Fisher House Foundation, Inc.

Fisher House Foundation, Inc.

Rockville, MD 20852
Tax ID11-3158401

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About this organization






Fisher House Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization established to improve quality of life for military, retirees, veterans, and their families. The Foundation builds comfort homes at military and VA medical centers. It assists with the coordination of private support and encourages public support for the network of comfort homes known as Fisher Houses. It works to educate and inform about Fisher Houses and provides necessary support to individual Fisher Houses. Other Quality of Life programs include a scholarship program for military children, a grants program for volunteer organizations with innovative plans for quality of life projects, the Hero programs, and individual assistance to members of the military and their families during a crisis.


To promote and enhance the public perception and image of Fisher Houses and the United States Armed Forces; to construct and furnish Fisher Houses to temporarily house families and loved ones visiting military personnel in hospitals and to provide the same for other persons qualified to use such facilities; to provide financial assistance to current members of the United States Armed Forces, Veterans and their families; and to make scholarships available to members of military families recognizing the readiness of the military and the role of the commissary in the military community.

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

The mission of the non-profit, as stated in the filing, is “To promote and enhance the public perception and image of fisher houses and the united states armed forces, and to provide financial assistance to current members of the united states armed forces, veterans and their families. to construct and furnish fisher houses and other facilities to temporarily house or provide families and loved ones visiting military personnel, or their families, or other persons qualified to use such facilities.”.

When referring to its tasks, they were described as: “To construct and furnish fisher houses, provide assistance and scholarships to military families and children & enhance the quality of life for veterans and armed forces members.”.

  • The non-profit is operating legally in the state of DE.
  • The non-profit's address for the year 2019 is listed as 12300 TWINBROOK PKWY 410, ROCKVILLE, MD, 20852 in the filing.
  • The form submitted by the non-profit organization for 2019 reports 29 employees.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Has foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $2,185,974.
  • The CEO compensation package within the organization is established through a review and approval process by an independent body.
  • The organization has a written policy that describes how long it will retain documents.
  • The organization has 31 independent voting members.
  • The organization has a professional fund raiser.
  • The organization was formed in 1993.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule J.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization pays $3,608,737 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $1,791,126 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
  • The organization pays grants to individuals.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.
  • The organization has a written whistleblower policy.
  • The organization has a business related family member transaction.
  • The organization has a business related organization transaction.
  • The organization has fundraising events.
  • The organization has grants to organizations.
  • The organization's financial statements were reviewed by an accountant.

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