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Macular Degeneration Association

Providing the latest research information and advocacy for patients with macular degeneration

two stars

73.72

5969 Cattleridge Boulevard Suite 100
Sarasota, FL 34232
tel: (855) 962-2852   Web Site
EIN: 27-3025707

Board Leadership
Larry Hoffheimer
Chairman

CEO
Donna Auger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.72 two stars
  Financial 70.81 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) is to find a cure for macular degeneration through disseminating research information, while providing education that will improve the quality of life today, tomorrow and in the future for patients, family members and their caregivers.

The mission of Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) is to find a cure for macular degeneration through disseminating research information, while providing education that will improve the quality of life today, tomorrow and in the future for patients, family members and their caregivers.

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Financial

two stars

70.81

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
61.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 24.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Macular Degeneration Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Macular Degeneration Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Macular Degeneration Association (FL) 73.72 two stars
Hearing Loss Association of America (MD) 89.22 three stars
Prevent Blindness (IL) 89.68 three stars
San Diego Center for the Blind (CA) 91.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,248,490
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,248,490
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,248,490
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,248,490
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $786,233
   Administrative Expenses $169,226
   Fundraising Expenses $332,903
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,288,362
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-39,872
   
Net Assets $180,676

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
Educational Programs $436,233 55.5%
Newsletters $250,000 31.8%
Website $100,000 12.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2018 73.72 two stars
2016-12 08/01/2018 62.68 one star

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

EIN 27-3025707
Name in IRS Master File MACULAR DEGENERATION ASSOCIATION
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 August, 2010
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$89,420 6.94% Donna Auger Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Macular Degeneration Association (FL) 73.72 two stars
San Diego Center for the Blind (CA) 91.04 four stars
Hearing Loss Association of America (MD) 89.22 three stars
Prevent Blindness (IL) 89.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Macular Degeneration Association
5969 Cattleridge Boulevard
Suite 100
Sarasota, FL 34232
tel: (855) 962-2852
fax: (941) 377-0808
EIN: 27-3025707

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Board Leadership

Larry Hoffheimer
Chairman

CEO

Donna Auger
Executive Director

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