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American Medical Association Foundation

Bringing together physicians and communities to improve our nation's health

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one star

66.34

330 North Wabash Avenue Suite 39300
Chicago, IL 60611
tel: (312) 464-4200   Web Site
EIN: 36-6080517

Board Leadership
Patricia Austin, MD
President

CEO
R. Barkley Payne
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 66.34 one star
  Financial 52.50 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1950, the AMA Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Medical Association. Our mission is to bring together physicians and communities to improve the nation's health.

We are proud to provide a portfolio of charitable programs with two primary areas of focus: Community Health and Medical Education & Leadership. Our named and honor funds, established by individual donors, state medical societies, and medical specialty societies, continue their legacy of having a local impact on a national level throughout our programs.

Founded in 1950, the AMA Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Medical Association. Our mission is to bring together physicians and communities to improve the nation's health.

We are proud to provide a portfolio of charitable programs with two primary areas of focus: Community Health and Medical Education & Leadership. Our named and honor funds, established by individual donors, state medical societies, and medical specialty societies, continue their legacy of having a local impact on a national level throughout our programs.

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Financial

zero star

52.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
44.2%
  Administrative Expenses 30.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.44
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.94
  Program Expenses Growth -2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Medical Association Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Medical Association Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Medical Association Foundation (IL) 66.34 one star
D-Rev Design for the Other Ninety Percent (CA) 88.06 three stars
NephCure Kidney International (PA) 87.97 three stars
The Hastings Center (NY) 91.54 four stars
Tisch MS Research Center of New York (NY) 86.98 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,484,714
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,484,714
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,484,714
   Other Revenue $1,613,259
TOTAL REVENUE $3,097,973
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,240,567
   Administrative Expenses $831,633
   Fundraising Expenses $814,052
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,886,252
   
Payments to Affiliates $1,108,025
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $211,721
   
Net Assets $25,713,549

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
Community Health Program $398,370 32.1%
Academic Scholarships $398,310 32.1%
Physician Disaster Recovery Fund $95,000 7.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 66.34 one star
2017-06 08/01/2018 68.05 one star
2016-06 11/01/2017 74.32 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2017 71.66 two stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 70.75 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 71.93 two stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 82.36 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 68.78 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-6080517
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(59) Other school related 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 March, 1962
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$209,804 7.26% Barkley Payne Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Medical Association Foundation (IL) 66.34 one star
New York Academy of Medicine (NY) 86.36 three stars
Scleroderma Research Foundation (CA) 96.80 four stars
The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis (FL) 89.38 three stars
Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (IL) 89.24 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Medical Association Foundation
330 North Wabash Avenue
Suite 39300
Chicago, IL 60611
tel: (312) 464-4200
fax: (312) 464-4142
EIN: 36-6080517

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Board Leadership

Patricia Austin, MD
President

CEO

R. Barkley Payne
Executive Director

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