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Air Force Aid Society

The official charity of the United States Air Force

four stars

95.37

241 Eighteenth Street, S. Suite 202
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (703) 972-2650   Web Site
EIN: 54-1797281

Board Leadership
Honorable William A. Moorman
President

CEO
Lt. Gen. John Hopper, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.37 four stars
  Financial 93.46 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1942, The Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) is the official charity of the United States Air Force. AFAS to help relieve financial distress of Air Force members and their families and to assist them in financing their higher education goals. Its three-pronged charter promotes the Air Force mission by providing worldwide emergency assistance to members and their families, sponsoring educational assistance programs, and offering a variety of base community enhancement programs that impact member/family welfare. In 2008 over 45,000 Air Force members and their families were helped with more than $24 million in assistance.

Incorporated in 1942, The Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) is the official charity of the United States Air Force. AFAS to help relieve financial distress of Air Force members and their families and to assist them in financing their higher education goals. Its three-pronged charter promotes the Air Force mission by providing worldwide emergency assistance to members and their families, sponsoring educational assistance programs, and offering a variety of base community enhancement programs that impact member/family welfare. In 2008 over 45,000 Air Force members and their families were helped with more than $24 million in assistance.

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Financial

four stars

93.46

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 13.27
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Air Force Aid Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Air Force Aid Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Air Force Aid Society (VA) 95.37 four stars
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 93.98 four stars
USO of Illinois (IL) 89.90 three stars
Wounded Warrior Project (FL) 86.02 three stars
USO of Metropolitan New York (NY) 91.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,513,393
   Federated Campaigns $4,387
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $701,106
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,218,886
   Program Service Revenue $1,963
Total Primary Revenue $5,220,849
   Other Revenue $3,676,625
TOTAL REVENUE $8,897,474
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,473,936
   Administrative Expenses $2,076,532
   Fundraising Expenses $398,005
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,948,473
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,050,999
   
Net Assets $187,182,810

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
Education Assistance $6,713,759 58.5%
Emergency Assistance $3,184,247 27.8%
Community Enhancement Programs $1,575,930 13.7%

Ratings History
Air Force Aid Society has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 95.37 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 98.10 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.73 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 86.85 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 89.90 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.51 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.77 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 81.93 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 82.39 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.20 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 77.81 two stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 83.66 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 87.01 three stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 88.70 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 88.72 three stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 84.81 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 84.65 three stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 87.14 three stars
2001-12 03/28/2003 92.71 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 54-1797281
Name in IRS Master File AIR FORCE AID SOCIETY 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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 August, 1996
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
$214,163 1.53% John D. Hopper Jr. Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Air Force Aid Society (VA) 95.37 four stars
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The Gary Sinise Foundation (CA) 97.17 four stars
Operation Gratitude (CA) 92.38 four stars
Blue Star Families (CA) 95.14 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Air Force Aid Society
241 Eighteenth Street, S.
Suite 202
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (703) 972-2650
fax: (703) 972-2646
EIN: 54-1797281

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Board Leadership

Honorable William A. Moorman
President

CEO

Lt. Gen. John Hopper, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

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