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.

Military Missions in Action

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that Military Missions in Action spent 92.2 percent of its $1.9 million budget on programs and 7.8 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues with… Read More

Mutts with a Mission

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that Mutts with a Mission spent 83.9 percent of its $3 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent overhead spending. Additionally, Mutts with a Mission also used joint cost accounting for 66.1 percent of its budget. While… Read More

National Military Family Association

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate the National Military Family Association spent 85 percent of its $5.2 million budget on programs and 15 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues with… Read More

National Veterans Legal Services Program Inc.

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that National Veterans Legal Services Program Inc. spent 75.6 percent of its $7.2 million budget on programs and 24.4 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any… Read More