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Gary Sinise Foundation

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four stars

100.00

1901 Avenue of the Stars Los Angeles, CA 90067
tel: (818) 432-8988   Web Site
EIN: 80-0587086

Board Leadership
Gary Sinise
Chairman

CEO
General Robin Rand
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Gary Sinise Foundation was established under the philanthropic direction of a forty-year advocate for our nation's defenders, actor Gary Sinise. Its outreach supports those who sacrifice to defend our country: active duty, veterans, first responders, and their loved ones. While our mission is broad, we've created nine key programs to show gratitude for our American heroes through entertainment, family support, and acts of appreciation. The Gary Sinise Foundation works to ensure the sacrifices of America's defenders and their families are never forgotten.

The Gary Sinise Foundation was established under the philanthropic direction of a forty-year advocate for our nation's defenders, actor Gary Sinise. Its outreach supports those who sacrifice to defend our country: active duty, veterans, first responders, and their loved ones. While our mission is broad, we've created nine key programs to show gratitude for our American heroes through entertainment, family support, and acts of appreciation. The Gary Sinise Foundation works to ensure the sacrifices of America's defenders and their families are never forgotten.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of houses built
8
This impact information is current as of July 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

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
90.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.09
  Program Expenses Growth 22.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gary Sinise Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gary Sinise Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gary Sinise Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,370,935
   Federated Campaigns $637,211
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $216,509
Total Contributions $28,224,655
   Program Service Revenue $181,500
Total Primary Revenue $28,406,155
   Other Revenue $476,623
TOTAL REVENUE $28,882,778
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,894,469
   Administrative Expenses $1,099,921
   Fundraising Expenses $853,562
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,847,952
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,034,826
   
Net Assets $36,335,540

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
RISE $13,801,786 69.4%
Relief and Resiliency Outreach $3,048,401 15.3%
Community Education $2,223,514 11.2%

Ratings History
Gary Sinise Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 100.00 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 97.17 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 97.17 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 80-0587086
Name in IRS Master File GARY SINISE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
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 October, 2010
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$280,000 1.28% Judith Otter Executive Director

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Gary Sinise Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Gary Sinise Foundation
1901 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
tel: (818) 432-8988
EIN: 80-0587086

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 368
Woodland Hills, CA 91365

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Board Leadership

Gary Sinise
Chairman

CEO

General Robin Rand
Chief Executive Officer

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