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Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)

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

98.92

3141 Stevens Creek Blvd #40563 San Jose, CA 95117
tel: (831) 429-6362   Web Site
EIN: 59-2751953

Board Leadership
John Gilmore
Chair of the Board

CEO
Rick Doblin
Founder and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.92
  Financial 98.48
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

98.48

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.25
  Program Expenses Growth 35.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) (CA) 98.92
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,319,795
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $669,494
Total Contributions $13,989,289
   Program Service Revenue $355,885
Total Primary Revenue $14,345,174
   Other Revenue $60,214
TOTAL REVENUE $14,405,388
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,435,713
   Administrative Expenses $538,299
   Fundraising Expenses $484,710
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,458,722
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,946,666
   
Net Assets $39,831,533

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
Clinical Trials $3,236,618 73.0%
Educational Events $1,199,095 27.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-05 08/03/2021 98.92
2019-05 11/01/2020 89.33
2018-05 09/03/2019 88.86
2017-05 09/01/2018 84.13
2016-05 12/01/2017 84.63
2015-05 11/01/2016 86.00
2014-05 06/01/2016 81.09
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 09/01/2015 81.27
2013-05 09/01/2014 85.28
2013-05 07/01/2014 83.32

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, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,000 1.83% Rick Doblin President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) (CA) 98.92
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Charity Contact Info

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)
3141 Stevens Creek Blvd #40563
San Jose, CA 95117
tel: (831) 429-6362
fax: (831) 429-6370
EIN: 59-2751953

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Board Leadership

John Gilmore
Chair of the Board

CEO

Rick Doblin
Founder and Executive Director

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