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American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association

Dedicated to bringing a national focus to autoimmunity

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four stars

98.45

22100 Gratiot Avenue Eastpointe, MI 48021
tel: (586) 776-3900   Web Site
EIN: 38-3027574

Board Leadership
The Rev. Herbert G. Ford
Chair

CEO
Virginia T. Ladd
President, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.45 four stars
  Financial 97.82 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1991, the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) is dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases and the alleviation of suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education, public awareness, research, and patient services in an effective, ethical and efficient manner. The AARDA is the only national nonprofit health agency dedicated to bringing a national focus to autoimmunity. The need to bring a national focus to autoimmunity as the common factor in all autoimmune diseases is vital in order to bring a collaborative effort to research, funding, early detection, and eventually, prevention and cure for all autoimmune diseases.

Founded in 1991, the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) is dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases and the alleviation of suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education, public awareness, research, and patient services in an effective, ethical and efficient manner. The AARDA is the only national nonprofit health agency dedicated to bringing a national focus to autoimmunity. The need to bring a national focus to autoimmunity as the common factor in all autoimmune diseases is vital in order to bring a collaborative effort to research, funding, early detection, and eventually, prevention and cure for all autoimmune diseases.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of groups brought together in a coalition/alliance/partnership
39
Number of informational packets mailed
2,500
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This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

97.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
90.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (MI) 98.45 four stars
California Dental Association Foundation (CA) 86.79 three stars
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MA) 89.75 three stars
Scleroderma Foundation (MA) 93.81 four stars
Beyond Celiac (PA) 92.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,233,817
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $146,590
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,380,407
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,380,407
   Other Revenue $-2,908
TOTAL REVENUE $1,377,499
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $850,430
   Administrative Expenses $43,574
   Fundraising Expenses $51,378
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $945,382
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $432,117
   
Net Assets $1,436,716

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
National Awareness Campaign $480,784 56.5%
Education $296,328 34.8%
Advocacy and Education $73,318 8.6%

Ratings History
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 12/01/2018 98.45 four stars
2016-09 10/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 92.63 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 91.59 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 89.10 three stars
2013-09 08/01/2014 85.10 three stars
2012-09 07/01/2013 97.35 four stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 97.82 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 84.28 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 05/01/2011 96.83 four stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 95.56 four stars
2007-09 05/01/2008 87.59 three stars
2006-09 05/01/2007 84.94 three stars
2005-09 05/01/2006 79.50 two stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 83.27 three stars
2003-09 06/01/2004 95.30 four 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 38-3027574
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN AUTOIMMUNE RELATED DISEASES ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code G81
NTEE Classification AIDS
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,004 14.06% Virginia Ladd President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (MI) 98.45 four stars
Epilepsy Foundation of Texas (TX) 89.60 three stars
GBS|CIDP Foundation International (PA) 100.00 four stars
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MA) 89.75 three stars
Huntington's Disease Society of America (NY) 92.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association
22100 Gratiot Avenue
Eastpointe, MI 48021
tel: (586) 776-3900
fax: (586) 776-3903
EIN: 38-3027574

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Board Leadership

The Rev. Herbert G. Ford
Chair

CEO

Virginia T. Ladd
President, Executive Director

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