Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Breathe California of Los Angeles County

Protecting the breath of life

four stars

90.37

5858 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90036
tel: (323) 935-8050   Web Site
EIN: 95-1641451

Board Leadership
Lawrence M. Lebowsky
Chair

CEO
Marc Carrel
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.37 four stars
  Financial 88.33 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

First formed in 1903, Breathe California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA), formerly the American Lung Association of Los Angeles County, is committed to promoting clean air and healthy lungs through education, research and technology. BREATHE LA provides educational and health awareness programs, conducts research, promotes clean air initiatives, enhances professional development for respiratory health professionals, and works with local communities, elected leaders, business leaders and the health education community to increase awareness and effective advocacy.

First formed in 1903, Breathe California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA), formerly the American Lung Association of Los Angeles County, is committed to promoting clean air and healthy lungs through education, research and technology. BREATHE LA provides educational and health awareness programs, conducts research, promotes clean air initiatives, enhances professional development for respiratory health professionals, and works with local communities, elected leaders, business leaders and the health education community to increase awareness and effective advocacy.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of participants engaged in programs
15,000
Number of new programs/program sites
100
This impact information is current as of January 2020, 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

three stars

88.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.57
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breathe California of Los Angeles County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breathe California of Los Angeles County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $382,981
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $59,101
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $442,082
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $442,082
   Other Revenue $771,403
TOTAL REVENUE $1,213,485
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,497,755
   Administrative Expenses $315,419
   Fundraising Expenses $247,711
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,060,885
   
Payments to Affiliates $4,444
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-847,400
   
Net Assets $7,941,613

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$14,824 0.71% Marc Carrel President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$178,083 8.64% Enrique Chiock Former President, CEO

Mission

First formed in 1903, Breathe California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA), formerly the American Lung Association of Los Angeles County, is committed to promoting clean air and healthy lungs through education, research and technology. BREATHE LA provides educational and health awareness programs, conducts research, promotes clean air initiatives, enhances professional development for respiratory health professionals, and works with local communities, elected leaders, business leaders and the health education community to increase awareness and effective advocacy.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Breathe California of Los Angeles County (CA) 90.37 four stars
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (IL) 86.35 three 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

Breathe California of Los Angeles County
5858 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90036
tel: (323) 935-8050
fax: (323) 935-1873
EIN: 95-1641451

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Board Leadership

Lawrence M. Lebowsky
Chair

CEO

Marc Carrel
President, CEO