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American Skin Association

Public support for research and education.

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three stars

82.73

335 Madison Avenue 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 889-4858   Web Site
EIN: 13-3401320

Board Leadership
Howard P. Milstein
Chair

CEO
Kathleen Reichert
Executive Vice President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.73 three stars
  Financial 75.58 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

A unique collaboration of patients, families, advocates, physicians and scientists, American Skin Association has evolved over the past two decades as a leading force in efforts to defeat melanoma, skin cancer and disease. Established to serve the now more than 100 million Americans - one third of the U.S. population - afflicted with skin disorders, the organization's mission remains to advance research, champion skin health - particularly among children, and drive public awareness about skin disease. Under the visionary leadership of Chairman Howard P. Milstein, our achievements include: Supported the work of nearly 300 exceptional young scientists, committed more than $50 million to advance dermatological research and provided free instruction in sun safety and skin health to 12 million children, teachers & parents.

A unique collaboration of patients, families, advocates, physicians and scientists, American Skin Association has evolved over the past two decades as a leading force in efforts to defeat melanoma, skin cancer and disease. Established to serve the now more than 100 million Americans - one third of the U.S. population - afflicted with skin disorders, the organization's mission remains to advance research, champion skin health - particularly among children, and drive public awareness about skin disease. Under the visionary leadership of Chairman Howard P. Milstein, our achievements include: Supported the work of nearly 300 exceptional young scientists, committed more than $50 million to advance dermatological research and provided free instruction in sun safety and skin health to 12 million children, teachers & parents.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of research studies funded
18
This impact information is current as of March 2019, 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

two stars

75.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth -10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Skin Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Skin Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Skin Association (NY) 82.73 three stars
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (IL) 95.85 four stars
American Psychiatric Association Foundation (DC) 86.81 three stars
Autism Research Institute (CA) 92.92 four stars
Brain Research Foundation (IL) 91.34 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $729,371
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $459,795
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,189,166
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,189,166
   Other Revenue $-17,112
TOTAL REVENUE $1,172,054
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $719,524
   Administrative Expenses $92,466
   Fundraising Expenses $148,790
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $960,780
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $211,274
   
Net Assets $735,004

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
Research Relating to Melanoma, Vitiligo & Other Skin Disorders $494,241 68.7%
Education on Prevention, Treatment & Cure $210,283 29.2%
Research - Psoriasis $15,000 2.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 82.73 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 88.38 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 93.91 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 76.50 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 77.32 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 76.78 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2013 93.03 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 84.49 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 82.62 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 80.62 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 91.34 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 93.79 four stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 98.53 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 95.57 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 99.12 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 91.83 four stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 90.60 four 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 13-3401320
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN SKIN ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code H46
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 May, 1987
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$215,000 22.37% Kathleen Reichert Executive Vice President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Skin Association (NY) 82.73 three stars
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Familial Dysautonomia Foundation (NY) 85.38 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Skin Association
335 Madison Avenue
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 889-4858
EIN: 13-3401320

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Board Leadership

Howard P. Milstein
Chair

CEO

Kathleen Reichert
Executive Vice President

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