Human Services : Social Services (Grantmaking)

Coast Guard Foundation

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

three stars

83.48

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 83.48 three stars
  Financial 76.84 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

two stars

76.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
66.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,318,590
   Federated Campaigns $17,526
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,229,406
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,565,522
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,565,522
   Other Revenue $430,091
TOTAL REVENUE $7,995,613
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,680,330
   Administrative Expenses $906,432
   Fundraising Expenses $1,526,106
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,112,868
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $882,745
   
Net Assets $12,927,894

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,662 2.80% Susan Ludwig President

Mission

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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Coast Guard Foundation (CT) 83.48 three stars
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Operation First Response (VA) 91.16 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