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The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

Our vision is to prevent and eliminate addiction in America and beyond.

three stars

87.98

633 Third Avenue 19th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 841-5200   Web Site
EIN: 52-1736502

Board Leadership
Joseph G. Plumeri & James G. Niven
Co-Chairmen

CEO
Creighton Drury
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.98 three stars
  Financial 83.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (the Center) informs Americans of the economic and social costs of addiction and risky substance use and its impact on their lives; assesses what works in prevention, treatment and disease management; and encourages every individual and institution to take responsibility to reduce these health problems. The Center strives to provide health care providers, policymakers and individuals with the tools they need to succeed and to remove the stigma of addiction, replacing shame and despair with hope. The only shame in the fight against addiction is indifference.

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (the Center) informs Americans of the economic and social costs of addiction and risky substance use and its impact on their lives; assesses what works in prevention, treatment and disease management; and encourages every individual and institution to take responsibility to reduce these health problems. The Center strives to provide health care providers, policymakers and individuals with the tools they need to succeed and to remove the stigma of addiction, replacing shame and despair with hope. The only shame in the fight against addiction is indifference.

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Financial

three stars

83.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
76.0%
  Administrative Expenses 19.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.50
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
SMS text surveys, Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
When the COVID-19 epidemic was emerging, we heard from our constituents that in-person support groups in their communities were no longer available to them We quickly expanded our Online Support Community program to accommodate clients who were looking for ways to connect with other families in a group format The groups have been running since March 2020 and we have received a great deal of positive feedback from about them
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (NY) 87.98 three stars
Oasis Center (TN) 93.22 four stars
Wayside House (FL) 94.72 four stars
Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (NC) 91.59 four stars
The Phoenix (CO) 86.08 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $450,267
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,005,925
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,829,940
Total Contributions $4,286,132
   Program Service Revenue $2,527,154
Total Primary Revenue $6,813,286
   Other Revenue $3,351,441
TOTAL REVENUE $10,164,727
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,548,999
   Administrative Expenses $2,851,963
   Fundraising Expenses $420,745
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,821,707
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-656,980
   
Net Assets $41,739,467

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
Conducting Studies $4,300,092 57.0%
Communications $1,167,097 15.5%
Developing New Programs $985,691 13.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 87.98 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.91 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.44 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.72 four stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 88.72 three stars
2014-12 12/01/2016 88.37 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.68 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 82.04 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 81.81 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 84.32 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 89.15 three stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 89.57 three stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 88.48 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 87.30 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.72 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 94.55 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 85.03 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 73.64 two stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 68.03 one star
2005-12 04/01/2007 72.38 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 52-1736502
Name in IRS Master File PARTNERSHIP TO END ADDICTION
NTEE Code F01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
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 July, 1991
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$292,024 2.69% Creighton Drury Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (NY) 87.98 three stars
Oasis Center (TN) 93.22 four stars
Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (NC) 91.59 four stars
Wayside House (FL) 94.72 four stars
New York Adult & Teen Challenge (NY) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
633 Third Avenue
19th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 841-5200
fax: (212) 956-8020
EIN: 52-1736502

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Board Leadership

Joseph G. Plumeri & James G. Niven
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Creighton Drury
Chief Executive Officer

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