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The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter

Fighting on every front to improve living with ALS

three stars

84.65

321 Norristown Road Suite 260
Ambler, PA 19002
tel: (877) 434-7441   Web Site
EIN: 23-2387205

Board Leadership
Christina Martin
Chair

CEO
Jim Pinciotti
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.65 three stars
  Financial 78.30 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

78.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter (PA) 84.65 three stars
The ALS Association Florida Chapter (FL) 93.98 four stars
The ALS Association of Georgia (GA) 95.64 four stars
The ALS Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter (PA) 92.22 four stars
The ALS Association Connecticut Chapter (CT) 92.21 four stars

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The mission of The ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter, is to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support. The ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit organization dedicated solely to the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The Greater Philadelphia Chapter provides support and resources for ALS patients, their families, and caregivers living in the eastern half of Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,652,720
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,973,116
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $198,500
Total Contributions $5,824,336
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,824,336
   Other Revenue $4,310
TOTAL REVENUE $5,828,646
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,418,008
   Administrative Expenses $359,834
   Fundraising Expenses $896,615
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,674,457
   
Payments to Affiliates $244,100
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $154,189
   
Net Assets $4,613,540

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
Patient Services $2,739,641 62.0%
Research $987,467 22.4%
Education $690,900 15.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-01 03/01/2017 84.65 three stars
2015-01 06/01/2016 89.06 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-01 04/01/2016 88.78 three stars
2014-01 07/01/2015 86.06 three stars
2013-01 12/20/2013 86.07 three stars
2012-01 05/01/2013 78.54 two stars
2011-01 11/01/2011 83.28 three stars
2009-01 09/20/2011 85.58 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-01 11/24/2010 77.66 two stars
2008-01 06/01/2009 85.86 three stars
2007-01 12/01/2007 76.96 two stars
2006-01 12/15/2006 88.49 three stars
2005-01 01/01/2006 79.71 two stars
2004-01 01/05/2005 85.84 three stars
2003-01 02/01/2004 75.69 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 23-2387205
Name in IRS Master File AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS ASSOCIATION
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS ASSN
Ruling Date July, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End January
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • January, 2016
  • January, 2015
  • January, 2014
  • January, 2013
  • January, 2012

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
$171,959 3.03% James V. Pinciotti Executive Director

The mission of The ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter, is to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support. The ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit organization dedicated solely to the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The Greater Philadelphia Chapter provides support and resources for ALS patients, their families, and caregivers living in the eastern half of Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter (PA) 84.65 three stars
ALS Therapy Development Institute (MA) 92.92 four stars
ALS Association Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter (MN) 89.50 three stars
The ALS Association Connecticut Chapter (CT) 92.21 four stars
The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter (NY) 97.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter
321 Norristown Road
Suite 260
Ambler, PA 19002
tel: (877) 434-7441
fax: (215) 643-9307
EIN: 23-2387205

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Board Leadership

Christina Martin
Chair

CEO

Jim Pinciotti
Executive Director

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