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Army Emergency Relief

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

Army Emergency Relief is a emergency assistance program based in Arlington, VA that was founded in 1942. As of 2019 they had $28 million in revenue and $311 million in assets.

Aer was incorporated as a private nonprofit organization in 1942 for the purpose of collecting and holding funds to relieve distress of members of the Army and their dependents. Upon merger with the Army Relief society in july 1976, aer assumed the mi...

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Program areas at Army Emergency Relief

In 2018, AER provided Emergency Financial Assistance to 36,338 Soldiers and their families by providing $58.6 million dollars in financial assistance in the form of zero-interest loans and grants. AER determines the breakdown of assistance between loan and grant by the individual's valid financial need. Financial assistance is offered across 30 different categories of assistance often associated with an emergency due to death or serious illness of an immediate family member or basic living expenses. AER provided 4,908 grants that averaged $1,683 per request, or $7.9 million dollars. Of these grants, AER provided $253K in aid to Regular Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers to assist with evacuation and relief efforts for natural disasters such as California wildfires, Alaska earthquake, Hurricanes Florence and Michael, and Typhoon Yutu. Through the Army Wounded Warrior (Aw2) Special Access program established in 2012, AER assisted 689 Wounded Warriors by providing 343 assistance ...

Scholarship assistance is provided through the MG James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children of active duty and retired Soldiers and the Spouse Education Assistance Program for spouses of active and retired Soldiers. Between the two scholarship programs 3,816 students received $8.2 million in scholarships for students pursuing their first undergraduate degree. In order to be more responsive to the ever-changing needs of Army Families, AER now accepts scholarship applications from Army Spouses year-round. This change will allow Spouses to more easily adapt and pursue their college degrees. AER also pays the complete cost of college for spouses and children of victims of the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. Sixteen students were awarded a total of $566,207 in 2018 as part of our Pentagon Vicitms Scholarship Fund. Over $3 million has been provided to 37 children and 12 spouses since inception.

Form 990s for Army Emergency Relief

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 28, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Dec 30, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 12, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jun 20, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Army Emergency Relief

Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,984,374
Program services$251,299
Investment income and dividends$3,769,079
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$13,629,661
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$28,634,413

Vendors for Army Emergency Relief

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KPMG LLPTax accounting2019-12-30
██████Fundraising software2019-10-18
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-10-18
███ █ ██████████Content management system software2019-10-18
█████Software Licenses$108,7322018-12-01
█████████ █████████ ███Software Services$147,0362018-12-01
████████ █████ ███████████ ███Investment Management$900,8992018-12-01
██████████ ████████ ███████Printing Shipping$110,1842018-12-01
...and five more vendors

Personnel at Army Emergency Relief

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Robert F. FoleyRetired Director-Dec. 31, 2016
Andrew H CohenRetired Chief Financial Officer-Dec. 31, 2016

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