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    Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office

    Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    Deductibiltiy of donations depends on various factors


    ...55 E JACKSON BLVD
    Chicago IL 60604-4466


    Chicago IL | IRS ruling year: 2004 | EIN: 36-3379124  


    The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is proud to have been featured as one of Charity Navigators top charities for suicide prevention and mental health.

    DBSA is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions, depression and bipolar disorder, which affect more than 21 million Americans, account for 90% of the nation's suicides every year, and cost $23 billion in workplace losses.

    Through nearly 650 support groups, over 250 chapters, the Wellness Tracker app, and the DBSA website, millions of people each year have their lives improves by the in-person and online peer support, reliable information about depression and bipolar disorder, accessible and wellness-focused web-based tools, and stories of empowerment and hope that DBSA provides.

    Join us in our mission to offer hope, help, support and empowerment to improve the lives of individuals with mood disorders!


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 83%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

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    Accountability & Finance


    Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office has earned a 83% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2020, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 5.40% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 1.35 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.14 - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 16.40% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 15.20% - 5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 68.30% - 5.22/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 2.76% - 3.76/10 pts

    Unscored Information

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