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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (AAAFTS)

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AAAFTS is a safety education program based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1947. As of 2020 they had $7.5 million in revenue and $26 million in assets.

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety was founded in 1947 by AAA to conduct research to address growing highway safety issues. To identify traffic safety problems, foster research that seeks solutions and disseminate information and educational materi...

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Program areas at AAAFTS

Research: in 2019, the Foundation published 22 new Traffic Safety reports, and initiated 7 new research projects. The Foundation funded, managed, and/or performed research in 2019 detailed in the following reports (in chronological order by date of publication): 2018 forum on the impact of vehicle technologies and automation on vulnerable road users and driver behavior and performance: a summary report; objectively derived and self-reported measures of driving exposure and patterns among older adults: Aaa longroad study; american driving survey, 2014-2017; assessing the feasibility of evaluating the legal implications of marijuana per se statutes in the criminal justice system; patterns of self-reported driving while intoxicated among older adults: Aaa longroad study; demographic differences in use of alternate transportation among older drivers: Aaa longroad study; relationship between driving habits and health-related quality of life: Aaa longroad study; review of current practices for setting posted speed limits; drug evaluation and classification: review of ...

Education and outreach: all research reports and findings produced by the Aaa Foundation are available online to the general public, free of charge. Additionally, the Foundation produces complementary materials for each project so that visitors to the website can find key takeaways from each study. These may include fact sheets, research briefs, infographics, etc. Although Aaa Foundation's online store permanently closed in 2016, few remaining Traffic Safety educational materials are still available to the general public upon request, at no cost. Additionally, the Aaa Foundation disseminates its research findings and Safety messaging to key stakeholders and the general public, with the goal of effecting real-world change. In 2019, Foundation research findings were presented at numerous conferences and events, such as the annual meetings of transportation research board, lifesavers conference, and institute of transportation engineers annual meeting. In 2019, the Aaa Foundation for Traffic Safety gained its largest amount of media ...

Form 990s for AAAFTS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Aug 20, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 6, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Aug 26, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AAAFTS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,762,683
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$679,792
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$8,283
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$83,772
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,988
Total revenues$7,537,518

Vendors for AAAFTS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
RSM Us LLPTax accounting2020-08-20
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-20
█████████Content management system software2020-06-20
████████ ██████████Research$1,432,6952019-12-01
██████████ ██ ████Research$1,284,4022019-12-01
████████ ███████ ████████ ██████Research$271,3732019-12-01
██████████ ██ ████Research$311,5622019-12-01
███ ███████ ██ ███ ██████████ ██ ███████Research$1,100,8332019-12-01
...and two more vendors

Personnel at AAAFTS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
C. Y. David YangExecutive Director-June 18, 2020
Chen-Ye David YangPast Executive Director$214,066May 31, 2019
████████ █████Assistant Secretary$0June 18, 2020
███ ████████Vice Chairman$0June 18, 2020
███ ██████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2018
███████ ███████Past Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ████████Past Assistant Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2018
████ █ █████████President and Chief Executive Officer$294,427Dec. 31, 2016
████ ███████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2014
█████ ████████Chairman$0Dec. 31, 2014
...and two more key personnel

Peer safety education centers

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5CPWR The Center for Construction Research and Training501(c)(3)$16 millionSilver Spring, MD
6ILSI Research Foundation (ILSI)501(c)(3)$1.9 millionWashington, DC
7The National Communication Association501(c)(3)$3.7 millionWashington, DC
8Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education501(c)(3)$3.0 millionWashington, DC
9National Institute of Building Sciences501(c)(3)$15 millionWashington, DC
10Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)501(c)(3)$18 millionWashington, DC
11Ilsi Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI)501(c)(3)$3.7 millionWashington, DC
12Safety Equipment Institute501(c)(3)$5.1 millionMclean, VA
13Evergreen Safety Council (ESC)501(c)(3)$2.3 millionKirkland, WA
14Safety and Health Council of North Carolina501(c)(3)$2.7 millionCharlotte, NC
15Minnesota Safety Council501(c)(3)$3.1 millionSaint Paul, MN
16Southeastern Chapter National Safety Council (SCNSC)501(c)(3)$2.1 millionIrmo, SC
17Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund501(c)(3)$27 millionNew York, NY
18Safer New Mexico Now501(c)(3)$2.0 millionAlbuquerque, NM
19National Child Safety Council501(c)(3)$3.1 millionJackson, MI
20National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF)501(c)(3)$2.6 millionNew York, NY
21Cribs for Kids501(c)(3)$2.4 millionPittsburgh, PA
22National Fallen Firefighters Foundation501(c)(3)$6.6 millionEmmitsburg, MD
23Sabin Vaccine Institute501(c)(3)$10 millionWashington, DC
24American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI)501(c)(3)$2.4 millionWashington, DC
25Leapfrog Group501(c)(3)$5.8 millionWashington, DC