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Research!America

An Alliance for Discoveries in Health

two stars

75.53

241 18th Street South Suite 501
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (703) 739-2577   Web Site
EIN: 52-1609875

Board Leadership
Michael N. Castle
Chair

CEO
Mary Woolley
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.53 two stars
  Financial 65.63 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Research!America, officially launched in January 1989, is the nation's largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance committed to making research to improve health a higher national priority. We urge Congress and the administration to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Science Foundation (NSF) at levels that keep pace with scientific opportunity. We also advocate for federal funding for global health research and a legislative and regulatory climate that stimulates growth in industry research and development.

Research!America, officially launched in January 1989, is the nation's largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance committed to making research to improve health a higher national priority. We urge Congress and the administration to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Science Foundation (NSF) at levels that keep pace with scientific opportunity. We also advocate for federal funding for global health research and a legislative and regulatory climate that stimulates growth in industry research and development.

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Financial

one star

65.63

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
69.4%
  Administrative Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.39
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Research!America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Research!America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Research!America (VA) 75.53 two stars
Center for the New Economy (PR) 91.24 four stars
Mises Institute (AL) 94.70 four stars
Institute for Women's Policy Research (DC) 90.59 four stars
Economic Policy Institute (DC) 90.90 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $619,515
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $643,181
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,262,696
   Program Service Revenue $2,602,500
Total Primary Revenue $3,865,196
   Other Revenue $-115,100
TOTAL REVENUE $3,750,096
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,581,592
   Administrative Expenses $547,377
   Fundraising Expenses $605,510
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,734,479
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $15,617
   
Net Assets $2,023,967

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Elevating Medical $1,629,256 63.1%
High-Impact Program Partnerships $357,849 13.9%
Annual Signature Program $215,508 8.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 75.53 two stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 80.61 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 80.86 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 80.73 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.54 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 75.29 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 80.37 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 80.17 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 75.15 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1609875
Name in IRS Master File RESEARCH AMERICA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$526,382 14.09% Mary Woolley President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Research!America (VA) 75.53 two stars
Center for Economic and Policy Research (DC) 91.85 four stars
Independence Institute (CO) 91.27 four stars
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (DC) 86.70 three stars
Organic Farming Research Foundation (CA) 91.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Research!America
241 18th Street South
Suite 501
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (703) 739-2577
fax: (703) 739-2372
EIN: 52-1609875

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Board Leadership

Michael N. Castle
Chair

CEO

Mary Woolley
President & CEO

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