AMVETS National Service Foundation
4647 Forbes Boulevard
Top Leadership Pay:
Finance Director Robert Gujral, $116,745
Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate AMVETS National Service Foundation used joint cost accounting for 10.2 percent of its $18.6 million budget. While legal, this accounting method can be used to disguise overhead costs as program spending. We recommend that no more than 5 percent of a budget be allocated to joint cost accounting.
According to the New York Attorney General, AMVETS Corp. reported raising $4,265,402.67 in solicitation campaigns between 2015 and 2019. Of this, only $1,345,002.33 went to charity; most of the rest was kept by solicitors. Read more here. It is unclear whether AMVETS Corp. refers to AMVETS National Service Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, or AMVETS, a 501(c)(19) organization, or both. The organizations are related and located at the same address.
AMVETS National Service Foundation provides support to veterans through service programs as well as providing community and youth-oriented programs designed to promote unity and patriotism. It counsels and represents veterans and their dependents before the veterans administration at no charge to the veteran or their dependents.