EIN 59-3184919

MILITARY OrDER of THE Purple Heart SERVICE Foundation

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Purple Heart Foundation has been committed to providing a variety of programs, services and resources to veterans and their families for over 50 years. The Purple Heart Foundation is the fundraising engine of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Also known as...
Purple Heart Service Foundation; Purple Heart Services; Purple Heart Foundation
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Program areas at MILITARY OrDER of THE Purple Heart SERVICE Foundation

Veteran Service grants: veteran Service grants are grants to national and its affiliates, including three state departments of national and its auxiliary to enable them to provide, among other services, accredited national Service officers at veterans' administration (v.a.) Hospitals and clinics to assist all veterans through their v.a. Benefits claims process including representation before the court of veteran appeals and vocational and voluntary services (vavs) support to veterans in v.a. Hospitals.
Public awareness: public awareness promotes awareness that the Purple Heart medal is awarded only to american Service men and women wounded in combat. Public awareness promotes awareness that Military Order of the Purple Heart (moph) is the nation's only veterans' Service organization (vso) whose membership is comprised entirely of combat-wounded veterans.
Veteran Service program: veteran Service program provides funding for jobs, programs, and other services to veterans and their families.

Grants made by MILITARY OrDER of THE Purple Heart SERVICE Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Military Order of the Purple Heart of the United States of AmericaVeterans Service, Rehab, Welfare Programs$430,000
Ladies Auxiliary Military Order of the Purple HeartVeterans Service, Rehab, Welfare Programs$87,360
Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of MichiganVeterans Service, Rehab, Welfare Programs$35,216
...and 1 more grant made

Who funds MILITARY OrDER of THE Purple Heart SERVICE Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Empower CoalitionTo Assist Veterans$10,000
Fealgood Foundation$6,000
The Hoak FoundationGeneral Fund$1,000
...and 4 more grants received

Personnel at MILITARY OrDER of THE Purple Heart SERVICE Foundation

Stephen L RuckmanChief Executive Officer$185,000
Mark McCabeChief Operating Officer$109,409
Neil van EssTreasurer$0
Mary Lou KeenerChairwoman$0
James BlaylockSecretary$0
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for MILITARY OrDER of THE Purple Heart SERVICE Foundation

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$22,199,463
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$1,559
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-2,326,092
Miscellaneous revenues$191,678
Total revenues$20,066,608

Form 990s for MILITARY OrDER of THE Purple Heart SERVICE Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-12990View PDF
2019-062020-10-06990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
2017-062018-01-19990View PDF
2016-062016-12-23990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Empower Coalition
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 24, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 22, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
November 3, 2020
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCivic / social organizationsPublic sector nonprofitsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
EducationMilitary and veterans
Conducts researchNational levelFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 49
Annandale, VA 22003
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Fairfax County, VA
Website URL
(703) 256-6139
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
W12: Public and Societal Benefit Fund Raising and Fund Distribution
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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