Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Special Operations Warrior Foundation

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

four stars

96.46

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

Board Leadership
Bryan D. Brown
Chairman

CEO
Joseph Maguire
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
87.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.51
  Program Expenses Growth 20.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.2%
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 $10,970,530
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $601,075
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,571,605
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,571,605
   Other Revenue $2,504,520
TOTAL REVENUE $14,076,125
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,769,711
   Administrative Expenses $513,681
   Fundraising Expenses $617,261
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,900,653
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,175,472
   
Net Assets $69,911,532

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$227,600 2.55% Joseph Maguire President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$176,400 1.98% Steven McLeary Executive Director

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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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

Bryan D. Brown
Chairman

CEO

Joseph Maguire
President, CEO