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Fisher House Foundation

Helping military families

99.37

111 Rockville Pike Suite 420
Rockville, MD 20850
tel: (888) 294-8560   Web Site
EIN: 11-3158401

Board Leadership
Kenneth Fisher
Chairman & CEO

CEO
David Coker
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.37
  Financial 99.11
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
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

99.11

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
93.4%
  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.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fisher House Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fisher House Foundation (MD) 99.37
USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia (VA) 87.74
Travis Manion Foundation (PA) 93.71
National Military Family Association (VA) 90.81
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (VA) 96.38

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Fisher House Foundation (MD) 99.37
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Low Concern Advisory
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust (KY) 98.23
Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DC) 29.23 0 stars
USO (VA) 76.69

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   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
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $37,496,704
   Administrative Expenses $2,700,675
   Fundraising Expenses $995,839
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $41,193,218
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $14,412,490
   
Net Assets $74,381,588

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
Public Outreach $18,075,177 48.2%
Construction of Temporary Houses $17,436,741 46.5%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 99.37
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 96.87
2013-12 03/01/2015 92.55
2012-12 03/01/2014 99.62
2011-12 02/01/2013 90.92
2010-12 03/01/2012 98.09
2009-12 09/20/2011 99.65
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 99.51
2008-12 05/01/2010 99.47
2007-12 04/01/2009 99.56
2006-12 04/01/2008 99.48
2005-12 03/01/2007 99.56
2004-12 04/01/2006 99.40
2003-12 05/01/2005 94.34

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 11-3158401
Name in IRS Master File FISHER HOUSE FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 September, 1993
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fisher House Foundation (MD) 99.37
CIA Officers Memorial Foundation (VA) 91.36
The Greater Jacksonville Area USO (FL) 91.46
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.00
Our Military Kids (VA) 90.71

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fisher House Foundation (MD) 99.37
Wounded Warrior Project (FL) 82.10
Low Concern Advisory
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust (KY) 98.23
Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DC) 29.23 0 stars
USO (VA) 76.69

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Charity Contact Info

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

CEO

David Coker
President

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