Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

For life without limits

three stars

82.37

1235 S Clark St Suite 305
Arlington, MD 22202
tel: (202) 466-7643   Web Site
EIN: 13-1691693

Board Leadership
Richard Murray
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Kenny Mendez
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.37 three stars
  Financial 77.17 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of affiliates speaking to government leaders about relevant policy issues
1
Number of participants counseled
250,000
Increase in number of persons participating in our online community to get education and support.
46,000
This impact information is current as of January 2020, 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

two stars

77.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 20.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.9%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,498,413
   Federated Campaigns $137,960
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $114,207
Total Contributions $1,750,580
   Program Service Revenue $1,880,360
Total Primary Revenue $3,630,940
   Other Revenue $120,631
TOTAL REVENUE $3,751,571
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,044,204
   Administrative Expenses $825,949
   Fundraising Expenses $485,540
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,355,693
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-604,122
   
Net Assets $3,361,459

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$84,763 1.94% Cary Sennett President And CEO - Until 4/2017
Other Salaries of Note
$179,761 4.12% Lynda Mitchell Ma Chief Operating Officer

Mission

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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Charity Contact Info

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1235 S Clark St
Suite 305
Arlington, MD 22202
tel: (202) 466-7643
fax: (800) 727-8462
EIN: 13-1691693

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Board Leadership

Richard Murray
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Kenny Mendez
President and CEO