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Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center

To advance research and provide a lifetime of support for individuals with autism and their families.

four stars

90.17

300 North 18th Street Phoenix, AZ 85006
tel: (602) 340-8717   Web Site
EIN: 31-1496646

Board Leadership
Greg Wells
Chair

CEO
Daniel Openden
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.17 four stars
  Financial 86.11 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
71.4%
  Administrative Expenses 18.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth 11.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (AZ) 90.17 four stars
MDS Foundation (NJ) 88.14 three stars
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (PA) 92.22 four stars
Hydrocephalus Association (MD) 87.55 three stars
GBS/CIDP Foundation International (PA) 100.00 four stars

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Established in 1997, the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center's (SARRC) mission is to advance research and provide a lifetime of support for individuals with autism and their families.

SARRC provides programs that address the needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) of all ages by offering an early intervention program for newly diagnosed children up to 6 years of age; a seven-classroom inclusive preschool for children from 18 months to 5 years of age; K-12 school consultation services; home-based programs; intensive parent training for families living in rural communities; community-based life skills and vocational experiences for teens (ages 13-18); and employment services for adults.

In 2016, SARRC served nearly 1,000 children, teens and adults with ASD through our clinical and research programs; educated over 5,200 parents, family members, typical peers and community members; and provided training to 600 educational and medical professionals.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,173,102
   Federated Campaigns $59,379
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,562,529
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,795,010
   Program Service Revenue $4,448,240
Total Primary Revenue $7,243,250
   Other Revenue $78,956
TOTAL REVENUE $7,322,206
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,288,679
   Administrative Expenses $1,441,130
   Fundraising Expenses $787,674
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,517,483
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-195,277
   
Net Assets $12,598,751

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
Clinical Services $3,640,447 68.8%
Research $1,041,279 19.7%
Social Enterprise $323,431 6.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.17 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.77 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.48 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 87.85 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.60 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 85.43 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 84.88 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 82.83 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.78 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 77.60 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 89.19 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 31-1496646
Name in IRS Master File SOUTHWEST AUTISM RESEARCH AND RESOURCE CENTER
NTEE Code H99
NTEE Classification Medical Research N.E.C.
NTEE Type Medical Research
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
(161) Scientific research (diseases)
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 March, 1997
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,187 2.55% Daniel Openden President, CEO

Established in 1997, the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center's (SARRC) mission is to advance research and provide a lifetime of support for individuals with autism and their families.

SARRC provides programs that address the needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) of all ages by offering an early intervention program for newly diagnosed children up to 6 years of age; a seven-classroom inclusive preschool for children from 18 months to 5 years of age; K-12 school consultation services; home-based programs; intensive parent training for families living in rural communities; community-based life skills and vocational experiences for teens (ages 13-18); and employment services for adults.

In 2016, SARRC served nearly 1,000 children, teens and adults with ASD through our clinical and research programs; educated over 5,200 parents, family members, typical peers and community members; and provided training to 600 educational and medical professionals.

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Charity Contact Info

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center
300 North 18th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
tel: (602) 340-8717
fax: (602) 340-8720
EIN: 31-1496646

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Board Leadership

Greg Wells
Chair

CEO

Daniel Openden
President & CEO

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