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Families USA Foundation

The Voice for Health Care Consumers

three stars

88.62

1201 New York Avenue Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 628-3030   Web Site
EIN: 04-2730934

Board Leadership
Philippe Villers
President and Co-Founder

CEO
Ron Pollack
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.62 three stars
  Financial 94.18 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

four stars

94.18

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.60
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Families USA Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Families USA Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Families USA Foundation (DC) 88.62 three stars
Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding (NY) 85.21 three stars
Creative Commons (CA) 85.38 three stars
Produce for Better Health Foundation (DE) 88.46 three stars
The Philanthropy Roundtable (DC) 92.22 four stars

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The Families USA Foundation dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans. Working at the national, state, and community levels, we manage a grassroots advocates' network of organizations and individuals working for the consumer perspective. We act as a watchdog over government actions affecting health care, alerting consumers to changes and helping them have a say in the development of policy. We conduct public information campaigns about the concerns of health care consumers and serve as a consumer clearinghouse for information about the health care system.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,157,683
   Federated Campaigns $286
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,157,969
   Program Service Revenue $894,124
Total Primary Revenue $3,052,093
   Other Revenue $3,726,465
TOTAL REVENUE $6,778,558
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,249,035
   Administrative Expenses $943,058
   Fundraising Expenses $290,593
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,482,686
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,704,128
   
Net Assets $45,676,287

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
Healthcare Access/Enrollment $2,857,921 39.4%
Medicaid $2,038,249 28.1%
Health System Transformation $1,140,466 15.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 81.52 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 79.96 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 81.92 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 04-2730934
Name in IRS Master File FAMILIES U S A FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 September, 1989
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, 2015
  • December, 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
$240,092 2.83% Ronald Pollack Executive Director

The Families USA Foundation dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans. Working at the national, state, and community levels, we manage a grassroots advocates' network of organizations and individuals working for the consumer perspective. We act as a watchdog over government actions affecting health care, alerting consumers to changes and helping them have a say in the development of policy. We conduct public information campaigns about the concerns of health care consumers and serve as a consumer clearinghouse for information about the health care system.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Families USA Foundation (DC) 88.62 three stars
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (DC) 90.35 four stars
National Skills Coalition (DC) 88.81 three stars
PolicyLink (CA) 87.54 three stars
Independence Institute (CO) 90.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Families USA Foundation
1201 New York Avenue
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 628-3030
fax: (202) 347-2417
EIN: 04-2730934

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Board Leadership

Philippe Villers
President and Co-Founder

CEO

Ron Pollack
Executive Director

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