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Treatment Action Group

Fighting for better treatment, a vaccine, and a cure for AIDS

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three stars

89.14

90 Broad Street Suite 2503
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 253-7922   Web Site
EIN: 13-3624785

Board Leadership
Barbara Hughes
President

CEO
Mark Harrington
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.14 three stars
  Financial 86.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Treatment Action Group (TAG) is an independent AIDS research and policy think tank fighting for better treatment, a vaccine, and a cure for AIDS. TAG works to ensure that all people with HIV receive lifesaving treatment, care, and information. We are science-based treatment activists working to expand and accelerate vital research and effective community engagement with research and policy institutions. TAG catalyzes open collective action by all affected communities, scientists, and policy makers to end AIDS.

Treatment Action Group (TAG) is an independent AIDS research and policy think tank fighting for better treatment, a vaccine, and a cure for AIDS. TAG works to ensure that all people with HIV receive lifesaving treatment, care, and information. We are science-based treatment activists working to expand and accelerate vital research and effective community engagement with research and policy institutions. TAG catalyzes open collective action by all affected communities, scientists, and policy makers to end AIDS.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of viewings and downloads of TAG's signature publications: Pipeline Report and Biannual TAGline
48,000
Number of meetings held to raise awareness and ensure funding for tuberculosis (TB) R&D, and advance domestic & global TB advocacy work.
52
Number of participants in TAG-convened meetings, coalitions, and hosted webinars around education, treatment , diagnostics and cures for Hepatitis C (HCV), TB and HIV/AIDS.
2,400
Number of publications/briefs/reports distributed/viewed in NYS and nationally around HIV End the Epidemic (EtE) initiatives
10,500
Numbers of stakeholders involved in Southern States End the Epidemic (EtE) Strategy
125
This impact information is current as of July 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

three stars

86.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth -1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Treatment Action Group on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Treatment Action Group on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Treatment Action Group (NY) 89.14 three stars
AIDS Foundation Houston (TX) 95.57 four stars
Elton John AIDS Foundation (NY) 98.23 four stars
Nebraska AIDS Project (NE) 86.65 three stars
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (NY) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,320,144
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $220,787
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $75,000
Total Contributions $2,615,931
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,615,931
   Other Revenue $3,199
TOTAL REVENUE $2,619,130
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,101,666
   Administrative Expenses $360,024
   Fundraising Expenses $180,646
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,642,336
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-23,206
   
Net Assets $2,495,115

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
TB/HIV Project $986,264 46.9%
HIV Project $789,763 37.6%
Hepatitis C Virus Project $325,639 15.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 89.14 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.73 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.22 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 78.07 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.60 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 87.30 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 13-3624785
Name in IRS Master File T A G TREATMENT ACTION GROUP INC
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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, 1993
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$156,138 5.90% Mark Harrington Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Treatment Action Group (NY) 89.14 three stars
amfAR (NY) 93.50 four stars
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (DC) 88.29 three stars
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (NY) 93.98 four stars
Cascade AIDS Project (OR) 90.79 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Treatment Action Group
90 Broad Street
Suite 2503
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 253-7922
fax: (212) 253-7923
EIN: 13-3624785

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Board Leadership

Barbara Hughes
President

CEO

Mark Harrington
Executive Director

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