Special Forces Association Charitable Missions
The Special Forces Association is a non-profit 501(c)(19) Veteran Service Organization that has over 9,000 active members who belong to eighty five different Chapters located throughout the United States and eight Countries around the world.
One of the primary reasons that the Special Forces association is exists is to help promote and support the overall welfare of the Special Forces community. Financially this is achieved on an ongoing basis through three special funds:
The SFA Emergency Relief Fund – This fund provides crucial financial assistance to eligible SFA members, their spouses, children, and grand-children in times of natural and unexpected disasters.
The SFA Scholarship Fund– This fund provides an annual education assistance program that grants education scholarships based on merit to children and grand-children of SFA members.
The SFA Patriot Fund. – This is a special fund which was created in 2007 to provide all kinds of support and assistance to the JFK Special Warfare Center and School, The Special Forces Command, and seven Special Forces Groups and their families.
Funds are raised by SFA members and public contributions are welcomed. Donations can be made here.
There are several other charitable organizations whose mission it is to help support past and present Special Forces members and their families as well:
The Green Beret Foundation – The Green Beret Foundation was founded to provide unconventional resources to assist wounded, ill or injured members of the Special Forces.
The Special Forces Charitable Trust – The Special Forces Charitable trust provides information, assistance and resources for active duty and veteran members of the special Forces community and their families.