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Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

A Life Without Limits for Children with Hearing Loss

three stars

81.88

3417 Volta Place, NW Washington, DC 20007
tel: (202) 337-5220   Web Site
EIN: 53-0196644

Board Leadership
Catharine McNally
Chair

CEO
Emilio Alonso-Mendoza
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.88 three stars
  Financial 76.87 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Working globally to ensure that people who are deaf and hard of hearing can hear and talk.

We want all families to be informed and supported, professionals to be appropriately qualified to teach and help children with hearing loss, public policy leaders to effectively address the needs of people with hearing loss, and communities to be empowered to help their neighbors with hearing loss succeed.

Working globally to ensure that people who are deaf and hard of hearing can hear and talk.

We want all families to be informed and supported, professionals to be appropriately qualified to teach and help children with hearing loss, public policy leaders to effectively address the needs of people with hearing loss, and communities to be empowered to help their neighbors with hearing loss succeed.

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Financial

two stars

76.87

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
72.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DC) 81.88 three stars
Hearing Loss Association of America (MD) 89.22 three stars
San Diego Center for the Blind (CA) 87.32 three stars
Prevent Blindness (IL) 89.68 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,584,937
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $55,630
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,640,567
   Program Service Revenue $444,659
Total Primary Revenue $2,085,226
   Other Revenue $339,638
TOTAL REVENUE $2,424,864
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,618,786
   Administrative Expenses $300,565
   Fundraising Expenses $498,252
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,417,603
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-992,739
   
Net Assets $10,121,794

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
Communications and Publications $1,081,563 41.3%
Financial Aid $734,823 28.1%
Education & Training $472,626 18.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 81.88 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.62 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 85.06 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 84.68 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 87.79 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 83.72 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 83.45 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 53-0196644
Name in IRS Master File ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL ASSOCIATION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
NTEE Code P03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(61) Library
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 October, 1951
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$213,280 6.24% Emilio Alonso-Mendoza Chief Executive Officer $30,470

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DC) 81.88 three stars
San Diego Center for the Blind (CA) 87.32 three stars
Hearing Loss Association of America (MD) 89.22 three stars
Prevent Blindness (IL) 89.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
3417 Volta Place, NW
Washington, DC 20007
tel: (202) 337-5220
fax: (202) 337-8314
EIN: 53-0196644

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Board Leadership

Catharine McNally
Chair

CEO

Emilio Alonso-Mendoza
Chief Executive Officer

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