EIN 13-5613797

American Heart Association (AHA)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
4,419
City
State
Year formed
1924
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
The American Heart Association is the nation's oldest and largest voluntary health organization. Its purpose is to help prevent America's No. 1 and No. 4 killers, heart disease and stroke.
Also known as...
National Center
Total revenues
$700,362,587
2020
Total expenses
$740,233,913
2020
Total assets
$1,320,358,588
2020
Num. employees
4,419
2020

Program areas at AHA

Science and technology the American Heart Association funds scientific studies seeking new discoveries related to causes, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Since our founding in 1924, we've invested more than 4.6 billion in research, making us the largest private, not- for-profit funder of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular research. -research spending for fiscal year 2019-20, alone, was 140,080,154 - or 17% of total spending for programs and supporting services. -research awards for the year totaled 120,697,947. See additional information on schedule o.
Professional education research, advances in medicine, and guidelines for best practice are most useful when made available to scientists and healthcare professionals. The aha hosted more than a dozen scientific conferences including scientific sessions and the international stroke conference, as well as meetings focused on specialty areas. Each offered continuing medical education (cme) credits, which are also available through aha online learning programs. See additional information on schedule o.
Public/consumer education informing all americans about ways to reduce their risk of Heart disease and stroke is one of the most important objectives of the American Heart Association. In 2019-20, the Association's public education efforts provided millions of people important information about cardiovascular health. Programs like go red for women help us reach specific audiences with important health messages. See additional information on schedule o.

Grants made by AHA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Brigham and Womens HospitalResearch$16,551,400
Trustees of Boston UniversityResearch$10,698,126
New York University (NYU)Research$7,906,495
...and 285 more grants made totalling $111,195,630

Who funds American Heart Association (AHA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
American Online Giving FoundationGeneral Support$2,753,724
East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF)Alameda County$1,000,000
United Way of Greater St. LouisAll - Physical Health;ccs - Physical Health; TPP - Physical Health$812,249
...and 989 more grants received totalling $29,649,613
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesFAMILY SMOKING PREVENTION AND TOBACCO CONTROL ACT REGULATORY RESEARCH$3,183,081
Department of Health and Human ServicesPPHF: RACIAL AND ETHNIC APPROACHES TO COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAM FINANCED SOLELY BY PUBLIC PREVENTION AND HEALTH FUNDS$725,582
Department of Health and Human ServicesPARTNER SUPPORT FOR HEART DISEASE AND STROKE PREVENTION$520,434
...and 3 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at AHA

NameTitleCompensation
Nancy BrownChief Executive Officer$2,439,332
Leslie UptonChief Operating Officer$657,283
Cynthia RobertsChief Financial Officer$360,214
Meighan VafaCF Marketing and PRG T / Chief Marketing and P$477,519
Laura SolChief of Staff To the Chief Executive Officer
...and 20 more key personnel

Financials for AHA

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$511,100,070
Program services$55,569,012
Investment income and dividends$20,951,154
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$40,967,972
Net rental income$628,732
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$25,394,258
Net income from fundraising events$-10,763,237
Net income from gaming activities$73,262
Net income from sales of inventory$69,859,922
Miscellaneous revenues$-13,418,558
Total revenues$700,362,587

Form 990s for AHA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-08-25990View PDF
2018-062019-03-15990View PDF
2017-062018-01-19990View PDF
2016-062017-06-12990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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American Cancer Society (ACS)Kennesaw, GA$576,295,531
The Leukemia and Lymphoma SocietyincOverland Park, KS$477,663,716
Fred Hutch (FHCRC)Seattle, WA$630,515,570
Be the MatchMinneapolis, MN$442,997,381
Jackson LaboratoryBar Harbor, ME$460,123,417
The Broad InstituteCambridge, MA$586,860,976
Data update history
August 4, 2022
Received grants
Identified 121 new grant, including a grant for $538,587 from The Albertsons Companies Foundation
November 11, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 12 new personnel
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 422 new grant, including a grant for $2,753,724 from American Online Giving Foundation
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 1, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsDisease research fundraisersDisease-focused nonprofitsCharities
Issues
HealthDiseases and disorders
Characteristics
MembershipsPolitical advocacyConducts researchLobbyingFundraising eventsPeer-to-peer fundraisingOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
7272 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75231
Metro area
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
County
Dallas County, TX
Website URL
heart.org/ 
Phone
(800) 242-8721
Facebook page
AmericanHeart 
Twitter profile
@american_heart 
IRS details
EIN
13-5613797
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1924
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
G43: Heart and Circulatory System Diseases, Disorders
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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