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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines (Grantmaking)

Elton John AIDS Foundation

Providing funding for educational programs targeted at HIV/AIDS prevention

four stars

96.46

584 Broadway Suite 906
New York, NY 10012
tel: (212) 219-0670   Web Site
EIN: 58-2033460

Board Leadership
David Furnish
Chairman

CEO
Scott P. Campbell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established by Sir Elton John in 1992, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) is one of the world's leading organizations supporting innovative HIV prevention programs, efforts to eliminate stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS, and direct care and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS. Since its founding, EJAF has raised over $150 million to support urgently needed programs across the US and in 55 countries around the globe. Direct services include HIV/AIDS-related medical and mental health treatment, testing and counseling, food distribution, assisted living, social service coordination, and legal aid.

Established by Sir Elton John in 1992, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) is one of the world's leading organizations supporting innovative HIV prevention programs, efforts to eliminate stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS, and direct care and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS. Since its founding, EJAF has raised over $150 million to support urgently needed programs across the US and in 55 countries around the globe. Direct services include HIV/AIDS-related medical and mental health treatment, testing and counseling, food distribution, assisted living, social service coordination, and legal aid.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
93.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 9.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Elton John AIDS Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Elton John AIDS Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Elton John AIDS Foundation (NY) 96.46 four stars
Bryan's House (TX) 89.50 three stars
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (NY) 93.49 four stars
Desert AIDS Project (CA) 96.11 four stars
Boulder County AIDS Project (CO) 91.42 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,044,083
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $9,130,692
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $55,084
Total Contributions $12,229,859
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,229,859
   Other Revenue $-1,022,292
TOTAL REVENUE $11,207,567
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,734,784
   Administrative Expenses $334,127
   Fundraising Expenses $330,066
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,398,977
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,191,410
   
Net Assets $7,915,729

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
U.S. Grant Distribution $10,694,784 91.1%
International Grant Distribution $1,040,000 8.9%

Ratings History
Elton John AIDS Foundation has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 08/01/2017 96.46 four stars
2014-12 10/01/2016 96.27 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.27 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 10/01/2015 95.38 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 94.10 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 97.87 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 96.47 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 93.08 four stars
2009-12 12/01/2011 92.63 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.39 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 89.36 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 92.27 four stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 99.20 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 98.59 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 96.03 four stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 95.73 four stars
2003-12 10/01/2005 88.58 three 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 58-2033460
Name in IRS Master File ELTON JOHN AIDS FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code G81
NTEE Classification AIDS
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
(179) Other health services
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1993
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$325,000 2.62% Scott P. Campbell Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Elton John AIDS Foundation (NY) 96.46 four stars
Desert AIDS Project (CA) 96.11 four stars
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (CA) 91.36 four stars
Boulder County AIDS Project (CO) 91.42 four stars
Cascade AIDS Project (OR) 87.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Elton John AIDS Foundation
584 Broadway
Suite 906
New York, NY 10012
tel: (212) 219-0670
EIN: 58-2033460

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Board Leadership

David Furnish
Chairman

CEO

Scott P. Campbell
Executive Director

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