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 88 cents out of every dollar going to program services nationwide.

Total Expenses - National Office

ExpensePercentageActual Dollars
Program Services 95% $49,509,172
Fundraising National Headquarters .5% $239,728
Management and General 4.5% $2,388,486
Total   $52,137,386

Where Your Money Goes

Financials pie chart

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

2014 Annual Report Cover

Audited Financials

  • Audited Financials 2014 (244 KB)
    Financial statements and supplementary information together with report of independent certified public accountants for the years ended June 30, 2014.

Form 990s