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American Society of Transplantation

Improving Human Life by Advancing the Field of Transplantation

three stars

85.65

1120 Route 73 Suite 200
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
tel: (856) 439-9986   Web Site
EIN: 42-1182936

Board Leadership
Emily Blumberg, MD, FAST
President

CEO
Shandie Covington
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.65 three stars
  Financial 79.72 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Society of Transplantation is an organization dedicated to advancing the field of transplantation and improving patient care by promoting research, education, advocacy, organ donation, and service to the community.

The society is the largest transplant organization in North America and is recognized as the premier society for transplantation. AST members are sought out as transplant experts and advocates. Other transplant organizations, policy makers, regulatory agencies, academic institutions, and the general public look to the AST for guidance, research, and resources related to transplantation.

The American Society of Transplantation is an organization dedicated to advancing the field of transplantation and improving patient care by promoting research, education, advocacy, organ donation, and service to the community.

The society is the largest transplant organization in North America and is recognized as the premier society for transplantation. AST members are sought out as transplant experts and advocates. Other transplant organizations, policy makers, regulatory agencies, academic institutions, and the general public look to the AST for guidance, research, and resources related to transplantation.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of groups/individuals benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided
1,616
Number of citations of advocate products or ideas in policy deliberations/policies
24
Number of donations made by members.
294
Total number of grants awarded
7
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

79.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 16.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.96
  Program Expenses Growth -2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Society of Transplantation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Society of Transplantation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Society of Transplantation (NJ) 85.65 three stars
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (IL) 94.17 four stars
CHEST Foundation (IL) 89.80 three stars
National Medical Association (MD) 89.48 three stars
AORN Foundation (CO) 87.08 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,418,601
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,418,601
   Program Service Revenue $2,593,829
Total Primary Revenue $4,012,430
   Other Revenue $516,124
TOTAL REVENUE $4,528,554
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,132,576
   Administrative Expenses $1,159,115
   Fundraising Expenses $215,736
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,507,427
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $21,127
   
Net Assets $14,517,815

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
Educational Programs $1,859,588 59.4%
Advocacy $598,110 19.1%
Research and Career Development Awards $423,938 13.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 85.65 three stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 90.68 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 96.30 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 91.86 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 96.26 four stars
2014-12 10/01/2016 91.12 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 88.02 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.41 three stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 73.13 two stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 71.30 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 73.36 two 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 42-1182936
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN SOCIETY OF TRANSPLANTATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 August, 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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,762 2.61% Shandie Covington Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Society of Transplantation (NJ) 85.65 three stars
Byrnes Health Education Center (PA) 87.01 three stars
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (IL) 94.17 four stars
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (DC) 85.10 three stars
CHEST Foundation (IL) 89.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Society of Transplantation
1120 Route 73
Suite 200
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
tel: (856) 439-9986
fax: (856) 581-9604
EIN: 42-1182936

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Board Leadership

Emily Blumberg, MD, FAST
President

CEO

Shandie Covington
Chief Executive Officer

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