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Research!America

An Alliance for Discoveries in Health

two stars

77.54

241 18th Street South Suite 501
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (703) 739-2577   Web Site
EIN: 52-1609875

Board Leadership
Michael N. Castle
Chair

CEO
Mary Woolley
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.54 two stars
  Financial 68.49 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Research!America, officially launched in January 1989, is the nation's largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance committed to making research to improve health a higher national priority. We urge Congress and the administration to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Science Foundation (NSF) at levels that keep pace with scientific opportunity. We also advocate for federal funding for global health research and a legislative and regulatory climate that stimulates growth in industry research and development.

Research!America, officially launched in January 1989, is the nation's largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance committed to making research to improve health a higher national priority. We urge Congress and the administration to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Science Foundation (NSF) at levels that keep pace with scientific opportunity. We also advocate for federal funding for global health research and a legislative and regulatory climate that stimulates growth in industry research and development.

Financial

one star

68.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
70.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.41
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Research!America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Research!America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Research!America (VA) 77.54 two stars
World Institute on Disability (CA) 85.65 three stars
The Georgia Center for Opportunity (GA) 91.44 four stars
The Claremont Institute (CA) 86.77 three stars
Illinois Policy Institute (IL) 88.59 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $361,707
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $949,719
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,311,426
   Program Service Revenue $2,627,450
Total Primary Revenue $3,938,876
   Other Revenue $-67,280
TOTAL REVENUE $3,871,596
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,739,720
   Administrative Expenses $564,813
   Fundraising Expenses $526,786
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,831,319
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $40,277
   
Net Assets $2,188,586

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
Elevating Medical $1,924,278 70.2%
High-Impact Program Partnerships $366,923 13.4%
National Health Research Forum $247,626 9.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 77.54 two stars
2018-12 09/03/2019 75.53 two stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 80.61 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 80.86 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 80.73 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.54 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 75.29 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 80.37 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 80.17 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 75.15 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 52-1609875
Name in IRS Master File RESEARCH AMERICA
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 (125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 June, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$548,670 14.32% Mary Woolley Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Research!America (VA) 77.54 two stars
New York Public Interest Research Group Fund (NY) 90.37 four stars
Population Reference Bureau (DC) 93.32 four stars
The Naval Institute Foundation (MD) 95.11 four stars
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (VA) 87.31 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Research!America
241 18th Street South
Suite 501
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (703) 739-2577
fax: (703) 739-2372
EIN: 52-1609875

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Board Leadership

Michael N. Castle
Chair

CEO

Mary Woolley
President & CEO

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