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Arthritis National Research Foundation

Funding research to cure arthritis!

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four stars

94.34

5354 E. 2nd St. Suite 201
Long Beach, CA 90803
tel: (800) 588-2873   Web Site
EIN: 95-6043953

Board Leadership
Debra Sampson
President

CEO
Zaher Nahle, PhD, MPA
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.34 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

To provide initial research funding to brilliant, investigative scientists with new ideas to cure arthritis and related autoimmune diseases.

To provide initial research funding to brilliant, investigative scientists with new ideas to cure arthritis and related autoimmune diseases.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
To fund a minimum of 10 new, qualified scientists in the field of arthritis research.
14
Out of the funded researchers, that over 90% remain in the field of research after the funding is depleted.
100
Utilize social media streams to build a following to increase our reach in an effort to relay awareness that arthritis affects all age groups and the need for research to find a cure. Increase reach a
39,903
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
89.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.19
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arthritis National Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arthritis National Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arthritis National Research Foundation (CA) 94.34 four stars
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science (NY) 95.03 four stars
Foundation Fighting Blindness (MD) 86.67 three stars
FRAXA Research Foundation (MA) 97.17 four stars
AIDS United (DC) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,285,987
   Federated Campaigns $139,789
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $115,094
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,540,870
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,540,870
   Other Revenue $422,933
TOTAL REVENUE $2,963,803
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,773,615
   Administrative Expenses $137,134
   Fundraising Expenses $120,016
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,030,765
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $933,038
   
Net Assets $9,542,065

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
Arthritis Research Grants $1,537,187 86.7%
Awareness Programs $236,428 13.3%

Ratings History
Arthritis National Research Foundation has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 07/01/2019 94.34 four stars
2017-03 09/01/2018 97.63 four stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2016-03 05/01/2017 97.17 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 97.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 03/01/2016 90.47 four stars
2015-03 02/01/2016 90.06 four stars
2014-03 02/01/2015 92.34 four stars
2013-03 03/01/2014 98.45 four stars
2012-03 03/01/2013 99.45 four stars
2011-03 07/01/2012 97.36 four stars
2011-03 04/01/2012 96.62 four stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 93.51 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 93.84 four stars
2009-03 11/24/2010 96.48 four stars
2008-03 03/01/2009 95.96 four 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 95-6043953
Name in IRS Master File ARTHRITIS NATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code H51
NTEE Classification Arthritis Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 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 April, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Zaher Nahle Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$120,000 5.90% Helene Belisle Former Executive Director
$1,600 0.07% Craig Walsh Director
$1,400 0.06% Carl Ware Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arthritis National Research Foundation (CA) 94.34 four stars
Tisch MS Research Center of New York (NY) 86.98 three stars
Retina Foundation of the Southwest (TX) 92.62 four stars
FRAXA Research Foundation (MA) 97.17 four stars
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (CA) 88.86 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Arthritis National Research Foundation
5354 E. 2nd St.
Suite 201
Long Beach, CA 90803
tel: (800) 588-2873
EIN: 95-6043953

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Board Leadership

Debra Sampson
President

CEO

Zaher Nahle, PhD, MPA
Executive Director

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