Financial Statements

Your gift to the American Lung Association helps us save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease in three areas proven to be effective: advocacy, education/programs and research. Every single gift makes a real difference in helping us fulfill our lifesaving mission.

The data below illustrates a breakdown of expenditures in both real dollars and percentage of total income. The second chart, in particular, illustrates the outstanding operating efficiency of the American Lung Association, with 92 cents out of every dollar going to program services.

Program Services

Expense Percentage Actual Dollars
Advocacy 17% $9,803,233
Field Fundraising 16% 9,551,567
Field Management Advisory 4% 2,188,709
Field Program Development 6% 3,845,390
Public Health Education 45% 26,128,524
Research 12% 6,930,326
Total $58,447,749

Total Expenses

Expense Percentage Actual Dollars
Program Services 92% $58,447,749
Fundraising National Headquarters 4% 2,622,906
Management and General 4% 2,218,219
Total $63,288,874

As a Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Accredited Charity, the American Lung Association values financial accountability and is committed to transparency with our donors and the general public. Please find the most recent copies of our Annual Reports and our IRS form 990s below:

Annual Reports

2012 American Lung Association Annual Report

Audited Financials

  • Audited Financials 2013 (248 KB)
    Financial statements and supplementary information together with report of independent certified public accountants for the years ended June 30, 2013 and 2012.

Form 990s