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American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand

Advancing the care of hand and upper extremity disorders

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four stars

90.87

822 West Washington Boulevard Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 880-1900   Web Site
EIN: 74-2428242

Board Leadership
Steven Z. Glickel
Chair

CEO
Mark C. Anderson
Executive Vice President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.87 four stars
  Financial 93.25 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand was founded by the Council of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand in February of 1986. The purposes for creating the Foundation were to address the rising expense of providing Continuing Medical Education (CME) and allow the Hand Society to remain committed to its mission of providing continuing education. The mission of the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand is to advance the care of hand and upper extremity disorders by supporting education, research and outreach through the efficient collection of donations and administration of grants.

The American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand was founded by the Council of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand in February of 1986. The purposes for creating the Foundation were to address the rising expense of providing Continuing Medical Education (CME) and allow the Hand Society to remain committed to its mission of providing continuing education. The mission of the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand is to advance the care of hand and upper extremity disorders by supporting education, research and outreach through the efficient collection of donations and administration of grants.

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Financial

four stars

93.25

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 18.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 12.97
  Program Expenses Growth 21.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand (IL) 90.87 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,175,319
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $1,500,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,675,319
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,675,319
   Other Revenue $399,672
TOTAL REVENUE $3,074,991
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,309,802
   Administrative Expenses $303,132
   Fundraising Expenses $50,513
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,663,447
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,411,544
   
Net Assets $16,304,294

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 Program $499,549 38.1%
Research Program $491,376 37.5%
Outreach Program $313,183 23.9%

Ratings History
American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.87 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.66 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.21 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 91.56 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 85.49 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2014 83.33 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 74-2428242
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SURGERY OF THE HAND
NTEE Code H5X
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 (162) Other medical research
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 October, 1986
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$3,810 0.22% Mark C. Anderson Executive VP, CEO $424,290

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand (IL) 90.87 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand
822 West Washington Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 880-1900
fax: (847) 384-1435
EIN: 74-2428242

Mail donations to:
Dept 2026, PO Box 87916
Carol Stream, IL 60188

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Board Leadership

Steven Z. Glickel
Chair

CEO

Mark C. Anderson
Executive Vice President and CEO

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