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DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust

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

four stars

100.00

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. Sorrell
Administrator

  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 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
94.6%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.85
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.6%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust (KY) 100.00 four stars
The Mission Continues (MO) 97.87 four stars
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (VA) 94.63 four stars
USO of Metropolitan New York (NY) 91.45 four stars
Liberty USO (PA) 85.99 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,868,297
   Federated Campaigns $1,225,288
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,093,585
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,093,585
   Other Revenue $691,635
TOTAL REVENUE $12,785,220
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,608,387
   Administrative Expenses $336,992
   Fundraising Expenses $116,732
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,062,111
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,723,109
   
Net Assets $28,479,819

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 $8,511,475 98.9%
Grant Processing and Service Expenditures $96,912 1.1%

Ratings History
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 100.00 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 92.01 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.73 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 96.66 four stars
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

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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Richard E. Marbes President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust (KY) 100.00 four stars
Army Emergency Relief (VA) 94.83 four stars
Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans (IL) 86.11 three stars
USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (VA) 90.03 four stars
Lone Survivor Foundation (TX) 90.87 four 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. Sorrell
Administrator

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