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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

Respect. Honor. Remember.

72.32

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

Board Leadership
Lori Sharpe Day
Chair

CEO
Marcia Ferranto
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.32
  Financial 60.97
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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).

Financial

60.97

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
53.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 40.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.52
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.90
  Program Expenses Growth 55.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 64.7%
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) 72.32
New England Historic Genealogical Society and American Ancestors (MA) 88.73
Nantucket Historical Association (MA) 87.15
Greenwich Historical Society (CT) 93.52
Western Reserve Historical Society (OH) 88.40

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,662,832
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $400,175
Total Contributions $20,063,007
   Program Service Revenue $1,560,280
Total Primary Revenue $21,623,287
   Other Revenue $527,842
TOTAL REVENUE $22,151,129
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $24,201,984
   Administrative Expenses $1,381,046
   Fundraising Expenses $11,426,307
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $37,009,337
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-14,858,208
   
Net Assets $56,417,406

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
Museum Operations $18,564,750 66.6%
Societal Program $5,154,719 18.5%
Memorial Operations $2,859,201 10.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 08/03/2021 72.32
2018-12 05/01/2020 71.28
2017-12 06/01/2019 74.83
2016-12 04/01/2018 69.07
2016-12 03/01/2018 68.23
2015-12 03/01/2017 73.33
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.27
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 72.70
2013-12 07/01/2015 72.10
2012-12 03/01/2014 80.80
2011-12 12/20/2012 79.86
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.54
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.47
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 67.24
2008-12 06/01/2010 67.06
2007-12 12/01/2008 72.11
2006-03 12/15/2006 68.26
2005-03 03/01/2006 70.99
2004-03 03/01/2005 73.06
2003-03 03/01/2004 74.18

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
$103,166 0.27% Marcia Ferranto CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$274,235 0.74% Craig Floyd Former President & CEO
$160,774 0.43% Lori Sharpe Day Interim CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (DC) 72.32
Vermont Historical Society (VT) 86.59
Dayton History (OH) 91.76
Minnesota Historical Society (MN) 87.67
Atlanta History Center (GA) 91.37

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Lori Sharpe Day
Chair

CEO

Marcia Ferranto
Chief Executive Officer

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