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Hearing Loss Association of America

The nation's voice for people with hearing loss

three stars

89.22

7910 Woodmont Avenue Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (301) 657-2248   Web Site
EIN: 52-1177011

Board Leadership
Don Doherty
Chairperson

CEO
Barbara Kelley
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.22 three stars
  Financial 84.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1979, the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation's leading organization representing people with hearing loss. The mission of HLAA is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy.

HLAA provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss. HLAA is working to eradicate the stigma associated with hearing loss and raise public awareness about the need for prevention and the importance of regular hearing screenings throughout life.

HLAA works to impact communication access, public policy, research, public awareness, and service delivery related to hearing loss.

Founded in 1979, the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation's leading organization representing people with hearing loss. The mission of HLAA is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy.

HLAA provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss. HLAA is working to eradicate the stigma associated with hearing loss and raise public awareness about the need for prevention and the importance of regular hearing screenings throughout life.

HLAA works to impact communication access, public policy, research, public awareness, and service delivery related to hearing loss.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Average online donation
120
Number of community events or trainings held and attendance
26
Number of individuals attending community events or trainings
9,500
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
75.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hearing Loss Association of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hearing Loss Association of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,167,593
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,167,593
   Program Service Revenue $598,865
Total Primary Revenue $2,766,458
   Other Revenue $60,379
TOTAL REVENUE $2,826,837
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,765,029
   Administrative Expenses $125,287
   Fundraising Expenses $162,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,052,686
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $774,151
   
Net Assets $2,448,217

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,500 6.21% Barbara Kelley Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1979, the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation's leading organization representing people with hearing loss. The mission of HLAA is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy.

HLAA provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss. HLAA is working to eradicate the stigma associated with hearing loss and raise public awareness about the need for prevention and the importance of regular hearing screenings throughout life.

HLAA works to impact communication access, public policy, research, public awareness, and service delivery related to hearing loss.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hearing Loss Association of America (MD) 89.22 three stars
San Diego Center for the Blind (CA) 91.04 four stars
Prevent Blindness (IL) 89.68 three stars
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DC) 88.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hearing Loss Association of America
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (301) 657-2248
fax: (301) 913-9413
EIN: 52-1177011

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Board Leadership

Don Doherty
Chairperson

CEO

Barbara Kelley
Executive Director