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Health : Medical Research

American Medical Association Foundation

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

66.41

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

Board Leadership
Heather A. Smith, MD, MPH
President

CEO
R. Barkley Payne
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 66.41
  Financial 52.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

52.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
39.4%
  Administrative Expenses 31.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 29.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.45
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.13
  Program Expenses Growth -12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
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) 66.41
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,908,660
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $160,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,068,660
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,068,660
   Other Revenue $1,397,284
TOTAL REVENUE $3,465,944
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $978,678
   Administrative Expenses $858,794
   Fundraising Expenses $898,386
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,735,858
   
Payments to Affiliates $971,003
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $730,086
   
Net Assets $26,108,766

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
Medical Scholarship $377,452 38.6%
Community Health Program $368,319 37.6%
Altruism and Leadership Development $140,119 14.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 66.41
2018-06 10/01/2020 66.41
2018-06 08/01/2019 66.34
2017-06 08/01/2018 68.05
2016-06 11/01/2017 74.32
2015-06 07/01/2017 71.66
2015-06 06/01/2016 70.75
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 71.93
2012-12 12/20/2013 82.36
2011-12 06/01/2013 68.78

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$223,458 8.16% Barkley Payne Executive Director

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American Medical Association Foundation (IL) 66.41
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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

Heather A. Smith, MD, MPH
President

CEO

R. Barkley Payne
Executive Director

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