BBB Charity Review


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Name: American Veterans Heritage Center, Inc.
Phone: (937) 267-7628
Fax: (937) 267-7629
Address: Historic Library Bldg #120
4100 W 3rd St
Dayton, OH 45428
Website: www.americanveteransheritage.org
Report Expiration Date: October 20, 2017
Original Business Start Date: October 2000
Principal: Hon. Walter H. Rice, President
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: October 2000, OH
Employees: 1
Type of Business: Charity - Local

Stated Purpose

According to American Veterans Heritage Center, its mission is "to increase awareness of veterans' issues, recognize veterans' contributions, endorse patriotism, promote tourism, and enhance the neighborhood by preserving and developing the Dayton Ohio Veterans Affairs Historic District."


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


Programs

American Veterans Heritage Center raises public and private awareness of veterans contributions, patriotism and restores Soldiers Home historic facilities through public speaking, staging the reliving of veterans history events and supporting the veterans history project.

Total Program Expenses:$22,195

Governance

Chair of the Board:Hon. Walter H. Rice, President
Board Size:11

Fund Raising

American Veterans Heritage Center raises funds through print advertisements and internet appeals.

Fund raising expenses for the year ending December 31, 2010 totaled 2.7% of related contributions.


Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


Financial

According to American Veterans Heritage Center, Inc.'s IRS Form 990 for the year ended December 31, 2010:

Income
 Contributions to donor advised funds$18,050
 Total Income:$18,050
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$22,195 95.28%122.96%
 Fund Raising:$500 2.15%2.77%
 Administrative:$600 2.58%3.32%
 Total Expenses:$23,295
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$-5,245
Ending Net Assets:$22,147

Notes and Comments

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Additional Contact Information

Additional Addresses
PO Box 1366
Fairborn, OH  45324


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