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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

American Humanist Association

Good Without A God

four stars

93.41

1821 Jefferson Place NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (800) 837-3792   Web Site
EIN: 94-6168317

Board Leadership
Rebecca Hale
President

CEO
Roy Speckhardt
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.41 four stars
  Financial 91.18 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the American Humanist Association is to advance humanism, an ethical and life-affirming philosophy free of belief in any gods and other supernatural forces. Advocating for equality for nontheists and a society guided by reason, empathy, and our growing knowledge of the world, the AHA promotes a worldview that encourages individuals to live informed and meaningful lives that aspire to the greater good.

The mission of the American Humanist Association is to advance humanism, an ethical and life-affirming philosophy free of belief in any gods and other supernatural forces. Advocating for equality for nontheists and a society guided by reason, empathy, and our growing knowledge of the world, the AHA promotes a worldview that encourages individuals to live informed and meaningful lives that aspire to the greater good.

Financial

four stars

91.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Humanist Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Humanist Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,019,244
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,019,244
   Program Service Revenue $363,891
Total Primary Revenue $2,383,135
   Other Revenue $56,629
TOTAL REVENUE $2,439,764
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,964,012
   Administrative Expenses $101,936
   Fundraising Expenses $229,931
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,295,879
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $143,885
   
Net Assets $1,670,226

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 Awareness $1,346,927 68.6%
Education $392,764 20.0%
Scholarship Opportunities $224,321 11.4%

Ratings History
American Humanist Association has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 93.41 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.32 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.84 four stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 87.03 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 84.32 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 95.22 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 95.98 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 86.26 three 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 94-6168317
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN HUMANIST ASSOCIATION
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 (1) Church, synagogue, 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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name AMERICAN HUMANIST ASSOCIATION
Ruling Date October, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$146,003 6.35% Roy Speckhardt Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

American Humanist Association
1821 Jefferson Place NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (800) 837-3792
fax: (202) 238-9003
EIN: 94-6168317

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Board Leadership

Rebecca Hale
President

CEO

Roy Speckhardt
Executive Director

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