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Coast Guard Foundation

Supporting the men and women of the United States Coast Guard and their families

three stars

87.42

394 Taugwonk Road Stonington, CT 06378
tel: (860) 535-0786   Web Site
EIN: 04-2899862

Board Leadership
William E. Jenkins
Chairman

CEO
Susan Ludwig
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.42 three stars
  Financial 82.47 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Coast Guard Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of the men and women of the Coast Guard and their families. Founded more than 40 years ago, the Coast Guard Foundation provides education, support and relief for the brave men and women, who enforce maritime law, protect our homeland and preserve the environment. The Coast Guard Foundation aims to strengthen their service to our nation by encouraging them to excel on- and off-duty. Program support includes college scholarships for enlisted dependents and spouses, support to families of CG personnel who die or are critically injured in the line of duty, morale funding for CG units, and a robust program of recognizing and publically honoring CG heroes.

The Coast Guard Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of the men and women of the Coast Guard and their families. Founded more than 40 years ago, the Coast Guard Foundation provides education, support and relief for the brave men and women, who enforce maritime law, protect our homeland and preserve the environment. The Coast Guard Foundation aims to strengthen their service to our nation by encouraging them to excel on- and off-duty. Program support includes college scholarships for enlisted dependents and spouses, support to families of CG personnel who die or are critically injured in the line of duty, morale funding for CG units, and a robust program of recognizing and publically honoring CG heroes.

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Financial

three stars

82.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
67.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth 15.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coast Guard Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coast Guard Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coast Guard Foundation (CT) 87.42 three stars
Project Sanctuary (CO) 92.02 four stars
Bob Woodruff Family Foundation (NY) 95.61 four stars
Semper Fi Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust (KY) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,392,207
   Federated Campaigns $27,928
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,976,140
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,396,275
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,396,275
   Other Revenue $1,039
TOTAL REVENUE $7,397,314
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,987,942
   Administrative Expenses $892,392
   Fundraising Expenses $1,309,238
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,189,572
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $207,742
   
Net Assets $9,917,074

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
Support to the United States Coast Guard Enlisted Personnel $1,706,791 34.2%
Support to the Corps of Cadets United States Coast Guard Academy $1,509,284 30.3%
Support to Coast Guard Families $801,267 16.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 87.42 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 81.03 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 80.68 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 88.73 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 86.54 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 81.00 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 80.00 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 75.37 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 76.83 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 67.96 one star
2008-12 01/12/2011 71.90 two stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 70.76 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 87.97 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 90.73 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 95.85 four stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 95.65 four stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 98.59 four stars
2001-12 03/28/2003 98.39 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 04-2899862
Name in IRS Master File COAST GUARD FOUNDATION INC
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 May, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$209,323 2.91% Anne B. Brengle President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coast Guard Foundation (CT) 87.42 three stars
Semper Fi Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars
Blue Star Families (CA) 95.14 four stars
Bob Woodruff Family Foundation (NY) 95.61 four stars
Operation Homefront (TX) 95.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Coast Guard Foundation
394 Taugwonk Road
Stonington, CT 06378
tel: (860) 535-0786
fax: (860) 535-0944
EIN: 04-2899862

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Board Leadership

William E. Jenkins
Chairman

CEO

Susan Ludwig
President

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