The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) based in Arlington, Virginia. Over the past several years, the ADA experienced a drop in revenues and a decline in the organization’s endowment but in 2018, with the replacement of the Executive Director and key staff, the numbers increased slightly ($by $14 million) but declined by $11 million in 2019. In the most general terms, the organization has raised about $150 million annually over the past three years.
By cutting staff (from 1,500 in 2013 to 956 in 2019) and other expenses, ADA seems to be back on track financially. However, it remains to be seen if the organization will accomplish one of their key goals in the years ahead: to prevent and cure diabetes. Read more