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National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

Building a Healthy America, One Patient at a Time.

three stars

89.39

1800 Diagonal Road Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (703) 647-7427   Web Site
EIN: 56-2273242

Board Leadership
Stephanie Garris
Chair

CEO
Nicole Lamoureux
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics is to ensure that the medically underserved have access to affordable quality health care.

The mission of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics is to ensure that the medically underserved have access to affordable quality health care.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of paid participants in conferences
502
Number of organizations applying for grants
696
Maximum number of participants allowed to attend conferences
550
Number of free participants in conferences
28
Number of health education trainings conducted
26
This impact information is current as of August 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

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 32.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 56.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics formed a larger advisory committee of people we serve to help identify policy and procedure changes that are needed with in the organization
This Constituent Feedback information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Feedback information published on this organization's page has no effect on its star rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (VA) 89.39 three stars
Volunteers in Medicine Clinic Hilton Head Island (SC) 97.36 four stars
Volunteers In Medicine Clinic, Oregon (OR) 97.56 four stars
Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine (FL) 90.18 four stars
Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (NY) 90.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,842,539
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $243,838
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,086,377
   Program Service Revenue $231,320
Total Primary Revenue $3,317,697
   Other Revenue $11,766
TOTAL REVENUE $3,329,463
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,091,500
   Administrative Expenses $268,641
   Fundraising Expenses $20,996
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,381,137
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-51,674
   
Net Assets $297,990

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
NAFC Annual Symposium $246,657 8.0%
CARE Clinics $2,844,843 92.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 08/01/2020 89.39 three stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 84.49 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 79.43 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 92.25 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.93 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 56-2273242
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FREE AND CHARITABLE CLINICS INC
NTEE Code S50
NTEE Classification Nonprofit Management
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
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 March, 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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$201,032 5.94% Nicole Lamoureux Busby Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (VA) 89.39 three stars
Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine (FL) 90.18 four stars
Church Health (TN) 92.94 four stars
Greenville Free Medical Clinic (SC) 91.93 four stars
Howard Brown Health Center (IL) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
1800 Diagonal Road
Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (703) 647-7427
fax: (866) 875-3827
EIN: 56-2273242

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Board Leadership

Stephanie Garris
Chair

CEO

Nicole Lamoureux
Chief Executive Officer

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