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.

Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes

Not Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes spent 64.6 percent of its $11 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent overhead spending. Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes used joint cost accounting for 27.9 percent of its budget. While… Read More

Coast Guard Foundation

Not Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that the Coast Guard Foundation spent 33.4 percent of its $8 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent overhead spending. We do not recommend giving to the Coast Guard Foundation. See our lists of Highly Recommended… Read More

Disabled American Veterans

Not Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that Disabled American Veterans spent 50 percent of its $144 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent overhead spending. Disabled American Veterans used joint cost accounting for 18 percent of its budget. While legal, this accounting method… Read More

Disabled Veterans National Foundation

Not Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that Disabled Veterans National Foundation spent 93 percent of its $27.6 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent overhead spending. Disabled Veterans National Foundation used joint cost accounting for 15.7 percent of its budget. While legal, this… Read More