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The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter

Create a world without ALS

three stars

88.53

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

Board Leadership
Ellyn C. Phillips
Chair

CEO
Jeffrey W. Cline
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.53 three stars
  Financial 83.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of The ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter, is to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

The mission of The ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter, is to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

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Financial

three stars

83.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
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) 88.53 three stars
ALS Therapy Development Institute (MA) 92.80 four stars
The ALS Association Golden West Chapter (CA) 92.95 four stars
Les Turner ALS Foundation (IL) 89.17 three stars
The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter (NY) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,150,306
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,888,353
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $384,543
Total Contributions $6,423,202
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,423,202
   Other Revenue $-272,116
TOTAL REVENUE $6,151,086
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,625,919
   Administrative Expenses $493,889
   Fundraising Expenses $616,852
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,736,660
   
Payments to Affiliates $673,355
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $414,426
   
Net Assets $4,830,640

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
Care Services $3,021,377 65.3%
Research $811,657 17.5%
Education $792,885 17.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-01 04/01/2020 88.53 three stars
2019-01 03/01/2020 87.50 three stars
2018-01 06/01/2019 86.15 three stars
2017-01 05/01/2018 87.34 three stars
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)
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  • January, 2018
  • January, 2017
  • January, 2016
  • January, 2015
  • January, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$165,797 2.89% Marta Rubin Kiesling Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter (PA) 88.53 three stars
The ALS Association, St. Louis Chapter (MO) 93.01 four stars
ALS Therapy Development Institute (MA) 92.80 four stars
The ALS Association Florida Chapter (FL) 87.47 three stars
The ALS Association Georgia Chapter (GA) 94.60 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

Ellyn C. Phillips
Chair

CEO

Jeffrey W. Cline
Executive Director

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