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Food Allergy Research & Education

Finding a cure for food allergies

four stars

92.54

7925 Jones Branch Drive Suite 1100
McLean, VA 22102
tel: (800) 929-4040   Web Site
EIN: 13-3905508

Board Leadership
David G. Bunning
Chair

CEO
Lisa Gable
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.54 four stars
  Financial 90.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) works on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies, including all those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis. This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in 13 children in the United States - or roughly two in every classroom. FARE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was formed in 2012 as the result of a merger between the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and the Food Allergy Initiative.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) works on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies, including all those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis. This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in 13 children in the United States - or roughly two in every classroom. FARE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was formed in 2012 as the result of a merger between the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and the Food Allergy Initiative.

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Financial

four stars

90.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.58
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Allergy Research & Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Allergy Research & Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Allergy Research & Education (VA) 92.54 four stars
Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FL) 87.97 three stars
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (CA) 88.86 three stars
The Hastings Center (NY) 91.54 four stars
TB Alliance (NY) 97.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,309,916
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $33,760
   Fundraising Events $2,770,538
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $87,955
Total Contributions $12,202,169
   Program Service Revenue $105,977
Total Primary Revenue $12,308,146
   Other Revenue $189,103
TOTAL REVENUE $12,497,249
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,512,749
   Administrative Expenses $824,957
   Fundraising Expenses $2,653,286
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,990,992
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,493,743
   
Net Assets $50,045,188

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 $4,519,406 43.0%
Education $3,817,201 36.3%
Awareness $2,176,142 20.7%

Ratings History
Food Allergy Research & Education has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.54 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.20 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.94 four stars
2014-12 03/01/2017 87.01 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.74 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2015 90.61 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 83.66 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 89.22 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.86 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.31 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 93.40 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 94.32 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 98.57 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 89.06 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 75.85 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 96.01 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 83.39 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 13-3905508
Name in IRS Master File FOOD ALLERGY RESEARCH & EDUCATION INC
NTEE Code K20
NTEE Classification Agricultural Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 September, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$533,872 3.81% James Baker Jr. Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Allergy Research & Education (VA) 92.54 four stars
Hearing Health Foundation (NY) 98.23 four stars
International Society for Infectious Diseases (MA) 87.68 three stars
Cystinosis Research Foundation (CA) 91.42 four stars
Rheumatology Research Foundation (GA) 92.80 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Allergy Research & Education
7925 Jones Branch Drive
Suite 1100
McLean, VA 22102
tel: (800) 929-4040
fax: (703) 691-2713
EIN: 13-3905508

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Board Leadership

David G. Bunning
Chair

CEO

Lisa Gable
Chief Executive Officer

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