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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

For life without limits

three stars

88.21

8201 Corporate Drive Suite 1000
Landover, MD 20785
tel: (800) 727-8462   Web Site
EIN: 13-1691693

Board Leadership
Heidi Bayer
Chair

CEO
Lynda Mitchell, MA
Acting CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.21 three stars
  Financial 83.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), founded in 1953, is the leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies. AAFA provides practical information, community based services and support through a network of regional chapters, educations support groups and other local partners. AAFA develops health education, organizes state and national advocacy efforts and funds research to find better treatments and cures. The AAFA has a national network of nine regional chapters that provide a variety of services, educational programs, and support.

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), founded in 1953, is the leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies. AAFA provides practical information, community based services and support through a network of regional chapters, educations support groups and other local partners. AAFA develops health education, organizes state and national advocacy efforts and funds research to find better treatments and cures. The AAFA has a national network of nine regional chapters that provide a variety of services, educational programs, and support.

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Financial

three stars

83.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
73.5%
  Administrative Expenses 21.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,908,894
   Federated Campaigns $87,470
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $157,403
Total Contributions $2,153,767
   Program Service Revenue $1,465,370
Total Primary Revenue $3,619,137
   Other Revenue $116,692
TOTAL REVENUE $3,735,829
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,224,360
   Administrative Expenses $1,049,342
   Fundraising Expenses $212,562
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,486,264
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-750,435
   
Net Assets $3,770,589

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 $1,171,716 36.3%
Public Information $1,105,249 34.3%
Community and Chapter Outreach $717,340 22.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 88.21 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 88.60 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 91.33 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 82.96 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.04 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 85.29 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 88.16 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 89.32 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.97 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 75.22 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 86.08 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 83.40 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 96.14 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 95.93 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 95.85 four stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 82.40 three stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 78.49 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 13-1691693
Name in IRS Master File ASTHMA & ALLERGY FOUNDATION OF AMERICA NATIONAL
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 (179) Other health services
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name ASTHMA & ALLERGY FOUNDATION OF AMERICA NATIONAL
Ruling Date June, 1954
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$289,107 6.44% Cary Sennett President, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
8201 Corporate Drive
Suite 1000
Landover, MD 20785
tel: (800) 727-8462
fax: (800) 727-8462
EIN: 13-1691693

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Board Leadership

Heidi Bayer
Chair

CEO

Lynda Mitchell, MA
Acting CEO

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