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

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.

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

Who funds American Heart Association (AHA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF)Alameda County$1,000,000
 View purchase optionsHealth$714,937
 View purchase optionsThis Grant Is Designated for General Support.$630,826
...and 990 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesFAMILY SMOKING PREVENTION AND TOBACCO CONTROL ACT REGULATORY RESEARCH$3,183,081
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...and 3 more federal grants / contracts

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
 View purchase optionsResearch$7,620,665
 View purchase optionsResearch$6,107,208
...and 283 more grants made

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

Personnel at AHA

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

Organizations like AHA

OrganizationLocationRevenue
National Multiple Sclerosis SocietyNew York, NY$196,889,837
Alzheimer's AssociationChicago, IL$403,087,006
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)New York, NY$212,602,450
Cystic Fibrosis FoundationBethesda, MD$605,778,425
American Cancer Society (ACS)Atlanta, GA$720,131,846
The Leukemia and Lymphoma SocietyRye Brook, NY$496,221,309
Fred Hutch (FHCRC)Seattle, WA$630,515,570
Be the MatchMinneapolis, MN$445,357,123
Jackson LaboratoryBar Harbor, ME$460,123,417
The Broad InstituteCambridge, MA$586,860,976
Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC)Tampa, FL$203,209,481
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope (BRI)Duarte, CA$568,398,026
Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteBoston, MA$2,005,205,411
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids FoundationWashington, DC$202,227,730
Henry M Jackson Foundation For The Advancement of Military MedicineBethesda, MD$495,039,325
Weizmann Institute of ScienceIsrael, $414,515,393
Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan SocietySioux Falls, SD$964,398,144
Mtfbiologics (MTF)Edison, NJ$460,828,632
Nationwide Children's HospitalColumbus, OH$2,233,063,845
Cold Spring Harbor LaboratoryCold Spring Harbor, NY$307,604,088
Duke UniversityDurham, NC$3,194,489,301
Hazelden Betty Ford FoundationCenter City, MN$201,742,133
Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)Milwaukee, WI$1,286,151,484
Baylor University (BU)Waco, TX$1,252,666,839
Purdue Research Foundation (PRF)West Lafayette, IN$183,185,294
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$700,362,587
2020
Yearly growth
-6.2%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$740,233,913
2020
Yearly growth
-3.8%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$1,320,358,588
2020
Yearly growth
-8.2%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
4,419
2020
Yearly growth
-0.3%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
7272 Greenville Avenue
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