Community Support-Focused Veterans Charities

Blue Star Families

Based on its 2021 tax return, we calculate that Blue Star Families spent 82.2 percent of its $8.9 million budget on programs and 17.8 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. Blue Star Families filed one transaction with interested… Read More

Gary Sinise Foundation

Based on its 2021 tax return, we calculate the Gary Sinise Foundation spent 80.6 percent of its $36.6 million budget on programs and 19.4 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. Gary Sinise Foundation filed three business transactions involving… Read More

H.E.R.O.E.S. Care

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that H.E.R.O.E.S. Care spent 99.3 percent of its $25.3 million budget on programs and 0.7 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a highly recommended charity spend 90 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues with… Read More

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Based on its 2021 tax return, we calculate that Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spent 75.9 percent of its $3 million budget on programs and 24.1 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any… Read More

Massachusetts Military Support Foundation Inc.

Based on its 2021 tax return, we calculate that Massachusetts Military Support Foundation Inc. spent 99.6 percent of its $41.3 million budget on programs and 0.4 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a highly recommended charity spend 90 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect… Read More

Operation Gratitude

Based on its 2022 tax return, we calculate that Operation Gratitude spent 90.4 percent of its $25.7 million budget on programs and 9.6 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a highly recommended charity spend 90 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues with… Read More

TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors)

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate TAPS spent 83.7 percent of its $12.3 million budget on programs and 16.3 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. TAPS filed one statement of activity outside of the United States. Read More

Team Red, White, and Blue

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate Team Red, White, and Blue spent 77.5 percent of its $5.2 million budget on programs and 22.5 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues with… Read More

USA Veteran and Military Support Foundation Inc.

Based on its 2021 tax return, we calculate that USA Veteran and Military Support Foundation Inc. spent 99.8 percent of its $7.4 million budget on programs and 0.2 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a highly recommended charity spend 90 percent of its budget on programs. We did… Read More

Veterans Inc.

Based on its 2022 tax return, we calculate that Veterans Inc. spent 95 percent of its $17.3 million budget on programs and 5 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a highly recommended charity spend 90 percent of its budget on programs. Veterans Inc. filed three transactions with interested… Read More