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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

American Association of People with Disabilities

Promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living and political participation

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three stars

81.67

2013 H Street, NW 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (800) 840-8844   Web Site
EIN: 52-1930174

Board Leadership
Ted Kennedy, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Helena Berger
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.67 three stars
  Financial 74.09 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities. As a national cross-disability rights organization, AAPD advocates for full civil rights for the over 56 million Americans with disabilities by promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation.

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities. As a national cross-disability rights organization, AAPD advocates for full civil rights for the over 56 million Americans with disabilities by promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation.

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This impact information is current as of January 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

74.09

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Association of People with Disabilities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Association of People with Disabilities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Association of People with Disabilities (DC) 81.67 three stars
National Immigration Forum (DC) 94.07 four stars
The New World Foundation (NY) 92.22 four stars
Center for Individual Rights (DC) 93.93 four stars
Centurion Ministries (NJ) 90.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,263,479
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $25,000
Total Contributions $1,288,479
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,288,479
   Other Revenue $122,660
TOTAL REVENUE $1,411,139
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,121,495
   Administrative Expenses $155,787
   Fundraising Expenses $83,189
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,360,471
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $50,668
   
Net Assets $1,158,511

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Leadership Awards and Gala $428,791 38.2%
Summer Internship Program $195,041 17.4%
Public Policy and Research $139,843 12.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 81.67 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 85.65 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 84.31 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 81.17 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 80.49 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.63 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 77.90 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.60 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 87.57 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.20 three stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 79.78 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 52-1930174
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
NTEE Code A99
NTEE Classification Arts, Culture, and Humanities N.E.C.
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 February, 1996
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$182,781 13.43% Helena Berger President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Association of People with Disabilities (DC) 81.67 three stars
The National Italian American Foundation (DC) 89.00 three stars
Pacific Legal Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
Electronic Frontier Foundation (CA) 95.96 four stars
The Sikh Coalition (NY) 89.79 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Association of People with Disabilities
2013 H Street, NW
5th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (800) 840-8844
TTY: (800) 840-8844
EIN: 52-1930174

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Board Leadership

Ted Kennedy, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Helena Berger
President and CEO

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