,769
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $33,369,312
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,559,367
   
Net Assets $299,281

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$185,000 0.55% Stephen L. Ruckman Chief Executive Officer

Mission

The mission of the Purple Heart Foundation is "To holistically enhance the quality of life of all veterans and their families, providing them with direct service and fostering an environment of comradery and goodwill among combat wounded veterans." The Purple Heart Foundation honors the sacrifice military veterans make for our country by helping them make a smooth transition from the battlefield to the home front. Chartered in 1957, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation is the fundraising engine of the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the USA, Inc. Through grants, academic scholarships and outreach programs the Purple Heart Foundation lends support to other organizations whose programs align with Purple Heart's mission, as well as smaller direct contributions to veterans facing exceptionally difficult financial challenges.

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Charity Contact Info

Purple Heart Foundation
7008 Little River Turnpike
P.O. Box 49
Annandale, VA 22003
tel: (703) 256-6139
fax: (703) 256-6142
EIN: 59-3184919

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Board Leadership

Mary Lou Keener
Chairwoman