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Human Services : Social Services

Air Force Aid Society

The official charity of the United States Air Force

92.76

1550 Crystal Drive Suite 809
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (703) 972-2650   Web Site
EIN: 54-1797281

Board Leadership
James C. Reagan
President

CEO
Kaleth O. Wright
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.76
  Financial 89.77
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1942, Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) is an official charity for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force. AFAS helps to relieve the financial distress of Air Force and Space Force members and their families. Through its three-pronged mission, AFAS provides emergency assistance to members and their families, sponsors educational assistance programs, and offers various on-base community enhancement programs that impact member/family welfare. Since 2008, AFAS has provided more than $215 million in direct support to Air Force and Space Force families. Visit www.afas.org to learn more, apply for assistance or to donate.

Incorporated in 1942, Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) is an official charity for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force. AFAS helps to relieve the financial distress of Air Force and Space Force members and their families. Through its three-pronged mission, AFAS provides emergency assistance to members and their families, sponsors educational assistance programs, and offers various on-base community enhancement programs that impact member/family welfare. Since 2008, AFAS has provided more than $215 million in direct support to Air Force and Space Force families. Visit www.afas.org to learn more, apply for assistance or to donate.

Financial

89.77

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 13.40
  Program Expenses Growth -4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Air Force Aid Society (VA) 92.76
Move America Forward (CA) 88.81
Gary Sinise Foundation (CA) 98.23
The Mission Continues (MO) 86.40
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 94.42

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,667,513
   Federated Campaigns $75,139
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $775,843
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,518,495
   Program Service Revenue $400
Total Primary Revenue $3,518,895
   Other Revenue $11,429,602
TOTAL REVENUE $14,948,497
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,966,972
   Administrative Expenses $1,782,283
   Fundraising Expenses $480,898
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,230,153
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,718,344
   
Net Assets $210,490,016

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 $5,557,581 55.8%
Emergency Assistance $2,810,941 28.2%
Community Enhancement Programs $1,598,450 16.0%

Ratings History
Air Force Aid Society has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 92.76
2018-12 05/01/2020 99.87
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.39
2016-12 06/01/2018 95.37
2015-12 06/01/2017 98.10
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.73
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 86.85
2013-12 08/01/2015 89.90
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.51
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.77
2011-12 06/01/2013 81.93
2010-12 02/01/2012 82.39
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.20
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 77.81
2008-12 12/01/2009 83.66
2007-12 12/17/2008 87.01
2006-12 11/01/2007 88.70
2005-12 10/01/2006 88.72
2004-12 10/01/2005 84.81
2003-12 10/01/2004 84.65

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$226,771 1.85% John D. Hopper Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Air Force Aid Society (VA) 92.76
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Our Military Kids (VA) 91.16
Coast Guard Foundation (CT) 86.31
Soldiers' Angels (TX) 92.61

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Charity Contact Info

Air Force Aid Society
1550 Crystal Drive
Suite 809
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (703) 972-2650
fax: (703) 972-2646
EIN: 54-1797281

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2208
Arlington, VA 22202

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Board Leadership

James C. Reagan
President

CEO

Kaleth O. Wright
Chief Executive Officer

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