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Health : Medical Research

Food Allergy Research & Education

Finding a cure for food allergies

86.35

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 86.35
  Financial 82.02
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

82.02

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
71.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.67
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
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) 86.35
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,526,740
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,524,515
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $23,051,255
   Program Service Revenue $57,610
Total Primary Revenue $23,108,865
   Other Revenue $435,961
TOTAL REVENUE $23,544,826
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,468,981
   Administrative Expenses $1,478,588
   Fundraising Expenses $2,105,707
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,053,276
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,491,550
   
Net Assets $62,717,455

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 $3,925,030 41.4%
Education and Advocacy $3,260,960 34.4%
Awareness and Outreach $2,282,991 24.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 86.35
2018-12 05/01/2020 87.21
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.54
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.20
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.94
2014-12 03/01/2017 87.01
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.74
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2015 90.61
2012-12 03/01/2014 83.66
2011-12 12/20/2012 89.22
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.86
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.31
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 93.40
2008-12 06/01/2010 94.32
2007-12 05/01/2009 98.57
2006-12 04/01/2008 89.06
2005-12 03/01/2007 75.85
2004-12 04/01/2006 96.01
2003-12 09/01/2005 83.39

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
$629,425 4.82% Lisa Gable Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$124,948 0.95% James R. Baker Former Chief Executive Officer

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Food Allergy Research & Education (VA) 86.35
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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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