EIN 36-0724690

American Dental Association (ADA)

IRS 501(c) type
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The ADA's vision is to be the recognized leader on oral health with its mission to help all members succeed.
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Program areas at ADA

Build a community for a professional association of over 176,000 dentists by developing and promoting member value, recruiting and retaining members, fostering collaborative tripartite network (national, state, local) provide leadership development, advance diversity and inclusion, and position ADA as America's leading advocate for oral health.
Develop and produce ADA's annual meeting which includes scientific programs, general audience programs, and hands-on workshops for dentists and their staff. There are also special events such as the distinguished speaker series and keynote address for attendees of the annual session. There is a technical exhibition (ADA World Marketplace) for attendees to experience and test dental products and services for use in their dental practices. Due to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic In 2022, there were in person/virtual annual meeting. There were 9,905 attendees in person & virtually, receiving 23,099 hours of continuing education, and 558 booths/exhibits in the ADA World Marketplace. Also included, is ADA as the premier dental education provider by providing a continuing education program throughout the year that is comprehensive and integrated.
Promoting high quality and effective processes for dental education, dental licensure and credentialing. This is accomplished through monitoring and disseminating information on dental education and licensure issues and conducting studies. There are also ongoing liaison activities with related organizations which also serve dental education and licensure including the recognized dental specialty certifying boards, sponsoring organizations, and allied dental organizations. ADA seeks to improve the quality of continuing education available for dentists. ADA accredited 1,611 education programs and nearly 44,557 individuals sat for certifying exams.

Grants made by ADA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
ADA Foundation (ADAF)Public Support$357,012
Georgia Dental AssociationPublic Support$277,767
North Dakota Dental AssociationPublic Support$234,000
...and 48 more grants made totalling $3,961,582

Who funds American Dental Association (ADA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
ADA Foundation (ADAF)Public Support$658,345
American Association of OrthodontistsGeneral Support$7,000
American Dental Association Succ-TaGeneral Operating$6,946

Personnel at ADA

Kathleen T O'LoughlinExecutive Director and Chief Operating Officer$746,329
Robert QuashieChief Operating Officer$406,101
Paul SholtyChief Financial Officer$325,795
Stephanie L MoritzChief Customer Innovation Officer$325,352
Jordan G BaughChief Technology Officer$330,743
...and 39 more key personnel

Financials for ADA

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,195,053
Program services$103,091,810
Investment income and dividends$4,361,132
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$15,061,387
Net rental income$2,847,868
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,447,362
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$4,446,921
Miscellaneous revenues$4,324,310
Total revenues$138,775,843

Form 990s for ADA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-10-16990View PDF
2021-122022-10-13990View PDF
2020-122021-08-27990View PDF
2019-122020-12-16990View PDF
2018-122019-10-28990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s
Data update history
December 5, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
December 4, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 10 new personnel
November 27, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $658,345 from ADA Foundation (ADAF)
July 17, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
July 11, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
211 E Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Cook County, IL
Website URL
(312) 440-2500
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S41: Promotion of Business
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
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