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DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust

Empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity

98.23

3725 Alexandria Pike Cold Spring, KY 41076
tel: (877) 426-2838   Web Site
EIN: 52-1521276

Board Leadership
Richard E. Marbes
President

CEO
Bridgette G. Shaffer
Administrator

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23
  Financial 97.50
  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

97.50

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)
95.8%
  Administrative Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.33
  Program Expenses Growth 16.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust (KY) 98.23
Liberty USO (PA) 86.39
Our Military Kids (VA) 90.71
USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia (VA) 87.74
Coast Guard Foundation (CT) 85.33

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

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The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs that provide direct service to ill, injured, or wounded veterans. Programs supported by the Trust target several groups of physically and psychologically injured veterans. Programs supported by the Trust typically include: providing food, shelter and other necessary items to homeless or at-risk veterans; accessibility or mobility items for veterans with vision or hearing impairments; therapeutic activities; physical and psychological activities for rehabilitation; and other forms of direct service for veterans and their families.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,916,668
   Federated Campaigns $1,672,668
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,589,336
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,589,336
   Other Revenue $2,548,343
TOTAL REVENUE $8,137,679
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,483,560
   Administrative Expenses $156,000
   Fundraising Expenses $77,909
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,717,469
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,420,210
   
Net Assets $20,054,500

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
Grants and Allocations $6,384,064 98.5%
Grant Processing and Service Expenditures $99,496 1.5%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.68
2014-12 12/01/2015 88.79
2013-12 02/01/2015 94.33
2012-12 03/01/2014 91.25
2011-12 02/01/2013 85.36
2010-12 12/01/2011 84.22
2010-12 11/01/2011 85.00
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.12
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 99.23
2008-12 02/01/2010 99.50
2007-12 11/01/2008 99.58
2006-12 08/01/2007 94.93
2005-12 09/01/2006 99.34
2004-12 07/01/2005 99.27
2003-12 09/01/2004 93.84
2002-12 02/01/2004 99.34

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

EIN 52-1521276
Name in IRS Master File DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS CHARITABLE SERVICE TRUST
NTEE Code W11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (907) Veterans activities
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 December, 1987
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
Not compensated -- Richard E. Marbes Chairman

The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs that provide direct service to ill, injured, or wounded veterans. Programs supported by the Trust target several groups of physically and psychologically injured veterans. Programs supported by the Trust typically include: providing food, shelter and other necessary items to homeless or at-risk veterans; accessibility or mobility items for veterans with vision or hearing impairments; therapeutic activities; physical and psychological activities for rehabilitation; and other forms of direct service for veterans and their families.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust (KY) 98.23
USA Cares (KY) 86.72
USO of North Carolina (NC) 90.00
Operation Homefront (TX) 97.87
New Directions for Veterans (CA) 89.32

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

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Charity Contact Info

DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust
3725 Alexandria Pike
Cold Spring, KY 41076
tel: (877) 426-2838
fax: (859) 442-3448
EIN: 52-1521276

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Board Leadership

Richard E. Marbes
President

CEO

Bridgette G. Shaffer
Administrator

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