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American Liver Foundation

Your liver. Your life.

three stars

87.19

39 Broadway Suite 2700
New York, NY 10006
tel: (212) 668-1000   Web Site
EIN: 36-2883000

Board Leadership
Thomas F. Nealon III
Chair

CEO
Thomas F. Nealon III
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.19 three stars
  Financial 82.34 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1976, the American Liver Foundation (ALF) makes a measurable difference in the fight against liver disease by providing financial support for medical research, education for medical professionals, and advocacy and information for patients and their families, and by creating public awareness campaigns about liver wellness and disease prevention. Since inception the Research Awards Program has provided more than $22 million for research. We implement a wide range of educational and preventative efforts. In addition, ALF takes a leadership role in advocating on behalf of the millions of Americans living with liver disease and their families.

Founded in 1976, the American Liver Foundation (ALF) makes a measurable difference in the fight against liver disease by providing financial support for medical research, education for medical professionals, and advocacy and information for patients and their families, and by creating public awareness campaigns about liver wellness and disease prevention. Since inception the Research Awards Program has provided more than $22 million for research. We implement a wide range of educational and preventative efforts. In addition, ALF takes a leadership role in advocating on behalf of the millions of Americans living with liver disease and their families.

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Financial

three stars

82.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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)
77.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Liver Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Liver Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Liver Foundation (NY) 87.19 three stars
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (MD) 94.81 four stars
Dan Marino Foundation (FL) 93.32 four stars
Scleroderma Foundation (MA) 96.52 four stars
Solve ME/CFS Initiative (CA) 88.69 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,532,340
   Federated Campaigns $19,284
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,754,698
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,306,322
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,306,322
   Other Revenue $2,370,250
TOTAL REVENUE $9,676,572
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,719,340
   Administrative Expenses $910,124
   Fundraising Expenses $886,310
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,515,774
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,160,798
   
Net Assets $3,205,753

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 & Patient Education $2,019,894 30.1%
Patient Support $1,635,176 24.3%
Community Service $1,367,682 20.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 87.19 three stars
2015-09 02/01/2017 81.60 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 76.57 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 72.27 two stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 74.10 two stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 77.95 two stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 79.50 two stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 77.01 two stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 74.53 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 61.85 one star
2008-09 12/01/2009 66.40 one star
2007-09 06/01/2009 72.66 two stars
2006-09 12/15/2007 79.87 two stars
2005-09 12/15/2006 77.46 two stars
2004-09 10/01/2005 75.48 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 82.58 three stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 90.60 four stars
2001-06 04/15/2003 95.91 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 36-2883000
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION
NTEE Code G47
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
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 August, 1976
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
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

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
$50,200 0.58% Thomas F. Nealon Chairman and CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$184,332 2.16% Lynn Seim Executive Vice President, COO
$176,562 2.07% David Ticker Executive Vice President & CFO
$145,570 1.70% Joann Thompson National Director of Divisions

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Charity Contact Info

American Liver Foundation
39 Broadway
Suite 2700
New York, NY 10006
tel: (212) 668-1000
fax: (212) 483-8179
EIN: 36-2883000

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Board Leadership

Thomas F. Nealon III
Chair

CEO

Thomas F. Nealon III
Chief Executive Officer

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