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Autism Speaks

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

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two stars

71.10

One East 33rd Street 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (646) 385-8500   Web Site
EIN: 20-2329938

Board Leadership
Brian Kelly
Chairman

CEO
Angela Geiger
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.10 two stars
  Financial 59.24 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/27/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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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Financial

one star

59.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/27/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.12
  Program Expenses Growth -4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.3%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Autism Speaks (NY) 71.10 two stars
American Thyroid Association (VA) 97.17 four stars
First Candle (MD) 85.36 three stars
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism (MA) 85.54 three stars
Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (AZ) 90.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $41,232,252
   Federated Campaigns $186,219
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,942,249
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $184,021
Total Contributions $47,544,741
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $47,544,741
   Other Revenue $11,758
TOTAL REVENUE $47,556,499
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $34,917,073
   Administrative Expenses $1,841,485
   Fundraising Expenses $9,981,115
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $46,739,673
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $816,826
   
Net Assets $7,023,505

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 $23,188,019 66.4%
Science/Research $11,729,054 33.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/27/2017 71.10 two stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 73.62 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 73.55 two stars
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
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$439,025 0.93% Angela Geiger President
Other Salaries of Note
$220,593 0.47% Elizabeth N. Feld Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Autism Speaks (NY) 71.10 two stars
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MA) 89.75 three stars
Jeffrey Modell Foundation (NY) 95.08 four stars
International OCD Foundation (MA) 85.84 three stars
Hydrocephalus Association (MD) 89.26 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Autism Speaks
One East 33rd Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (646) 385-8500
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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