Human Services : Social Services

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Making a Difference for Sailors, Marines, and their Families

three stars

89.12

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

Board Leadership
General David H. Berger
Chairman

CEO
LtGen Jack W. Klimp
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.12 three stars
  Financial 84.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Gold Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly describing their goals, strategies, and accomplishments.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Charting Impact

What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

What are your strategies for making this happen?

What are your organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will your organization know if you are making progress?

What have and haven't you accomplished so far?

This impact information is current as of October 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

three stars

84.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.85
  Program Expenses Growth -4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,676,133
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,676,133
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $19,676,133
   Other Revenue $3,581,478
TOTAL REVENUE $23,257,611
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,929,834
   Administrative Expenses $3,432,451
   Fundraising Expenses $1,392,040
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,754,325
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,496,714
   
Net Assets $91,101,910

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$339,699 1.26% Charles S. Abbot President & CEO

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (VA) 89.12 three stars
Blue Star Families (CA) 95.13 four stars
Air Warrior Courage Foundation (MD) 91.75 four stars
USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia (VA) 97.23 four stars
Navy SEAL Foundation (VA) 100.00 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

General David H. Berger
Chairman

CEO

LtGen Jack W. Klimp
President, CEO