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Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Advancing Listening and Spoken Language

three stars

85.06

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

Board Leadership
Ellen L. Estes
President

CEO
Emilio Alonso-Mendoza
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.06 three stars
  Financial 81.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

81.97

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.73
  Program Expenses Growth -3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
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) 85.06 three stars
San Diego Center for the Blind (CA) 95.42 four stars
Prevent Blindness (IL) 89.47 three stars
SightConnection (WA) 86.89 three stars

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The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention. Through advocacy, education, research and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to listen, talk and thrive in mainstream society.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,076,725
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $78,401
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $39,460
Total Contributions $3,194,586
   Program Service Revenue $447,238
Total Primary Revenue $3,641,824
   Other Revenue $398,263
TOTAL REVENUE $4,040,087
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,177,514
   Administrative Expenses $637,475
   Fundraising Expenses $500,931
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,315,920
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $724,167
   
Net Assets $7,320,416

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
Education & Training $1,159,150 53.2%
Communications $542,470 24.9%
The Knowledge Center $308,749 14.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of 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, 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 Compensation from Affiliates
$183,750 5.54% Emilio Alonso-Mendoza Chief Executive Officer $26,250

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention. Through advocacy, education, research and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to listen, talk and thrive in mainstream society.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DC) 85.06 three stars
San Diego Center for the Blind (CA) 95.42 four stars
SightConnection (WA) 86.89 three stars
Prevent Blindness (IL) 89.47 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

Ellen L. Estes
President

CEO

Emilio Alonso-Mendoza
Chief Executive Officer

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