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National Council on Aging

Improving the lives of older Americans

three stars

88.29

251 Eighteenth Street, S. Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (571) 527-3900   Web Site
EIN: 13-1932384

Board Leadership
James Knickman
Chair

CEO
James P. Firman
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.29 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. That works to improve the lives of older Americans. NCOA is a national voice for older adults - especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged -- and the community organizations that serve them. NCOA brings together non-profit organizations, businesses and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults. NCOA works with thousands of organizations across the country to help seniors live independently, find jobs and benefits, improve their health, live independently and remain active in their communities.

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. That works to improve the lives of older Americans. NCOA is a national voice for older adults - especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged -- and the community organizations that serve them. NCOA brings together non-profit organizations, businesses and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults. NCOA works with thousands of organizations across the country to help seniors live independently, find jobs and benefits, improve their health, live independently and remain active in their communities.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
94.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Council on Aging on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Council on Aging on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council on Aging (VA) 88.29 three stars
Alzheimer's Family Center (CA) 93.36 four stars
AARP Foundation (DC) 91.22 four stars
Senior Services (NC) 93.48 four stars
ElderHelp of San Diego (CA) 92.82 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,666,035
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $179,374
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $49,942,171
Total Contributions $61,787,580
   Program Service Revenue $3,017,879
Total Primary Revenue $64,805,459
   Other Revenue $77,714
TOTAL REVENUE $64,883,173
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $55,832,049
   Administrative Expenses $2,740,637
   Fundraising Expenses $452,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $59,025,056
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,858,117
   
Net Assets $9,953,273

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
Workforce Development $37,299,508 66.8%
Access to Benefits Services and Support $11,154,917 20.0%
Healthy Aging Programs $2,247,719 4.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 88.29 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 88.48 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 86.35 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 82.66 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 80.13 three stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.93 two stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 80.08 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 84.13 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 94.06 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.12 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 88.09 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 86.37 three stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 84.63 three stars
2005-06 12/01/2006 72.13 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 72.16 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 77.30 two stars
2002-06 11/01/2003 75.04 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 74.34 two stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 72.44 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 13-1932384
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE AGING 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 (59) Other school related activities
(61) Library
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 June, 1961
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$311,828 0.52% James Firman President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$327,384 0.55% Jay Greenberg President, CEO - NCOA Services, LLC.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council on Aging (VA) 88.29 three stars
Senior Neighbors (MI) 92.92 four stars
Surrey Services for Seniors (PA) 91.37 four stars
AARP Foundation (DC) 91.22 four stars
Bridgewater HealthCare Foundation (VA) 88.93 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Council on Aging
251 Eighteenth Street, S.
Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (571) 527-3900
fax: (571) 527-3901
EIN: 13-1932384

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Board Leadership

James Knickman
Chair

CEO

James P. Firman
President, CEO

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