Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

CN Advisory: Low Concern

amfAR

Making AIDS History.

four stars

91.05

120 Wall Street 13th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 806-1600   Web Site
EIN: 13-3163817

Board Leadership
Kenneth Cole
Chairman

CEO
Kevin Robert Frost
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.05 four stars
  Financial 88.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/07/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, amfAR is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research.

With the freedom and flexibility to respond quickly to emerging areas of scientific promise, amfAR plays a catalytic role in accelerating the pace of HIV/AIDS research and achieving real breakthroughs. amfAR-funded research has increased our understanding of HIV and has helped lay the groundwork for major advances in the study and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $388 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide.

Founded in 1985, amfAR is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research.

With the freedom and flexibility to respond quickly to emerging areas of scientific promise, amfAR plays a catalytic role in accelerating the pace of HIV/AIDS research and achieving real breakthroughs. amfAR-funded research has increased our understanding of HIV and has helped lay the groundwork for major advances in the study and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $388 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide.

Financial

three stars

88.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/07/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.61
  Program Expenses Growth 15.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by amfAR on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by amfAR on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,546,419
   Federated Campaigns $267,404
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $33,932,932
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $13,063,451
Total Contributions $58,810,206
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $58,810,206
   Other Revenue $-9,948,008
TOTAL REVENUE $48,862,198
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $32,976,145
   Administrative Expenses $2,509,981
   Fundraising Expenses $6,191,182
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $41,677,308
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,184,890
   
Net Assets $61,639,180

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$550,683 1.32% Kevin Frost Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Founded in 1985, amfAR is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research.

With the freedom and flexibility to respond quickly to emerging areas of scientific promise, amfAR plays a catalytic role in accelerating the pace of HIV/AIDS research and achieving real breakthroughs. amfAR-funded research has increased our understanding of HIV and has helped lay the groundwork for major advances in the study and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $388 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide.

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amfAR (NY) 91.05 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

amfAR
120 Wall Street
13th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 806-1600
fax: (212) 806-1601
EIN: 13-3163817

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Board Leadership

Kenneth Cole
Chairman

CEO

Kevin Robert Frost
Chief Executive Officer