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Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD

three stars

88.78

4601 Presidents Drive Suite 300
Lanham, MD 20706
tel: (800) 233-4050   Web Site
EIN: 59-2817697

Board Leadership
Belynda L. Gauthier
President

CEO
April Gower
Chief Operating Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.78 three stars
  Financial 86.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) was founded in 1987 in response to the frustration and sense of isolation experienced by parents and their children with ADHD. CHADD's primary objectives are: to provide a support network for parents and caregivers; to provide a forum for continuing education; to be a community resource and disseminate accurate, evidence-based information about ADHD to parents, educators, adults, professionals, and the media; to promote ongoing research; and to be an advocate on behalf of the ADHD community. CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with ADHD.

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) was founded in 1987 in response to the frustration and sense of isolation experienced by parents and their children with ADHD. CHADD's primary objectives are: to provide a support network for parents and caregivers; to provide a forum for continuing education; to be a community resource and disseminate accurate, evidence-based information about ADHD to parents, educators, adults, professionals, and the media; to promote ongoing research; and to be an advocate on behalf of the ADHD community. CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with ADHD.

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Financial

three stars

86.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.86
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $974,989
   Federated Campaigns $29,462
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $806,926
Total Contributions $1,811,377
   Program Service Revenue $661,550
Total Primary Revenue $2,472,927
   Other Revenue $50
TOTAL REVENUE $2,472,977
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,913,011
   Administrative Expenses $179,226
   Fundraising Expenses $44,067
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,136,304
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $336,673
   
Net Assets $2,033,569

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
Public Education and Outreach $1,843,410 86.3%
Membership and Chapter Services $292,894 13.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 12/20/2019 88.78 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 83.84 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2018 75.57 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 77.65 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 76.84 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 74.43 two stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 82.67 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 78.90 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 59-2817697
Name in IRS Master File CHADD INC CHILDREN & ADULTS WITH ATTENTION-DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DI
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,000 3.51% April Gower-Getz Chief Operating Officer

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Charity Contact Info

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
4601 Presidents Drive
Suite 300
Lanham, MD 20706
tel: (800) 233-4050
fax: (301) 306-7090
EIN: 59-2817697

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Board Leadership

Belynda L. Gauthier
President

CEO

April Gower
Chief Operating Officer

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