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Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation

Innovation for prevention, healing and the cure

three stars

89.38

6701 Democracy Boulevard Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20817
tel: (202) 333-4520   Web Site
EIN: 52-1714027

Board Leadership
Patricia A. Faulkner
Board Chair

CEO
Pat DeVoe
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.38 three stars
  Financial 84.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation (Diabetes Action), founded in 1990, is committed to the prevention and treatment of diabetes and to the funding of innovative, promising research aimed at finding a cure for diabetes and diabetes related complications. Diabetes Action has provided grants to over 230 separate research studies at universities and medical institutions across the United States. Diabetes Action has also provided medical supplies to countries including Tanzania, Liberia, and Sierra Leone where the aftermath of years of civil war have left a population in continued poverty and dependent on rural clinics for medical care.

The Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation (Diabetes Action), founded in 1990, is committed to the prevention and treatment of diabetes and to the funding of innovative, promising research aimed at finding a cure for diabetes and diabetes related complications. Diabetes Action has provided grants to over 230 separate research studies at universities and medical institutions across the United States. Diabetes Action has also provided medical supplies to countries including Tanzania, Liberia, and Sierra Leone where the aftermath of years of civil war have left a population in continued poverty and dependent on rural clinics for medical care.

Financial

three stars

84.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
97.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.11
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation (MD) 89.38 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,187,269
   Federated Campaigns $186,182
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,373,451
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,373,451
   Other Revenue $14
TOTAL REVENUE $2,373,465
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,226,631
   Administrative Expenses $47,235
   Fundraising Expenses $11,498
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,285,364
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $88,101
   
Net Assets $262,443

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
International Aid Program $1,709,024 76.8%
Public Education $275,917 12.4%
Research Grants $220,990 9.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/01/2017 89.38 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 89.90 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.50 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 86.42 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 92.44 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 91.92 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 88.62 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 92.04 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.14 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/24/2010 81.99 three stars
2008-12 10/01/2009 75.89 two stars
2007-12 09/01/2008 73.07 two stars
2006-12 08/01/2007 92.05 four stars
2005-12 07/01/2006 71.70 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 52-1714027
Name in IRS Master File THE DIABETES ACTION RESEARCH AND EDUCATION FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code G85
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 (199) Other scientific research activities
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]
Ruling Date January, 1991
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,879 3.84% Patricia DeVoe President

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Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation (MD) 89.38 three stars
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NephCure Kidney International (PA) 87.00 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation
6701 Democracy Boulevard
Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20817
tel: (202) 333-4520
fax: (202) 558-5240
EIN: 52-1714027

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Board Leadership

Patricia A. Faulkner
Board Chair

CEO

Pat DeVoe
President

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