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National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

Respect. Honor. Remember.

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two stars

74.83

901 E Street, NW Suite 100
Washington, DC 20004
tel: (202) 737-3400   Web Site
EIN: 52-1382926

Board Leadership
Karen P. Tandy
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Lori Sharpe Day
Interim Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.83 two stars
  Financial 64.54 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is to generate increased public support for the law enforcement profession by permanently recording and appropriately commemorating the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers; and to provide information that will help promote law enforcement safety. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has built the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, which is visited by more than 200,000 people annually. In addition the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has successfully lobbied for a federal law requiring all American flags to be lowered to half-staff on Peace Officers Memorial Day (May 15th).

The mission of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is to generate increased public support for the law enforcement profession by permanently recording and appropriately commemorating the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers; and to provide information that will help promote law enforcement safety. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has built the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, which is visited by more than 200,000 people annually. In addition the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has successfully lobbied for a federal law requiring all American flags to be lowered to half-staff on Peace Officers Memorial Day (May 15th).

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Financial

one star

64.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
36.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 55.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.48
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.00
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 56.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (DC) 74.83 two stars
Humanities Texas (TX) 85.74 three stars
Dayton History (OH) 91.62 four stars
Society of the Cincinnati (DC) 88.37 three stars
New England Historic Genealogical Society (MA) 87.92 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $24,678,510
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $71,139
   Government Grants $521,348
Total Contributions $25,270,997
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $25,270,997
   Other Revenue $1,428,207
TOTAL REVENUE $26,699,204
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $8,754,461
   Administrative Expenses $2,237,015
   Fundraising Expenses $11,482,554
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,474,030
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,225,174
   
Net Assets $76,932,599

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
Societal Program $5,014,825 39.2%
Visitors Center $4,591,351 35.9%
Memorial Operations $2,138,903 16.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 74.83 two stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 69.07 one star
2016-12 03/01/2018 68.23 one star
2015-12 03/01/2017 73.33 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.27 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 72.70 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 72.10 two stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 80.80 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 79.86 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.54 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.47 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 67.24 one star
2008-12 06/01/2010 67.06 one star
2007-12 12/01/2008 72.11 two stars
2006-03 12/15/2006 68.26 one star
2005-03 03/01/2006 70.99 two stars
2004-03 03/01/2005 73.06 two stars
2003-03 03/01/2004 74.18 two stars
2002-03 04/15/2003 76.81 two stars
2001-03 02/05/2003 76.46 two 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 52-1382926
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MEMORIAL FUND INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
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, 1985
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
$279,784 1.24% Craig Floyd President & Chief Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (DC) 74.83 two stars
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Greenwich Historical Society (CT) 92.13 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
901 E Street, NW
Suite 100
Washington, DC 20004
tel: (202) 737-3400
fax: (202) 737-3405
EIN: 52-1382926

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Board Leadership

Karen P. Tandy
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Lori Sharpe Day
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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