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The ALS Association Florida Chapter

Creating a world without ALS.

three stars

87.47

3242 Parkside Center Circle Tampa, FL 33619
tel: (888) 257-1717   Web Site
EIN: 94-3124732

Board Leadership
John Cannistra
Chair

CEO
Ray Carson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.47 three stars
  Financial 82.75 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest..

To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest..

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Financial

three stars

82.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The ALS Association Florida Chapter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The ALS Association Florida Chapter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Case management notes
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
A client survey was performed to identify the need and viability of a volunteer program to offer assistance with domestic tasks in the home From the results of the survey, the program was developed and has been deployed
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The ALS Association Florida Chapter (FL) 87.47 three stars
The ALS Association Golden West Chapter (CA) 92.95 four stars
The ALS Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter (PA) 97.17 four stars
The ALS Association Georgia Chapter (GA) 94.60 four stars
ALS Therapy Development Institute (MA) 92.80 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $750,166
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,240,387
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $354,169
Total Contributions $2,344,722
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,344,722
   Other Revenue $-75,263
TOTAL REVENUE $2,269,459
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,153,119
   Administrative Expenses $107,128
   Fundraising Expenses $235,007
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,495,254
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-225,795
   
Net Assets $1,051,014

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
Patient Services $1,332,515 61.9%
Awareness $536,583 24.9%
Research $215,395 10.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-01 03/01/2020 87.47 three stars
2018-01 02/01/2019 88.22 three stars
2017-01 02/01/2018 92.38 four stars
2016-01 02/01/2017 93.98 four stars
2015-01 06/01/2016 93.73 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-01 04/01/2016 96.02 four stars
2014-01 05/01/2015 93.01 four stars
2014-01 04/01/2015 91.46 four stars
2013-01 08/01/2014 87.20 three stars
2012-01 12/20/2013 77.99 two stars
2012-01 10/01/2013 77.57 two stars
2012-01 04/01/2013 70.55 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 94-3124732
Name in IRS Master File AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS 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 (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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS ASSN
Ruling Date July, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End January
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • January, 2018
  • January, 2017
  • January, 2016
  • January, 2015
  • January, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,145 3.01% Gabby Harrison Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$107,246 4.29% Philip Flynn III Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The ALS Association Florida Chapter (FL) 87.47 three stars
Les Turner ALS Foundation (IL) 89.17 three stars
The ALS Association, St. Louis Chapter (MO) 93.01 four stars
The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter (NY) 96.66 four stars
The ALS Association Golden West Chapter (CA) 92.95 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The ALS Association Florida Chapter
3242 Parkside Center Circle
Tampa, FL 33619
tel: (888) 257-1717
EIN: 94-3124732

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Board Leadership

John Cannistra
Chair

CEO

Ray Carson
President, CEO

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