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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines (Grantmaking)

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

What we do together makes a difference

three stars

83.60

165 West 46th Street Suite 1300
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 840-0770   Web Site
EIN: 13-3458820

Board Leadership
Bob Wankel
President

CEO
Tom Viola
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.60 three stars
  Financial 76.81 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) is one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources, and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised over $195 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. BC/EFA is the major supporter of seven programs at The Actors' Fund, including The HIV/AIDS Initiative, The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative, The Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic and more. BC/EFA also awards annual grants to more than 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) is one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources, and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised over $195 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. BC/EFA is the major supporter of seven programs at The Actors' Fund, including The HIV/AIDS Initiative, The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative, The Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic and more. BC/EFA also awards annual grants to more than 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide.

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Financial

two stars

76.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (NY) 83.60 three stars
National Minority AIDS Council (DC) 92.75 four stars
Elton John AIDS Foundation (NY) 90.91 four stars
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (CA) 92.38 four stars
Desert AIDS Project (CA) 93.59 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,653,269
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,594,074
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $24,247,343
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $24,247,343
   Other Revenue $221,128
TOTAL REVENUE $24,468,471
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,730,197
   Administrative Expenses $1,762,546
   Fundraising Expenses $2,604,647
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $23,097,390
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,371,081
   
Net Assets $3,232,635

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
Direct Grants to Aid Organizations $13,685,258 73.1%
Outreach Programs $5,044,939 26.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 11/01/2019 83.60 three stars
2017-09 12/01/2018 81.84 three stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 80.81 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2017 78.05 two stars
2015-09 12/21/2016 77.87 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 78.10 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 83.43 three stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 84.25 three stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 88.61 three stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 87.43 three stars
2010-09 11/01/2011 87.51 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 86.76 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 80.42 three stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 77.02 two stars
2007-09 06/01/2009 74.15 two stars
2006-09 05/01/2008 81.61 three stars
2005-09 12/01/2006 82.70 three stars
2004-09 10/01/2005 81.63 three stars
2003-09 10/01/2004 69.86 one star
2002-09 08/01/2003 68.08 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 13-3458820
Name in IRS Master File BROADWAY CARES-EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (200) Business promotion (chamber of commerce, business league, etc.
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 January, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$204,812 0.88% Tom Viola Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (NY) 83.60 three stars
Treatment Action Group (NY) 91.62 four stars
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (CA) 92.38 four stars
Bryan's House (TX) 88.09 three stars
Cascade AIDS Project (OR) 90.79 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
165 West 46th Street
Suite 1300
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 840-0770
fax: (212) 840-0551
EIN: 13-3458820

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Board Leadership

Bob Wankel
President

CEO

Tom Viola
Executive Director

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