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West Point Association of Graduates

Serving West Point and the Long Gray Line

four stars

93.17

698 Mills Road West Point, NY 10996
tel: (845) 446-1500   Web Site
EIN: 14-1260763

Board Leadership
Joseph E. DeFrancisco
Chairman

CEO
Todd A. Browne
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.17 four stars
  Financial 90.35 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The West Point Association of Graduates is the alumni association of the United States Military Academy. Its mission is to serve West Point and its graduates. The Association of Graduates was founded in 1869 to reunite Academy graduates who found themselves on opposing sides during the American Civil War. Today, the Association continues to strengthen the bonds of the Long Gray Line through assistance to graduates, West Point Societies, and USMA Classes worldwide.

The West Point Association of Graduates is the alumni association of the United States Military Academy. Its mission is to serve West Point and its graduates. The Association of Graduates was founded in 1869 to reunite Academy graduates who found themselves on opposing sides during the American Civil War. Today, the Association continues to strengthen the bonds of the Long Gray Line through assistance to graduates, West Point Societies, and USMA Classes worldwide.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Percent of alumni who donate
35
This impact information is current as of September 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

four stars

90.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.51
  Program Expenses Growth 17.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by West Point Association of Graduates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by West Point Association of Graduates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
West Point Association of Graduates (NY) 93.17 four stars
Manhattan Beach Education Foundation (CA) 94.20 four stars
American Friends of IDC (NY) 86.56 three stars
Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Foundation (TX) 89.91 three stars
USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (NY) 92.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $39,195,141
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $39,195,141
   Program Service Revenue $1,455,592
Total Primary Revenue $40,650,733
   Other Revenue $13,336,988
TOTAL REVENUE $53,987,721
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $38,332,437
   Administrative Expenses $3,953,172
   Fundraising Expenses $7,008,802
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $49,294,411
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,693,310
   
Net Assets $398,160,329

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
Historical Education $34,695,979 90.5%
Alumni Services $2,459,291 6.4%
Communications $1,177,167 3.1%

Ratings History
West Point Association of Graduates has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 93.17 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 93.07 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 88.72 three stars
2014-12 12/01/2016 92.49 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.19 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.77 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.55 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 90.97 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 85.12 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.44 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.56 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 70.24 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 84.60 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 84.80 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 76.08 two stars
2005-12 05/01/2007 89.29 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 69.12 one star
2003-12 03/01/2005 74.80 two stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 92.70 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 14-1260763
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATION OF GRADUATES OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY
NTEE Code W03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (34) Alumni association or group
(59) Other school related activities
(62) Historical site, records or reenactment
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 December, 1948
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
$302,886 0.61% Todd Browne President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
West Point Association of Graduates (NY) 93.17 four stars
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Grand Island Public Schools Foundation (NE) 92.71 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

West Point Association of Graduates
698 Mills Road
West Point, NY 10996
tel: (845) 446-1500
fax: (845) 446-1696
EIN: 14-1260763

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Board Leadership

Joseph E. DeFrancisco
Chairman

CEO

Todd A. Browne
President, CEO

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