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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Providing leadership to prevent new HIV infections

three stars

87.36

1035 Market Street Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 487-3092   Web Site
EIN: 94-2927405

Board Leadership
Philip Besirof
Chair

CEO
Joe Hollendoner
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.36 three stars
  Financial 82.59 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

82.59

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco AIDS Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco AIDS Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (CA) 87.36 three stars
Bryan's House (TX) 89.50 three stars
Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS (AZ) 95.94 four stars
amfAR (NY) 90.72 four stars
Elton John AIDS Foundation (NY) 96.27 four stars

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The San Francisco AIDS Foundation provides leadership to prevent new HIV infections. Linking community experience with science, the Foundation develops ground-breaking prevention programs and bold policy initiatives to promote health and create sustainable progress against HIV. Established in 1982, the Foundation refuses to accept that HIV transmission is inevitable. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation provides vital services and programs designed to improve the quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS and to reduce the number of new infections that occur each year; continues to be a leader in educating at-risk communities about HIV/AIDS prevention; and advocates at the federal, state and local levels.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,678,538
   Federated Campaigns $80,595
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $10,376,682
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,020,966
Total Contributions $28,156,781
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $28,156,781
   Other Revenue $-97,830
TOTAL REVENUE $28,058,951
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,469,810
   Administrative Expenses $706,207
   Fundraising Expenses $3,624,206
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,800,223
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,258,728
   
Net Assets $20,299,077

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
Prevention Services $8,949,714 43.7%
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services $6,311,875 30.8%
Housing Services $3,426,815 16.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 87.36 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 92.85 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 87.67 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 87.64 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 81.28 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 83.86 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 74.44 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 57.31 one star
2008-06 06/01/2009 61.36 one star
2006-06 07/01/2007 64.46 one star
2005-06 10/01/2006 66.95 one star
2004-06 12/01/2005 66.87 one star
2003-06 11/01/2004 85.32 three stars
2002-06 11/01/2003 82.61 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 73.57 two stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 71.38 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 94-2927405
Name in IRS Master File SAN FRANCISCO AIDS FOUNDATION
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 (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$336,383 1.35% Neil Giuliano Chief Executive Officer

The San Francisco AIDS Foundation provides leadership to prevent new HIV infections. Linking community experience with science, the Foundation develops ground-breaking prevention programs and bold policy initiatives to promote health and create sustainable progress against HIV. Established in 1982, the Foundation refuses to accept that HIV transmission is inevitable. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation provides vital services and programs designed to improve the quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS and to reduce the number of new infections that occur each year; continues to be a leader in educating at-risk communities about HIV/AIDS prevention; and advocates at the federal, state and local levels.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (CA) 87.36 three stars
Bryan's House (TX) 89.50 three stars
amfAR (NY) 90.72 four stars
Elton John AIDS Foundation (NY) 96.27 four stars
Cascade AIDS Project (OR) 87.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Francisco AIDS Foundation
1035 Market Street
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 487-3092
fax: (415) 487-8079
EIN: 94-2927405

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Board Leadership

Philip Besirof
Chair

CEO

Joe Hollendoner
Chief Executive Officer

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