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120 Wall Street
13th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 806-1600
fax: (212) 806-1601
EIN: 13-3163817

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Board Leadership

Kenneth Cole


Kevin Robert Frost
Chief Executive Officer

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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines


Making AIDS History.

(out of 100)
Overall 94.81 4 stars
  Financial 92.67 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 11/01/2015 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Primary Revenue Growth 22.0%
  Program Expenses Growth 10.9%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.27
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by amfAR on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 09/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,850,578
   Federated Campaigns $376,242
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $39,937,861
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,391,835
Total Contributions $57,556,516
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $57,556,516
   Other Revenue $-9,656,401
TOTAL REVENUE $47,900,115
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $26,386,095
   Administrative Expenses $2,472,480
   Fundraising Expenses $5,534,549
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $13,506,991
Net Assets $44,310,347


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 09/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$411,466 1.19% Kevin Frost Chief Executive Officer


Founded in 1985, amfAR is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research.

With the freedom and flexibility to respond quickly to emerging areas of scientific promise, amfAR plays a catalytic role in accelerating the pace of HIV/AIDS research and achieving real breakthroughs. amfAR-funded research has increased our understanding of HIV and has helped lay the groundwork for major advances in the study and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $388 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide.

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