How Your Donations Are Used

A Circle Of Warriors goal is to effectively facilitate the emotional, social, mental, and spiritual needs of Combat Veterans and their families, with an emphasis on Combat Associated PTSD. Through a comprehensive program of research, education, and advocacy, we plan to lead the way to improve the quality of life for all those who are affected by Combat Associated PTSD and its wide range of effects.

Combat Associated PTSD is a complex disease that requires a comprehensive solution.  We are implementing three strategies to help with Combat Associated PTSD:

  • Advance the science and treatment of Combat Associated PTSD
  • Create awareness of the illness and advocate on behalf of all who are affected by Combat Associated PTSD
  • Support all Combat Veterans and their families affected by Combat Associated PTSD

A Circle Of Warriors delivers its programs and services through its headquarters located in Santa Clara, California, and through a national network of chapters, offices, support groups and community representatives. Below is a brief description of our programs.

RESEARCH
Greatly expand the medical research effort to bring Combat Associated PTSD under control and find a cure.

  • Lead special research initiatives and forge collaborative efforts to address critical issues in the field of Combat Associated PTSD.
  • Advocate for expanded investment in research from public and private sources at the state and federal levels.

INFORMATION AND EDUCATION
Translate research findings into medically sound information for health professionals, people affected by Combat Associated PTSD, and the public.

  • Educate physicians about the diagnosis and treatment of Combat Associated PTSD.
  • Develop and disseminate education materials to all individuals affected by Combat Associated PTSD.
  • Design and deliver innovative national awareness campaigns to educate the public about Combat Associated PTSD.
  • Collaborate with national partners and government agencies to educate individuals at highest risk for developing Combat Associated PTSD.

ADVOCACY
Advocate for constructive public policies that help support people with Combat Associated PTSD and their families.

  • Educate policymakers about the critical needs of people with Combat Associated PTSD and their families.
  • Collaborate with state and federal policymakers to establish and expand programs for people with Combat Associated PTSD.
  • Broaden and strengthen the outreach of the organization grassroots advocacy network to secure urgently needed increases in funding for research and education programs.

CHAPTER SUPPORT
Build A Circle Of Warriors capacity to serve all Military Veterans with Combat Associated PTSD.

  • Develop model programs, educational materials, and other tools for chapter volunteers and members.
  • Provide training on board development, governance, financial and program management.
  • Facilitate collaborative efforts between chapters and other community service, medical, and advocacy organizations.
  • Continue to build the capacity of existing chapters and develop and implement a long-term strategy to ensure that the organizations programs are available to all Combat Veterans and the families who need them.

Projected expenditures for A Circle Of Warriors and its chapters for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30th, 2014.

Total Expenditures
Program Services Inclusive

60%

Fundraising and Administration

40%

 

 

A Circle Of Warriors is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization.