Human Services : Social Services

Army Emergency Relief

Helping the Army take care of its own

four stars

94.15

2530 Crystal Drive Suite 13161, 13th Floor
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (866) 878-6378   Web Site
EIN: 53-0196552

Board Leadership
General John F. Campbell
Chairman

CEO
Lieutenant General Raymond V. Mason
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.15 four stars
  Financial 91.73 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Army Emergency Relief (AER) is the Army's own nonprofit organization dedicated to alleviating financial distress on the force. Since 1942, AER has provided nearly $2 billion in assistance to over 3.7 million Soldiers, Retired Soldiers, and their Families. Assistance is provided in the form of zero-interest loans, grants, and education scholarships.

Army Emergency Relief (AER) is the Army's own nonprofit organization dedicated to alleviating financial distress on the force. Since 1942, AER has provided nearly $2 billion in assistance to over 3.7 million Soldiers, Retired Soldiers, and their Families. Assistance is provided in the form of zero-interest loans, grants, and education scholarships.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total dollar amount of loans issued
50,623,700
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
7,952,250
Total dollar amount of scholarship awarded
8,737,700
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

91.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.42
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Army Emergency Relief on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Army Emergency Relief on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,978,919
   Federated Campaigns $5,455
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,984,374
   Program Service Revenue $251,299
Total Primary Revenue $11,235,673
   Other Revenue $17,398,740
TOTAL REVENUE $28,634,413
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,430,144
   Administrative Expenses $2,047,922
   Fundraising Expenses $912,814
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,390,880
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,243,533
   
Net Assets $310,312,808

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$237,739 0.86% Raymond V. Mason Director

Mission

Army Emergency Relief (AER) is the Army's own nonprofit organization dedicated to alleviating financial distress on the force. Since 1942, AER has provided nearly $2 billion in assistance to over 3.7 million Soldiers, Retired Soldiers, and their Families. Assistance is provided in the form of zero-interest loans, grants, and education scholarships.

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Army Emergency Relief (VA) 94.15 four stars
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Navy SEAL Foundation (VA) 100.00 four stars
United Through Reading (CA) 94.28 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Army Emergency Relief
2530 Crystal Drive
Suite 13161, 13th Floor
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (866) 878-6378
fax: (888) 965-2462
EIN: 53-0196552

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Board Leadership

General John F. Campbell
Chairman

CEO

Lieutenant General Raymond V. Mason
Director