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NAMI

The nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families

four stars

91.19

3803 North Fairfax Drive Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (703) 524-7600   Web Site
EIN: 43-1201653

Board Leadership
Steve Pitman
President

CEO
Mary Giliberti
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.19 four stars
  Financial 87.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 900 local communities across the country. NAMI recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. NAMI members and friends work to fulfill our mission by providing support, education, and advocacy. Our many activities include: public education and information activities, peer education and support, raising awareness and fighting stigma, and state and federal advocacy.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 900 local communities across the country. NAMI recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. NAMI members and friends work to fulfill our mission by providing support, education, and advocacy. Our many activities include: public education and information activities, peer education and support, raising awareness and fighting stigma, and state and federal advocacy.

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Financial

three stars

87.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 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)
76.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NAMI on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NAMI on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NAMI (VA) 91.19 four stars
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office (IL) 92.49 four stars
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (NY) 89.06 three stars
Mental Health America (VA) 86.12 three stars
Mental Health Association in Tulsa (OK) 94.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,974,923
   Federated Campaigns $86,046
   Membership Dues $313,726
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,374,695
   Program Service Revenue $2,153,441
Total Primary Revenue $13,528,136
   Other Revenue $306,349
TOTAL REVENUE $13,834,485
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,355,128
   Administrative Expenses $678,793
   Fundraising Expenses $1,724,358
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,758,279
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,076,206
   
Net Assets $11,164,072

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
Public Awareness, Partnerships and Outreach $6,562,114 63.4%
Policy and Advocacy $2,075,743 20.0%
Education, Training, and Support $1,717,271 16.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/22/2017 91.19 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 86.98 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.87 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 88.77 three stars
2014-12 10/01/2015 88.42 three stars
2013-12 10/01/2014 87.91 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 79.05 two stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 81.49 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 80.11 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 79.50 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.49 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/24/2010 85.11 three stars
2008-06 03/01/2009 89.91 three stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 84.91 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 71.17 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 77.21 two stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 85.29 three stars
2003-06 07/01/2004 90.67 four stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 87.89 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 92.86 four 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 43-1201653
Name in IRS Master File NAMI
NTEE Code F80
NTEE Classification Mental Health Association, Multipurpose
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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, 1980
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$188,984 1.48% Mary Giliberti Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NAMI (VA) 91.19 four stars
re:MIND (TX) 92.74 four stars
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (NY) 89.06 three stars
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York City (NY) 86.82 three stars
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office (IL) 92.49 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

NAMI
3803 North Fairfax Drive
Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (703) 524-7600
fax: (703) 524-9094
TTY: (703) 516-7992
EIN: 43-1201653

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 62596
Baltimore, MD 21264

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Board Leadership

Steve Pitman
President

CEO

Mary Giliberti
Chief Executive Officer

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