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Support Our Aging Religious

Support Our Aging Religious helps congregations of Catholic Sisters, Brothers and Priests care for their aging members.

three stars

88.31

3025 4th Street NE Suite 14
Wasington, DC 20017
tel: (202) 529-7627   Web Site
EIN: 52-1485481

Board Leadership
Michael Castellano
Chairperson

CEO
Kathleen Lunsmann
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.31 three stars
  Financial 93.08 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Support Our Aging Religious, (SOAR!) is to:
*raise and provide funds for congregations to meet immediate needs of their retired and infirm members;
*educate the public about the serious retirement needs confronting elderly religious; and
* develop a national network of concerned individuals who wish to respond to this need.

The mission of SOAR! brings together people from all religious denominations whose lives have been touched by the unparalleled contributions of Catholic Sisters, Brothers and Priests.

The mission of Support Our Aging Religious, (SOAR!) is to:
*raise and provide funds for congregations to meet immediate needs of their retired and infirm members;
*educate the public about the serious retirement needs confronting elderly religious; and
* develop a national network of concerned individuals who wish to respond to this need.

The mission of SOAR! brings together people from all religious denominations whose lives have been touched by the unparalleled contributions of Catholic Sisters, Brothers and Priests.

Financial

four stars

93.08

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
91.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Support Our Aging Religious on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Support Our Aging Religious on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Support Our Aging Religious (DC) 88.31 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,418,564
   Federated Campaigns $32,013
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $306,590
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,757,167
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,757,167
   Other Revenue $-111,588
TOTAL REVENUE $3,645,579
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,721,298
   Administrative Expenses $69,401
   Fundraising Expenses $153,867
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,944,566
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $701,013
   
Net Assets $2,256,635

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
Financial Assistance to Retired Religious Clergy $2,721,298 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 05/01/2021 88.31 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 86.36 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2018 87.13 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2017 78.49 two 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 52-1485481
Name in IRS Master File SUPPORT OUR AGING RELIGIOUS INC SOAR
NTEE Code X11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing 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 July, 2014
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Kathleen Lunsmann President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Support Our Aging Religious (DC) 88.31 three stars
Mile High Ministries (CO) 89.09 three stars
Independent Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown (PA) 95.91 four stars
Alpha USA (IL) 90.15 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Support Our Aging Religious
3025 4th Street NE
Suite 14
Wasington, DC 20017
tel: (202) 529-7627
fax: (202) 529-7633
EIN: 52-1485481

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 96409
Washington, DC 20090

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Board Leadership

Michael Castellano
Chairperson

CEO

Kathleen Lunsmann
President

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