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Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy

Supporting the U.S. Air Force graduate community

four stars

95.47

3116 Academy Drive USAF Academy, CO 80840
tel: (719) 472-0300   Web Site
EIN: 84-0580665

Board Leadership
Cathy McClain
Board Chairman

CEO
Marty Marcolongo
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1968, the Association of Graduates (AOG) of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) is the alumni association of the USAFA, dedicated to serving our graduates and members, enhancing the heritage of this premier institution and enriching the cadet experience by funding programs not supported by appropriated funds. The AOG's three-part mission is: to work in partnership with the Academy to produce and foster graduates with an enduring commitment to integrity, excellence, and service to country; to provide leadership, communication, and support to all the Academy's graduates, and promote camaraderie among them; and to promote the Academy's heritage, common tradition, and the accomplishments of its graduates.

Incorporated in 1968, the Association of Graduates (AOG) of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) is the alumni association of the USAFA, dedicated to serving our graduates and members, enhancing the heritage of this premier institution and enriching the cadet experience by funding programs not supported by appropriated funds. The AOG's three-part mission is: to work in partnership with the Academy to produce and foster graduates with an enduring commitment to integrity, excellence, and service to country; to provide leadership, communication, and support to all the Academy's graduates, and promote camaraderie among them; and to promote the Academy's heritage, common tradition, and the accomplishments of its graduates.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.63
  Program Expenses Growth 17.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy (CO) 95.47 four stars
Big Shoulders Fund (IL) 97.87 four stars
American Friends of The Tel Aviv University (NY) 98.23 four stars
Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation (OH) 86.01 three stars
American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (NY) 91.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,372,481
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $962,973
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,335,454
   Program Service Revenue $756,760
Total Primary Revenue $5,092,214
   Other Revenue $5,147,499
TOTAL REVENUE $10,239,713
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,359,738
   Administrative Expenses $1,266,401
   Fundraising Expenses $121,376
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,747,515
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,492,198
   
Net Assets $45,648,822

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
Academy and Other Services $4,949,142 67.2%
Publications $792,349 10.8%
Special Events & Chapter Support $565,004 7.7%

Ratings History
Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 95.47 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 95.47 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 95.45 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 93.26 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.23 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.44 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 89.24 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.84 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 89.86 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 91.13 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.90 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 82.51 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 66.92 one star
2007-06 10/01/2008 87.40 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 77.60 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 80.50 three stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 75.97 two stars
2003-06 03/01/2005 77.43 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 84-0580665
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATION OF GRADUATES OF THE USAFA
NTEE Code B00
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (34) Alumni association or group
(59) Other school related activities
(64) Commemorative event (centennial, festival, pageant, etc.)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 August, 1968
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$174,149 1.99% Martin Marcolongo President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy (CO) 95.47 four stars
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Cape Eleuthera Foundation (PA) 88.47 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy
3116 Academy Drive
USAF Academy, CO 80840
tel: (719) 472-0300
fax: (719) 344-5705
EIN: 84-0580665

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Board Leadership

Cathy McClain
Board Chairman

CEO

Marty Marcolongo
President, CEO

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