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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

AIDS Project Los Angeles

Leadership in prevention, advocacy and service

two stars

79.60

611 South Kingsley Drive Los Angeles, CA 90005
tel: (213) 201-1600   Web Site
EIN: 95-3842506

Board Leadership
Mark Perrin
Chair

CEO
Craig E. Thompson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.60 two stars
  Financial 71.31 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

71.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth -9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by AIDS Project Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by AIDS Project Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
AIDS Project Los Angeles (CA) 79.60 two stars
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (CA) 87.36 three stars
Black AIDS Institute (CA) 85.66 three stars
Treatment Action Group (NY) 92.22 four stars
Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS (AZ) 88.56 three stars

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AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), one of the largest non-profit AIDS service organizations in the United States, provides bilingual direct services, prevention education and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. Marking 25 years of service in 2008, APLA is a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national and global reach. In 2007, more than 9,600 people accessed APLA's direct services and education programs. APLA reaches close to 600,000 people through our publications and Web sites, while countless others benefit from our education programs, social marketing campaigns and community forums. Through our policy work, we help shape legislation to provide access to life-saving HIV/AIDS drugs and care for people who rely on government programs for support.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,590,989
   Federated Campaigns $72,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,722,892
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,770,056
Total Contributions $12,155,937
   Program Service Revenue $1,330,200
Total Primary Revenue $13,486,137
   Other Revenue $173,850
TOTAL REVENUE $13,659,987
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $9,250,092
   Administrative Expenses $1,565,358
   Fundraising Expenses $2,648,027
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,463,477
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $196,510
   
Net Assets $8,111,906

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
Home Health Program $2,109,328 22.0%
Vance North Necessities of Life Program $1,246,182 13.0%
Capacity Building and Technical Assistance $1,082,772 11.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 79.60 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.21 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.82 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 87.20 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 89.10 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 87.26 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 86.20 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 88.70 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 88.12 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 83.11 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 85.77 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 73.66 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 68.03 one star
2007-06 05/01/2008 63.62 one star
2006-06 08/01/2007 63.96 one star
2005-06 10/01/2006 64.39 one star
2004-06 11/01/2005 63.29 one star
2003-06 10/01/2004 66.02 one star
2002-06 10/01/2003 65.61 one star
2001-06 10/15/2002 71.68 two 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 95-3842506
Name in IRS Master File AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES INC
NTEE Code G81
NTEE Classification AIDS
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
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, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$187,619 1.39% Craig Thompson Executive Director $62,532

AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), one of the largest non-profit AIDS service organizations in the United States, provides bilingual direct services, prevention education and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. Marking 25 years of service in 2008, APLA is a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national and global reach. In 2007, more than 9,600 people accessed APLA's direct services and education programs. APLA reaches close to 600,000 people through our publications and Web sites, while countless others benefit from our education programs, social marketing campaigns and community forums. Through our policy work, we help shape legislation to provide access to life-saving HIV/AIDS drugs and care for people who rely on government programs for support.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
AIDS Project Los Angeles (CA) 79.60 two stars
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (NY) 93.49 four stars
Bryan's House (TX) 89.50 three stars
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (CA) 87.36 three stars
Treatment Action Group (NY) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

AIDS Project Los Angeles
611 South Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005
tel: (213) 201-1600
EIN: 95-3842506

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Board Leadership

Mark Perrin
Chair

CEO

Craig E. Thompson
Executive Director

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