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The Autism Community in Action

Educating, empowering and supporting families affected by autism

86.76

2222 Martin Street Suite 140
Irvine, CA 92612
tel: (855) 726-7810   Web Site
EIN: 27-0048002

Board Leadership
Glen Ackerman
President

CEO
Lisa Ackerman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.76
  Financial 81.28
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Autism Community in Action (TACA) formerly Talk About Curing Autism is a U.S. based non profit.

Mission statement: TACA provides education, support and hope to families living with autism.

Vision statement: For every individual diagnosed with autism to lead an independent life.

We serve over 75,000 and are adding 600 new families every month seeking help and hope.

The Autism Community in Action (TACA) formerly Talk About Curing Autism is a U.S. based non profit.

Mission statement: TACA provides education, support and hope to families living with autism.

Vision statement: For every individual diagnosed with autism to lead an independent life.

We serve over 75,000 and are adding 600 new families every month seeking help and hope.

Financial

81.28

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
72.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Autism Community in Action on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Autism Community in Action on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Autism Community in Action (CA) 86.76
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Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (GA) 93.43
Tulsa CARES (OK) 88.43

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,184,007
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $852,643
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,036,650
   Program Service Revenue $165,487
Total Primary Revenue $2,202,137
   Other Revenue $-205,407
TOTAL REVENUE $1,996,730
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,457,281
   Administrative Expenses $184,497
   Fundraising Expenses $378,441
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,020,219
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-23,489
   
Net Assets $821,408

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
Parent Support and Education $953,550 65.4%
Website, Facebook Group, and Printed Materials $283,713 19.5%
Scholarships $220,018 15.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 86.76
2018-12 03/01/2020 88.59
2017-12 12/01/2018 85.09
2016-12 02/01/2018 82.76
2015-12 10/01/2017 75.71

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 27-0048002
Name in IRS Master File THE AUTISM COMMUNITY IN ACTION
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 December, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$66,074 3.27% Lisa Ackerman Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Autism Community in Action (CA) 86.76
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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii (HI) 85.46
Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida (FL) 85.60
Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill (NC) 93.57

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Charity Contact Info

The Autism Community in Action
2222 Martin Street
Suite 140
Irvine, CA 92612
tel: (855) 726-7810
fax: (949) 640-4424
EIN: 27-0048002

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Board Leadership

Glen Ackerman
President

CEO

Lisa Ackerman
Executive Director

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