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NAMI

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

four stars

91.89

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

Board Leadership
Adrienne Kennedy
President

CEO
Angela Kimball
Acting CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.89 four stars
  Financial 88.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
# of advocacy contacts with government leaders
42,306
Number of participants attending course/session/workshop
375,000
Number of Facebook followers
368,158
Number of new donors
21,428
Total number of "touches" through NAMI Helpline
121,089
Total number of "touches" through NAMI Helpline
121,089
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth 14.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,649,920
   Federated Campaigns $66,263
   Membership Dues $362,140
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $15,078,323
   Program Service Revenue $1,974,708
Total Primary Revenue $17,053,031
   Other Revenue $628,958
TOTAL REVENUE $17,681,989
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,421,766
   Administrative Expenses $801,720
   Fundraising Expenses $2,293,552
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,517,038
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,164,951
   
Net Assets $14,740,320

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,095 1.30% Mary Giliberti Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NAMI (VA) 91.89 four stars
NAMI Minnesota (MN) 93.81 four stars
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York City (NY) 92.51 four stars
re:MIND (TX) 90.61 four stars
The Jed Foundation (NY) 97.34 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 49104
Baltimore, MD 21297

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Board Leadership

Adrienne Kennedy
President

CEO

Angela Kimball
Acting CEO