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Edgar Cayce's A.R.E.

Your body, mind, spirit resource since 1931

three stars

89.88

215 67th Street Virginia Beach, VA 23451
tel: (800) 333-4499   Web Site
EIN: 54-0573802

Board Leadership
William Austin
Chairperson

CEO
Kevin J. Todeschi
Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.88 three stars
  Financial 86.26 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.26

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.23
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. (VA) 89.88 three stars
Eva's Village (NJ) 96.69 four stars
Homeless Prenatal Program (CA) 94.44 four stars
Dignity U Wear (FL) 90.71 four stars
Hispanic Federation (NY) 95.47 four stars

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Edgar Cayce's A.R.E (Association for Research and Enlightenment) was founded in 1931 by Edgar Cayce to research and explore transpersonal subjects such as holistic health, ancient mysteries, personal spirituality, dreams and dream interpretation, intuition, and philosophy and reincarnation. The Mission of A.R.E. is simply to help people change their lives for the better through the ideas and information in the Edgar Cayce material. Through its many programs, services, publication and membership outreach, the A.R.E. provides individuals from all walks of life, levels of education, and religious backgrounds with tools for personal empowerment and healing at all levels- body, mind, and spirit.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,908,509
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,908,509
   Program Service Revenue $3,839,606
Total Primary Revenue $8,748,115
   Other Revenue $1,317,273
TOTAL REVENUE $10,065,388
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,255,035
   Administrative Expenses $510,276
   Fundraising Expenses $661,555
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,426,866
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,638,522
   
Net Assets $11,250,227

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
Educational Programs $2,989,761 41.2%
Health Center $2,239,874 30.9%
Publication and Dissemination $559,690 7.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 89.88 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 88.53 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.88 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 91.18 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 88.34 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 82.67 three stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 81.58 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.01 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 73.96 two stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 85.36 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 87.18 three stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 87.39 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 88.97 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 89.18 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2005 82.10 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 54-0573802
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH AND ENLIGHTENMENT INC
NTEE Code A33
NTEE Classification Printing, Publishing
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH AND ENLIGHTENMENT INC
Ruling Date November, 1995
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, 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
$125,330 1.48% Kevin J. Todeschi Executive Director, CEO

Edgar Cayce's A.R.E (Association for Research and Enlightenment) was founded in 1931 by Edgar Cayce to research and explore transpersonal subjects such as holistic health, ancient mysteries, personal spirituality, dreams and dream interpretation, intuition, and philosophy and reincarnation. The Mission of A.R.E. is simply to help people change their lives for the better through the ideas and information in the Edgar Cayce material. Through its many programs, services, publication and membership outreach, the A.R.E. provides individuals from all walks of life, levels of education, and religious backgrounds with tools for personal empowerment and healing at all levels- body, mind, and spirit.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. (VA) 89.88 three stars
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MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association) (TN) 86.19 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Edgar Cayce's A.R.E.
215 67th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
tel: (800) 333-4499
fax: (757) 422-6921
EIN: 54-0573802

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Board Leadership

William Austin
Chairperson

CEO

Kevin J. Todeschi
Executive Director, CEO

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