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Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks enhances lives today and is accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.

two stars

73.36

One East 33rd Street 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 252-8485   Web Site
EIN: 20-2329938

Board Leadership
Brian Kelly
Chairman

CEO
Angela Geiger
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.36 two stars
  Financial 62.55 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

one star

62.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
71.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 23.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Autism Speaks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Autism Speaks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Autism Speaks (NY) 73.36 two stars
Endometriosis Association (WI) 85.17 three stars
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (MD) 87.24 three stars
Huntington's Disease Society of America (NY) 91.37 four stars
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism (MA) 93.33 four stars

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Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $50,129,264
   Federated Campaigns $296,464
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,559,530
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $567,593
Total Contributions $57,552,851
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $57,552,851
   Other Revenue $14,195
TOTAL REVENUE $57,567,046
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,179,230
   Administrative Expenses $3,015,687
   Fundraising Expenses $13,394,635
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $58,589,552
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,022,506
   
Net Assets $8,685,818

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
Awareness $21,735,744 51.5%
Science/Research $20,443,386 48.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 73.36 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 74.38 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 83.56 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 82.54 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 77.92 two stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 77.70 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 81.12 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.91 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 76.86 two stars
2008-12 10/01/2010 79.86 two 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 20-2329938
Name in IRS Master File AUTISM SPEAKS INC
NTEE Code G12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable 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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name AUTISM SPEAKS INC
Ruling Date May, 2011
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
$380,058 0.64% Elizabeth Feld President

Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.

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Charity Contact Info

Autism Speaks
One East 33rd Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 252-8485
fax: (212) 252-8676
EIN: 20-2329938

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Board Leadership

Brian Kelly
Chairman

CEO

Angela Geiger
President & CEO

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