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    Muscular Dystrophy Association
    Impact & Measurement
    Accountability & Finance
    Culture & Community
    Leadership & Adaptability

    Muscular Dystrophy Association

     
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    501(c)(3) organization
    Donations are tax-deductible
    1016 W Jackson Blvd #1073
    STE 3550Chicago IL 60607

    Chicago IL | IRS ruling year: 1952 | EIN: 13-1665552  
    An EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies a business for tax purposes.
     
    Organization Mission
    Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is the #1 voluntary health organization in the United States for people living with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromu ... (More)
     

    Rating Information

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    Needs Improvement

    This charity's score is 69%, earning it a Two-Star rating.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 74% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 16% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

    Historical Ratings

    Rating Report

    Accountability & Finance
    Score

    60

    Most Recent Fiscal Year:
    FY 2022
    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    Key Accountability Metrics

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    Majority Independent Board Members - 100% independent members
    6 out of 6 points
    Independent Board Size - 18 independent members
    6 out of 6 points
    Financial Statements - Audit and Oversight Committee
    12 out of 12 points
    Material Diversion of Assets - None
    12 out of 12 points

    Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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    No Credit
    Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed
    3 out of 3 points
    Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Whistleblower Policy - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Document Retention and Destruction - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes
    3 out of 3 points
    Compensates Board - No
    5 out of 5 points
    Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Listed
    3 out of 3 points
    Loans to/from Officers - None
    5 out of 5 points
    Reports CEO and Compensation on Tax Form - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    CEO Compensation Process - Listed
    5 out of 5 points

    Website Disclosures

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    No Credit
    Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Audit Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Staff Members Listed on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
    3 out of 3 points
    Board Members Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
    5 out of 5 points
    Donor Privacy Policy Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed, but is opt-out
    1 out of 2 points

    Financial Metrics

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    Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 89.42%
    0 out of 25 points
    Program Expense: Ratio - 57.06%
    9 out of 25 points
    Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.38
    10 out of 25 points
    Working Capital: Ratio - 0.11 years
    2 out of 25 points

    Additional Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available