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amfAR

Making AIDS History.

four stars

93.50

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

Board Leadership
William H. Roedy
Chairman

CEO
Kevin Robert Frost
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.50 four stars
  Financial 90.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $517 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide. Through its $100 million Countdown to a Cure for AIDS initiative, amfAR aims to develop the scientific basis for a cure by 2020.

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. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $517 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide. Through its $100 million Countdown to a Cure for AIDS initiative, amfAR aims to develop the scientific basis for a cure by 2020.

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Financial

four stars

90.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.45
  Program Expenses Growth 9.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.5%
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 $8,999,778
   Federated Campaigns $207,695
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $30,056,709
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,578,196
Total Contributions $50,842,378
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $50,842,378
   Other Revenue $-10,415,806
TOTAL REVENUE $40,426,572
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $34,640,086
   Administrative Expenses $2,683,723
   Fundraising Expenses $5,923,574
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $43,247,383
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,820,811
   
Net Assets $59,730,246

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$582,053 1.34% 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. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $517 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide. Through its $100 million Countdown to a Cure for AIDS initiative, amfAR aims to develop the scientific basis for a cure by 2020.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
amfAR (NY) 93.50 four stars
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (CA) 92.19 four stars
Nebraska AIDS Project (NE) 89.81 three stars
National Minority AIDS Council (DC) 90.86 four stars
Cascade AIDS Project (OR) 86.00 three 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

William H. Roedy
Chairman

CEO

Kevin Robert Frost
Chief Executive Officer