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The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration

Opening the gateway to help and a cure

four stars

93.85

290 King Of Prussia Road Building 2, Suite 320
Radnor, PA 19087
tel: (866) 507-7222   Web Site
EIN: 41-2073220

Board Leadership
Gail Andersen
Chair

CEO
Susan L-J Dickinson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.85 four stars
  Financial 94.85 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) envisions a world where frontotemporal degeneration is understood, effectively diagnosed, treated, cured and ultimately prevented. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people affected by FTD and drive research to a cure. We work every day to advance research, awareness, support, education, and advocacy. We value knowledge, collaboration, respect, dignity, and compassion. These values are core to our ability to lead a network of caregivers, persons diagnosed, medical professionals and government to forge change that will deliver our mission and achieve our vision.

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) envisions a world where frontotemporal degeneration is understood, effectively diagnosed, treated, cured and ultimately prevented. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people affected by FTD and drive research to a cure. We work every day to advance research, awareness, support, education, and advocacy. We value knowledge, collaboration, respect, dignity, and compassion. These values are core to our ability to lead a network of caregivers, persons diagnosed, medical professionals and government to forge change that will deliver our mission and achieve our vision.

Financial

four stars

94.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.02
  Program Expenses Growth 64.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (PA) 93.85 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,377,565
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,812,677
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,190,242
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,190,242
   Other Revenue $142,738
TOTAL REVENUE $4,332,980
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,882,990
   Administrative Expenses $235,719
   Fundraising Expenses $546,518
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,665,227
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,332,247
   
Net Assets $6,956,715

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
Research $3,571,338 73.1%
Education, Awareness, and Information $818,330 16.8%
Patient Support $493,322 10.1%

Ratings History
The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 93.85 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 94.52 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 93.48 four 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 41-2073220
Name in IRS Master File THE ASSOCIATION FOR FRONTOTEMPORAL DEGENERATION
NTEE Code H12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Medical Research
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 January, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$142,500 2.51% Susan Dickinson Executive Director

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The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (PA) 93.85 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
290 King Of Prussia Road
Building 2, Suite 320
Radnor, PA 19087
tel: (866) 507-7222
EIN: 41-2073220

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Board Leadership

Gail Andersen
Chair

CEO

Susan L-J Dickinson
Executive Director

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