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The Asperger-Autism Network

Empowering Individuals, Building Community

three stars

89.16

51 Water Street, Suite 206 Watertown, MA 02472
tel: (617) 393-3824   Web Site
EIN: 04-3376227

Board Leadership
Dian Bohannon
Interim Chair of the Board

CEO
Dania Jekel
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.16 three stars
  Financial 85.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Asperger/Autism Network (AANE) works with individuals, families, and professionals to help people with Asperger Syndrome and similar autism spectrum profiles to build meaningful, connected lives. We do this by providing information, education, community, support, and advocacy, all in an atmosphere of validation and respect. While our primary mission is to assist individuals affected by AS, AANE is an inclusive organization that also serves people who have other neurological differences or who feel our services would be helpful. Individuals do not need to have a professional diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome in order to benefit from AANE's services. In addition to the services we provide from our home base, AANE works in close partnership with other Asperger's and Autism organizations throughout New England, as well as disability organizations that offer services relevant to the autism population.

The Asperger/Autism Network (AANE) works with individuals, families, and professionals to help people with Asperger Syndrome and similar autism spectrum profiles to build meaningful, connected lives. We do this by providing information, education, community, support, and advocacy, all in an atmosphere of validation and respect. While our primary mission is to assist individuals affected by AS, AANE is an inclusive organization that also serves people who have other neurological differences or who feel our services would be helpful. Individuals do not need to have a professional diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome in order to benefit from AANE's services. In addition to the services we provide from our home base, AANE works in close partnership with other Asperger's and Autism organizations throughout New England, as well as disability organizations that offer services relevant to the autism population.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of unique website visitors
500,000
Number of new contacts
6,100
Number of phone and email inquiries per month
275
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth 10.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Asperger-Autism Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Asperger-Autism Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Asperger-Autism Network (MA) 89.16 three stars
Adaptive Sports Center (CO) 94.52 four stars
Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis (MO) 86.47 three stars
Holy Childhood (NY) 93.78 four stars
The Center for Enriched Living (IL) 90.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $803,018
   Federated Campaigns $141,556
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $251,668
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $504,286
Total Contributions $1,700,528
   Program Service Revenue $632,691
Total Primary Revenue $2,333,219
   Other Revenue $-22,659
TOTAL REVENUE $2,310,560
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,714,490
   Administrative Expenses $277,849
   Fundraising Expenses $256,053
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,248,392
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $62,168
   
Net Assets $1,363,941

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
Training & Education $1,199,749 70.0%
Life Management Assistance Program $389,420 22.7%
October Annual Conference $125,321 7.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 89.16 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 87.48 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 87.39 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 85.11 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.06 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 04-3376227
Name in IRS Master File THE ASPERGER-AUTISM NETWORK INC
NTEE Code G84
NTEE Classification Autism
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$86,808 3.86% Dania Jekel Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Asperger-Autism Network (MA) 89.16 three stars
Variety - the Children's Charity of the Delaware Valley (PA) 85.66 three stars
Misericordia (IL) 94.16 four stars
Equest (TX) 85.62 three stars
Kostopulos Dream Foundation (UT) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Asperger-Autism Network
51 Water Street, Suite 206
Watertown, MA 02472
tel: (617) 393-3824
fax: (617) 393-3827
EIN: 04-3376227

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Board Leadership

Dian Bohannon
Interim Chair of the Board

CEO

Dania Jekel
Executive Director

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