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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Helping people with HIV lead longer, healthier lives

one star

65.81

575 8th Avenue Suite 502
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 924-3934   Web Site
EIN: 13-3632234

Board Leadership
Stewart Shining
President

CEO
Benjamin Anderson Bashein
Acting Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 65.81 one star
  Financial 59.25 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) was founded as the Community Research Initiative on AIDS (CRIA) in December 1991 by a group of physicians, activists, and people living with HIV who were frustrated by the slow pace of government and academic AIDS research. Since that time we have contributed to the development of more than a dozen medications that have received FDA approval, helping countless thousands of HIV-positive people live longer, healthier lives. ACRIA added a treatment education component to its efforts in 1997, offering group workshops and individual counseling on a variety of AIDS- and HIV-related topics.

The AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) was founded as the Community Research Initiative on AIDS (CRIA) in December 1991 by a group of physicians, activists, and people living with HIV who were frustrated by the slow pace of government and academic AIDS research. Since that time we have contributed to the development of more than a dozen medications that have received FDA approval, helping countless thousands of HIV-positive people live longer, healthier lives. ACRIA added a treatment education component to its efforts in 1997, offering group workshops and individual counseling on a variety of AIDS- and HIV-related topics.

Financial

one star

59.25

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
64.9%
  Administrative Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth -2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 55.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by AIDS Community Research Initiative of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by AIDS Community Research Initiative of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (NY) 65.81 one star
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (CA) 92.19 four stars
Black AIDS Institute (CA) 86.41 three stars
National Minority AIDS Council (DC) 85.66 three stars
amfAR (NY) 91.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $690,511
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $515,768
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $840,869
Total Contributions $2,047,148
   Program Service Revenue $42,282
Total Primary Revenue $2,089,430
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $2,089,430
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,756,564
   Administrative Expenses $510,764
   Fundraising Expenses $473,781
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,741,109
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-651,679
   
Net Assets $449,186

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
HIV Health Literacy Program $1,041,920 59.3%
Clinical Trials Research $714,644 40.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 65.81 one star
2014-06 06/01/2016 77.27 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 78.41 two stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 68.23 one star
2012-06 09/01/2013 74.15 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 86.93 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 86.02 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.82 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 87.25 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 80.07 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 82.94 three stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 75.99 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 75.80 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 76.82 two 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 13-3632234
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY RESEARCH INITIATIVE ON AIDS
NTEE Code G81
NTEE Classification AIDS
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(179) Other health services
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 February, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$134,517 4.90% Benjamin Bashein Deputy Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$142,892 5.21% Robert J. Hughes Director of Finance

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (NY) 65.81 one star
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (DC) 86.36 three stars
Treatment Action Group (NY) 90.73 four stars
Black AIDS Institute (CA) 86.41 three stars
AIDS Foundation Houston (TX) 87.43 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

AIDS Community Research Initiative of America
575 8th Avenue
Suite 502
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 924-3934
fax: (212) 924-3936
EIN: 13-3632234

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Board Leadership

Stewart Shining
President

CEO

Benjamin Anderson Bashein
Acting Executive Director

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