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Lone Survivor Foundation

Restores, empowers, and renews hope for wounded service members, veterans and their families

three stars

88.49

1414 11th Street Suite 1
Huntsville, TX 77340
tel: (936) 755-6075   Web Site
EIN: 27-1850918

Board Leadership
Marcus Luttrell
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Tom Fordyce
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.49 three stars
  Financial 89.01 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2010 by retired Navy SEAL and #1 New York Times best-selling author Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor Foundation provides veterans, active duty service members, and their families an accelerated growth program guided by licensed trauma experts during a series of no-cost therapeutic retreats that are designed to provide the tools and guidance to take them from surviving to thriving.

Founded in 2010 by retired Navy SEAL and #1 New York Times best-selling author Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor Foundation provides veterans, active duty service members, and their families an accelerated growth program guided by licensed trauma experts during a series of no-cost therapeutic retreats that are designed to provide the tools and guidance to take them from surviving to thriving.

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Financial

three stars

89.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
76.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.17
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lone Survivor Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lone Survivor Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lone Survivor Foundation (TX) 88.49 three stars
Operation Second Chance (MD) 100.00 four stars
Honor Flight Network (OH) 91.64 four stars
USA Cares, Inc. (KY) 88.98 three stars
Freedom Alliance (VA) 89.75 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $892,590
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $770,675
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,663,265
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,663,265
   Other Revenue $36,181
TOTAL REVENUE $1,699,446
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,613,864
   Administrative Expenses $263,631
   Fundraising Expenses $184,268
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,061,763
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-362,317
   
Net Assets $7,373,013

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2020 88.49 three stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 90.87 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 27-1850918
Name in IRS Master File LONE SURVIVOR FOUNDATION
NTEE Code F60
NTEE Classification Counseling, Support Groups
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
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 February, 2011
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Tom Fordyce Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$65,000 3.15% Terence Jung Former Executive Director
$43,750 2.12% Kevin Barber Former Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lone Survivor Foundation (TX) 88.49 three stars
Air Force Aid Society (VA) 99.87 four stars
Blue Star Families (CA) 95.00 four stars
Warrior Canine Connection (MD) 97.87 four stars
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.28 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lone Survivor Foundation
1414 11th Street
Suite 1
Huntsville, TX 77340
tel: (936) 755-6075
fax: (832) 581-3593
EIN: 27-1850918

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Board Leadership

Marcus Luttrell
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Tom Fordyce
Executive Director

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