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Autism Society of America

Improving the lives of all affected by autism

84.84

4340 East West Highway Suite 350
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (800) 328-8476   Web Site
EIN: 52-1020149

Board Leadership
James Ball
Chair

CEO
Scott Badesch
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.84
  Financial 78.94
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

78.94

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth -8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Autism Society of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Autism Society of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Autism Society of America (MD) 84.84
Solve ME/CFS Initiative (CA) 90.23
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism (MA) 93.33
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (NY) 87.25
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (MD) 87.24

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Founded in 1965 by Dr. Bernard Rimland, Dr. Ruth Sullivan and many other parents of children with autism, Autism Society of America (ASA) is the leading source of trusted and reliable information about autism. ASA exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy. Through its strong chapter network, ASA has spearheaded numerous pieces of state and local legislation, including the 2006 Combating Autism Act, the first federal autism-specific law.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,510,062
   Federated Campaigns $131,910
   Membership Dues $136,587
   Fundraising Events $172,480
   Related Organizations $131,233
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,082,272
   Program Service Revenue $331,865
Total Primary Revenue $2,414,137
   Other Revenue $89,468
TOTAL REVENUE $2,503,605
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,096,414
   Administrative Expenses $377,945
   Fundraising Expenses $86,543
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,560,902
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-57,297
   
Net Assets $757,660

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 Contact Center $922,422 44.0%
Public Education $691,817 33.0%
Advocacy $482,175 23.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.84
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 80.82
2013-12 03/01/2015 77.51
2012-12 03/01/2014 79.14
2011-12 02/01/2013 77.42
2010-12 09/01/2012 85.49
2010-12 03/01/2012 85.21
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.28
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 84.57
2008-12 07/01/2010 81.14
2007-12 05/01/2009 87.67
2006-12 12/01/2007 85.07
2005-12 12/15/2006 84.92
2004-12 12/01/2005 87.81

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1020149
Name in IRS Master File AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA INC
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 (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(349) Other youth organization or 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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Ruling Date June, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $50,000 per year
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$189,177 7.38% Scott Badesch President, CEO

Founded in 1965 by Dr. Bernard Rimland, Dr. Ruth Sullivan and many other parents of children with autism, Autism Society of America (ASA) is the leading source of trusted and reliable information about autism. ASA exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy. Through its strong chapter network, ASA has spearheaded numerous pieces of state and local legislation, including the 2006 Combating Autism Act, the first federal autism-specific law.

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Autism Society of America (MD) 84.84
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Huntington's Disease Society of America (NY) 91.37
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (MD) 87.24
MDS Foundation (NJ) 88.14

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Charity Contact Info

Autism Society of America
4340 East West Highway
Suite 350
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (800) 328-8476
EIN: 52-1020149

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Board Leadership

James Ball
Chair

CEO

Scott Badesch
President, CEO

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