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American Thyroid Association

Dedicated to scientific inquiry, clinical excellence, public service, education, and collaboration.

four stars

92.22

6066 Leesburg Pike Suite 550
Falls Church, VA 22041
tel: (703) 998-8890   Web Site
EIN: 41-6038600

Board Leadership
Charles Emerson, MD
President

CEO
Barbara (Bobbi) R. Smith, CAE
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is dedicated to the advancement, understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer. ATA is an international individual membership organization with over 1,600 members from 43 countries around the world. Celebrating its 95th anniversary, ATA delivers its mission through several key endeavors: the publication of monthly journals, THYROID, Clinical Thyroidology and Clinical Thyroidology for the Public; annual scientific meetings; biennial clinical and research symposia; research grant programs for young investigators, support of online professional, public and patient educational programs through www.thyroid.org; and the development of evidence based guidelines for clinical management of thyroid disease.

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is dedicated to the advancement, understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer. ATA is an international individual membership organization with over 1,600 members from 43 countries around the world. Celebrating its 95th anniversary, ATA delivers its mission through several key endeavors: the publication of monthly journals, THYROID, Clinical Thyroidology and Clinical Thyroidology for the Public; annual scientific meetings; biennial clinical and research symposia; research grant programs for young investigators, support of online professional, public and patient educational programs through www.thyroid.org; and the development of evidence based guidelines for clinical management of thyroid disease.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
94.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth 11.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Thyroid Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Thyroid Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Thyroid Association (VA) 92.22 four stars
Epilepsy Foundation of Texas (TX) 90.58 four stars
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (MD) 90.71 four stars
National Psoriasis Foundation (OR) 91.62 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $537,223
   Federated Campaigns $42,686
   Membership Dues $415,886
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $995,795
   Program Service Revenue $1,839,224
Total Primary Revenue $2,835,019
   Other Revenue $117,305
TOTAL REVENUE $2,952,324
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,654,159
   Administrative Expenses $61,237
   Fundraising Expenses $138,608
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,854,004
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $98,320
   
Net Assets $7,256,939

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
Contact & Collaboration $1,057,010 39.8%
Public Health Information $687,682 25.9%
Research $490,459 18.5%

Ratings History
American Thyroid Association has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 92.22 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 96.66 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.17 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 97.14 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 94.32 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 93.57 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 87.53 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 41-6038600
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN THYROID ASSOCIATION INC
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 (59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 December, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$229,080 8.02% Barbara R. Smith Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$9,999 0.35% David H. Sarne Treasurer
$3,000 0.10% Ralph P. Tufano Director

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Charity Contact Info

American Thyroid Association
6066 Leesburg Pike
Suite 550
Falls Church, VA 22041
tel: (703) 998-8890
fax: (703) 998-8893
EIN: 41-6038600

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Board Leadership

Charles Emerson, MD
President

CEO

Barbara (Bobbi) R. Smith, CAE
Executive Director

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