The Alzheimer’s Association is the premier source of information and support for the 5.1 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease. Through its national network of chapters, the association offers a broad range of programs and services for people with the disease, their families and caregivers and represents their interests on Alzheimer-related issues before federal, state and local government and with health and long-term care providers. The Alzheimer's Association is also the largest private funder of Alzheimer research in the United States, having committed more than $200 million toward research into the disease.
We are proud of the way we use our funds!
We respect the right of our donors to know how their money is being spent to further the Alzheimer's Association mission. We are proud to report that the Association earns high marks from those agencies whose job it is to monitor the activities of nonprofit organizations.
The Alzheimer's Association meets or exceeds relevant watchdog standards in its allocation of donor dollars. According to the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, nonprofit organizations should spend at least 65 percent of its total expenses on program activities, with remaining funds going to administrative and fund-raising expenses. At the Alzheimer's Association, 78 percent of our total annual expenses is used for research, care, support, awareness and advocacy and 22 percent is used for general management and fundraising.
Alzheimer's Association was named as one of the top 100 best charities and named as one of the top 10 health charities by Worth Magazine