Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office

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three stars

82.24

55 East Jackson Boulevard Suite 490
Chicago, IL 60604
tel: (800) 826-3632   Web Site
EIN: 36-3379124

Board Leadership
Kent Dauten
Chair

CEO
Michael Pollock
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.24 three stars
  Financial 75.21 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is proud to have been featured as one of Charity Navigators top charities for suicide prevention and mental health.

DBSA is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions, depression and bipolar disorder, which affect more than 21 million Americans, account for 90% of the nation's suicides every year, and cost $23 billion in workplace losses.

Through nearly 650 support groups, over 250 chapters, the Wellness Tracker app, and the DBSA website, millions of people each year have their lives improves by the in-person and online peer support, reliable information about depression and bipolar disorder, accessible and wellness-focused web-based tools, and stories of empowerment and hope that DBSA provides.

Join us in our mission to offer hope, help, support and empowerment to improve the lives of individuals with mood disorders!

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is proud to have been featured as one of Charity Navigators top charities for suicide prevention and mental health.

DBSA is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions, depression and bipolar disorder, which affect more than 21 million Americans, account for 90% of the nation's suicides every year, and cost $23 billion in workplace losses.

Through nearly 650 support groups, over 250 chapters, the Wellness Tracker app, and the DBSA website, millions of people each year have their lives improves by the in-person and online peer support, reliable information about depression and bipolar disorder, accessible and wellness-focused web-based tools, and stories of empowerment and hope that DBSA provides.

Join us in our mission to offer hope, help, support and empowerment to improve the lives of individuals with mood disorders!

Financial

two stars

75.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
68.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth -1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,073,529
   Federated Campaigns $59,763
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,133,292
   Program Service Revenue $188,919
Total Primary Revenue $2,322,211
   Other Revenue $35,246
TOTAL REVENUE $2,357,457
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,610,606
   Administrative Expenses $395,393
   Fundraising Expenses $400,711
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,406,710
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-49,253
   
Net Assets $2,206,902

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$223,480 9.28% Michael Pollock Chief Executive Officer

Mission

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is proud to have been featured as one of Charity Navigators top charities for suicide prevention and mental health.

DBSA is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions, depression and bipolar disorder, which affect more than 21 million Americans, account for 90% of the nation's suicides every year, and cost $23 billion in workplace losses.

Through nearly 650 support groups, over 250 chapters, the Wellness Tracker app, and the DBSA website, millions of people each year have their lives improves by the in-person and online peer support, reliable information about depression and bipolar disorder, accessible and wellness-focused web-based tools, and stories of empowerment and hope that DBSA provides.

Join us in our mission to offer hope, help, support and empowerment to improve the lives of individuals with mood disorders!

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office (IL) 82.24 three stars
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (NY) 96.07 four stars
Active Minds (DC) 91.49 four stars
Child Mind Institute (NY) 87.15 three stars
National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City (NY) 92.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, National Office
55 East Jackson Boulevard
Suite 490
Chicago, IL 60604
tel: (800) 826-3632
fax: (312) 642-7243
EIN: 36-3379124

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Board Leadership

Kent Dauten
Chair

CEO

Michael Pollock
Chief Executive Officer