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American Psychiatric Association Foundation

A mentally healthy nation for all

three stars

85.22

800 Maine Ave SW Suite 900
Washington, DC 20024
tel: (202) 559-3888   Web Site
EIN: 13-0433740

Board Leadership
Saul Levin, MD, MPA
Chair

CEO
Daniel H. Gillison, Jr.
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.22 three stars
  Financial 80.31 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As the charitable foundation of the American Psychiatric Association, we
- Raise awareness and overcome barriers
- Invest in the future leaders of psychiatry
- Support research and training to improve mental health care
- Lead partnerships to address public challenges in mental health
With the backing of the APA, the world's leading psychiatric organization, our efforts are strengthened by research and designed to achieve results-ensuring that we're making real impact, every step of the way.

As the charitable foundation of the American Psychiatric Association, we
- Raise awareness and overcome barriers
- Invest in the future leaders of psychiatry
- Support research and training to improve mental health care
- Lead partnerships to address public challenges in mental health
With the backing of the APA, the world's leading psychiatric organization, our efforts are strengthened by research and designed to achieve results-ensuring that we're making real impact, every step of the way.

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Financial

three stars

80.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 21.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.73
  Program Expenses Growth -0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Psychiatric Association Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Psychiatric Association Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Psychiatric Association Foundation (DC) 85.22 three stars
Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (CA) 91.49 four stars
D-Rev Design for the Other Ninety Percent (CA) 86.28 three stars
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science (NY) 95.50 four stars
Tisch MS Research Center of New York (NY) 90.78 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,379,343
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $525
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $768,042
Total Contributions $2,147,910
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,147,910
   Other Revenue $5,672,787
TOTAL REVENUE $7,820,697
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,640,505
   Administrative Expenses $1,578,791
   Fundraising Expenses $283,880
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,503,176
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,317,521
   
Net Assets $61,010,777

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
Public Education $2,221,599 47.9%
Research & Training $1,701,395 36.7%
Awards and Fellowships $717,511 15.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 85.22 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 86.81 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 89.25 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.19 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.41 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 91.44 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.03 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 82.40 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 83.64 three stars

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

EIN 13-0433740
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION
NTEE Code F03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(61) Library
(205) Professional association
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Daniel Gillison Executive Director $213,910

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Psychiatric Association Foundation (DC) 85.22 three stars
It's The Journey, Inc. (GA) 93.73 four stars
Focused Ultrasound Foundation (VA) 96.13 four stars
Autism Research Institute (CA) 92.92 four stars
Familial Dysautonomia Foundation (NY) 93.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Psychiatric Association Foundation
800 Maine Ave SW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20024
tel: (202) 559-3888
EIN: 13-0433740

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Board Leadership

Saul Levin, MD, MPA
Chair

CEO

Daniel H. Gillison, Jr.
Executive Director

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