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Respiratory Health Association

Dedicated to community lung health since 1906

three stars

81.26

1440 West Washington Boulevard Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 243-2000   Web Site
EIN: 36-2222687

Board Leadership
Monique Howard
Chair

CEO
Joel Africk
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.26 three stars
  Financial 73.51 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Respiratory Health Association is committed to healthy lungs and clean air for all. To achieve that goal, we collaborate with local and national researchers in a relentless pursuit of new treatments and cures for lung diseases that affect an estimated 40 million people in the US. We empower adults and children by teaching people living with asthma and other lung diseases lifelong skills to manage their health. And we work with lawmakers to craft innovative policies that promote healthy communities, reduce tobacco use, protect our environment and build a more sustainable future. Begun in 1906 as a community organization to aid the fight against tuberculosis and serve the lung health needs of metropolitan Chicago, today Respiratory Health Association works locally, regionally and nationally to prevent lung disease and help people live better through education, research and policy change. www.resphealth.org.

Respiratory Health Association is committed to healthy lungs and clean air for all. To achieve that goal, we collaborate with local and national researchers in a relentless pursuit of new treatments and cures for lung diseases that affect an estimated 40 million people in the US. We empower adults and children by teaching people living with asthma and other lung diseases lifelong skills to manage their health. And we work with lawmakers to craft innovative policies that promote healthy communities, reduce tobacco use, protect our environment and build a more sustainable future. Begun in 1906 as a community organization to aid the fight against tuberculosis and serve the lung health needs of metropolitan Chicago, today Respiratory Health Association works locally, regionally and nationally to prevent lung disease and help people live better through education, research and policy change. www.resphealth.org.

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Financial

two stars

73.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth -4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Respiratory Health Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Respiratory Health Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Respiratory Health Association (IL) 81.26 three stars
Pulmonary Hypertension Association (MD) 87.04 three stars
Breathe California of Los Angeles County (CA) 91.39 four stars
American Lung Association, National Headquarters (IL) 95.87 four stars
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (IL) 92.25 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,007,629
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,118,720
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,126,349
   Program Service Revenue $487,527
Total Primary Revenue $2,613,876
   Other Revenue $-130,879
TOTAL REVENUE $2,482,997
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,092,895
   Administrative Expenses $399,013
   Fundraising Expenses $212,577
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,704,485
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-221,488
   
Net Assets $2,539,168

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
Lung Health Programs $1,033,789 49.4%
Tobacco Control $570,161 27.2%
Environmental Health $317,390 15.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 81.26 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 81.10 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 80.46 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 77.45 two stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 78.94 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.34 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 77.27 two stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 75.20 two stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 93.27 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 92.12 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 85.46 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 83.09 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 69.82 one star
2008-06 02/01/2010 76.09 two stars
2007-06 12/17/2008 82.17 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 81.81 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 75.13 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 87.79 three 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 36-2222687
Name in IRS Master File RESPIRATORY HEALTH 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 (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 April, 1938
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$297,905 11.01% Joel J. Africk President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Respiratory Health Association (IL) 81.26 three stars
Pulmonary Hypertension Association (MD) 87.04 three stars
Breathe California of Los Angeles County (CA) 91.39 four stars
The LAM Foundation (OH) 88.89 three stars
American Lung Association, National Headquarters (IL) 95.87 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Respiratory Health Association
1440 West Washington Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 243-2000
fax: (312) 243-3954
EIN: 36-2222687

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Board Leadership

Monique Howard
Chair

CEO

Joel Africk
President, CEO

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