Human Services : Social Services

Army Emergency Relief

Helping the Army take care of its own

four stars

93.98

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 93.98 four stars
  Financial 91.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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

Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information for rated nonprofits. However, not all rated nonprofits have provided impact information yet. Each of these partners has supplied Charity Navigator with the impact information they receive directly from nonprofits. Submissions must be made on our partner's websites and we plan to update the display of this information regularly.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. Note, this is simply an indication of your interest.

Financial

four stars

91.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.05
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
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 $9,257,246
   Federated Campaigns $4,753
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,261,999
   Program Service Revenue $291,350
Total Primary Revenue $9,553,349
   Other Revenue $12,806,716
TOTAL REVENUE $22,360,065
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,606,504
   Administrative Expenses $3,553,503
   Fundraising Expenses $1,038,698
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $28,198,705
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,838,640
   
Net Assets $320,497,120

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$234,263 0.83% Robert F. Foley 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 93.98 four stars
The Greater Jacksonville Area USO (FL) 90.93 four stars
Liberty USO (PA) 85.99 three stars
National Veterans Foundation (CA) 92.20 four stars
Lone Survivor Foundation (TX) 90.87 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Dennis J. Reimer
Chairman

CEO

Raymond V. Mason
Director