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Action on Smoking and Health

Everything for people concerned about smoking and nonsmokers' rights

four stars

90.77

1250 Connecticut Avenue Northwest 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 659-4310   Web Site
EIN: 13-2603590

Board Leadership
Alfred Munzer
Chair

CEO
Laurent Huber
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.77 four stars
  Financial 86.95 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1968 Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a national legal-action antismoking and nonsmokers' rights organization which helped ban cigarette commercials, started the modern nonsmokers' rights movement, pioneered using legal action against smoking, developed novel legal theories to protect children from tobacco smoke at home and in cars, get lower health insurance rates for nonsmokers, fought tobacco subsidies, and much more.

Founded in 1968 Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a national legal-action antismoking and nonsmokers' rights organization which helped ban cigarette commercials, started the modern nonsmokers' rights movement, pioneered using legal action against smoking, developed novel legal theories to protect children from tobacco smoke at home and in cars, get lower health insurance rates for nonsmokers, fought tobacco subsidies, and much more.

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Financial

three stars

86.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.80
  Program Expenses Growth -18.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action on Smoking and Health on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action on Smoking and Health on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action on Smoking and Health (DC) 90.77 four stars
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (NY) 90.54 four stars
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (NY) 90.44 four stars
A Chance to Change Foundation (OK) 88.72 three stars
Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (NC) 92.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $575,240
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $575,240
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $575,240
   Other Revenue $57,365
TOTAL REVENUE $632,605
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $987,669
   Administrative Expenses $166,606
   Fundraising Expenses $142,228
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,296,503
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-663,898
   
Net Assets $5,775,588

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
Public Education $987,669 100.0%

Ratings History
Action on Smoking and Health has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.77 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.61 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.28 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 84.10 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 83.01 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 83.13 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 83.63 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 94.32 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 94.42 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.54 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.70 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 98.56 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 98.60 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 99.06 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 94.69 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 98.98 four stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 87.44 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 85.48 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 13-2603590
Name in IRS Master File ACTION ON SMOKING & HEALTH
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 (59) Other school related activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(120) Publishing activities
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 March, 1968
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$183,800 14.17% Laurent Huber Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action on Smoking and Health (DC) 90.77 four stars
Cenikor Foundation (TX) 93.59 four stars
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (NY) 90.44 four stars
Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (NC) 92.31 four stars
Oasis Center (TN) 95.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Action on Smoking and Health
1250 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 659-4310
fax: (202) 289-7166
EIN: 13-2603590

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Board Leadership

Alfred Munzer
Chair

CEO

Laurent Huber
Executive Director

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