Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Organization for Autism Research

Research and resources that help families today

four stars

95.05

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 95.05 four stars
  Financial 93.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

93.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,107,794
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $498,086
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,605,880
   Program Service Revenue $1,425
Total Primary Revenue $1,607,305
   Other Revenue $-141,164
TOTAL REVENUE $1,466,141
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,072,876
   Administrative Expenses $77,711
   Fundraising Expenses $176,332
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,326,919
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $139,222
   
Net Assets $1,931,256

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,000 7.53% Michael V. Maloney Executive Director

Mission

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 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