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Advertising Council

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Advertising Council is a consumer protection organization based in New York, NY that was founded in 1942. As of 2018 they had $50 million in revenue and $49 million in assets.

The Ad Council produces, distributes and promotes campaigns that improve everyday lives. Our memorable work inspires ongoing dialogue, engagement and action around significant public issues, creating a measurable difference in society.

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Program areas at Advertising Council

The ad Council, on behalf of non-profit organizations and government agencies, creates public service Advertising campaigns with The help of volunteer Advertising, digital and social agencies (who donate their creative talents and energy), The media (who contribute space and time) and donors (who provide crucial operating support). Collectively, they make The ad Council's good works fy18, The ad Council secured nearly $1 billion in donated media support (across all platforms including digital media, mobile, tv, radio, print and out-of-home) on behalf of its campaigns. [see continuation on schedule o]

Form 990s for Advertising Council

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Nov 4, 2019990View PDF
2018-06Jul 26, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Oct 6, 2017990View PDF
2016-06Sep 27, 2017990View PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Advertising Council

Total grants, contributions, etc.$19,018,471
Program services$30,587,605
Investment income and dividends$490,263
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$100,000
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,186,963
Net income from fundraising events$-815,229
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$717
Total revenues$50,568,790

Vendors for Advertising Council

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Metropolitan Life Insurance CompanyInsurance2019-12-31
█████ ████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
███ █████████ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$1692019-12-31
█████████ ████ ███ ████████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
███ █████████ ████████ ██ ███Insurance agent or broker$53,8862019-12-31
███ █████████ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$2,4132019-12-31
██████████████████████ ███Audit accounting2019-12-13
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-29
...and eight more vendors

Personnel at Advertising Council

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Lisa ShermanPresident and Chief Executive Officer$950,897May 30, 2020
Kate EmanuelChief Business Operations and Strategy$284,973May 30, 2020
███████ █████Finance / Chief Financial Officer$253,256May 30, 2020
█████ █████Development / Chief Marketing and Communication / Development$407,848July 18, 2019
███████ █████████Chief Revenue and Development$531,844May 30, 2020
█████ ██████Chief Campaign Development$306,381May 30, 2020
██████ ███████Chief Talent and Facilities$248,518May 30, 2020
█████████ █████████Digital Innovation / Senior Vice President$176,640May 30, 2020
███████ ██████████Corporate Partnerships Development / Marketing and Branding / Senior Vice President$164,124May 30, 2020
█████ ██████Marketing and Communications / Senior Vice President$186,072May 30, 2020
...and 10 more key personnel

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