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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street
29th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (888) 333-2377
fax: (212) 363-6237
EIN: 13-3393329

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Board Leadership

Nancy Farell


Robert Gebbia

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Health : Treatment and Prevention Services

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Out of the darkness

(out of 100)
Overall 92.93 4 stars
  Financial 90.85 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 10/01/2015 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 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Primary Revenue Growth 13.8%
  Program Expenses Growth 18.2%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,871,883
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $14,244,549
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $79,654
Total Contributions $16,196,086
   Program Service Revenue $241,560
Total Primary Revenue $16,437,646
   Other Revenue $-3,421,893
TOTAL REVENUE $13,015,753
   Program Expenses $11,202,356
   Administrative Expenses $703,599
   Fundraising Expenses $1,504,448
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-394,650
Net Assets $6,595,160


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$307,342 2.29% Robert Gebbia Executive Director


The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.

To fully achieve its mission, AFSP engages in the following Five Core Strategies:
Fund scientific research
Offer educational programs for professionals
Educate the public about mood disorders and suicide prevention
Promote policies and legislation that impact suicide and prevention
Provide programs and resources for survivors of suicide loss and people at risk, and involve them in the work of the Foundation

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