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Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA)

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

MSAA is a trade / professional association based in Cherry Hill, NJ that was founded in 1970. As of 2018 they had $8.8 million in revenue and $6.8 million in assets.

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is a leading resource for the entire MS community, improving lives today through vital services and support. MSAA is a national, nonprofit organization founded in 1970.

(800) 532-7667
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Program areas at MSAA

Patient services: the association's mri access fund provides assistance for ms patients or individuals who have suspected ms to obtain a mri scan for the purpose of providing a diagnosis or tracking progression. The program serves individuals whose incomes are at 300% of the federal poverty guidelines, and are otherwise unable due to being uninsured or under-insured to pay for a mri on their own. During fy17-18, msaa approved more than 1,100 eligible individuals for mri scans. The association's cooling and equipment distribution program helps individuals with ms obtain the equipment that they need in order to best manage their ms. The program provides special cooling apparel, which helps alleviate heat sensitivity issues for ms patients, and durable medical and safety equipment at no charge to ms patients throughout the country. During fy17-18, msaa delivered 4,875 cooling and equipment items to 3,814 ms patients nationwide.

Public education, information & referral: the association's national education programs delivers high-quality educational programming to ms patients, care partners and healthcare professionals nationwide. These programs cover a variety of topics all aimed at improving health outcomes for ms patients. The association partners with a national network of health care professionals to present programs of immense scientific and educational value. This in-person educational programming covers a wide breadth of topic matter, ranging from advances in disease research and symptom management, to nutrition and wellness activities to demographic specific programming, such as opportunities tailored to men/women living with ms and programs curated for minority populations. The association also regularly offers in-person programming for health care professionals that treat those living with ms. Such as neurologists, nurses and nurse practitioners, with educational opportunities focused on scientific breakthroughs in disease management and best practices in treatment protocol. During fy17-18, 4,752 individuals attended in-person educational ...

Form 990s for MSAA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Feb 12, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2017-06Dec 21, 2017990View PDF
2016-06Feb 21, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jan 26, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for MSAA

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Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
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Vendors for MSAA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudFundraising software; Donor Database; CRM software; Marketing software$358,1272020-06-18
██████Fundraising software2020-06-18
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-18
█████████Content management system software2020-06-18
█████████ ████████Software2020-03-16
██████████████Software Services$2,4452020-02-12
████████ ███Tax accounting2020-02-12
█████ ████████ ███Equipment$3,2582020-02-12
...and four more vendors

Personnel at MSAA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Gina R MurdochPresident and Chief Executive Officer$215,652Dec. 21, 2017
Jack S. BurksMsaa Chief Medical Consultant-Jan. 15, 2019
██████ ███████Vice President of Communications and Marketing$109,630June 30, 2017
████████ ██████████Vice President of Development$37,512June 30, 2017
█████ ██████Vice President of Programs and Services$100,814June 30, 2017
████████ ████████Senior Director of Development - Until 08 and 2016$69,249June 30, 2017
██████ ██████ ██████Vice Chair$0Aug. 12, 2019
███ ██ ██████ ████Secretary$0Aug. 12, 2019
█████ ███████Past Treasurer$0June 17, 2019
████ ███████Vice Chair$0July 1, 2017
...and seven more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC)501(c)(3)$6.1 millionHackensack, NJ
2Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD)501(c)(3)$9.0 millionHackensack, NJ
3New Jersey Metro Chapter501(c)(3)$4.3 millionWoodbridge, NJ
4Civitan International501(c)(3)$2.8 millionBirmingham, AL
5Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)501(c)(3)$2.8 millionBethesda, MD
6Sickle Cell Disease Association of America501(c)(3)$4.2 millionHanover, MD
7American Epilepsy Society (AES)501(c)(3)$8.4 millionChicago, IL
8Destination Imagination501(c)(3)$12 millionCherry Hill, NJ
9Polymer Processing Institute501(c)(3)$2.7 millionUniversity Heights New, NJ
10The Electrochemical Society501(c)(3)$7.0 millionPennington, NJ
11NJ 2-1-1 Partnership a New Jersey Corporation501(c)(3)$3.3 millionCedar Knolls, NJ
12Njcpa Education Foundation501(c)(3)$3.8 millionRoseland, NJ
13American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN)501(c)(3)$2.9 millionCherry Hill, NJ
14Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD)501(c)(3)$3.8 millionSolana Beach, CA
15Cooley's Anemia Foundation501(c)(3)$3.4 millionNew York, NY
16Dystonia Medical Research Foundation501(c)(3)$2.4 millionChicago, IL
17Tourette Association of America501(c)(3)$4.5 millionBayside, NY
18The Bone Marrow Foundation501(c)(3)$2.3 millionNew York, NY
19National Multiple Sclerosis Society New York City- Southern New York Chapter501(c)(3)$8.8 millionNew York, NY
20National Multiple Sclerosis Society Northern California501(c)(3)$6.4 millionSan Francisco, CA
21National Multiple Sclerosis Society Li Chapter501(c)(3)$2.4 millionMelville, NY
22National Multiple Sclerosis Society Virginia - West Virginia Chapter501(c)(3)$2.9 millionGlen Allen, VA
23The ALS Association - ALS Association Jim Catfish Hunter Chapter501(c)(3)$2.4 millionRaleigh, NC
24Nephcure Kidney International (NKI)501(c)(3)$3.5 millionKing of Prussia, PA
25Be The Match501(c)(3)$11 millionMinneapolis, MN

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