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NEXT for AUTISM

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three stars

87.68

3 East 54th Street Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 759-3775   Web Site
EIN: 57-1136147

Board Leadership
Laura Slatkin
Co-Founder and Board Chair

CEO
Ilene Lainer
Co-Founder and President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.68 three stars
  Financial 87.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

NEXT for AUTISM transforms the national landscape of services for people with autism by strategically designing, launching, and supporting innovative programs. We believe that individuals with autism have the potential to live fulfilling, productive lives when supported by excellent services and connected to their communities. We continually ask, what's next for people on the autism spectrum?

While many organizations engage in advocacy or fund scientific research, NEXT For AUTISM addresses the needs of people with autism and their families across the country, right now. We create and support exceptional educational, clinical, and vocational programs, all cutting-edge, all with an eye towards affecting fundamental shifts in current approaches to autism services.

NEXT for AUTISM transforms the national landscape of services for people with autism by strategically designing, launching, and supporting innovative programs. We believe that individuals with autism have the potential to live fulfilling, productive lives when supported by excellent services and connected to their communities. We continually ask, what's next for people on the autism spectrum?

While many organizations engage in advocacy or fund scientific research, NEXT For AUTISM addresses the needs of people with autism and their families across the country, right now. We create and support exceptional educational, clinical, and vocational programs, all cutting-edge, all with an eye towards affecting fundamental shifts in current approaches to autism services.

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Financial

three stars

87.38

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.03
  Program Expenses Growth -5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NEXT for AUTISM on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NEXT for AUTISM on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NEXT for AUTISM (NY) 87.68 three stars
National Ataxia Foundation (MN) 90.71 four stars
National Alopecia Areata Foundation (CA) 93.29 four stars
Dan Marino Foundation (FL) 93.39 four stars
MDS Foundation (NJ) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $966,732
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,261,020
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,227,752
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,227,752
   Other Revenue $2,956,848
TOTAL REVENUE $7,184,600
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,999,882
   Administrative Expenses $214,141
   Fundraising Expenses $260,448
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,474,471
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,710,129
   
Net Assets $7,814,969

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
Grants for Autism Services $1,999,882 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.68 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 88.54 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2017 85.42 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 83.35 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.29 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 74.90 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 83.15 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 57-1136147
Name in IRS Master File NEXT FOR AUTISM 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
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 July, 2003
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$314,468 12.70% Ilene Lainer President and Co-Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NEXT for AUTISM (NY) 87.68 three stars
American Thyroid Association (VA) 91.42 four stars
Organization for Autism Research (VA) 95.05 four stars
National Psoriasis Foundation (OR) 91.44 four stars
Epilepsy Foundation (MD) 90.77 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

NEXT for AUTISM
3 East 54th Street
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 759-3775
fax: (212) 759-9273
EIN: 57-1136147

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Board Leadership

Laura Slatkin
Co-Founder and Board Chair

CEO

Ilene Lainer
Co-Founder and President

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