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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation

Supporting children with an autism spectrum disorder

zero star

23.84

228 West Lincoln Highway 301 Schererville, IN 46375
tel: (877) 806-0635   Web Site
EIN: 20-8820570

CEO
Michael Slutsky
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 23.84 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 60.00 one star
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2007, ASDF helps meet the needs of children and families affected by autism. The cost of services, treatment and care for a child affected by autism take a heavy toll on a family's budget. Families make great sacrifices and often compromise and prioritize basic family needs to provide their children with the therapies, schooling and medical treatment necessary to improve their quality of life. There are an abundance of resources on autism trends, treatments and research available, but the financial burdens autism families face tend to get overlooked. ASDF works with families and autism-specific organizations to take some of the financial burden off their shoulders. By providing funding for various programs that benefit an autistic child's specific needs, ASDF lets families know they are not alone in their efforts and gives them hope for the future.

Founded in 2007, ASDF helps meet the needs of children and families affected by autism. The cost of services, treatment and care for a child affected by autism take a heavy toll on a family's budget. Families make great sacrifices and often compromise and prioritize basic family needs to provide their children with the therapies, schooling and medical treatment necessary to improve their quality of life. There are an abundance of resources on autism trends, treatments and research available, but the financial burdens autism families face tend to get overlooked. ASDF works with families and autism-specific organizations to take some of the financial burden off their shoulders. By providing funding for various programs that benefit an autistic child's specific needs, ASDF lets families know they are not alone in their efforts and gives them hope for the future.

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Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

60.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
18.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 79.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.81
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 26.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 434.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation (IN) 23.84 zero star
Organization for Autism Research (VA) 94.75 four stars
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (MD) 93.73 four stars
Histiocytosis Association (NJ) 90.10 four stars
Brain Aneurysm Foundation (MA) 86.08 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,207,600
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,207,600
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,207,600
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $2,207,600
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $401,491
   Administrative Expenses $36,039
   Fundraising Expenses $1,876,752
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,314,282
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-106,682
   
Net Assets $-94,368

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
Education $233,733 58.2%
Financial Assistance $167,758 41.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 23.84 zero star
2017-12 09/01/2018 23.84 zero star
2016-12 02/01/2018 23.84 zero star
2015-12 12/01/2016 23.84 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 23.84 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 23.84 zero star
2013-12 06/01/2015 23.84 zero star
2012-12 11/01/2013 24.84 zero star
2011-12 08/01/2013 24.84 zero star

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

EIN 20-8820570
Name in IRS Master File AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code G84
NTEE Classification Autism
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 August, 2007
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
$182,000 7.86% Michael Slutsky Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation (IN) 23.84 zero star
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Charity Contact Info

Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation
228 West Lincoln Highway 301
Schererville, IN 46375
tel: (877) 806-0635
fax: (484) 423-2346
EIN: 20-8820570

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CEO

Michael Slutsky
Executive Director

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