Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Autism Speaks

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

three stars

80.10

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 80.10 three stars
  Financial 72.02 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of people with autism and their families served
80,697
Number of children screened for autism and other developmental delays
291,706
Number of new advocacy ambassadors recruited
116
Number of Facebook followers
1,966,620
Number of Autism Speaks supported publications
60
This impact information is current as of September 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

two stars

72.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
74.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth -8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $45,129,253
   Federated Campaigns $197,075
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,815,509
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $160,314
Total Contributions $50,302,151
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $50,302,151
   Other Revenue $134,927
TOTAL REVENUE $50,437,078
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $32,053,203
   Administrative Expenses $4,130,430
   Fundraising Expenses $6,677,669
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $42,861,302
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,575,776
   
Net Assets $14,599,281

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$514,342 1.20% Angela Geiger President

Mission

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: (646) 385-8500
fax: (212) 252-8676
EIN: 20-2329938

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Board Leadership

Brian Kelly
Chairman

CEO

Angela Geiger
President & CEO