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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Organization for Autism Research

Research and resources that help families today

95.71

2111 Wilson Boulevard Suite 401
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 95.71
  Financial 93.94
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

93.94

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.35
  Program Expenses Growth 13.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
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) 95.71
NEXT for AUTISM (NY) 94.86
Hemophilia Federation of America (DC) 92.92
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MA) 91.18
The Glaucoma Foundation (NY) 92.33

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,121,936
   Federated Campaigns $58,432
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $588,915
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,769,283
   Program Service Revenue $687
Total Primary Revenue $1,769,970
   Other Revenue $-119,094
TOTAL REVENUE $1,650,876
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,406,229
   Administrative Expenses $55,608
   Fundraising Expenses $264,642
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,726,479
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-75,603
   
Net Assets $2,031,553

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
Information $607,424 43.2%
Research $551,875 39.2%
Education $246,930 17.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 95.71
2018-06 08/01/2019 94.75
2017-06 08/01/2018 95.05
2016-06 09/01/2017 95.46
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,000 6.37% Michael V. Maloney Executive Director

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Organization for Autism Research (VA) 95.71
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Charity Contact Info

Organization for Autism Research
2111 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 401
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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