Cause IQ organization profile

American Heart Association (AHA)

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

AHA is a public health program based in Dallas, TX that was founded in 1924. As of 2019 they had $746 million in revenue and $1.4 billion in assets.

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.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: National Center.

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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 4.5 billion in research, making us the largest private, not- for-profit funder of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular research. -the Association's research expenses for fiscal year 2018-19 were approximately 193,000,000. -research awards for the year totaled approximately 176,000,000. -with 1 in 3 women dying of Heart disease, the American Heart Association launched research goes red with project baseline by verily to ensure women are equitably represented in Heart research. -our strategically focused research networks now total 10, including prevention, hypertension, disparities, go red for women, Heart failure, obesity, children's health, vascular disease, atrial fibrillation, arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death. Research awards for networks focused on cardiometabolic care and health technology, including apps and wearables, will be awarded in 2020. ...

Professional education -we hosted more than a dozen scientific conferences, including scientific sessions and the international stroke conference, as well as meetings focused on specialty areas including hypertension, prevention and quality of care. Attendees at all meetings are eligible for continuing medical education (cme) credits. We also hosted a suite of online learning programs which offered cme credits. -as an industry thought leader, the Association published scientific statements and clinical treatment guidelines for medical professionals on Heart disease and stroke prevention, and cholesterol management. We also endorsed the u.s. department of health and human services' physical activity guidelines for americans, which reinforce the importance of moving more and sitting less over exercising in 10-minute intervals. -taking aim at the opioid crisis, we: -pledged employer solutions led by the aha ceo roundtable -introduced opioid education courses for laypeople and clinical providers via the aha's emergency cardiovascular care division -joined the action ...

Public/consumer education -the go red for women campaign marked 15 years of making women aware that Heart disease is their greatest health threat and expanded to bahrain, brazil, india, kuwait, lebanon, oman, pakistan, qatar, rwanda and saudi arabia. -more than 270,000 people visited the aha's hands-only cpr kiosks nationwide, and more than 130,000 completed the tutorial, practiced compressions, and passed the test. By year's end, 31 kiosks had been installed across the country. -to address increasing rates of hypertension, diabetes and other chronic conditions in asian American, native Hawaiian and pacific islander (aanhpi) communities, the aha established the aanhpi health initiative. -kids Heart challenge awarded the first of up to 400,000 in annual grants to support physical activity and emotional well-being programs for students and teachers. -our 40-member ceo roundtable tackled the mental health crisis by engaging employers to de-stigmatize mental health disorders, train leaders, provide comprehensive benefits, and foster ...

Form 990s for AHA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Aug 25, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jan 19, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Jun 12, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Feb 25, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AHA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$591,046,382
Program services$43,778,355
Investment income and dividends$22,099,753
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$37,764,295
Net rental income$711,156
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$8,533,749
Net income from fundraising events$-15,229,729
Net income from gaming activities$112,502
Net income from sales of inventory$58,747,520
Miscellaneous revenues$-1,131,594
Total revenues$746,432,389

Vendors for AHA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KPMG LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-11-10
█████ ████████ ███Audit accounting2019-12-31
██████ ██████████Insurance2019-12-31
███████ █████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$3,9472019-12-31
████Insurance; Investment management; Actuarial services; $2,5062019-12-31
███ ██████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$2,5632019-12-31
██████ ███████ ████Insurance2019-12-31
...and 18 more vendors

Personnel at AHA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Nancy BrownChief Executive Officer$3.4 millionApril 27, 2020
Suzie UptonChief Operating Officer-April 27, 2020
███████ ███████Chief Financial Officer$363,749Aug. 25, 2020
███████ ████Chief Marketing and P$513,417June 30, 2019
█████ ███Chief of Staff To the Chief Executive Officer / Vice President , Cause Initiatives and Integrated Marketing-April 27, 2020
███████ ███████Chief Medical Officer for Prevention / Chief Medical Officer - Prevention$426,954April 27, 2020
█████ ██████████Executive Vice President Southeas$438,825June 30, 2019
██████ █████████Executive Vice President Midatlantic$369,602June 30, 2019
████████ ██████Executive Vice President Western$546,982June 30, 2019
█████ ██████Executive Vice President Midwest$416,570June 30, 2019
...and 18 more key personnel

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