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DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust

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

four stars

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 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
96.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.96
  Program Expenses Growth 15.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.3%
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 four stars
Operation Support Our Troops - America (IL) 91.16 four stars
Liberty USO (PA) 88.01 three stars
Coast Guard Foundation (CT) 85.33 three stars
AdoptAPlatoon Soldier Support Effort (TX) 88.68 three stars

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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 $5,375,449
   Federated Campaigns $1,676,900
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,052,349
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,052,349
   Other Revenue $356,945
TOTAL REVENUE $7,409,294
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,328,295
   Administrative Expenses $211,465
   Fundraising Expenses $89,532
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,629,292
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $780,002
   
Net Assets $20,070,395

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 $6,224,085 98.4%
Grant Processing and Service Expenditures $104,210 1.6%

Ratings History
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.68 four stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 88.79 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 94.33 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 91.25 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 85.36 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 84.22 three stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 85.00 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.12 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 99.23 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 99.50 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 99.58 four stars
2006-12 08/01/2007 94.93 four stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 99.34 four stars
2004-12 07/01/2005 99.27 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 93.84 four stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 99.34 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 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]
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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 President

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust (KY) 98.23 four stars
Operation Homefront (TX) 96.00 four stars
Project Sanctuary (CO) 97.17 four stars
Operation Support Our Troops - America (IL) 91.16 four stars
EOD Warrior Foundation (FL) 89.47 three stars

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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

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 14301
Cincinnati, OH 45250

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Board Leadership

Richard E. Marbes
President

CEO

Bridgette G. Shaffer
Administrator

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