EIN 86-0611935

Aid To Adoption of Special Kids (AASK)

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Aid To Adoption of Special Kids believes relationships are important and our programs help provide relationships to children in the Arizona foster care system through adoption, foster care, mentoring and sibling connections.
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Aid To Adoption of Special Kidsarizona; Aask Arizona
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Program areas at AASK

Regular Adoption and foster care identifies, recruits, and trains community and kinship families To foster children in the Arizona foster care system. The program assists the families in becoming licensed To foster by the state of Arizona. After the families are licensed, the aask program monitors the homes on a regular basis and provides support and resources To the families.
Specialized foster care identifies foster families for children/adults with Special physical or developmental needs as determined by the Arizona department of developmental disabilities and two native american communities. Aask assists the families in obtaining and maintaining their foster licenses and provides on-going support and resources To the families. An aask nursing professional provides support To families caring for children with serious illnesses.
Family support services (home community based services) identifies service providers To provide respite and habilitation services To families with children and adults determined To be in need of these services by the ahcccs complete care and the Arizona department of developmental disabilities.
Mentoring and sibling programs: community funded initiatives provides support To populations that extend the boundaries of foster care and adopton: 1) wendy's wonderful kids program recruits families for children in care who are considered "tougher To place." 2) the mentoring program focuses on two populations: youth (ages 12 To 18) living in congregate care and older youth aging out of the foster care system (18 To 21 years old). 3) the sibling program reunites siblings separated by foster care at camps and events. 4) Arizona family resources assists kinship families To find resources needed To support kinship children in foster care.

Who funds Aid To Adoption of Special Kids (AASK)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (DTFA)Wendy's Wonderful Kids Grants$210,000
American Online Giving FoundationGeneral Support$66,365
Executive Council CharitiesYouth Programs$26,180
...and 25 more grants received totalling $375,707

Personnel at AASK

Ron AdelsonChief Executive Officer$316,836
Vicky BayshoreChief Financial Officer$105,895
Joanne ChiarielloChief Clinical Director$106,144
Kelly SingerSecretary$0
Dennis GengeTreasurer$0
...and 1 more key personnel

Financials for AASK

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,498,987
Program services$7,289,585
Investment income and dividends$81,790
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$10,870,362

Form 990s for AASK

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-03-18990View PDF
2021-062022-04-04990View PDF
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-09-18990View PDF
2018-062019-07-05990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
June 17, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
May 8, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $20,614 from Arizona Community Foundation
November 7, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
November 7, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $210,000 from Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (DTFA)
Nonprofit Types
Human service organizationsYouth service charitiesCharities
Human servicesChildren
Peer-to-peer fundraisingState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
2320 N 20th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Metro area
Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
Maricopa County, AZ
Website URL
(602) 254-2275
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P31: Adoption
NAICS code, primary
624110: Child and Youth Services
Parent/child status
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