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American Macular Degeneration Foundation

Offers hope and support to those with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and their families.

one star

62.49

P.O. Box 515 Northhampton, MA 01061
tel: (413) 268-7660   Web Site
EIN: 04-3274007

CEO
John R. Goehring III
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 62.49 one star
  Financial 82.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 50.00 zero star
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Macular Degeneration Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to the prevention, treatment, and cure of macular degeneration. The AMDF offers hope and support to those with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and their families. We raise public awareness of the disease while supporting a national research agenda which makes allies of the scientific community, the government, and people and their families who are living with macular degeneration. We are a funding source, and an international clearinghouse for information and research.

The American Macular Degeneration Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to the prevention, treatment, and cure of macular degeneration. The AMDF offers hope and support to those with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and their families. We raise public awareness of the disease while supporting a national research agenda which makes allies of the scientific community, the government, and people and their families who are living with macular degeneration. We are a funding source, and an international clearinghouse for information and research.

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Financial

three stars

82.28

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

50.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
75.5%
  Administrative Expenses 21.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.75
  Program Expenses Growth -5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Macular Degeneration Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Macular Degeneration Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Macular Degeneration Foundation (MA) 62.49 one star
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,198,973
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,198,973
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,198,973
   Other Revenue $245,594
TOTAL REVENUE $1,444,567
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,092,110
   Administrative Expenses $347,199
   Fundraising Expenses $44,133
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,483,442
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-38,875
   
Net Assets $2,495,305

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
Education for Eye Diseases $1,092,110 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 62.49 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 04-3274007
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN MACULAR DEGENERATION FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(179) Other health services
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, 1996
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
$156,800 10.57% John R. Goehring III President
Other Salaries of Note
$156,800 10.57% Paul F. Gariepy Secretary

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American Macular Degeneration Foundation (MA) 62.49 one star
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Charity Contact Info

American Macular Degeneration Foundation
P.O. Box 515
Northhampton, MA 01061
tel: (413) 268-7660
EIN: 04-3274007

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CEO

John R. Goehring III
President

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