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Organization for Autism Research

Research and resources that help families today

95.95

2000 North Fourteenth Street Suite 240
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (703) 243-9710   Web Site
EIN: 54-2062167

Board Leadership
James M. Sack
Chairman

CEO
Michael V. Maloney
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.95
  Financial 94.28
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

94.28

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Organization for Autism Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Organization for Autism Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Organization for Autism Research (VA) 95.95
The Marfan Foundation (NY) 94.80
Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (AZ) 91.48
National Psoriasis Foundation (OR) 92.94
National Alopecia Areata Foundation (CA) 95.66

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The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) was created in December 2001 to apply research to the challenges of autism. OAR's defines applied research as research that directly impacts the day-to-day quality of life of learners with autism. It entails the systematic investigation of variables associated with positive outcomes in such areas as education, communication, self care, social skills, employment, behavior, and adult and community living. OAR funds pilot studies and targeted research within specific modalities and issues affecting the autism community, primarily for studies whose outcomes offer new insights into the behavioral and social development of individuals with autism with an emphasis on communications, education, and vocational challenges. OAR's programs revolve around funding new research and disseminating evidence-based information.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,051,008
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $618,060
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,669,068
   Program Service Revenue $1,604
Total Primary Revenue $1,670,672
   Other Revenue $-90,637
TOTAL REVENUE $1,580,035
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $948,387
   Administrative Expenses $48,453
   Fundraising Expenses $159,076
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,155,916
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $424,119
   
Net Assets $1,438,061

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 $412,494 43.5%
Information $335,409 35.4%
Education $200,484 21.1%

Ratings History
Organization for Autism Research has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 95.95
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.19
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 82.75
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.52
2013-06 06/01/2014 89.15
2012-06 07/01/2013 82.85
2011-06 09/01/2012 86.06
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.15
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 90.81
2008-06 10/01/2009 90.91
2007-06 04/01/2009 96.13

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 54-2062167
Name in IRS Master File ORGANIZATION FOR AUTISM RESEARCH INC
NTEE Code H84
NTEE Classification Autism Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 March, 2002
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$100,000 8.65% Michael V. Maloney Executive Director

The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) was created in December 2001 to apply research to the challenges of autism. OAR's defines applied research as research that directly impacts the day-to-day quality of life of learners with autism. It entails the systematic investigation of variables associated with positive outcomes in such areas as education, communication, self care, social skills, employment, behavior, and adult and community living. OAR funds pilot studies and targeted research within specific modalities and issues affecting the autism community, primarily for studies whose outcomes offer new insights into the behavioral and social development of individuals with autism with an emphasis on communications, education, and vocational challenges. OAR's programs revolve around funding new research and disseminating evidence-based information.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Organization for Autism Research (VA) 95.95
Scleroderma Foundation (MA) 98.14
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First Candle (MD) 85.57
Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (AZ) 91.48

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Charity Contact Info

Organization for Autism Research
2000 North Fourteenth Street
Suite 240
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (703) 243-9710
fax: (703) 243-9751
EIN: 54-2062167

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Board Leadership

James M. Sack
Chairman

CEO

Michael V. Maloney
Executive Director

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