Charities

We have created a rating system that, in our opinion, pulls out the most relevant information for each charity. Based on that data, we offer our opinion about donating.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Based on its 2022 tax return, we calculate that the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation spent 30.7 percent of its $17.2 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent maximum overhead spending. Additionally, the net assets of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation equal 7.71 times its annual… Read More

Massachusetts Military Support Foundation Inc.

Based on its 2021 tax return, we calculate that Massachusetts Military Support Foundation Inc. spent 99.6 percent of its $41.3 million budget on programs and 0.4 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a highly recommended charity spend at least 90 percent of its budget on programs. We did… Read More

Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans Inc.

Based on its 2022 tax return, we calculate that Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans Inc. spent 29.3 percent of its $2.5 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent maximum overhead spending. We do not recommend giving to Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans Inc. See our… Read More

Mutts with a Mission

Based on its 2022 tax return, we calculate that Mutts with a Mission spent 75.8 percent of its $3.7 million budget on programs and 24.2 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend at least 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any… Read More