EIN 53-0176836


IRS 501(c) type
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Amvets is a veterans service organization whose members, having served or now serving in the u.s. armed forces, are united to uphold and defend the constitution of the united states; to safeguard the principles of freedom, liberty and justice for all;...
Related structure
AmVets is a parent organization to a group of 1,533 other organizations.
Also known as...
James J Rice Post 20 Amvets; American Veterans
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Program areas at AmVets

Heal: to ensure veterans with medical needs receive the help they have earned to access the best quality healthcare, including mental health and specialized services (traumatic brain injury, polytrauma, post-traumatic stress) and live longer, healthier lives.
Career center: provides free-of-charge career training and employment assistance for veterans and service members from the active, guard and reserve, and their spouses. We are staffed by volunteers, who will reach out to the local community and companies big and small to match job-seeking veterans with employers who are eager to hire veterans.
Membership: provides support services for approximately 1,075 local posts for the benefit of the individual members, and helps make programs and services available to veterans, active duty and reserve armed forces.

Grants made by AmVets

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
National Desert Storm War Memorial AssociationTo Support the National Desert Storm Memorial That Is Being Built on the Mall for the Commander's Project.$35,000

Who funds AmVets

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Call of Duty EndowmentDedicated Programs$475,000
Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation TrustSupport$50,000
Caccomo Family FoundationUnrestricted$24,000
...and 6 more grants received

Personnel at AmVets

Joseph R. ChenellyNational Executive Director$70,628
Vanessa DillionPresident
Joe ServedNational Communications Director
Janette Brown$130,000
Donald StreamNational Finance Officer / Trustee$0
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for AmVets

RevenuesFYE 08/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,098,900
Program services$866,749
Investment income and dividends$122,835
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$62,483
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$458,071
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$90
Total revenues$3,609,128

Form 990s for AmVets

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-082021-01-25990View PDF
2019-082020-09-25990View PDF
2018-082019-05-14990View PDF
2017-082018-01-19990View PDF
2016-082017-04-18990OView PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 13, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
November 22, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
November 12, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
September 27, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation Trust
Nonprofit Types
Civic / social organizationsPublic sector nonprofitsMilitary and veteran charitiesHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
HealthHuman rightsForeign affairsWorld peaceMilitary and veterans
MembershipsNational levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
4647 Forbes Blvd
Lanham, MD 20706
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Prince George's County, MD
Website URL
(301) 459-9600
Facebook page
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
W30: Military, Veterans Organizations
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption
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