EIN 04-2753269

Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA)

IRS 501(c) type
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To provide support to brain injury survivors and their families, offer programs to prevent brain injuries, educate the public on the impact of brain injury, and advocate for community services.
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Program areas at BIA-MA

Education, advocacy and awareness - Brain Injury can be a complex condition, sometimes requiring lifelong care and treatment. The organization advocates for public policy that recognizes and addresses issues confronting persons with Brain Injury, their families and care providers. Raising awareness is critical to the organization's mission and essential to reducing the many consequences of Brain Injury. Annually the organization fosters the empowerment of individuals with Brain Injury through Association awareness initiatives and serves as the leading source for Brain Injury education for those working or aspiring to work in the Brain Injury field. During fy2023, the organization welcomed more than 30,000 visitors to its website and educated thousands of individuals across the state through outreach initiatives.
Prevention - many Brain injuries are preventable. The organization has developed a number of programs that address the leading causes of Brain Injury and educates more than 3,200 children, adolescents, and adults annually. Programs include: think a-head, a dynamic school-based program for students in grades 1-12 that teaches students to avoid risk-taking behavior and to develop healthy living habits and brains at risk, a court-related program that links choices made while driving to the devastating effects of traumatic Brain Injury.
Information and resources - regardless of severity or cause, the organization understands the impact of Brain Injury on the individual, family, and community. The resource and support team of the organization annually provides support, information and resources to approximately 50,000 survivors and families on an annual basis. The organization sponsors more than 19 support groups and a variety of recreation events across the state that provde a forum for participants to connect with each other, reduce isolation, and support the rehabilitation process. The organization's helpline provides individuals with Brain Injury and their loved ones with information that is timely, comprehensive, and tailored to an individual's needs.
Recreational program provides opportunities for individuals with Brain injuries and their loved ones to participate in recreational events.

Who funds Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
WEH2 FoundationCharitable$10,003
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$6,150
Robbins Nest Foundation Anthony P Fusco TrusteeBrain Injury Awareness$500
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at BIA-MA

Nicole GodaireChief Executive Officer
Laura L MasonDirector of Operations$101,756
Cynthia CardeliDirector of Programs
Ben TavelFinance Manager
Kelly Buttiglieri, Esq.Public Policy Manager
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for BIA-MA

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,378,950
Program services$321,920
Investment income and dividends$44,733
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-19,291
Net income from fundraising events$685
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,365
Total revenues$2,729,362

Form 990s for BIA-MA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062023-11-15990View PDF
2022-062023-02-13990View PDF
2021-062022-03-02990View PDF
2021-062022-02-12990View PDF
2020-062021-04-06990View PDF
...and 12 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 7, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2023
December 26, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
December 12, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $10,003 from WEH2 Foundation
June 19, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsDisease research fundraisersDisease-focused nonprofitsCharities
HealthHuman servicesDiseases and disorders
MembershipsPolitical advocacyConducts researchLobbyingFundraising eventsPeer-to-peer fundraisingState / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
30 Lyman St 10
Westborough, MA 01581
Metro area
Worcester, MA-CT
Website URL
(508) 475-0032
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
G40: Diseases of Specific Organs
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
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