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Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Making a Difference for Sailors, Marines, and their Families

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three stars

89.39

875 North Randolph Street Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (800) 654-8364   Web Site
EIN: 53-0204618

Board Leadership
ADM John M. Richardson, USN
Chairman

CEO
ADM C. Steve Abbot, USN (Ret)
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1904, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society operates nearly 250 offices ashore and afloat at Navy and Marine Corps bases throughout the world. The Society provides financial, educational, and other assistance to active duty and retired members of the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps, their eligible family members, and survivors to help them achieve financial self-sufficiency and find solutions to emergency needs. In 2016, the Society provided $45.1 million need-based interest-free loans and grants to nearly 57,000 Sailors, Marines and their families around the world. This assistance directly impacted the mission-readiness of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and the quality of life of those who are serving our country in uniform, or retired from service.

Founded in 1904, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society operates nearly 250 offices ashore and afloat at Navy and Marine Corps bases throughout the world. The Society provides financial, educational, and other assistance to active duty and retired members of the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps, their eligible family members, and survivors to help them achieve financial self-sufficiency and find solutions to emergency needs. In 2016, the Society provided $45.1 million need-based interest-free loans and grants to nearly 57,000 Sailors, Marines and their families around the world. This assistance directly impacted the mission-readiness of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and the quality of life of those who are serving our country in uniform, or retired from service.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.31
  Program Expenses Growth -4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (VA) 89.39 three stars
National Veterans Foundation (CA) 89.03 three stars
USO of Illinois (IL) 95.71 four stars
Semper Fi Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars
Travis Manion Foundation (PA) 94.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,850,761
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $17,850,761
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $17,850,761
   Other Revenue $8,125,360
TOTAL REVENUE $25,976,121
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,575,421
   Administrative Expenses $2,674,536
   Fundraising Expenses $1,739,462
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,989,419
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,013,298
   
Net Assets $99,647,875

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
Financial Assistance $22,469,429 95.3%
Non-Financial Assistance Programs $581,390 2.5%
Volunteer Program $524,602 2.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 89.39 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.44 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 92.53 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.38 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 91.12 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 92.32 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 92.91 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 88.52 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 84.66 three stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 83.04 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.15 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 75.70 two stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 77.28 two stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 97.73 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 93.51 four stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 97.17 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 79.63 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 93.15 four stars
2002-12 08/01/2003 73.95 two stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 80.59 three 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 53-0204618
Name in IRS Master File NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
NTEE Code W30
NTEE Classification Military, Veterans' Organizations
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
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 January, 2000
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
$328,083 1.17% Charles S. Abbot President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (VA) 89.39 three stars
National Veterans Foundation (CA) 89.03 three stars
Warrior Canine Connection (MD) 92.22 four stars
Navy SEAL Foundation (VA) 100.00 four stars
H.E.R.O.E.S. Care (MO) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
875 North Randolph Street
Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (800) 654-8364
fax: (703) 696-0144
EIN: 53-0204618

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Board Leadership

ADM John M. Richardson, USN
Chairman

CEO

ADM C. Steve Abbot, USN (Ret)
President, CEO

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