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TB Alliance

Putting science to work for a faster TB cure

four stars

97.23

40 Wall Street 24th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (646) 616-8641   Web Site
EIN: 13-4128413

Board Leadership
Bruce Carter
Chairman

CEO
Melvin Spigelman
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 2000 to address an urgent health need, TB Alliance relentlessly pursues its mission of discovering and developing improved TB treatments that can bring hope, and health, to millions. Today, the organization manages the largest portfolio of new TB drug candidates ever assembled, and leads the global effort to transform TB therapy. Their mission is to discover and develop better, faster-acting, and affordable drugs to fight tuberculosis. From this global network, the TB Alliance leverages the most promising science to advance new TB drug regimens that are needed to fight this pandemic.

Established in 2000 to address an urgent health need, TB Alliance relentlessly pursues its mission of discovering and developing improved TB treatments that can bring hope, and health, to millions. Today, the organization manages the largest portfolio of new TB drug candidates ever assembled, and leads the global effort to transform TB therapy. Their mission is to discover and develop better, faster-acting, and affordable drugs to fight tuberculosis. From this global network, the TB Alliance leverages the most promising science to advance new TB drug regimens that are needed to fight this pandemic.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
91.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.65
  Program Expenses Growth 8.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by TB Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by TB Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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TB Alliance (NY) 97.23 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $26,542,348
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $41,745,689
Total Contributions $68,288,037
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $68,288,037
   Other Revenue $106,585,862
TOTAL REVENUE $174,873,899
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $63,799,471
   Administrative Expenses $4,423,209
   Fundraising Expenses $1,312,399
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $69,535,079
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $105,338,820
   
Net Assets $164,687,790

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
Research and Development $59,508,295 93.3%
Public Affairs and Policy $3,821,906 6.0%
Business Development $469,270 0.7%

Ratings History
TB Alliance has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 97.23 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 97.23 four stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 97.23 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2018 95.64 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 93.75 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.58 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 92.22 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 86.98 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 86.40 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 94.48 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 13-4128413
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR TB DRUG DEVELOPMENT INC
NTEE Code H80
NTEE Classification Specifically Named Diseases Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Scientific Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 September, 2000
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
$859,558 1.23% Melvin Spigelman President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
TB Alliance (NY) 97.23 four stars
Emergency Medicine Foundation (TX) 94.71 four stars
Project ALS (NY) 85.57 three stars
Food Allergy Research & Education (VA) 87.21 three stars
Cystinosis Research Foundation (CA) 93.96 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

TB Alliance
40 Wall Street
24th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (646) 616-8641
fax: (212) 227-7541
EIN: 13-4128413

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Board Leadership

Bruce Carter
Chairman

CEO

Melvin Spigelman
President, CEO

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