Association operations are supported by Membership Dues, Donations, Sponsorships and Advertising. Officers and Committee Members are volunteers who receive no compensation or reimbursement for personal expenses. Operating funds are used only for Association unaffiliated third party expenses. Association charitable programs are supported by donations made to each specific charitable program. 100% of donations are used for such programs, only interest income from savings is used for administrative expenses.
The Association is recognized as a Tax Exempt Veterans Organization under IRS Code Section 501(c) (19). Donors making contributions to the Association can deduct such donations on their personal or corporate tax filings, as provided for by IRS rules and regulations. The Association is listed in IRS Publication 78, Cumulative List of Organizations described in Section 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, which is the list of organizations eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions.
For exemption/deduction purposes, the Association Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 91-2088108.