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Achilles International

Enabling people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics

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three stars

89.04

42 West 38th Street Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 354-0300   Web Site
EIN: 13-3318293

Board Leadership
David Patterson and Mark Weiss
Co-Chairmen

CEO
Richard Traum
President, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.04 three stars
  Financial 86.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Achilles International's mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics in order to promote personal achievement, enhance self esteem, and lower barriers to living a fulfilling life. Achilles was founded in 1983 by Dick Traum, the first amputee to run the New York City Marathon. Today, Achilles has chapters and members in over 65 locations within the United States and abroad. Able-bodied volunteers and disabled runners come together to train in an environment of support and community. Over time, runners gain measurable physical strength and build confidence and self- esteem as they begin to achieve, which leads to increased levels of aspiration in all areas of life.

Achilles International's mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics in order to promote personal achievement, enhance self esteem, and lower barriers to living a fulfilling life. Achilles was founded in 1983 by Dick Traum, the first amputee to run the New York City Marathon. Today, Achilles has chapters and members in over 65 locations within the United States and abroad. Able-bodied volunteers and disabled runners come together to train in an environment of support and community. Over time, runners gain measurable physical strength and build confidence and self- esteem as they begin to achieve, which leads to increased levels of aspiration in all areas of life.

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Financial

three stars

86.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
87.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Achilles International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Achilles International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Achilles International (NY) 89.04 three stars
United States Olympic Committee (CO) 89.17 three stars
Outdoors for All Foundation (WA) 85.25 three stars
Nantucket Community Sailing (MA) 92.12 four stars
Higher Ground (ID) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,327,909
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,327,909
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,327,909
   Other Revenue $212,773
TOTAL REVENUE $2,540,682
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,197,214
   Administrative Expenses $186,245
   Fundraising Expenses $131,240
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,514,699
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,983
   
Net Assets $903,393

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
Marathons $1,394,645 63.5%
The Freedom Team $475,657 21.6%
Achilles Kids $209,994 9.6%
Hope and Possibility Race $116,918 5.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 89.04 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 92.77 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 83.32 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.26 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 83.04 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 90.29 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 83.08 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 87.10 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 82.60 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 13-3318293
Name in IRS Master File ACHILLES INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 December, 1987
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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
$148,542 5.90% Richard Traum President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Achilles International (NY) 89.04 three stars
National Ability Center (UT) 92.45 four stars
National Sports Center for the Disabled (CO) 94.61 four stars
Tigers Unlimited Foundation (AL) 89.91 three stars
Coaching Corps (CA) 90.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Achilles International
42 West 38th Street
Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 354-0300
fax: (212) 354-3978
EIN: 13-3318293

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Board Leadership

David Patterson and Mark Weiss
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Richard Traum
President, Founder

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