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American Lung Association of the Southwest

Fighting For Air

four stars

90.66

102 West McDowell Road Phoenix, AZ 85003
tel: (602) 258-7505   Web Site
EIN: 86-0111676

Board Leadership
Linn Billingsley
Chair

CEO
Bill Pfeifer
President and Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.66 four stars
  Financial 87.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Lung Association (ALA) of the Southwest consists of the American Lung Associations serving Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. The American Lung Association is committed to preventing lung disease and promoting lung health through education, research, and advocacy. We offer practical help to people living with asthma, emphysema and other lung diseases. We also confront lung disease at the root level, educating kids about the dangers of smoking, pushing for more smoke-free workplaces and even working to reduce air pollution.

The American Lung Association (ALA) of the Southwest consists of the American Lung Associations serving Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. The American Lung Association is committed to preventing lung disease and promoting lung health through education, research, and advocacy. We offer practical help to people living with asthma, emphysema and other lung diseases. We also confront lung disease at the root level, educating kids about the dangers of smoking, pushing for more smoke-free workplaces and even working to reduce air pollution.

Financial

three stars

87.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 11.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Lung Association of the Southwest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Lung Association of the Southwest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Lung Association of the Southwest (AZ) 90.66 four stars
American Lung Association of the Southeast (FL) 92.03 four stars
Lung Cancer Alliance (DC) 88.48 three stars
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (IL) 86.54 three stars
The LAM Foundation (OH) 93.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,128,614
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,568,804
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,805,427
Total Contributions $8,502,845
   Program Service Revenue $215,564
Total Primary Revenue $8,718,409
   Other Revenue $397,946
TOTAL REVENUE $9,116,355
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,348,460
   Administrative Expenses $307,672
   Fundraising Expenses $1,067,326
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,723,458
   
Payments to Affiliates $803,277
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-607,103
   
Net Assets $8,870,857

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 Cancer, Asthma, COPD, and Other Lung Diseases $3,187,442 38.2%
Tobacco $2,660,654 31.9%
Environmental Health and Advocacy $1,051,071 12.6%

Ratings History
American Lung Association of the Southwest has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2017 90.66 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 93.63 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.28 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 85.63 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 89.32 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 81.62 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 82.67 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.93 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 77.74 two stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 90.93 four stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 85.20 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 88.37 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 83.09 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 83.40 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 84.55 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 78.49 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 86-0111676
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF THE SOUTHWEST INC
NTEE Code F52
NTEE Classification Smoking Addiction
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(179) Other health services
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 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 August, 1952
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$225,382 2.31% William Pfeifer President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$99,039 1.01% Kristina Crawford Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Lung Association of the Southwest (AZ) 90.66 four stars
American Lung Association of the Midland States (OH) 89.27 three stars
American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic (PA) 86.36 three stars
American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest (WI) 89.90 three stars
Lung Cancer Alliance (DC) 88.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Lung Association of the Southwest
102 West McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85003
tel: (602) 258-7505
fax: (877) 276-2108
EIN: 86-0111676

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Board Leadership

Linn Billingsley
Chair

CEO

Bill Pfeifer
President and Chief Executive Officer

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