The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501 (c) 3 based in Washington, DC (although the organization has 70 offices and 33 chapters throughout the country). Established in 1947, PVA has a core mission of vets serving vets, funding spinal cord research, and advocating for disability rights, according to their website. So, the question most donors want to know is: how much of my donation goes to the organization’s core mission? The answer: less than half because the organization spent more than $45 million on a mail program to raise funds.
Key financial information reported by PVA to the IRS on the Form 990 (for the year ending June 30, 2019) include the following: Read more