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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's

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three stars

89.00

225 North Michigan Avenue Floor 17
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 335-8700   Web Site
EIN: 13-3039601

Board Leadership
Christopher Binkley
Chair

CEO
Harry Johns
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.00 three stars
  Financial 84.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association, today a multimillion-dollar organization, has been the catalyst and leader for a generation of advancements in Alzheimer research and care. Our organization's achievements and progress in the field have given thousands of people a better quality of life and brought hope for millions more.

Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association, today a multimillion-dollar organization, has been the catalyst and leader for a generation of advancements in Alzheimer research and care. Our organization's achievements and progress in the field have given thousands of people a better quality of life and brought hope for millions more.

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Financial

three stars

84.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alzheimer's Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alzheimer's Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $278,525,353
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $439,669
   Fundraising Events $2,239,597
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $22,096,172
Total Contributions $303,300,791
   Program Service Revenue $9,746,976
Total Primary Revenue $313,047,767
   Other Revenue $14,411,583
TOTAL REVENUE $327,459,350
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $252,341,486
   Administrative Expenses $19,712,772
   Fundraising Expenses $56,097,504
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $328,151,762
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-692,412
   
Net Assets $267,866,146

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$856,846 0.26% Harry Johns President, CEO $1,539

Mission

Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association, today a multimillion-dollar organization, has been the catalyst and leader for a generation of advancements in Alzheimer research and care. Our organization's achievements and progress in the field have given thousands of people a better quality of life and brought hope for millions more.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alzheimer's Association (IL) 89.00 three stars
Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (NY) 89.06 three stars
Alzheimer's Foundation of America (NY) 95.41 four stars
Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation (NY) 100.00 four stars
BrightFocus Foundation (MD) 88.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alzheimer's Association
225 North Michigan Avenue
Floor 17
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 335-8700
fax: (866) 699-1246
TTY: (312) 335-5886
EIN: 13-3039601

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Board Leadership

Christopher Binkley
Chair

CEO

Harry Johns
President, CEO