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Health : Treatment and Prevention Services

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Out of the darkness

91.86

120 Wall Street 29th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (888) 333-2377   Web Site
EIN: 13-3393329

Board Leadership
Nancy Farell
Chair

CEO
Robert Gebbia
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.86
  Financial 89.22
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

89.22

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 18.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (NY) 91.86
Mental Health America (VA) 88.59
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office (IL) 93.83
NAMI (VA) 86.87
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston (TX) 95.74

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (NY) 91.86
NAMI (VA) 86.87
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office (IL) 93.83
Mental Health America (VA) 88.59
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York City (NY) 92.50

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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.

To fully achieve its mission, AFSP engages in the following Five Core Strategies:
Fund scientific research
Offer educational programs for professionals
Educate the public about mood disorders and suicide prevention
Promote policies and legislation that impact suicide and prevention
Provide programs and resources for survivors of suicide loss and people at risk, and involve them in the work of the Foundation

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,871,883
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $14,244,549
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $79,654
Total Contributions $16,196,086
   Program Service Revenue $241,560
Total Primary Revenue $16,437,646
   Other Revenue $-3,421,893
TOTAL REVENUE $13,015,753
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,202,356
   Administrative Expenses $703,599
   Fundraising Expenses $1,504,448
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,410,403
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-394,650
   
Net Assets $6,595,160

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 $3,202,334 28.6%
Education & Prevention Programs $3,977,794 35.5%
Loss and Bereavement $2,547,237 22.7%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.86
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 92.93
2013-06 02/01/2015 94.36
2012-06 08/01/2014 91.69
2012-06 11/01/2013 90.32
2011-06 08/01/2012 91.89
2010-06 06/01/2012 90.61
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.39
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 87.84
2008-06 12/01/2009 88.03
2007-06 10/01/2008 88.12
2006-06 07/01/2007 90.48
2005-06 07/01/2006 80.96
2004-06 07/01/2005 85.94
2003-06 06/01/2004 76.38
2002-06 01/01/2004 98.34

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-3393329
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION
NTEE Code F11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(429) Other inner city or community benefit 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 November, 1991
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, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011
  • June, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$307,342 2.29% Robert Gebbia Executive Director

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.

To fully achieve its mission, AFSP engages in the following Five Core Strategies:
Fund scientific research
Offer educational programs for professionals
Educate the public about mood disorders and suicide prevention
Promote policies and legislation that impact suicide and prevention
Provide programs and resources for survivors of suicide loss and people at risk, and involve them in the work of the Foundation

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (NY) 91.86
NAMI Minnesota (MN) 88.54
Mental Health America (VA) 88.59
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office (IL) 93.83
Thrive Counseling Center (IL) 90.95

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (NY) 91.86
NAMI (VA) 86.87
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office (IL) 93.83
Mental Health America (VA) 88.59
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York City (NY) 92.50

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Charity Contact Info

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street
29th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (888) 333-2377
fax: (212) 363-6237
EIN: 13-3393329

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Board Leadership

Nancy Farell
Chair

CEO

Robert Gebbia
CEO

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