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Families USA Foundation

The Voice for Health Care Consumers

three stars

82.60

1225 New York Avenue Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 628-3030   Web Site
EIN: 04-2730934

Board Leadership
Philippe Villers
President

CEO
Frederick Isasi
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.60 three stars
  Financial 78.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

two stars

78.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.26
  Program Expenses Growth -2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.4%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Families USA Foundation (DC) 82.60 three stars
Safe Kids Worldwide (DC) 85.85 three stars
Partnership for Public Service (DC) 90.15 four stars
Center for Disaster Philanthropy (DC) 95.05 four stars
The Brookings Institution (DC) 85.05 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,593,263
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $112,336
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,705,599
   Program Service Revenue $297,362
Total Primary Revenue $4,002,961
   Other Revenue $2,643,486
TOTAL REVENUE $6,646,447
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,784,223
   Administrative Expenses $1,441,787
   Fundraising Expenses $755,626
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,981,636
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,335,189
   
Net Assets $30,919,189

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
Strategic Partnerships $2,973,826 43.8%
Health Policy $1,959,375 28.9%
Communications $1,851,022 27.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 82.60 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.73 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 89.24 three stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$248,137 2.76% Ron Pollack Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$240,808 2.68% Frederick Isasi Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Families USA Foundation (DC) 82.60 three stars
Charity Navigator (NJ) 92.39 four stars
New America (DC) 94.49 four stars
Middle East Forum (PA) 92.46 four stars
Food and Water Watch (DC) 87.57 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Families USA Foundation
1225 New York Avenue
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 628-3030
fax: (202) 347-2417
EIN: 04-2730934

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Board Leadership

Philippe Villers
President

CEO

Frederick Isasi
Executive Director

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