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Fisher House Foundation
111 Rockville Pike
Suite 420
Rockville, MD 20850
tel: (888) 294-8560
fax: (877) 294-8562
EIN: 11-3158401

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Board Leadership

Kenneth Fisher
Chairman & CEO


David Coker

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Human Services : Social Services (Fundraising)

Fisher House Foundation

Helping military families

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 99.37 4 stars
  Financial 99.11 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.80
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fisher House Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $50,704,786
   Federated Campaigns $2,125,701
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,038,297
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,248,185
Total Contributions $56,116,969
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $56,116,969
   Other Revenue $-511,261
TOTAL REVENUE $55,605,708
   Program Expenses $37,496,704
   Administrative Expenses $2,700,675
   Fundraising Expenses $995,839
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $14,412,490
Net Assets $74,381,588

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$453,000 1.09% David A. Coker President


Fisher House Foundation, Inc. is an international not-for-profit organization established to improve the quality of life for members of the military, retirees, Veterans and their families. The Foundation builds comfort homes at military and VA medical centers and gifts them to the government. It assists with the coordination of private support and encourages public support for the network of comfort homes known as "Zachary and Elizabeth M. Fisher Houses." It works to educate and inform the military and Veterans' communities, their families and the general public about Fisher Houses and provides necessary support to individual Fisher Houses as needed. Other quality of life programs include scholarship programs, a grants program for volunteer organizations with innovative plans for quality of life projects, the Hero Miles and Hotels for Heroes programs and individual assistance to members of the military and their families during a crisis.

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