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National Psoriasis Foundation

The voice for millions of Americans who are affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

four stars

91.44

6600 Southwest 92nd Avenue Suite 300
Portland, OR 97223
tel: (800) 723-9166   Web Site
EIN: 93-0571472

Board Leadership
Chip Newton
Chair

CEO
Randy Beranek
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.44 four stars
  Financial 88.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

From its origins in a tiny newspaper classified ad in 1966, the National Psoriasis Foundation has grown to be the largest psoriasis patient advocacy organization in the world. In over 40 years, the Foundation has grown from a small group of volunteers interested in support to a national nonprofit organization that lobbies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and offers extensive programs and services, providing help to more than a million people each year. The National Psoriasis Foundation is the voice for millions of Americans who are affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Our mission is to find a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and to eliminate their devastating effects through research, advocacy and education.

From its origins in a tiny newspaper classified ad in 1966, the National Psoriasis Foundation has grown to be the largest psoriasis patient advocacy organization in the world. In over 40 years, the Foundation has grown from a small group of volunteers interested in support to a national nonprofit organization that lobbies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and offers extensive programs and services, providing help to more than a million people each year. The National Psoriasis Foundation is the voice for millions of Americans who are affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Our mission is to find a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and to eliminate their devastating effects through research, advocacy and education.

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Financial

three stars

88.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Psoriasis Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Psoriasis Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls
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
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Our staff, Our board
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Psoriasis Foundation (OR) 91.44 four stars
Hydrocephalus Association (MD) 88.38 three stars
The Marfan Foundation (NY) 93.43 four stars
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (MD) 88.78 three stars
National Alopecia Areata Foundation (CA) 91.48 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,201,261
   Federated Campaigns $113,418
   Membership Dues $47,905
   Fundraising Events $2,045,943
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,408,527
   Program Service Revenue $753,742
Total Primary Revenue $14,162,269
   Other Revenue $360,342
TOTAL REVENUE $14,522,611
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,610,886
   Administrative Expenses $875,958
   Fundraising Expenses $1,851,644
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,338,488
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,184,123
   
Net Assets $7,698,114

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
Research and Professional Education $4,712,162 44.4%
Education, Outreach, and Patient Services $4,654,057 43.9%
Advocacy $1,244,667 11.7%

Ratings History
National Psoriasis Foundation has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 91.44 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 91.32 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 91.62 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 92.94 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.01 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 92.92 four stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 92.96 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 85.20 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 91.08 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.38 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 85.29 three stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 81.57 three stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 82.33 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 66.74 one star
2006-06 03/01/2007 79.51 two stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 76.45 two stars
2004-06 02/01/2005 85.78 three stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 87.90 three stars
2002-06 11/01/2003 96.00 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 93-0571472
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code G46
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(59) Other school related 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 December, 1968
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$332,830 2.49% Randy Beranek President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Psoriasis Foundation (OR) 91.44 four stars
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MA) 89.46 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

National Psoriasis Foundation
6600 Southwest 92nd Avenue
Suite 300
Portland, OR 97223
tel: (800) 723-9166
fax: (503) 245-0626
EIN: 93-0571472

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Board Leadership

Chip Newton
Chair

CEO

Randy Beranek
President and CEO

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