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American Lung Association

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American Lung Association is a organ disease organization based in Chicago, IL that was founded in 1918. As of 2018 they had $107 million in revenue and $204 million in assets.

American Lung Association's mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

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Program areas at American Lung Association

Lung cancer, asthma, lung disease and tobacco control:lung disease is the third leading cause of death in america, and lung cancer alone kills more people than any other cancer. Every day, the american lung association works across the country to raise awareness of the need to prioritize lung disease prevention and treatment, to provide caregiver support, and to raise funds for research, to benefit the 320+ million americans with lungs. Our lung force initiative, which is uniting the nation in the fight against lung cancer, continued to raise awareness, offer patient support and fund medical research. In fy18, lung force collaborated with stand up to cancer and the lungevity foundation to create two groundbreaking lung cancer research teams, representing our largest funding initiative yet for lung cancer research. In total, we invested more than $2.5 million to lung cancer research. Through lung force. We released our inaugural "state of lung ...

Advocacy and environmental:in fy 2018 we made substantial headway in our efforts to advocate for healthy lungs and healthy air. Every year, we support policies and legislation that protect our children from deadly air pollution and tobacco products, support funding for critical lung disease research and health programs at the federal level, and much more. This year, our healthy air campaign continued to fight for healthy air for all americans. Our polling found seven in 10 voters polled favor fuel efficiency standards that support healthy air. We worked throughout the year to protect pollution-reducing cleaner cars standards. We reached our goal to get more than 4,500 signatures on our letter for parents and grandparents to support the clean power plan (cpp) representing the 4,500 lives the cpp would save every year once fully implemented. We submitted the letter to environmental protection agency (epa), along with our health professionals declaration on ...

Research:funding research that has a direct, life-changing impact on patients' lives has been a cornerstone of the lung association's fight against lung disease for more than a century. In fiscal year 2018, we increased both our total research funding dollars and the number of projects we funded, committing $6.6 million dollars for exceptional researchers seeking treatments and cures for lung diseases, including asthma, copd, and lung cancer. Our lung force initiative enabled us to dedicate $2.5 million this year specifically toward lung cancer research. Our research program includes our awards and grants program and our airways clinical research centers network (acrc). Our awards and grants program provided funding for 73 research projects, supporting a research team engaged in a wide range of studies. Among them was dr. amanda mathew of northwestern university, who is working to help develop a smoking cessation program specifically designed for copd patients. Copd is caused ...

Form 990s for American Lung Association

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Apr 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 16, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 26, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jul 20, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for American Lung Association

Total grants, contributions, etc.$90,355,569
Program services$5,144,585
Investment income and dividends$2,846,386
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$2,376,900
Net rental income$152,248
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,611,909
Net income from fundraising events$-2,394,456
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$6,592,177
Total revenues$107,685,318

Vendors for American Lung Association

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Sikich LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2019-12-13
█████████ ████████Software2019-10-23
█████████Fundraising software; CRM software; Marketing software2019-10-19
██████Content management system software2019-10-19
█████████Content management system software2019-10-19
██ ███████Public Service Advertising$1,783,3362018-06-01
██████ █████ █████Digital Printing$5,128,8602018-06-01
██████ ██████Special Event Management$163,5312018-06-01
...and six more vendors

Personnel at American Lung Association

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Harold WimmerNational President and Chief Executive Officer$470,420April 24, 2020
Laura ScottCPA , Chief Financial Officer$249,026April 24, 2020
█████ ██████████Chief Marketing Officer-April 24, 2020
███ ████National Chief Development Officer-April 24, 2020
█████ █████████Chief Human Resources Officer-April 24, 2020
██████ █████Chief Medical Officer$0April 24, 2020
███████ ██ █████Chief Mission Officer$97,250April 24, 2020
███████ ██████Chief Division Officer, East-April 24, 2020
███ ██████Nat Vice President , Communications and Marketing / National Vice President , Marketing and Communications$131,252June 30, 2018
████ ██████████Vice President Digital Strategy and Information Technology / National Vice President of Digital Strategy and Information Technology$136,912June 30, 2018
...and 19 more key personnel

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