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Alzheimer's Association

A BBB Accredited Charity since 10/26/2009.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Alzheimer's Association
Phone: (704) 532-7392
Fax: (704) 532-5421
Address: 3800 Shamrock Dr
Charlotte, NC 28215-3220
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Report Creation Date: October 30, 2013
Report Expiration Date: October 30, 2015
Original Business Start Date: January 1985
Principal: Mr. Harry Johns, President and CEO
Customer Contact: Mr. Harry Johns, President and CEO - (704) 532-7392 or
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: January 1985, NC
Employees: 20 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: Alzheimer's Association is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Association, Inc.

Stated Purpose

To eliminate alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research and to enhance care and support services for individuals, their caregivers, and families.

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.

BBB Charity Seal Participation

Charities that meet the Standards for Charity Accountability are eligible to participate in BBB Wise Giving Alliance Charity Seal program. The seal, which can be displayed on the charity's web site and in printed materials, helps inform the public that the charity meets these standards. This organization participates in this program.


This organization provides a toll-free helpline, support groups, caregiver consultation, community education progarms, information and referral, lending library, respite referral, safe return registration, training programs for professionals, advocacy, and research support.

Total Program Expenses:$885,330


Chief Executive Officer:Harry Johns, President and CEO
Board Size:18
Paid Staff Size:20 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Fundraising methods include direct mail appeals, invitations to fundraising events, television/radio appeals, and grant proposals.

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


According to Alzheimer's Association's IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2012:

 Total Income:$1,211,142
Expenses     % of total
% of total
  Programs: $885,330   75.69% 73.10%
  Fund Raising: $197,880   16.92% 16.34%
  Administrative: $86,500   7.39% 7.14%
  Other: $0   0.00% 0.00%
  Total Expenses: $1,169,710
Excess of Income over Expenses$41,432
Ending Net Assets:$517,670
Total Liabilities$24,307

* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.

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ID: 116656
Report as of July 10, 2014 01:32
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