Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Special Operations Warrior Foundation

Providing support and assistance to the U.S. military's special operations community

four stars

95.96

1137 Marbella Plaza Drive Tampa, FL 33619
tel: (877) 337-7693   Web Site
EIN: 52-1183585

Board Leadership
Eric T. Olson
Chairman

CEO
Clayton Hutmacher
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.96 four stars
  Financial 94.29 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full financial assistance for post-secondary education from an accredited two or four year college, university, or technical or trade school, as well as educational and family counseling, pre-school grants, and tutoring, to the surviving children of United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line-of-duty and to provide immediate financial assistance to severely combat-wounded and hospitalized special operations personnel and their families.
We contact every family and advise them of the programs we provide. The children can attend any accredited college they are accepted to attend. Over 90% of our children attend college and 94% complete their degrees or vocational training.
We made a pledge to the special operators serving and we are 100% committed to keeping that pledge.

Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full financial assistance for post-secondary education from an accredited two or four year college, university, or technical or trade school, as well as educational and family counseling, pre-school grants, and tutoring, to the surviving children of United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line-of-duty and to provide immediate financial assistance to severely combat-wounded and hospitalized special operations personnel and their families.
We contact every family and advise them of the programs we provide. The children can attend any accredited college they are accepted to attend. Over 90% of our children attend college and 94% complete their degrees or vocational training.
We made a pledge to the special operators serving and we are 100% committed to keeping that pledge.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Percentage of severely wounded SOF receiving financial assistance within 48 hours
100
Number of students enrolled in post-secondary institutions
170
Total dollar amount of scholarship awarded
3,979,790
This impact information is current as of September 2019, 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

94.29

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.04
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Operations Warrior Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Operations Warrior Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,999,559
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,210,633
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,210,192
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,210,192
   Other Revenue $5,429,046
TOTAL REVENUE $16,639,238
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,249,999
   Administrative Expenses $509,540
   Fundraising Expenses $847,610
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,607,149
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,032,089
   
Net Assets $76,555,330

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,867 0.65% Clayton M. Hutmacher President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$176,400 1.51% Steven L. Mcleary Executive Director
$151,733 1.30% Joseph Maguire Former President & CEO

Mission

Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full financial assistance for post-secondary education from an accredited two or four year college, university, or technical or trade school, as well as educational and family counseling, pre-school grants, and tutoring, to the surviving children of United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line-of-duty and to provide immediate financial assistance to severely combat-wounded and hospitalized special operations personnel and their families.
We contact every family and advise them of the programs we provide. The children can attend any accredited college they are accepted to attend. Over 90% of our children attend college and 94% complete their degrees or vocational training.
We made a pledge to the special operators serving and we are 100% committed to keeping that pledge.

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Special Operations Warrior Foundation (FL) 95.96 four stars
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Take Stock in Children (FL) 90.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Operations Warrior Foundation
1137 Marbella Plaza Drive
Tampa, FL 33619
tel: (877) 337-7693
fax: (813) 805-0567
EIN: 52-1183585

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 89367
Tampa, FL 33689

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Board Leadership

Eric T. Olson
Chairman

CEO

Clayton Hutmacher
President, CEO