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Charity Name The ALS Association, National Office The ALS Association Connecticut Chapter ALS Association Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter The ALS Association Georgia Chapter The ALS Association, St. Louis Chapter
Location Washington, DC Milford, CT Minneapolis, MN Atlanta, GA St. Louis, MO
   
Overall Rating
 
four stars
(95.21)
four stars
(90.51)
three stars
(88.65)
four stars
(96.04)
four stars
(95.43)
   
Financial Rating four stars
(93.94)
three stars
(89.24)
three stars
(84.46)
four stars
(96.10)
four stars
(93.54)
   
A&T Rating four stars
(97.00)
four stars
(92.00)
four stars
(96.00)
four stars
(96.00)
four stars
(100.00)
   
Financial Metrics
Program Expenses 81.3% 77.0% 77.9% 80.1% 79.9%
Admin Expenses 5.6% 8.0% 8.2% 8.1% 6.1%
Fund Expenses 12.9% 14.9% 13.8% 11.7% 13.8%
Fund Efficiency $0.18 $0.14 $0.14 $0.09 $0.12
Program Growth 19.5% 5.5% 3.0% 14.9% 11.3%
Working Capital 2.64 1.12 0.89 1.39 1.43
Liabilitites to Assets 3.1% 5.4% 9.1% 6.8% 8.2%
Total Revenue $24,669,735 $934,780 $4,411,799 $1,575,898 $2,037,141
Total Expenses $37,818,211 $925,091 $3,987,728 $1,380,734 $1,714,126
Excess/Deficit $-13,148,476 $9,689 $424,071 $195,164 $323,015
Net Assets $96,447,890 $1,052,503 $3,461,880 $1,627,429 $2,472,678
CEO Compensation
% of Expenses
$208,761
0.55%
$104,519
11.29%
$134,655
3.37%
$104,176
7.54%
$70,836
4.13%
   
Accountability & Transparency Metrics
Information Provided on the Form 990      
Independent Voting Board Members
No Material diversion of assets
Audited financials prepared by independent accountant
Does Not Provide Loan(s) to or Receive Loan(s) From related parties
Documents Board Meeting Minutes
Provided copy of Form 990 to organization's governing body in advance of filing
Conflict of Interest Policy
Whistleblower Policy
Records Retention Policy
CEO listed with salary
Process for determining CEO compensation
Does Not Compensate Any Board Members
Does the charity's website include readily accessible information about the following:
Donor Privacy Policy
Board Members Listed
Audited Financials
Form 990
Key staff listed
       

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