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American Medical Association Foundation

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

two stars

71.66

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

Board Leadership
Joshua M. Cohen, MD, MPH
President

CEO
R. Barkley Payne
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.66 two stars
  Financial 60.13 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

one star

60.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
49.8%
  Administrative Expenses 30.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.30
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.98
  Program Expenses Growth -2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
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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American Medical Association Foundation (IL) 71.66 two stars
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The Focused Ultrasound Foundation (VA) 96.16 four stars

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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 and medical societies, and specialty groups, continue their legacy of having a local impact on a national level throughout our programs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,671,093
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,671,093
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,671,093
   Other Revenue $4,020,969
TOTAL REVENUE $5,692,062
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,340,414
   Administrative Expenses $799,299
   Fundraising Expenses $558,634
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,698,347
   
Payments to Affiliates $762,380
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,993,715
   
Net Assets $24,545,745

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
Academic Scholarships $520,148 38.8%
Healthy Living Grants $180,472 13.5%
Service Awards $90,633 6.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • June, 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
$26,543 0.98% R. Barkley Payne Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$120,855 4.47% Steven W. Churchill Former Executive Director

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 and medical societies, and specialty groups, continue their legacy of having a local impact on a national level throughout our programs.

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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

Joshua M. Cohen, MD, MPH
President

CEO

R. Barkley Payne
Executive Director

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