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Hope For The Warriors

CharityWatch report issued
December 2018

Top-Rated Charity
A
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
 
84%
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
 
$11
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Hope For The Warriors
8003 Forbes Place
Suite 201
Springfield, VA 22151

Other Names

None

Tax Status

501(c)3

Stated Mission

Provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans & military families that are focused on transition, health & wellness, peer engagement, and connectedness to community.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2017

Program Percentage: 84%

The percentage of Hope For The Warriors's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).

$7,100,000

Calculated Total Expenses

(rounded)

 

Cost to Raise $100: $11

How many dollars Hope For The Warriors spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.

$7,400,000

Calculated Total Contributions

(rounded)

Joint Costs

Hope For The Warriors' rating was adjusted for Joint Costs. If you are a donor who considers direct mail, telemarketing, and other Joint Cost solicitations to be true charitable programs, the below efficiency ratios, which were not adjusted for joint costs, may better reflect your goals.

Program % Cost to Raise $100
90% $4
Accounting rules allow charities to report some telemarketing, direct mail, and other solicitation costs as Program expenses. CharityWatch believes that most donors do not consider a charity's solicitation activities to be the Programs they are intending to support with their donations. We therefore adjust such expenses out of a charity's reported Program expense and add it to Fundraising expense prior to calculating its rating.

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources

 

Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Hope For The Warriors IRS Form 990 20-5182295
Hope For The Warriors Audited Financial Statements 20-5182295
Entity: Hope For The Warriors
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 20-5182295
Entity: Hope For The Warriors
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 20-5182295

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
 
Hope For The Warriors
meets governance benchmarks.
 
Hope For The Warriors
meets transparency benchmarks.
Transparency
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy No Sharing  

  Name Title Compensation
1 Robin Kelleher President/CEO $186,469
2 Christopher Sharon COO $149,238
3 Emma Walsh Chief Strategy Officer $125,786
1
Name: Robin Kelleher
Title: President/CEO
Compensation: $186,469
2
Name: Christopher Sharon
Title: COO
Compensation: $149,238
3
Name: Emma Walsh
Title: Chief Strategy Officer
Compensation: $125,786

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.
According to the Hope For The Warriors (HFTW) audit of December 31, 2017 (Note 8, Donated Services, Facilities, and Materials), HFTW received in-kind contributions of services, facilities, and materials in 2017 on which it placed a total value of $697,628. Included in this amount is $524,027 in donated advertising.

[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]
According to the Hope For The Warriors (HFTW) audit of December 31, 2017 (Note 3, Concentration Risk):

"For the year ended December 31, 2017, approximately 35 percent of total revenue and support came from six donors and campaigns."

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