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Air Force Aid Society (AFAS)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

AFAS is a organizations supporting multiple public safety organization based in Arlington, VA that was founded in 1942. As of 2019 they had $17 million in revenue and $189 million in assets.

Air Force Aid Society, a private non-profit organization, supports the mission of the Air Force by relieving financial distress of Air Force members and their families, assisting with education goals & improving quality of life through proactive progr...

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Program areas at AFAS

Emergency assistance (ea) - the ea program is the top priority for the Society as it aims to relieve the financial pressures on airmen and their families by assisting with immediate needs in an emergency. Support is provided through no-interest loans and grants, depending on each individual circumstance. Ea is provided for basic living expenses, emergency travel, vehicle repairs, funeral costs, and other emergencies. Air Force families can also receive support developing a family budget. In 2018, $6.5 million in stabilizing grants were provided to 5,000 airmen affected by hurricane michael in Florida. An additional $6.2 million in no-interest loans and $1.2 million in grants were paid out in support of Air Force families in 2018.

Community programs - the Society supports several base-level programs aimed at improving the quality of life for Air Force families. Afas spent $540,000 to fund three childcare programs: give parents a break, childcare for pcs moves, and childcare for volunteers. Approximately 14,000 children were cared for in 2018. The spouse employment program provided entry-level training to over 860 af spouses during the year, spending $324,000. Bundles for babies provides expecting families information on budgeting for the impact of a new baby while providing resources to help families along the way. $189,000 was spent to provide $50 gift cards to all attendees of the program. Other programs supported by the Society in 2018 were the car care and heartlink programs.

Education assistance - the general henry "hap" arnold education grant program provides needs-based education grants to children and spouses of airmen. In 2018, the Society awarded $6.0 million in grants to 2,499 students to help pay for college. An additional 114 students received $242,000 in merit-based scholarships aimed at the highest achieving incoming freshmen. Scholarship selection is based on a student's gpa in addition to a written essay. In addition to these grants, the Society also provided up to $1,000 per student in no interest loans to help defray the additional costs for school books and supplies. In 2018, $70,000 was spent on these supplemental education loans.

Form 990s for AFAS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 17, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Feb 28, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 27, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AFAS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,258,183
Program services$1,443
Investment income and dividends$4,457,098
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$6,275,060
Net income from fundraising events$-115,633
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$191
Total revenues$17,876,342

Vendors for AFAS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-06-16
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-16
█████████Content management system software2020-06-16
████ ███ █████Tax accounting2018-11-27
█████████CRM software; Marketing software2018-09-28
█████████ ████████Software2018-09-28
████████ █████Investment Management and Custody$225,7292017-12-01
█████ ██████ ████████Investment Management$129,1112017-12-01
...and three more vendors

Personnel at AFAS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
John D. Hopper, JR., UsafChief Executive Officer$214,163Aug. 15, 2020
Linda F Egentowich retChief Operations Officer$160,104May 22, 2019
██████ ██ ████████Chief Finance Officer$160,921Aug. 15, 2020
████████ ███████Chief Information Officer-Aug. 15, 2020
██████ █████Director, Communications and Development-Aug. 15, 2020
████ ██ ███████ ███Director, Human Resources and Executive Assistant-Aug. 15, 2020
██████ █████Director, Engineering-Aug. 15, 2020
████ ██████Education Programs Manager-Feb. 1, 2018
█████ ███████Education Program Manager-Aug. 15, 2020
███████ █████████████ ███Controller$114,555Aug. 15, 2020
...and eight more key personnel

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