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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

American Diabetes Association

Cure, care, commitment

two stars

73.21

1701 North Beauregard Street Alexandria, VA 22311
tel: (800) 342-2383   Web Site
EIN: 13-1623888

Board Leadership
Karen Talmadge
Chair

CEO
Martha P. Clark
Interim CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.21 two stars
  Financial 62.24 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

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Financial

one star

62.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
66.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 28.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.36
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth -3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Diabetes Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Diabetes Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Diabetes Association (VA) 73.21 two stars
The Notah Begay III Foundation (NM) 91.45 four stars
Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi (MS) 91.18 four stars
Joslin Diabetes Center (MA) 85.23 three stars
Taking Control of Your Diabetes (CA) 91.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $83,700,908
   Federated Campaigns $5,894,920
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $47,892,576
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $533,367
Total Contributions $138,021,771
   Program Service Revenue $31,874,705
Total Primary Revenue $169,896,476
   Other Revenue $12,248,293
TOTAL REVENUE $182,144,769
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $121,504,036
   Administrative Expenses $9,827,387
   Fundraising Expenses $50,950,213
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $182,281,636
   
Payments to Affiliates $1,671,262
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-136,867
   
Net Assets $118,386,556

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
Information $46,081,781 35.1%
Research $43,557,285 33.1%
Public Awareness $41,807,047 31.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2018 73.21 two stars
2014-12 12/01/2016 73.26 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 76.54 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 05/01/2015 80.29 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 79.46 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 69.56 one star
2011-12 02/01/2013 69.23 one star
 
CN 1.0
2007-12 02/01/2009 69.49 one star
2006-06 11/01/2007 72.71 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 75.64 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 78.07 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 79.74 two stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 82.10 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 82.69 three 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 13-1623888
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code G80
NTEE Classification Specifically Named Diseases
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(59) Other school related 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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION INC
Ruling Date August, 1992
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$343,342 0.18% Kevin Hagan Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Diabetes Association (VA) 73.21 two stars
Taking Control of Your Diabetes (CA) 91.45 four stars
Joslin Diabetes Center (MA) 85.23 three stars
The Notah Begay III Foundation (NM) 91.45 four stars
Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi (MS) 91.18 four stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Diabetes Association Research Foundation (54-1734511)

Charity Contact Info

American Diabetes Association
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
tel: (800) 342-2383
EIN: 13-1623888

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 7023
Merrifield, VA 22116

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Board Leadership

Karen Talmadge
Chair

CEO

Martha P. Clark
Interim CEO

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