Act for Multiple Sclerosis

Address
73710 Fred Waring Dr Ste 118
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Contact
Website: http://www.actforms.org
Phone: +1 (760) 773-9806
Nonprofit
NTEE: G50 - Nerve, Muscle and Bone Diseases
EIN: 33-0880635

Mission

TO HELP COACHELLA VALLEY RESIDENTS LIVE WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, ITS SYMPTOMS AND DEBILITIES BY PROVIDING THE TOOLS AND RESOURCES NECESSARY TO SUCCESSFULLY IMPROVE THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE.
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Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1999
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area4472
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00    
Number of employees3    
Number of people compensated >$100k0    
Number of volunteers15    
Number of highly compensated contractors0    
Personnel
Boss, Burt
TitleVice President    
Name of key/compensated personBURT BOSS    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org4.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Byrd, Marc
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personMARC BYRD    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Cravens, Peggy
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personPEGGY CRAVENS    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Desantis, Richard
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD DESANTIS    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Greer, Ann
TitleCORP SECRETARY    
Name of key/compensated personANN GREER    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org4.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Hunt, Susan
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personSUSAN HUNT    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Linsk, Nelda
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personNELDA LINSK    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Marx, Bill
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personBILL MARX    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Mason, Penny
TitleTreasurer    
Name of key/compensated personPENNY MASON    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org4.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Morton, Carol
TitleCORR Secretary    
Name of key/compensated personCAROL MORTON    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org4.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Nelligan, Margot
TitlePresident    
Name of key/compensated personMARGOT NELLIGAN    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org4.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Richards, Phllip
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personDR PHLLIP RICHARDS    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Stone, Nancy
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personNANCY STONE    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Williamson, Linda
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personLINDA WILLIAMSON    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO HELP COACHELLA VALLEY RESIDENTS LIVE WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, ITS SYMPTOMS AND DEBILITIES BY PROVIDING THE TOOLS AND RESOURCES NECESSARY TO SUCCESSFULLY IMPROVE THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE.    
Program service expenses, total$342,411.00    
Programs, including revenue & expenses
CORE SERVICES - THESE CORE SERVICES PROVIDE A NON-INVASIVE APPROACH TOWARD THE MANAGEMENT OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. THE PROGRAM INCLUDES EXERCISE, CARDIO PROGRAMS, STRENGTH TRAINING, MASSAGE, YOGA, AND REFLEXOLOGY. EXERCISE AND MOTION THERAPY ARE EVALUATED AND CHARTED FOR EACH PARTICIPANT BY A PHYSICAL THERAPIST EVERY SIX MONTHS. THE GOAL IS TO PROVE THAT EXCERCISE TRAINING AND MASSAGE EITHER STOPS OR SLOWS THE PROGRESSION OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.
Program expenses$303,843.00    
Program descriptionCORE SERVICES - THESE CORE SERVICES PROVIDE A NON-INVASIVE APPROACH TOWARD THE MANAGEMENT OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. THE PROGRAM INCLUDES EXERCISE, CARDIO PROGRAMS, STRENGTH TRAINING, MASSAGE, YOGA, AND REFLEXOLOGY. EXERCISE AND MOTION THERAPY ARE EVALUATED AND CHARTED FOR EACH PARTICIPANT BY A PHYSICAL THERAPIST EVERY SIX MONTHS. THE GOAL IS TO PROVE THAT EXCERCISE TRAINING AND MASSAGE EITHER STOPS OR SLOWS THE PROGRESSION OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.    
OTHER DISTRIBUTION EXPENSES - THE ORGANIZATION PROVIDES ADDITONAL ASSISTANCE FOR MOBILITY EQUIPMENT AND REPAIRS RELATED TO EITHER THIS EQUIPMENT OR OTHER NECESSITIES, SUCH AS CLIENTS'S AIR CONDITIONER. IT ALSO PROVIDES A NUMBER OF EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS, CLIENT QUARTERLY MEETINGS, AND OTHER SPECIAL PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. IN ADDITION, ITS EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER PROVIDES CLIENTS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN A VARIETY OF COMPUTER PROGRAMS, INCLUDING DRAGON VOICE ACTIVATION AND PARTICIPATION IN WEBCAST SESSIONS. THE READING AND LEARNING LIBRARY PROVIDES CLIENTS ACCESS TO SIGNIFICANT BOOKS AND RESOURCE MATERIALS COVERING ALL ASPECTS OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.
Program expenses$20,695.00    
Program descriptionOTHER DISTRIBUTION EXPENSES - THE ORGANIZATION PROVIDES ADDITONAL ASSISTANCE FOR MOBILITY EQUIPMENT AND REPAIRS RELATED TO EITHER THIS EQUIPMENT OR OTHER NECESSITIES, SUCH AS CLIENTS'S AIR CONDITIONER. IT ALSO PROVIDES A NUMBER OF EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS, CLIENT QUARTERLY MEETINGS, AND OTHER SPECIAL PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. IN ADDITION, ITS EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER PROVIDES CLIENTS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN A VARIETY OF COMPUTER PROGRAMS, INCLUDING DRAGON VOICE ACTIVATION AND PARTICIPATION IN WEBCAST SESSIONS. THE READING AND LEARNING LIBRARY PROVIDES CLIENTS ACCESS TO SIGNIFICANT BOOKS AND RESOURCE MATERIALS COVERING ALL ASPECTS OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.    
SUBSIDIZED CLIENT UTILITIES - THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES RELIEF FROM THE SUMMER HEAT SUBSIDIZING ELECTRICITY COSTS FROM JUNE 1 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30 FOR THOSE CLIENTS WHOSE HOUSEHOLD INCOME DOES NOT EXCEED THE ESTABLISHED THRESHOLD.
Program expenses$17,873.00    
Program descriptionSUBSIDIZED CLIENT UTILITIES - THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES RELIEF FROM THE SUMMER HEAT SUBSIDIZING ELECTRICITY COSTS FROM JUNE 1 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30 FOR THOSE CLIENTS WHOSE HOUSEHOLD INCOME DOES NOT EXCEED THE ESTABLISHED THRESHOLD.    
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$670,617.00    
Revenue from contributions (total)$635,686.00$233,252.00$235,981.00$276,257.00$226,685.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$68,560.00    
Investment income, current yr$908.00    
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$635,686.00    
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00    
Other revenue, current yr$34,023.00    
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$938.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$848,776.00    
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$142,582.00    
Revenue from gov't grants$173,461.00    
Revenue from all other contributions$319,643.00    
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00    
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00    
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00    
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$908.00    
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$34,023.00    
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00    
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$479,246.00    
Total functional expenses: program service $342,411.00    
Total functional expenses: management and general$133,217.00    
Total functional expenses: fundraising$3,618.00    
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00    
Legal fees (total)$0.00    
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00    
General management fees (total)$0.00    
Investment management fees (total)$0.00    
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$539,559.00$165,488.00$314,874.00$241,233.00$321,615.00
Total assets, beginning of year$165,488.00    
Total liabilities$207,156.00$24,456.00$132,141.00$46,606.00$197,954.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$24,456.00    
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$202,525.00    
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00    
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$332,403.00    
Net assets$332,403.00    
Net assets, beginning of year$141,032.00    
Intangible assets$0.00    
Other assets$2,470.00    
Investments: other securities$0.00    
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00    
Cash: non-interest bearing$330,750.00    
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$152,152.00    
Investments -- program-related$0.00    
Inventories for sale or use$0.00    
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$191,371.00    
Advertising (total)$10,653.00    
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00    
Accounts receivable, net$100.00    
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$3,714.00    
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$4,631.00    
Deferred revenue$202,525.00    
Total net assets or fund balances$332,403.00    
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$933.00    
Payment to affiliates$0.00    
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members14    
Number of independent voting members14    
Financial sheets auditedTrue    
Accrual accountingTrue    
Tax year start date2016-01-01    
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990    
Date e-filing submitted2017-10-27    
IRS schema version2016v3.0    
Filing identifier201712339349301201    
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