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Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism

Helping families affected by autism live life to the fullest.

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three stars

86.95

P.O. Box 2157 Framingham, MA 01703
tel: (508) 270-8855   Web Site
EIN: 04-3543134

Board Leadership
Doug Flutie
President and Co-Founder

CEO
Nick Savarese
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.95 three stars
  Financial 81.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism's goal is to help families affected by autism live life to the fullest. Through our grant programs and partnerships, we help people with autism get access to care, lead active lifestyles and grow toward adult independence.

The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism's goal is to help families affected by autism live life to the fullest. Through our grant programs and partnerships, we help people with autism get access to care, lead active lifestyles and grow toward adult independence.

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Financial

three stars

81.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
71.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.14
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism (MA) 86.95 three stars
Organization for Autism Research (VA) 94.75 four stars
Epilepsy Foundation (MD) 90.77 four stars
National Ataxia Foundation (MN) 90.71 four stars
The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (PA) 97.82 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $892,426
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $263,604
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,156,030
   Program Service Revenue $29,749
Total Primary Revenue $1,185,779
   Other Revenue $185,085
TOTAL REVENUE $1,370,864
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $955,992
   Administrative Expenses $226,229
   Fundraising Expenses $220,822
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,403,043
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-32,179
   
Net Assets $2,677,133

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
Grants $572,564 59.9%
Autism Awareness $345,428 36.1%
Access Sport America $38,000 4.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 86.95 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 87.31 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 86.09 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.33 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 90.99 four stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.56 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 95.71 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 91.58 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 93.60 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 90.94 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 82.78 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.93 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 82.89 three stars
2008-12 12/01/2010 77.73 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 64.21 one star
2006-12 08/01/2008 67.28 one star

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

EIN 04-3543134
Name in IRS Master File DOUG FLUTIE JR FOUNDATION FOR AUTISM INC
NTEE Code G84
NTEE Classification Autism
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 January, 2001
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
$100,000 7.12% Lisa A. Borges Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism (MA) 86.95 three stars
Jeffrey Modell Foundation (NY) 93.94 four stars
Organization for Autism Research (VA) 94.75 four stars
The Myositis Association (VA) 97.05 four stars
International OCD Foundation (MA) 86.95 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism
P.O. Box 2157
Framingham, MA 01703
tel: (508) 270-8855
fax: (508) 270-6868
EIN: 04-3543134

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Board Leadership

Doug Flutie
President and Co-Founder

CEO

Nick Savarese
Executive Director

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