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Fisher House Foundation

Helping military families

four stars

100.00

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 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 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)
91.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.46
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.9%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fisher House Foundation (MD) 100.00 four stars
Project Sanctuary (CO) 92.02 four stars
USO of Metropolitan New York (NY) 92.02 four stars
Hire Heroes USA (GA) 98.23 four stars
Our Military Kids (VA) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $41,943,812
   Federated Campaigns $1,339,896
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,253,317
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,647,336
Total Contributions $51,184,361
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $51,184,361
   Other Revenue $-18,160
TOTAL REVENUE $51,166,201
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $66,001,513
   Administrative Expenses $2,683,496
   Fundraising Expenses $2,422,885
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $71,107,894
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-19,941,693
   
Net Assets $80,390,053

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Fisher House Foundation has received 14 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 10/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 97.17 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 99.37 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 96.87 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 92.55 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 99.62 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 90.92 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 98.09 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 99.65 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 99.51 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 99.47 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 99.56 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 99.48 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 99.56 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 99.40 four stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 94.34 four stars

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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$486,260 0.68% David A. Coker President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fisher House Foundation (MD) 100.00 four stars
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Air Warrior Courage Foundation (MD) 95.05 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Fisher House Foundation
111 Rockville Pike
Suite 420
Rockville, MD 20850
tel: (888) 294-8560
fax: (301) 294-8562
EIN: 11-3158401

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Board Leadership

Kenneth Fisher
Chairman & CEO

CEO

David Coker
President

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