American Leprosy Missions

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Summary

American Leprosy Missions is the oldest and largest Christian organization in the United States dedicated to CURING and CARING for people affected by leprosy and related diseases.

Since 1906, American Leprosy Missions has provided holistic care to more than FOUR MILLION of the world's most neglected people including medical treatment and training, disease mapping and management, community development and pioneering research.


Contact information

Mailing address:
American Leprosy Missions
One Alm Way
Greenville, SC 29601

Website: www.leprosy.org

Phone: 800-543-3135

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 135562163

CEO/President: Bill Simmons

Chairman: Alan Terwilliger

Board size: 9

Founder:

Ruling year: 1955

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1981


Purpose

More than one billion men, women and children are affected by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), including leprosy and Buruli ulcer. These diseases affect the poorest and most neglected people and can lead to profound pain and suffering, lifelong disabilities, increased poverty, stigma and isolation.

For more than 100 years, the organization has acted as a channel of Christ's love, helping people suffering from these terrible diseases be healed and restored to lives of dignity and hope.

Today, American Leprosy Missions continues to lead a global fight against NTDs, working to cure and care for those affected, and actually end these devastating diseases in our time.


Mission statement

American Leprosy Missions exists to serve as a channel of Christ's love to persons affected by leprosy and related diseases, helping them to be healed in body and spirit and restored to lives of dignity and hope.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Relief and Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1073 of 111386 of 87
Fund acquisition rating1024 of 111481 of 87
Resource allocation rating919 of 111478 of 87
Asset utilization rating913 of 111370 of 87

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%16%24%14%29%18%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%16%24%14%29%18%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
99%99%98%98%99%99%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%18%25%13%24%18%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
1%1%2%2%1%1%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
86%77%69%81%68%77%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%89%97%104%120%100%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
82%68%67%85%81%77%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%11%3%-4%-20%0%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%11%2%-6%-16%0%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
6%6%7%5%8%5%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.510.860.821.490.870.81
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.241.731.901.991.711.61
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.901.491.562.981.501.31
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
16.5913.0617.0121.6311.8928.44
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.060.080.060.050.080.04
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.847.437.263.857.358.86
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
8%5%4%3%6%3%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
60%110%118%65%108%119%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20232022202120202019
Cash$1,234,159$1,037,301$1,118,787$1,317,266$5,915,790
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$365,917$258,490$249,548$217,859$218,742
Short-term investments$8,120,223$6,022,089$6,449,012$7,102,516$4,217,103
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$9,720,299$7,317,880$7,817,347$8,637,641$10,351,635
Long-term investments$6,922,222$6,536,172$7,665,613$6,008,716$6,151,134
Fixed assets$48,899$58,620$69,039$105,675$116,518
Other long-term assets$96,429$21,013$29,298$34,221$5,621
Total long-term assets$7,067,550$6,615,805$7,763,950$6,148,612$6,273,273
Total assets$16,787,849$13,933,685$15,581,297$14,786,253$16,624,908
 
Liabilities20232022202120202019
Payables and accrued expenses$419,936$282,022$309,645$291,661$196,169
Other current liabilities$324,182$148,296$51,720$434,668$167,851
Total current liabilities$744,118$430,318$361,365$726,329$364,020
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$152,739$115,829$117,876$129,205$134,329
Total long-term liabilities$152,739$115,829$117,876$129,205$134,329
Total liabilities$896,857$546,147$479,241$855,534$498,349
 
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$8,035,250$6,001,146$6,516,843$6,605,815$8,713,791
With donor restrictions$7,855,742$7,386,392$8,585,213$7,324,904$7,412,768
Net assets$15,890,992$13,387,538$15,102,056$13,930,719$16,126,559
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20232022202120202019
Total contributions$16,190,575$11,464,728$21,870,469$10,661,623$13,465,316
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$80,071$311,022$528,420$249,708$249,907
Other revenue$2,370($61,757)($34,571)($165,468)($149,225)
Total other revenue$82,441$249,265$493,849$84,240$100,682
Total revenue$16,273,016$11,713,993$22,364,318$10,745,863$13,565,998
 
Expenses20232022202120202019
Program services$11,099,098$7,827,602$18,940,313$8,745,315$10,383,401
Management and general$821,954$746,052$1,271,495$1,066,377$664,133
Fundraising$2,581,307$2,807,065$3,050,462$3,111,920$2,479,997
Total expenses$14,502,359$11,380,719$23,262,270$12,923,612$13,527,531
 
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)$1,770,657$333,274($897,952)($2,177,749)$38,467
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,770,657$333,274($897,952)($2,177,749)$38,467

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
David W SimmonsPresident/CEO$222,242
Kenneth WilsonExec VP Strategy and Ops$143,221
Stefanie WeilandExec VP Programs$139,602
James OehrigVP of Integral Mission$135,942
Beverly H ElmoreVP of Finance & Treasurer$133,306
Sarah HesshausVP of Bus. Process & Comm.$114,949

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2023


Response from ministry

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History

1906 - Thomas Bailey comes to New York seeking a stronger base of support for the London-based Mission to Lepers in India and the East. At his urging, The Committee for the U.S.A. of the Mission to Lepers in India and the East, the organization that would become American Leprosy Missions, is founded in New York City by a group of seven ministers, mission executives and businessmen. The meeting takes place in the home of William Jay Schieffelin in New York City.

For a timeline, visit: leprosy.org/history/


Program accomplishments

53,628 people screened for NTDs
5,759 health workers trained in NTD prevention and treatment
9,823 NTD cases identified
$2,487,209 worth of critical medicines and medical supplies sent to the Philippines.
$11,479 worth of medication and treatment for NTDs and other conditions
3,309 people affected by NTDs participated in self-care training
131 surgeries for people affected by leprosy
3,410 prostheses and footwear manufactured
10,022 students and teachers in Nepal educated about WASH and NTDs


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