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Team Rubicon

Disasters are our business. Veterans are our passion.

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four stars

91.42

6171 W. Century Boulevard, Suite 310 Los Angeles, CA 90045
tel: (310) 640-8787   Web Site
EIN: 27-1720480

CEO
Jake Wood
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.42 four stars
  Financial 87.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Team Rubicon's primary mission is providing disaster relief to those affected by natural disasters, be they domestic or international. By pairing the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders, medical professionals, and technology solutions, Team Rubicon aims to provide the greatest service and impact possible. Through continued service, Team Rubicon seeks to provide our nation's veterans with three things they lose after leaving the military: a purpose, gained through disaster relief; community, built by serving with others; and identity, from recognizing the impact one individual can make. Coupled with leadership development and consistent training and engagement opportunities, Team Rubicon strives to help veterans transition from military to civilian life.

Team Rubicon's primary mission is providing disaster relief to those affected by natural disasters, be they domestic or international. By pairing the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders, medical professionals, and technology solutions, Team Rubicon aims to provide the greatest service and impact possible. Through continued service, Team Rubicon seeks to provide our nation's veterans with three things they lose after leaving the military: a purpose, gained through disaster relief; community, built by serving with others; and identity, from recognizing the impact one individual can make. Coupled with leadership development and consistent training and engagement opportunities, Team Rubicon strives to help veterans transition from military to civilian life.

Impact Information

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Program Name: Veteran Reintegration through Disaster Relief
Problem

After a decade of conflict, 2.2 million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are returning home. Concurrently, a recent study found 92 percent of veterans wish to continue their service upon leaving the military. For many of our veterans, the transition from military to civilian life is not an easy one; roughly 22 veterans commit suicide per day.

Strategy

Team Rubicon has convened a coalition of 42,000 volunteers that is shaping disaster response. We believe that the skills and experience attained by our nation’s military veterans can and should be repurposed for good. By using these unique skills, TR not only increases the efficiency of our disaster response efforts, but we are also able to provide our veterans with a purpose, community, and identity that they so sorely need to transition successfully to civilian life.

IF:THEN

IF Team Rubicon effectively leverages the skills and experiences of our nation's military veterans...

THEN Then we will redefine disaster response.

IF We repurpose the unique skills acquired by veterans during their service...

THEN We will increase the efficiency of our disaster response efforts while simultaneously offering veterans a renewed sense of purpose, community, and identity that they sorely need to transition successfully to civilian life.

IF We utilize advanced technology systems and facilitate ongoing training for veteran volunteers and community partners...

THEN We will build a 21st century disaster response organization.
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This impact information is current as of October 2018, when it was provided to us by Classy. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

87.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 23.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Team Rubicon on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Team Rubicon on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Team Rubicon (CA) 91.42 four stars
Global Health Ministries (MN) 97.15 four stars
Anera (DC) 92.56 four stars
International Samaritan (MI) 93.86 four stars
Life In Abundance International (KY) 92.37 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,412,145
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $647,139
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,059,284
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,059,284
   Other Revenue $-239,352
TOTAL REVENUE $11,819,932
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,712,634
   Administrative Expenses $1,405,000
   Fundraising Expenses $1,309,119
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,426,753
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $393,179
   
Net Assets $5,111,235

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
Disaster Relief $8,712,634 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2019 91.42 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 90.97 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 27-1720480
Name in IRS Master File TEAM RUBICON
NTEE Code M20
NTEE Classification Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services
NTEE Type Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief
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 April, 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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$156,623 1.37% Jake Wood President/CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$177,554 1.55% Arthur Delacruz COO
$159,212 1.39% Laura Atwell Director Of Development

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Team Rubicon (CA) 91.42 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Team Rubicon
6171 W. Century Boulevard, Suite 310
Los Angeles, CA 90045
tel: (310) 640-8787
EIN: 27-1720480

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CEO

Jake Wood
Chief Executive Officer

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