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Army Emergency Relief

Helping the Army take care of its own

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four stars

94.83

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

Board Leadership
Dennis J. Reimer
Chairman

CEO
Raymond V. Mason
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.83 four stars
  Financial 92.69 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

92.69

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.33
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  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 $9,292,824
   Federated Campaigns $4,414
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,297,238
   Program Service Revenue $219,990
Total Primary Revenue $9,517,228
   Other Revenue $23,115,135
TOTAL REVENUE $32,632,363
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $26,541,009
   Administrative Expenses $2,794,022
   Fundraising Expenses $802,121
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,137,152
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,495,211
   
Net Assets $343,114,633

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$226,667 0.75% 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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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Dennis J. Reimer
Chairman

CEO

Raymond V. Mason
Director