Health : Treatment and Prevention Services

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Out of the darkness

96.07

199 Water Street 11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 363-3500   Web Site
EIN: 13-3393329

Board Leadership
Steve Siple
Chair

CEO
Robert Gebbia
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.07
  Financial 94.45
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

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

Financial

94.45

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,633,370
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $32,985,560
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $269,037
Total Contributions $45,887,967
   Program Service Revenue $201,853
Total Primary Revenue $46,089,820
   Other Revenue $-3,719,308
TOTAL REVENUE $42,370,512
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,688,551
   Administrative Expenses $1,482,482
   Fundraising Expenses $3,820,492
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,991,525
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,378,987
   
Net Assets $31,832,603

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$421,385 1.40% Robert Gebbia CEO

Mission

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) 96.07
Mental Health Colorado (CO) 88.68
To Write Love on Her Arms (FL) 90.22
NAMI Minnesota (MN) 94.69
Active Minds (DC) 91.49

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Charity Contact Info

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
199 Water Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 363-3500
fax: (212) 363-6237
EIN: 13-3393329

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Board Leadership

Steve Siple
Chair

CEO

Robert Gebbia
CEO