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Achilles International

Transforming the lives of people with disabilities through athletic programming and social connection.

four stars

92.84

315 West 39th Street Suite 205
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 354-0300   Web Site
EIN: 13-3318293

Board Leadership
David Paterson & Jonathan Prokup
Co-Chairs

CEO
Emily Glasser
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.84 four stars
  Financial 89.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Achilles International's mission is to transform the lives of people with disabilities through athletic programming and social connection. 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 transform the lives of people with disabilities through athletic programming and social connection. 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.

Financial

three stars

89.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Achilles International (NY) 92.84 four stars
Nantucket Community Sailing (MA) 85.74 three stars
Utah Sports Commission (UT) 87.68 three stars
Good Sports (MA) 98.23 four stars
National Rowing Foundation (MA) 87.35 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,671,210
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,671,210
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,671,210
   Other Revenue $1,671,381
TOTAL REVENUE $4,342,591
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,367,913
   Administrative Expenses $365,901
   Fundraising Expenses $212,289
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,946,103
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,396,488
   
Net Assets $2,275,511

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 92.84 four stars
2018-12 10/01/2019 89.02 three stars
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$60,375 2.04% Emily Glasser President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$161,458 5.48% Richard Traum Former President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Achilles International (NY) 92.84 four stars
The Armory Foundation (NY) 94.34 four stars
United States Golf Association (NJ) 92.88 four stars
New York Road Runners (NY) 92.92 four stars
PeacePlayers International (DC) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Achilles International
315 West 39th Street
Suite 205
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 354-0300
EIN: 13-3318293

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Board Leadership

David Paterson & Jonathan Prokup
Co-Chairs

CEO

Emily Glasser
President and CEO

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