Human Services : Social Services

The Ability Experience

A Pi Kappa Phi philanthropy

three stars

88.80

2015 Ayrsley Town Boulevard Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28273
tel: (704) 504-2400   Web Site
EIN: 58-1588777

Board Leadership
Chad Perce
Chairman

CEO
Basil Lyberg
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.80 three stars
  Financial 92.61 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Ability Experience, formerly Push America, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities. The Ability Experience was founded in 1977 as the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity with the purpose of instilling lifelong service in its members and enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities. Although the organization is still fulfilling the purpose for which it was intended, The Ability Experience has grown into a nationally recognized nonprofit with numerous programs educating undergraduates, alumni and communities about the abilities of people with disabilities.

The Ability Experience, formerly Push America, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities. The Ability Experience was founded in 1977 as the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity with the purpose of instilling lifelong service in its members and enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities. Although the organization is still fulfilling the purpose for which it was intended, The Ability Experience has grown into a nationally recognized nonprofit with numerous programs educating undergraduates, alumni and communities about the abilities of people with disabilities.

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Financial

four stars

92.61

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Ability Experience on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Ability Experience on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,006,087
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $140,850
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,146,937
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,146,937
   Other Revenue $85,108
TOTAL REVENUE $2,232,045
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,027,092
   Administrative Expenses $158,355
   Fundraising Expenses $148,582
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,334,029
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-101,984
   
Net Assets $2,191,279

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,500 5.29% Basil Lyberg CEO

Mission

The Ability Experience, formerly Push America, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities. The Ability Experience was founded in 1977 as the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity with the purpose of instilling lifelong service in its members and enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities. Although the organization is still fulfilling the purpose for which it was intended, The Ability Experience has grown into a nationally recognized nonprofit with numerous programs educating undergraduates, alumni and communities about the abilities of people with disabilities.

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Charity Contact Info

The Ability Experience
2015 Ayrsley Town Boulevard
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28273
tel: (704) 504-2400
EIN: 58-1588777

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Board Leadership

Chad Perce
Chairman

CEO

Basil Lyberg
Chief Executive Officer