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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Desert AIDS Project

Care. Prevention. Advocacy.

four stars

93.59

1695 North Sunrise Way Palm Springs, CA 92262
tel: (760) 323-2118   Web Site
EIN: 33-0068583

Board Leadership
Steve Kaufer
Chair

CEO
David Brinkman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.59 four stars
  Financial 91.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Desert AIDS Project (DAP) is to enhance health and well-being.

Desert AIDS Project (DAP) is a Federally Qualified Health Center in Palm Springs, CA that is rated a "Top 20 HIV Charity" by About.com, remarking "Desert AIDS Project continues to impress as one of the most driven and effective HIV charities in the U.S. Able to spur high-profile support and deliver top-quality, integrated care, the DAP hits all the right marks in our books." DAP offers primary care, HIV and hepatitis specialty care, dentistry, and behavioral health all-under-one-roof. On World AIDS Day 2015, The White House recognized the success of DAP's Get Tested Coachella Valley campaign, as the nation's first region-wide HIV testing and access to care initiative, to help bring about an AIDS-free future.

The mission of Desert AIDS Project (DAP) is to enhance health and well-being.

Desert AIDS Project (DAP) is a Federally Qualified Health Center in Palm Springs, CA that is rated a "Top 20 HIV Charity" by About.com, remarking "Desert AIDS Project continues to impress as one of the most driven and effective HIV charities in the U.S. Able to spur high-profile support and deliver top-quality, integrated care, the DAP hits all the right marks in our books." DAP offers primary care, HIV and hepatitis specialty care, dentistry, and behavioral health all-under-one-roof. On World AIDS Day 2015, The White House recognized the success of DAP's Get Tested Coachella Valley campaign, as the nation's first region-wide HIV testing and access to care initiative, to help bring about an AIDS-free future.

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Financial

four stars

91.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
82.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth 19.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Desert AIDS Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Desert AIDS Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Desert AIDS Project (CA) 93.59 four stars
AIDS Foundation Houston (TX) 95.57 four stars
Cascade AIDS Project (OR) 90.79 four stars
Boulder County AIDS Project (CO) 92.78 four stars
Treatment Action Group (NY) 90.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,899,101
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,366,113
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,845,434
Total Contributions $17,110,648
   Program Service Revenue $25,620,276
Total Primary Revenue $42,730,924
   Other Revenue $873,604
TOTAL REVENUE $43,604,528
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $33,315,494
   Administrative Expenses $4,874,548
   Fundraising Expenses $1,637,658
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,827,700
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,776,828
   
Net Assets $29,262,615

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
Medical Services $19,943,376 59.9%
Testing, Education, and Prevention $2,555,075 7.7%
Revivals $3,794,781 11.4%

Ratings History
Desert AIDS Project has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 93.59 four stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 95.02 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 96.11 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 96.21 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 93.77 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.27 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 94.30 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 93.07 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 92.73 four stars
2010-06 03/01/2012 94.80 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.65 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 90.65 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 85.00 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 33-0068583
Name in IRS Master File DESERT AIDS PROJECT
NTEE Code G81
NTEE Classification AIDS
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
(165) Community health planning
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 December, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$361,417 0.90% David Brinkman CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Desert AIDS Project (CA) 93.59 four stars
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (CA) 92.38 four stars
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (DC) 88.29 three stars
Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS (AZ) 86.42 three stars
Bryan's House (TX) 88.09 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Desert AIDS Project
1695 North Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
tel: (760) 323-2118
EIN: 33-0068583

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Board Leadership

Steve Kaufer
Chair

CEO

David Brinkman
Chief Executive Officer

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