CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

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According to the Bob Woodruff Family Foundation (BWF) 2016 tax filing, BWF reports receiving donated services and use of facilities in 2016 on which it placed a value of $1,355,683 (IRS Form 990, Schedule D, Part XI).

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According to the Bob Woodruff Family Foundation (BWF) 2016 tax filing, there is a "family relationship" between a BWF co-chairman/co-president, Dave Woodruff, and the vice president, Lee Woodruff. The related co-chairman/co-president and vice president, in addition to being officers of the organization, are also on the board of directors, which consisted of 16 total people in 2016. (See IRS Form 990, Part VII & Schedule O.)
According to the Bob Woodruff Family Foundation (BWF) audit of December 31, 2016 (Note 2, Concentration of Revenue):

"Fifty-six [56] and fifty-four [54] percent of BWF's revenue for the years ended December 31, 2016 and 2015, respectively, is from special events revenue from the Stand Up for Heroes event that BWF holds annually."

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