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The Gary Sinise Foundation

Serving Honor and Need

four stars

97.17

1901 Avenue of the Stars Los Angeles, CA 90067
  Web Site
EIN: 80-0587086

Board Leadership
Gary Sinise
President

CEO
Judith L. Otter
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.17 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
89.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.01
  Program Expenses Growth 45.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Gary Sinise Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Gary Sinise Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $22,858,281
   Federated Campaigns $591,442
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $23,449,723
   Program Service Revenue $177,500
Total Primary Revenue $23,627,223
   Other Revenue $177,085
TOTAL REVENUE $23,804,308
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,767,452
   Administrative Expenses $718,680
   Fundraising Expenses $952,351
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,438,483
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,365,825
   
Net Assets $28,561,244

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 $9,563,035 64.8%
Relief and Resiliency Outreach $2,601,941 17.6%
Community Education $1,642,077 11.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$250,000 1.52% Judith Otter Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

The Gary Sinise Foundation
1901 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
EIN: 80-0587086

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 50008
Studio City, CA 91614

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Board Leadership

Gary Sinise
President

CEO

Judith L. Otter
Executive Director

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