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The ALS Association Georgia Chapter

Fighting on every front to improve living with ALS.

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four stars

96.04

5881 Glenridge Drive Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30328
tel: (888) 636-9940   Web Site
EIN: 58-1943490

Board Leadership
Bill Nordmark
Chairman

CEO
Sarah Embro
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.04 four stars
  Financial 96.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association of Georgia's (ALSA of GA) mission is to lead the fight to cure and treat ALS through global, cutting-edge research, and to empower people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support. Our vision is to be the preeminent organization and catalyst in directing, funding and promoting ALS research; most comprehensive provider of care and support services to the ALS Community through our coordinated network of Chapters, Centers and clinics; leading advocate and voice for the ALS Community; and to be the recognized authority and most trusted source of information and education about ALS.

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association of Georgia's (ALSA of GA) mission is to lead the fight to cure and treat ALS through global, cutting-edge research, and to empower people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support. Our vision is to be the preeminent organization and catalyst in directing, funding and promoting ALS research; most comprehensive provider of care and support services to the ALS Community through our coordinated network of Chapters, Centers and clinics; leading advocate and voice for the ALS Community; and to be the recognized authority and most trusted source of information and education about ALS.

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Financial

four stars

96.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.39
  Program Expenses Growth 14.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The ALS Association Georgia Chapter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The ALS Association Georgia Chapter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The ALS Association Georgia Chapter (GA) 96.04 four stars
The ALS Association Connecticut Chapter (CT) 88.66 three stars
ALS Therapy Development Institute (MA) 91.93 four stars
The ALS Association Golden West Chapter (CA) 92.95 four stars
The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter (NY) 97.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $750,715
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $906,405
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,657,120
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,657,120
   Other Revenue $-81,222
TOTAL REVENUE $1,575,898
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,141,129
   Administrative Expenses $82,301
   Fundraising Expenses $157,304
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,380,734
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $195,164
   
Net Assets $1,627,429

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
Patient Services and Education $1,025,234 89.8%
Research $115,895 10.2%

Ratings History
The ALS Association Georgia Chapter has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-01 02/01/2019 96.04 four stars
2017-01 03/01/2018 95.80 four stars
2016-01 02/01/2017 95.64 four stars
2015-01 06/01/2016 89.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-01 10/01/2015 89.23 three stars
2014-01 09/01/2015 75.00 two stars
2014-01 07/01/2015 74.53 two stars
2013-01 07/01/2014 71.74 two stars
2013-01 02/01/2014 71.56 two stars
2012-01 06/01/2013 77.61 two stars
2011-01 03/01/2012 84.01 three stars
2010-01 09/20/2011 84.28 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-01 05/01/2011 73.55 two stars
2009-01 06/01/2010 82.06 three stars
2008-01 12/17/2008 81.85 three stars
2007-01 12/01/2007 88.31 three stars
2006-01 12/15/2006 82.97 three stars
2005-01 05/01/2006 94.13 four stars
2004-01 09/01/2005 96.64 four 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 58-1943490
Name in IRS Master File THE ALS ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS ASSN
Ruling Date July, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End January
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • January, 2018
  • January, 2017
  • January, 2016
  • January, 2015
  • January, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,176 7.54% Sarah Embro Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The ALS Association Georgia Chapter (GA) 96.04 four stars
ALS Association Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter (MN) 88.65 three stars
ALS Therapy Development Institute (MA) 91.93 four stars
The ALS Association, St. Louis Chapter (MO) 95.43 four stars
The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter (NY) 97.52 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The ALS Association Georgia Chapter
5881 Glenridge Drive
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30328
tel: (888) 636-9940
fax: (404) 636-9949
EIN: 58-1943490

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Board Leadership

Bill Nordmark
Chairman

CEO

Sarah Embro
Executive Director

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