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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

American Humanist Association

Good Without A God

91.42

1821 Jefferson Place NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (800) 837-3792   Web Site
EIN: 94-6168317

Board Leadership
Sunil Panikkath
President

CEO
Roy Speckhardt
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.42
  Financial 88.25
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

The mission of the American Humanist Association is to advance humanism, an ethical and life-affirming philosophy free of belief in any gods and other supernatural forces. Advocating for equality for non-theists and a society guided by reason, empathy, and our growing knowledge of the world, the AHA promotes a worldview that encourages individuals to live informed and meaningful lives that aspire to the greater good.

The mission of the American Humanist Association is to advance humanism, an ethical and life-affirming philosophy free of belief in any gods and other supernatural forces. Advocating for equality for non-theists and a society guided by reason, empathy, and our growing knowledge of the world, the AHA promotes a worldview that encourages individuals to live informed and meaningful lives that aspire to the greater good.

Financial

88.25

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.98
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Humanist Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Humanist Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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American Humanist Association (DC) 91.42
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,181,573
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,181,573
   Program Service Revenue $663,790
Total Primary Revenue $2,845,363
   Other Revenue $395,468
TOTAL REVENUE $3,240,831
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,243,576
   Administrative Expenses $160,362
   Fundraising Expenses $315,245
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,719,182
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $521,649
   
Net Assets $10,769,827

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
Public Awareness $1,699,734 75.8%
Education $330,236 14.7%
Opportunities for Scholarship $111,966 5.0%

Ratings History
American Humanist Association has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 10/01/2021 91.42
2018-12 09/01/2020 92.67
2017-12 06/01/2019 91.49

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

EIN 94-6168317
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN HUMANIST ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (1) Church, synagogue, etc
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name AMERICAN HUMANIST ASSOCIATION
Ruling Date October, 1980
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
$169,813 6.24% Roy Speckhardt Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

American Humanist Association
1821 Jefferson Place NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (800) 837-3792
fax: (202) 238-9003
EIN: 94-6168317

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Board Leadership

Sunil Panikkath
President

CEO

Roy Speckhardt
Executive Director

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