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Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies

Developing medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.

three stars

86.00

1115 Mission Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060
tel: (831) 429-6362   Web Site
EIN: 59-2751953

Board Leadership
Rick Doblin
President

CEO
Rick Doblin
Founder and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.00 three stars
  Financial 94.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

94.47

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.28
  Program Expenses Growth 11.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (CA) 86.00 three stars
LUNGevity Foundation (IL) 90.94 four stars
MPN Research Foundation (IL) 88.13 three stars
Retina Foundation of the Southwest (TX) 94.43 four stars
Lupus Research Alliance (NY) 86.70 three stars

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Founded in 1986, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana. MAPS furthers its mission by: Developing psychedelics and marijuana into prescription medicines; Training therapists and working to establish a network of treatment centers; Supporting scientific research into spirituality, creativity, and neuroscience; Educating the public honestly about the risks and benefits of psychedelics and marijuana.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,407,910
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,407,910
   Program Service Revenue $112,278
Total Primary Revenue $2,520,188
   Other Revenue $90,363
TOTAL REVENUE $2,610,551
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,859,109
   Administrative Expenses $345,726
   Fundraising Expenses $271,469
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,476,304
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $134,247
   
Net Assets $9,918,172

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
Research Sponsorship and Management $1,024,401 55.1%
Educational Events $716,837 38.6%
Fiscal Sponsorship Program $117,871 6.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-05 11/01/2016 86.00 three stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 81.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 09/01/2015 81.27 three stars
2013-05 09/01/2014 85.28 three stars
2013-05 07/01/2014 83.32 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 59-2751953
Name in IRS Master File MULTIDISCIPLINARY ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHEDELIC STUDIES
NTEE Code H99
NTEE Classification Medical Research N.E.C.
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(162) Other medical research
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 November, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
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  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013
  • May, 2012
  • May, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,000 3.23% Rick Doblin President

Founded in 1986, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana. MAPS furthers its mission by: Developing psychedelics and marijuana into prescription medicines; Training therapists and working to establish a network of treatment centers; Supporting scientific research into spirituality, creativity, and neuroscience; Educating the public honestly about the risks and benefits of psychedelics and marijuana.

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Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (CA) 86.00 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
1115 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
tel: (831) 429-6362
fax: (831) 429-6370
EIN: 59-2751953

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Board Leadership

Rick Doblin
President

CEO

Rick Doblin
Founder and Executive Director

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